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Guide to Apply for Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) with Requirements

Canada is one of those awesome countries that are in a process of change and transition which makes possible the migration of skilled workers from places of lower to higher opportunities in training and better working conditions and they're making this possible for you through Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP).

The Federal Skilled Worker Program is Canada's primary economic immigration pathway and gives skilled workers, and their loved ones, the opportunity to become permanent residents in Canada

Below are some Educational levels with examples of Skilled workers:
  • On-the-job training - (Examples: fashion model, farmhand, office clerk, salesperson, truck driver, waitperson)
  • Apprenticeship - (Examples: carpenter, electrician, mason, mechanic, plumber, technician, welder)
  • Vocational certification - (Examples: chef, cosmetologist, dental assistant, paralegal)
  • Associate Degree - (Examples: commercial artist, draftsman, licensed practical nurse)
  • Higher Apprenticeship - (Examples: Chartered Engineer, Chartered Accountant, Management Consultant, Lawyer)
  • Undergraduate Degree - (Examples: accountant, teacher, registered nurse, software developer)
  • Professional Degree - (Examples: architect, dentist, engineer, lawyer, medical doctor)
  • Graduate Degree - (Examples: astronaut, mathematician, nurse practitioner, scientist, university professor)

First step in pursuing permanent residence in Canada as a Federal Skilled Worker is to make an expression of interest in immigrating to Canada by creating an Online Express Entry profile

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Federal Skilled Worker candidates obtain a score under Express Entry's Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) that determines your ranking in the pool of eligible candidates and this score-result is highly based on the information provided in your profile.

Once in a while, the Government of Canada issues Invitations To Apply, (ITA), so before or during these periodical invitations, applicants (you) may take steps in improving their CRS score.

Minimum Eligibility to Apply for Federal Express Pool and Skilled worker program

Foreign nationals may begin the process of immigration under the Federal Skilled Worker Program by determining whether or not they meet the minimum requirements of the program.

The minimum requirements are:
  1. One year of continuous full-time or equivalent paid work experience in the past 10 years in a skilled occupation classified under the  National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A or B;
  2. Validated language ability equivalent to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 in English or French across all abilities (reading, writing, listening, and speaking); and
  3. Canadian educational credential (certificate, diploma, or degree) or foreign credential and Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report.