SINP In-Demand Occupations List Updated

The SINP had again updated its In-Demand Occupations List on January 4, 2018, wherein some of the occupations [NOC 0124, 1112, 1123, 2211, and 2241] have been removed.

  • International skilled worker – Occupations in active sub-category is now reopened to accept an additional 1000 applications.
  • International skilled worker  – Employment sub-category is still accepting applications
  • Thresholds for the International skilled worker – Saskatchewan express entry subcategory have been reached.

Employment subcategory for the international skilled worker:

In this skilled workers with an offer of skilled employment from a Saskatchewan, the employer may be eligible to apply for nomination by Saskatchewan immigrant nominee program.

Eligibility:

If the applicant lives outside of Canada or if he/she have proof of legal status in Canada must not refugee claimant they must meet the following criteria.

  • Applicant must score minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the point assessment
  • In the past ten years minimum of 1-year experience
  • Minimum language score of CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark). CLB four is minimum, regulatory bodies and employers may require higher language score.
  • If applicant intended occupation is compulsory apprenticeship trade, regulated profession  the applicant will be required to obtain proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure to be able to work in that profession before you apply to the SINP
  • As part of SINP application proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure from the regulatory body will be required.

You must provide:

An offer of full time, permanent employment in Saskatchewan either in the designated trade in Saskatchewan or NOC (national occupational classification). To provide proof of this applicant must have a valid SINP job approval letter.

International skilled worker – Occupations in demand subcategory:

Skilled workers who don’t have an employment offer but highly skilled in the occupation that is in-demand in Saskatchewan may be eligible to apply for nomination by the SINP.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must score minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the point assessment
  • Proof of settlement plan and settlement funds
  • Applicant must have at least one year of experience in past 10 years to the field of Training or education in a high skilled occupation in NOC.
  • Applicant must complete training, education or apprenticeship equivalent that is comparable to the Canadian education system.

Program criteria may change without notice and applications will be assessed according to the criteria. The SINP will accept a maximum number of applications in each year for applicants with and without employment offers.

International skilled worker – Saskatchewan express entry subcategory:

Under this skilled workers are in citizenship & immigration Canada’s express entry pool may be eligible to apply for nomination by SINP

Eligibility:

Applicants who apply under Saskatchewan express entry subcategory live outside of Canada.

  • Applicant must be accepted into CIC’s express entry pool & have an express entry profile number and job seeker validation code
  • Applicant must score minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point
  • Must provide valid language test
  • Applicant must have completed a minimum 1 year of post-secondary training or education which is comparable to the Canadian education system
  • Minimum level of work experience in related field
  • 12 months of skilled work experience in Canada in the past 3 years
  • Experience must be in a high skilled occupation that is considered to be in demand in Saskatchewan
  • Work experience in skilled trade must hold a certificate of qualification in skilled trade from the Saskatchewan apprenticeship & trade certification commission.

Program criteria may change without applications and notice according to the criteria on this website. SINP receives completed application. SINP is subject to a nomination limit set by the federal government and application intake thresholds. The ability to be nominated is affected by constraints and program criterion. No application is guaranteed to be accepted.

SINP will accept maximum number of applications in each calendar year for applicants and without employment offer

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