Canada Work Permit (Skills)
Study Skilled workers are people who can become permanent residents because they are able to become economically established in Canada. Skilled workers have education, work experience, knowledge of English or French, and other abilities that will help them to establish themselves successfully as permanent residents in Canada.
To come to Canada as a skilled worker you will be assessed on six selection factors. The six selection factors are:
• Your education
• Your abilities in English and/or French, Canada’s two official languages
• Your experience
• Your age
• Whether you have arranged employment in Canada
You must meet the following minimum requirements to apply as a skilled worker:
• You have at least one continuous year of full-time, paid work experience or the equivalent in part-time continuous employment;
• Your work experience must be managerial jobs, professional jobs or technical jobs and skilled trades on the Canadian National Occupational Classification (NOC); and
• You must have had this experience within the last 10 years.
The application for permanent residence generally includes the applicant, spouse or common-law partner or conjugal partner 16 years of age or older and any unmarried children under the age of 22 years. Children over the age of 22 may in prescribed circumstances, be included as accompanying family members.
The Canadian Skilled Worker Visa allows migration to Canada as a Permanent Resident, without the need for an employer or sponsor, to seek employment and apply for jobs following the exact same process as a resident skilled worker. Canada is keen to have skilled workers and the Canadian migration points system is designed to encourage Canadian immigration by skilled workers.
The Canada Skilled Worker Visa gives you the right to apply for Citizenship after 3 years, providing that you follow the necessary requirements to apply, thus making this visa a very attractive and popular method of Canadian immigration for skilled workers.