British Columbia willing to welcome 75 new skilled tech workers

BC 75 Latest Draw

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.

Occupation NOC
Telecommunication carrier managers 131
Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting, and performing arts 512
Computer and information systems managers 213
Mechanical engineers 2132
Civil engineers 2131
Chemical engineers 2134
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
Editors 5122
Audio and video recording technicians 5225
Broadcast technicians 5224
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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