At least two years of full-time work experience in skilled trades occupations
If you have …
you may qualify to immigrate to Canada a trades skilled
learn more about skilled trades programs
Purpose of the program
Trades skilled immigration constitutes one of the four main pillars of the federal immigration system in Canada. It is expected that every year 40% of newly created jobs are in skilled trades and technologies. On the other hand, more people in trades are retiring than entering the market. Construction, transportation, manufacturing, and petroleum production are estimated to take the hardest hit. Approximately 1 .3 million people are skilled trades immigrants. Canada needs more.
For the immigration policies purposes, the trades skills fall into the following general categories:
- Industrial, Electrical and Construction workers
- Maintenance workers and equipment operators
- Technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture, including supervisors
- Processing and manufacturing supervisors
- Chefs, cooks, butchers, and bakers
*Scroll down to see the details of each general category.
Both federal and provincial governments are interested in retaining such talent in Canada. The following provinces have a proven track record of accepting immigrants in trades:
- British Columbia
- Nova Scotia
- New Brunswick
- Prince Edward Island
We are here to help
Moirai Reach Immigration Consulting will help you understand which program best suits your background and will build up your case to make it most attractive to the provinces and the federal government of Canada, ensuring higher chances of success.
The detailed list of eligible trades categories
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