Applying for Express Entry
Canada Experience Class
Canada Experience Class
Those immigrants to Canada who are proven to be significant economic contributors are part of the Canada Experience Class (CEC). Staying in Canada for the allotted time, speaking English or French fluently, having relevant professional experience, and adjusting to Canadian culture are all essential for the Canadian Experience Class.
Foreign nationals who have worked or studied in Canada and have acquired relevant experience are encouraged to apply for Canadian Experience Class status.
Candidates applying for CEC should:
- Be living outside Quebec Province.
- Possess at least one year of comparable part-time skilled job experience.
- Certified and legitimate work history
- Apply while in Canada’s workforce or within a year of quitting employment.
- Possess the necessary linguistic competencies (in speaking, listening, reading, and writing) and supporting documentation
- Possess a current, valid passport.
- Proof of your academic accomplishments
- Prepare necessary paperwork
- Medical certificate \Police certificate
Federal Skilled Worker
Experience in 1 of the following Technically Equivalent Employment Roles (TEER) from the National Occupational Classification (NOC) constitutes skilled employment.
- To qualify for a NOC occupation, you must provide evidence that, during the course of your primary occupation, you carried out the primary duties listed in the NOC’s lead statement for that occupation.
- 1 year of full-time work, or 1,560 hours at 30 hours a week; other methods exist to meet this requirement.
- At one place, total time: 30 hours a week times 12 months equals a full-time year’s work (1,560 hours)
Federal Skilled Trades
Attain the minimum standards for all language skills
- Having worked in a skilled craft for at least 2 years full-time (or an equivalent amount of part-time employment) during the past 5 years, this work experience must have been for compensation (wages or commission) and not volunteer or unpaid internships.
- Besides requiring a certificate of qualification, meet all of the National Occupational Classification’s requirements for employment in that skilled trade.
- Hold a certificate of qualification in that skilled occupation issued by a Canadian provincial, territorial, or federal body OR a valid job offer of full-time employment for a cumulative term of at least 1 year.