Saskatchewan PNP launches new tech immigration program

Saskatchewan PNP launches new tech immigration program

A new Tech Talent Pathway Draw was launched on March 7, 2022, under SINP. The reason behind launching the draw is to attract tech workers who want to work in the province. The Tech Talent Pathway has been launched to reduce the shortage of labor.

Highlights

  • Tech workers have been invited for 11 occupations
  • A Job Approval Letter is needed for eligibility for an occupation in the technology sector
  • CLB Score should be 5

Eligibility criteria Saskatchewan Tech Pathway Draw

  • The applicant should have a SINP job approval letter which is eligible for a technology sector occupation.
  • The minimum CLB score should be 5 if the candidate has applied but he is not working in Saskatchewan
  • If a candidate applies through Express Entry, the CLB score should be 7
  • The candidate should have experience of one year in the occupation during the past five-year period.
  • The candidate should have completed post-secondary education
  • The candidate should be eligible for professional licensing. This eligibility is related to the software, computer, electronics, and electrical engineers

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Eligible Occupations

The eligible occupations for which the candidates can apply are listed here with their NOC code.

NOC Code Occupation
213 Computer and information systems managers
2133 Electrical and Electronics engineers
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
2171 Information System analysts and consultants
2172 Database analysts and data administrators
2173 Software engineers and designers
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers
2175 Web designers and developers
2281 Computer network technicians
2282 User support technicians
2283 Information system testing technicians

 

Attraction for immigrants

The new Tech Talent Pathway has been launched to provide permanent residence to tech workers in the province. Employers will be able to attract more workers from different countries who will help in the growth of the economy of the province and the country.

The Immigration and Career Training Minister, Jeremy Harrison, has stated that the new pathway will enable the employers to attract highly skilled talent into the technology sector.

Facility for already residing tech workers

The new pathway will also be beneficial for the tech workers who are already residing in Saskatchewan province. The benefits will also be given to the persons who have been recruited but are residing outside Canada.

Are you willing to apply through Saskatchewan PNP pathway? Talk to Y-Axis Australia, the leading migration consultant agency in Australia.

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