Federal Skilled Worker Program

The Federal Skilled Worker Program is for individuals who are deemed to work or have worked in an occupation deemed “skilled”.  Ordinarily, a Federal Skilled Worker Program application process is under six months.  The Federal Skilled Worker Program is essentially for individuals who can obtain a job which can allow the individual economical stability.  In order to be eligible for the Federal Skilled Worker Program, an individual mus have:

Worked at least on year of continuous full time work (30 hours/week) or an equal amount of part-time work (1,560 total hours)

The work must have been paid, volunteer work and unpaid internships do not count

All house must be registered at the same job

The hours must have been completed within the past 10 years

The skill type must be either; 0 or skill levels A or B according to the 2011 National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Additionally, a minimum of a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 is required to be eligible for the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 and a language test approved by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is also required.  For education, a Canadian secondary  or post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree, OR a completed foreign credential, and an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report from an agency approved by CIC.