British Columbia (BC) has once again welcomed foreign candidates with tech skills to join the province in many in-demand occupations. The province conducted its Tech Pilot draw on April 29, 2020. In this draw, 75 candidates were invited to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence.
These candidates came under the Express Entry and Skills Immigration streams. They were invited to join the province through Canada immigration. Each chosen candidate has a valid job offer in one of the occupations given below.
|Telecommunication carrier managers||131|
|Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting, and performing arts||512|
|Computer and information systems managers||213|
|Electrical and electronics engineers||2133|
|Information systems analysts and consultants||2171|
|Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)||2147|
|Software engineers and designers||2173|
|Database analysts and data administrators||2172|
|Web designers and developers||2175|
|Computer programmers and interactive media developers||2174|
|Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians||2241|
|Biological technologists and technicians||2221|
|Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics||2243|
|Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)||2242|
|User support technicians||2282|
|Computer network technicians||2281|
|Authors and writers||5121|
|Information systems testing technicians||2283|
|Translators, terminologists, and interpreters||5125|
|Audio and video recording technicians||5225|
|Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography, and the performing arts||5227|
|Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, and the performing arts||5226|
|Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade||6221|
|Graphic designers and illustrators||5241|
The candidates who received invitations belonged to Skilled Worker and International Graduate categories. The minimum score they needed to have was 85.
The Express Entry BC (EEBC) candidates have to register themselves under the BC’s Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS) and federal Express Entry system. Skills Immigration candidates need to register only with SIRS.
Express Entry candidates are awarded an additional 600 points to their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score.
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