Saskatchewan Immigration Occupation list 2019

When it comes to Canadian provinces, Saskatchewan gets hold of numbers of interesting things including learning institutions, tourist destinations, eating joints or immigration programs, which makes it stands out from the rest. Saskatchewan is a middle prairie province in Canada which attracts hundreds and thousands of immigrants through its provincial nominee program, Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). It’s two popular immigration streams, Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand Stream do not require job offer from any Saskatchewan employer or work experience in Canada which ease the journey of immigrants from their home towns to Canadian soil.

However, both of them require a minimum of work experience in an eligible high-skilled occupation for Saskatchewan’s PNP. On September 18, 2019, Saskatchewan expanded list of its eligible in-demand occupations Express Entry and In-Demand Occupation sub-categories, from 19 occupations to more than 200. So, candidates having work experience in any of the following eligible in-demand occupations have higher chances of getting PR through Saskatchewan’s nominations.

The step-by-step process for applying to Saskatchewan, Canada:

Create an Express Entry profile:

Only candidates of Saskatchewan’s Express Entry needs to submit an online express entry profile. The profile requires information on personal credentials including, age, work experience, education, language proficiency and more. Based on these responses, the CRS rank is assigned to each profile in the pool.On accepting the  application in the Express Entry Pool, candidates receive a profile number and job seeker validation Code.

Get ready with documents:

Whether its express entry linked SINP’s immigration stream or base immigration stream, applicants need to obtain the following documents:

  • Identity card for civil status
  • Official letters related to work experience mentioning job post and salary
  • Copies of academic credentials like Degree, diploma,
  • Education credential assessment report from a recognized institution like WES
  • Proof of financial status
  • Valid passport
  • Scorecard of language proficiency test

Create a SINP profile:

Create a separate online SINP account for both SINP’s Occupation In-Demand Stream and SINP’s Express entry. If the candidate has already received an Invitation to Apply (ITA), he/she must login using the same account which is used to create for EOI profile. In case of applying with a job offer, candidate needs to create an account.

Upload documents:

Provide information on all the required sections of online application and then scan and upload the documents in PDF format

Wait for the confirmation:

Pay the fees, submit the application form online and wait for the confirmation

Benefits under Saskatchewan’s Express entry and Occupation In-Demand Stream:

Among other factors, a job criterion is of high significance in Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee program in 2019. Foreign nationals who have active job offers or good years of work experience in hand have high chances of receiving the nomination from the province for PR.

Although in case of Saskatchewan’s Express entry and Occupation In-Demand Stream, it is not mandatory to have a job offer to become eligible for nominations, yet registrations with the IRCC Express Entry Job Pool is suggested to every applicant under this category. It assists immigrants in finding an appropriate job for them across Canada after immigration.

Moreover, Express entry candidates who receive nominations from the SINP are awarded additional 600 points in their Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score.

Saskatchewan’s Occupation In-Demand Stream’ Eligibility Criteria:

Before applying to Saskatchewan’s Occupation In-Demand Stream eligibility criteria, it is better to check the minimum requirement criteria including factors like age, work experience, education, language proficiency and more dictated as per the express entry program by the SINP authorities.

  • A candidate must score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 in Saskatchewan
  • A Candidate must be proficient in speaking, writing, speaking, and understanding English or French. For that, he/she needs to submit a scorecard of language proficiency test with a minimum score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 4.
  • He/she must complete at least a Canadian one-year post-secondary diploma, and in case, degree or diploma is from outside Canada, Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) is necessary.
  • He/she must have a minimum of one year of work experience in the Saskatchewan in-demand occupation
  • He/she must have sufficient settlement funds to support the living in the province after immigration
  • He/she must have a proof of eligibility to get a working license in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan’s Express Entry’s Eligibility Criteria:

  • An applicant must have a profile in IRCC’s Express Entry Pool.
  • He/she must score sufficient Canadian Language Benchmark language (CLB) in language proficiency test like IELTS
  • He/she must have completed post-secondary education, training, apprenticeship or equivalent to the education system of Canada. In case, he/she has degree or diploma from universities outside Canada, then it is mandatory to submit the educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization as per IRCC’s list of approved organizations.
  • He/she must have work experience in professions categorized as NOC skilled type 0, A or B.
  • He/she must have proof of funds to show his/her financial stability and ability to support him/her and family in the province after immigration

List of occupation in-demand in Saskatchewan in 2020:

