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Saskatchewan Occupations in Demand September 2018

Unlike the previous lists, candidates whose occupations are considered in demand in Saskatchewan now will be selected based on points scored, instead of first come-first served.


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Saskatchewan Occupations in Demand September 2018
Written by Crispin Aranda.
Updated September 22, 2018 | Canada

SINP In-Demand Occupation List

Except for the the following:  Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists, Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers, and Managers in agriculture candidates whose occupations are on the list and intend to apply for SINP nomination must have the required licensure, registration, equivalency of credentials or certificate of qualification to be eligible.

Professionals and skilled workers interested in immigrating to Saskatchewan through the Occupations In-Demand sub-category must first complete an Expression of Interest (EOI), to prequalify for eligibility.

"Candidates must meet the minimum threshold of 60 points out of a possible 100 on factors such as education and training, skilled work experience, language ability, age, and connections to Saskatchewan’s labour market / adaptability. Those who meet this minimum and the sub-category’s other criteria are then entered into the pool of candidates, where they are ranked against the competition."

SINP applicants for the International Skilled Worker sub-categories of Occupations in Demand and Express Entry are required to provide documentation related to professional status or licensure. Please see the list below for these requirements. If this proof is required for your intended NOC code, 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.

These occupations are forecasted to be in-demand in Saskatchewan over the next five years. For more information regarding Saskatchewan's employment demand forecast, please visit our Labour Market Information page.

National Occupation Classification (NOC)

Occupations

SINP Requirements Related to Professional Status or Licensure 
(for regulated occupations or those with professional certification standards in Canada and/or Saskatchewan)

2154

Land surveyors

Provide documentation from the Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS) showing your “Candidate status” and eligibility to write the CBEPS candidate examinations.

3111

Psychiatrists

Provide a copy of your valid licensure (regular, provisional, or ministerial) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS);

or

Provide a copy of the correspondence from Saskdocs including acknowledgement of your eligibility letter for examination or certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry (eligibility for examinations must have two or more years of eligibility remaining) and next steps to obtain licensure to work in Saskatchewan from the CPSS.

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.

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 examrelated 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

Provide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers showing your foreign credential is equivalent to a Canadian Bachelor or Masters of Social Work.

4214

Early childhood educators and assistants

Provide documentation from the Ministry of Education showing your eligibility for Early Childhood Educator Certification.

3211

Medical laboratory technologists

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

NOTE: To determine eligibility for a SSMLT licence (temporary or provisional), SSMLT first requires a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) report from the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS).

3216

Medical sonographers

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

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.

2123

Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists

None

6331

Meat cutters

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

7201

Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

7204

Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

7311

Industrial mechanics

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

7312

Heavy-duty equipment mechanics

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

7321

Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

7322

Motor vehicle body repairers

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

7237

Welders

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

7384

Recreation Vehicle Service

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

0822

Managers in horticulture

For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

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.

8252

Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers

None

0821

Managers in agriculture

None

About the Author

Crispin Aranda

Crispin Aranda

Crispin R. Aranda is an established International Visa Conselor and Immigrant Advocate. He is the president of IVC and is in several migration radio programs.

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