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Canadian Permanent Residency thru Alberta’s Provincial Nominee Program

New Semi-Skilled Worker Category language criteria as of July 1, 2012

Language criteria for all semi-skilled workers (NOC C and D occupations) have changed. The language requirements are now the same for all occupations and industries in this category.

If you are a semi-skilled worker who arrived in Canada as a Temporary Foreign Worker on or before July 1, 2012, and your application is postmarked on or before December 31, 2012, you and your Alberta employer may apply under the:

If you are a semi-skilled worker who arrived in Canada as a Temporary Foreign Worker after July 1, 2012 you must meet the new criteria listed below.

All semi-skilled category applications postmarked on or after January 1, 2013 will be assessed using the new criteria listed below.  

Eligible Industries and Occupations

The following is a list of eligible industries for semi-skilled workers under the AINP Semi-Skilled Worker Category, along with eligible occupations within those industries with their National Occupation Classification (NOC) codes.


Industry: Food and Beverage Processing

Eligible occupations:


Industry: Hotel and Lodging

Eligible occupations:


Industry: Manufacturing

Eligible occupations:


Industry: Trucking

Eligible occupations:


Industry: Foodservices (pilot project)

Eligible occupations:


Candidate criteria

As a Candidate in the Semi-Skilled Worker Category, you must:

As a Candidate in the hotel and lodging industry, you must also:

Meeting the criteria listed above does not guarantee a nomination or permanent residence.

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Industry-specific criteria – food and beverage processing

As an Alberta Employer in the food and beverage processing industry, you must also:

As a Candidate in the food and beverage processing industry, you must also:

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