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October 23, 2023

Nova Scotia introduces New PR Pathway for Construction Workers| Requirements and Targeted Occupations

Dear Future Neighbour,

Are you looking to immigrate to Canada using the Permanent Residency Pathway? Are you a skilled construction worker? If Yes, then this news is for you.

Nova Scotia, a province in Canada has launched a new permanent residency pathway called the Critical Construction Worker Pilot for eligible candidates that desire to immigrate to Canada.

Candidates must have experience in any of the 21 construction occupations to qualify for this program and also have the following requirements:

  • A permanent and full-time job offer from a Nova scotian employer in one of the 21 trades listed below
  • Candidates must be between ages 21 and 55 years
  • Candidates must have at least 1 year of work experience related to the job offer
  • Candidates must have a high school diploma or must have completed a construction specific industry training program with evidence.
  • Candidates must meet the financial requirements to immigrate to Nova Scotia
  • Candidates must have language proficiency in English or French with CLB 5 for Teer 0, 1, 2 or 3 occupations and CLB 4 for Teer 4 and 5

CLB Level 4

Test Listening Reading Writing  Speaking
IELTS 4.5 3.5 4 4
CELPIP 4 4 4 4
TEF 145 121 181 181
TCF 331 342 4 4

CLB Level 5

Test Listening Reading Writing  Speaking
IELTS 5 4 5 5
CELPIP 5 5 5 5
TEF 181 151 226 226
TCF 369 375 6 6

See below list of the 21 Construction Occupations:

  1. 70010 – Construction managers
  2. 70011 – Home building and renovation managers
  3. 72011 – Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
  4. 72014 – Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
  5. 72020 – Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
  6. 72106 – Welders and related machine operators
  7. 72200 – Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  8. 72201 – Industrial electricians
  9. 72310 – Carpenters
  10. 72320 – Bricklayers
  11. 72401 – Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  12. 72402 – Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
  13. 72500 – Crane operators
  14. 73100 – Concrete finishers
  15. 73102 – Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
  16. 73110 – Roofers and shinglers
  17. 73200 – Residential and commercial installers and servicers
  18. 73400 – Heavy equipment operators
  19. 75101 – Material handlers
  20. 75110 – Construction trades helpers and labourers
  21. 75119 – Other trades helpers and labourers

Do you need further information and assistance on how to apply for this program? Need to create an express entry or provincial nomination profile? Need to process a Canadian admission or have general questions regarding Canada Immigration process? Send us an email on info@eseumohimmigration.com

 

 

 

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