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In-demand occupations in Saskatchewan April 17, 2019

If your occupation is on this most current list, find out how you may facilitate your permanent residency application in Canada through Saskatchewan's Nomination Program.

Crispin Aranda

In-demand occupations in Saskatchewan April 17, 2019

SINP In-Demand Occupation Listm, as revised on April 17, 2019

SINP applicants for the International Skilled Worker sub-categories of Occupations in Demand and Express Entry may be required to provide documentation related to professional status or licensure. Please see the list below for the official requirements from the Province. 

Eligibility

To be eligible for this sub-category, you must pay a non-refundable $300 application fee online by Visa or Mastercard. It is the last step required in order to submit your application.

You may qualify for this sub-category if you live outside Canada or have proof of legal status in Canada, are not a refugee claimant and:

  • Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point assessment grid;
  • Have a language score of at least Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4.
    • Employers and regulatory bodies may ask for language scores that are higher than CLB 4;
  • Have completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship that’s comparable to the Canadian education system of at least one year in length. You must have earned a diploma, certificate or degree with this.
  • For education obtained outside Canada, such as an academic or technical degree, diploma or certificate, you must submit an educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization, as per IRCC's list of approved organizations.
    • Individuals who have completed trades or vocational training as part of their high school education are not required to submit an ECA, but must instead apply for licensure.
    • Please refer to the In-Demand Occupations List for SINP requirements related to professional status and licensure.
    • For additional information on working in Saskatchewan in a trade, regulated or non-regulated occupation, please visit Regulated Occupations and Licensing Requirements.
  • Have at least one of the following in your field of education or training occupation:
    • One year work experience in the past 10 years in a skilled profession (non-trades);
    • Two years work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years; or
    • Twelve months work experience in Canada in the past three years (trades and non-trades).
  • Have work experience in a high skilled occupation in the National Occupational Classification(NOC) Matrix level "A", "B" or "0" that’s included on the SINP In-Demand Occupation List.
  • You may be required to provide proof of Professional Status or Licensure (for regulated occupations or those with professional certification standards in Canada and/or Saskatchewan) for your occupation. . If you are requested to provide proof of licensure, your application will be held for processing until such proof is provided - all other required documents must be included in your application or your application will be returned as incomplete and your application fee will not be refunded. Do not provide licensure documents unless you have been advised by the SINP.
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.

These occupations are forecasted to be in-demand in Saskatchewan over the next five years. 

Only candidates with completed profiles in the Express Entry pool may be selected. To find out how you may qualify for inclusion in the candidate pool, send your resume to visacenter@gmail.com or call +63-917-529-8472 for more info when you talk to a Live Migration Associate.

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Occupations & Descriptions

SINP Requirements Related to Professional Status or Licensure 

 

(for regulated occupations or those with professional certification standards in Canada and/or Saskatchewan)

SINP Requirements Related to Education

 0423

Managers in social and community services

If you have a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Social Work, provide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW).

If your education is in a discipline other than social work the CASW will not assess your credentials. Provide your educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization.

You must have completed a four year degree program in a social science field.

1226

Conference and event planners

 

You must have completed a degree or a minimum two year diploma program in hospitality, public relations or tourism.

1311

Accounting technicians

 

You must have completed a minimum two year diploma program in accounting which includes specialized courses in automated accounting, taxation, financial and cost accounting, auditing, intermediate accounting, managerial accounting and accounting information systems.  

2174

Computer Programmers and interactive media developers

Provide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:

For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS).http://sk.cips.ca/certification

You must have completed a minimum three year program in computer science, information technology, computer science systems, or a related discipline in integrated multimedia or computing science.  Computer Science engineering programs will not be considered.

2251

Architectural technologists and technicians

 

You must have completed a degree or minimum two year diploma program in architectural technology.

3211

Medical laboratory technologists

Provide a copy of your valid licensure from the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists (SSMLT) 

or 

Provide a copy of the Credential Document Review letter from the SSMLT Registrar indicating you meet initial eligibility requirements to apply to the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists (SSMLT) for a license.

NOTE: To determine eligibility for an SSMLT licence, the applicant must first obtain a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) report from the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) for the Credential Document Review application.


 

3215

Medical radiation technologists

Provide a copy of your valid licensure (restricted or full) from the Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (SAMRT); 

or

Provide a copy of the email from the SAMRT Registrar outlining your eligibility to apply to the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) to have your credentials assessed; AND a copy of the letter from the CAMRT notifying you of your assessment result and access to the national certification exam.

 

3216

Medical sonographers

Provide documentation from Sonography Canada  showing your eligibility to challenge their qualifying examinations; 

or

Provide your Examination Confirmation Letter (ECL) or proof of Sonography Certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) . 

Note: ARDMS examinations can be written in various testing centres worldwide through Pearson VUE.

 

3234

Paramedics

Provide a copy of your valid licensure from the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics (SCoP); or Provide a copy of the correspondence from SCoP outlining your eligibility to apply to write the national certification exam related to your practice level.

 

4151

Psychologists

Provide documentation from the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists showing your eligibility for provisional licensure.

 

4212

Social and community service workers

If you have a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Social Work, provide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers(CASW).

If your education is in a discipline other than social work the CASW will not assess your credentials. Provide your educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization.

You must have completed a degree or minimum two year diploma program in social work, child and youth care, social science or psychology.

4214

Early childhood educators 

Level II or III Early Childhood Educator Certification is required for SINP eligibility.

Provide copies of your assessment letter, the Early Learning and Child Care Assessment Sheet, and your Certificate of Qualification at Level II or III in Early Childhood Education from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education.

 

4215

Instructors of persons with disabilities

 

You must have completed a degree or minimum two year diploma program with a specialization in special education, rehabilitation, orientation and mobility, visual impairment, hearing impairment or intellectual disability.

5254

Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness

 

You must have completed a degree or minimum two year diploma program in recreation, sports or fitness discipline.

6331

Meat Cutters

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.

You must have completed a meat cutting apprenticeship program, or vocational training in meat-cutting which includes at least two years of on the job training.
 

6332

Bakers

 

You must have completed a minimum two year diploma program or a vocational training program specializing in baking and pastry arts which includes at least one year of on the job training.

7292

Glaziers

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.

You must have completed an apprenticeship program or vocational training as a glazier.

7312

Heavy-duty equipment mechanics/technicians

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.

You must have completed an apprenticeship program or vocational training as a heavy-duty equipment mechanic/technician.

7321

Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.

You must have completed an apprenticeship program or vocational training as either an automotive service technician, truck and bus mechanic, or mechanical repairer.   

7322

Motor vehicle body repairers

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.

You must have completed an apprenticeship program or vocational training as a motor vehicle body repairer.

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