British Columbia BC-PNP Points Calculator 2018

The SIRS is organized along with the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), which is known to be Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs. This system is a points-based program, which is why applicants acquire score depending upon the skills and experience they hold. The same scoring can decide further, if the applicant will get an Invitation to apply for BC PNP nomination or not through the British Columbia Skills Immigration and Express Entry streams.

SIRS Scoring System

The factors mentioned below calculate the points which can be given to an applicant who is registered under SIRS. In case the applicant is invited to apply, all the data submitted in the time of registration will be compared and checked with the data given in the application form.

Scoring SectionsMaximum Points
Economic Factors (120)Skill Level of the B.C. Job Offer60
Wage of the B.C. Job Offer50
Regional District of Employment10
Human Capital Factors (80)Directly Related Work Experience25
Highest Level of Education25
 Total Points Available200

Economic Factors

  1. Skilled level of Job offer

The skilled level of job offer checks if the intended job offer falls into the top 100 occupations in the BC labour market outlook 2014-2024 and is present in the British Columbia Occupation List 2018. The candidates are scored on the basis of what skill category their job offer falls under.

Skill Level of the B.C. Job OfferPoints
NOC Skill Level A (including Skill Type 0)25
NOC Skill Level B10
NOC Skill Level C5
NOC Skill Level D5
Bonus points:
Occupation is a “00” NOC15
Occupation identified in the Top 100 occupations in the BC Labour Market Outlook 2014-202410
Currently working in B.C. for the employer in occupation identified in the BC PNP registration10
Maximum Score Available60
  1. Annual Wage of the B.C. Job Offer

This category awards points to the candidates based on the wages that their intended occupation will give them on a yearly basis.

Annual Wage of the B.C. Job OfferPoints
$100,000 and above50
$97,500 to $99,99938
$95,000 to $97,49937
$92,500 to $94,99936
$90,000 to $92,49935
$87,500 to $89,99934
 $85,000 to $87,49933
$82,500 to $84,99932
$80,000 to $82,49931
$77,500 to $79,99930
$75,000 to $77,49929
$72,500 to $74,99928
$70,000 to $72,49927
$67,500 to $69,99926
$65,000 to $67,49925
$62,500 to $64,99924
$60,000 to $62,49923
$57,500 to $59,99922
 $55,000 to $57,49921
$52,500 to $54,99920
$50,000 to $52,49919
$47,500 to $49,99918
$45,000 to $47,49917
$42,500 to $44,99916
$40,000 to $42,49915
$38,750 to $39,99914
$37,500 to $38,74913
$36,250 to $37,49912
$35,000 to $36,24911
$33,750 to $34,99910
$32,500 to $33,7499
$31,250 to $32,4998
$30,000 to $31,2497
$28,750 to $29,9996
$27,500 to $28,7495
$26,250 to $27,4994
$25,000 to $26,2493
Less than $25,0000
Maximum Score Available50
  1. Regional District of Employment

This category awards points based on the place from where the candidate has availed the job offer.

Regional District of EmploymentPoints
Stikine, Central Coast, Northern Rockies, Mount Waddington, Skeena-Queen Charlotte, Powell River, Sunshine Coast, Kootenay-Boundary, Alberni-Clayoquot10
Kitimat-Stikine, Bulkley-Nechako, Squamish-Lillooet, Strathcona, Columbia-Shushwap, East Kootenay8
Peace River, Comox Valley, Cariboo, Central Kootenay6
Okanagan-Similkameen, Cowichan Valley, North Okanagan, Fraser-Fort George4
Thompson-Nicola, Nanaimo, Central Okanagan2
Capital, Fraser Valley2
Greater Vancouver0
Maximum Score Available10

Human Capital Factors

  1. Directly Related Work experience

This category awards points on the work experience that the candidate already has in their intended occupation.

Directly Related Work Experience in the Occupation of B.C. Job OfferPoints
5+ years15
4 to 5 years12
3 to 4 years9
2 to 3 years66
1 to 2 years3
Less than 1 year1
Bonus points:
At least 1 year of directly related experience in Canada10
Maximum Score Available25
  1. Highest Level of Education

Points are awarded under this for the level of education that the candidate has, Most points being awarded for holding a Master’s or Doctoral Degree with bonus points for completing post-secondary education from B.C.

Doctoral or Master’s degree17
Post Graduate Certificate or Diploma11
Bachelor’s degree11
Trades certification11
Associate Degree4
Non-trades certification or Diploma2
High School0
Bonus points:
 Post-secondary education completed in B.C8
Post-secondary education completed in Canada (outside of B.C.)6
Education Credential Assessment from a qualified supplier4
Trades certification assessment from the Industry Training Authority4
Maximum Score Available25
  1. Language

Points are awarded under this for having the minimum required language proficiency as per the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB). Candidates with CLB 9 and 10+ score the most points.

Canadian Language Benchmark LevelPoints
Below 40
No test0
Maximum Score Available30

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