NOC Occuptaion Title
0112 Human resources managers
0632 Accommodation service managers
6313 Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors
1311 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
1241 Administrative assistants
1221 Administrative officers
0421 Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training
0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
2222 Agricultural and fish products inspectors
2123 Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
8252 Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers
2272 Air traffic controllers and related occupations
2244 Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors
7315 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
7332 Appliance servicers and repairers
2151 Architects
2251 Architectural technologists and technicians
212 Architecture and science managers
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
6332 Bakers
122 Banking, credit and other investment managers
2221 Biological technologists and technicians
2121 Biologists and related scientists
7234 Boilermakers
7281 Bricklayers
4163 Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
6331 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale
7272 Cabinetmakers
3217 Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c.
7271 Carpenters
9231 Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing
6321 Chefs
2134 Chemical engineers
2211 Chemical technologists and technicians
2112 Chemists
3122 Chiropractors
2231 Civil engineering technologists and technicians
2131 Civil engineers
6315 Cleaning supervisors
4021 College and other vocational instructors
213 Computer and information systems managers
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
2281 Computer network technicians
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers
7282 Concrete finishers
1226 Conference and event planners
2224 Conservation and fishery officers
2234 Construction estimators
2264 Construction inspectors
711 Construction managers
7311 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
7204 Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
7202 Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
7302 Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
8255 Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services
7201 Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
7301 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
8222 Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services
7205 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
7203 Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
6322 Cooks
0601 Corporate sales managers
1251 Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations
7371 Crane operators
2172 Database analysts and data administrators
3223 Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants
2253 Drafting technologists and technicians
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants
4162 Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts
4166 Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers
4033 Educational counsellors
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers
7333 Electrical mechanics
7244 Electrical power line and cable workers
7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system)
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
4156 Employment counsellors
2262 Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers
0211 Engineering managers
1222 Executive assistants
6312 Executive housekeepers
0714 Facility operation and maintenance managers
4153 Family, marriage and other related counsellors
1112 Financial and investment analysts
111 Financial managers
6235 Financial sales representatives
7295 Floor covering installers
2223 Forestry technologists and technicians
2212 Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
2144 Geological engineers
7292 Glaziers
1252 Health information management occupations
4165 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
712 Home building and renovation managers
1223 Human resources and recruitment officers
1121 Human resources professionals
2141 Industrial and manufacturing engineers
2252 Industrial designers
7242 Industrial electricians
2233 Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants
2283 Information systems testing technicians
2263 Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety
4215 Instructors of persons with disabilities
7293 Insulators
1313 Insurance underwriters
0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers
7236 Ironworkers
6344 Jewellers, jewellery and watch repairers and related occupations
2254 Land survey technologists and technicians
2154 Land surveyors
2225 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
1242 Legal administrative assistants
8241 Logging machinery operators
7231 Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
0821 Managers in agriculture
0651 Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.
0822 Managers in horticulture
0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing
0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services
0731 Managers in transportation
0911 Manufacturing managers
2161 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
2132 Mechanical engineers
1243 Medical administrative assistants
3212 Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists assistants
3211 Medical laboratory technologists
3215 Medical radiation technologists
3216 Medical sonographers
2142 Metallurgical and materials engineers
2143 Mining engineers
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers
7334 Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
4161 Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers
2261 Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians
3143 Occupational therapists
0114 Other administrative services managers
0125 Other business services managers
1114 Other financial officers
4216 Other instructors
3219 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)
2148 Other professional engineers, n.e.c.
4169 Other professional occupations in social science, n.e.c.
6316 Other services supervisors
7335 Other small engine and small equipment repairers
3237 Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
7384 Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.
7294 Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
4211 Paralegal and related occupations
3234 Paramedical occupations
9232 Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators
7284 Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
7251 Plumbers
132 Postal and courier services managers
9241 Power engineers and power systems operators
7243 Power system electricians
7381 Printing press operators
1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting
1224 Property administrators
4151 Psychologists
1225 Purchasing agents and officers
0113 Purchasing managers
7314 Railway Carmen/women
7362 Railway conductors and brakemen/women
1253 Records management technicians
4167 Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers
7313 Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
3214 Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
0631 Restaurant and food service managers
6222 Retail and wholesale buyers
0621 Retail and wholesale trade managers
6211 Retail sales supervisors
7291 Roofers and shinglers
0422 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
0016 Senior managers – construction, transportation, production and utilities
0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services
0014 Senior managers – health, education, social and community services and membership organizations
4212 Social and community service workers
4164 Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers
4152 Social workers
2173 Software engineers and designers
1254 Statistical officers and related research support occupations
7252 Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
7235 Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
1212 Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers
9213 Supervisors, food, beverage and associated products processing
9215 Supervisors, forest products processing
1211 Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers
1213 Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers
8211 Supervisors, logging and forestry
1214 Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations
9211 Supervisors, mineral and metal processing
8221 Supervisors, mining and quarrying
7305 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
9226 Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing
9212 Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities
7304 Supervisors, railway transport operations
1215 Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations
6342 Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners
2255 Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology
6221 Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade
0131 Telecommunication carriers managers
7246 Telecommunications installation and repair workers
7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers
7283 Tile setters
7232 Tool and die makers
8231 Underground production and development miners
4011 University professors and lecturers
6345 Upholsterers
2282 User support technicians
912 Utilities managers
7373 Water well drillers
2175 Web designers and developers
7237 Welders and related machine operators

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