The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) is one of the categories under the Canada Express Entry visa. In order to be eligible and to know what all occupations are listed under the Federal Skilled Worker Program Canada the candidates has to be aware about the skilled worker Canada list. If the candidate’s job is listed under skilled worker Canada list they can check the points they can gain under federal skilled worker program points calculator.
Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) has the point based system, in Canada Immigration, under which the candidate needs to score atleast 67 points out of 100 based on various factors that contribute the same. There are factors that contribute in the same. Following are those factors:-
2. Work Experience
4. Language Profiency
There are various benefits of the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) that a candidate can consider while applying for the said program. Following are those benefits:-
The processing time for Federal Skilled Worker Visa differs for each applicant, depending on the credentials provided. However, Federal Skilled Worker Visa usually requires 6-8 months or above for processing.
In order to be eligible for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) a candidate needs to fulfill various requirements in order to gain the Canadian Permanent Residency. Following are the requirements they need to fulfill in order to proceed under the required sub category.
In order to qualify for language abilities, candidates needs to be eligible under following conditions:-
✍ taking a requisite test for the language
✍ having a score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 in each of the sections
✍ inclusion of test results in the Express Entry profile of candidates.
In order to be eligible for the Federal Skilled Worker Program, a candidate needs to disclose the proof of funds. The funds should enough to support the family and candidate themselves. Following are the things needed under this in order to proceed further:-
✍ Candidate must possess a valid job offer from a Canadian employer.
✍ Candidate must be able to work legally in Canadian state
Candidates need to gain some experience and fulfill some conditions before proceeding the application under the Federal Skilled Worker Program. Following are the conditions a candidate needs to fulfill:-
✍ Candidates must work in a paid job.
✍ Candidates ought to be in the same job as their primary NOC.
✍ Candidates must hold the requisite experience in the past 10 years.
✍ Candidates must hold atleast 1 year of continuous experience. It should be under following conditions:-
i) Part time job: 15 hours per week for 24 months (i.e. 2 years).
ii) Full time in one job: Per week 30 hours for 12 months (i.e. 1 year)
iii) Full time at more than one job: Per week 30 hours for 12 months (i.e. 1 year)
A candidate applying on their own, is known as the principal candidate. Candidates with live in partner, can apply for Express entry themselves or through their partners under following conditions:-
Candidate must be:-
✍ Common law partners, this may include the following:-
i) Ought to lived together in a marriage-like relationship for at least 1 year.
ii) Candidates can be a opposite or same sex couple.
✍ Candidates in relationship must meet the requirements under Federal Skilled Worker.
The principal applicant should meet the following conditions in order to fulfill the criteria:-
✍ Candidates must earn points in selection factors.
✍ Candidates must gain most points in Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).
✍ Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements
Under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) points are awarded according to the following factors listed in the table below:
This category allows the people to get points based on their language proficiency in Canada’s two official languages that are: English and French.
|First Official Language||Points|
|CLB level 9 or higher||6||6||6||6|
|CLB level 8||5||5||5||5|
|CLB level 7||4||4||4||4|
|Below CLB level 7||Not eligible to apply|
For the second language following points are allocated:-
|Second Official Language||Points|
|At least CLB 5 in all of the four abilities||4|
|CLB 4 or less in any of the four abilities||0|
Under this factor, the candidates can avail points for their education level. Most points are given to a person with the highest educational qualification.
|University degree at the Doctoral (PhD) level or equal||25 points|
|University degree at the Master’s level or equal OR University level entry-to-practice professional degree (or equal). Occupation-related to the degree must be:|
Note: Degree program must be in one of these fields of study: Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Podiatry, Optometry, Law, Chiropractic Medicine, or Pharmacy.
|Two or more Canadian post-secondary degrees or diplomas or equal (at least one must be for a program of at least three years)||22 points|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a program of three years or longer, or equal||21 points|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a two-year program, or equal||19 points|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a one-year program, or equal||15 points|
|Canadian high school diploma, or equal||5 points|
This factor gives points to applicants for their work experience, the most points are awarded for having a work experience of 6 years or above.
|6 or more years||15|
Age is an important factor when it comes to immigration as there is a need for young individuals who can help the economy flourish and therefore the most points are awarded to individuals who are between 18-35 years old.
|47 and older||0|
This factor gives points to the candidate if the candidate already has a working permit or has been able to get a valid job offer from an employer in a province in Canada.
|Working in Canada on a temporary work permit.||10|
|Working in Canada in a job that is exempt from the LMIA requirement.||10|
|An employer has made you a permanent job offer based on you being accepted as a skilled worker.|
Working in Canada and a different employer has offered to give you a permanent full-time job.
Working in Canada in a job that is exempt from a Labour Market Impact Assessment, but not under an international or federal-provincial agreement.
Under this factors, points can be scored on the basis of the candidate’s connections in the province and will the person be able to adapt to the culture or not after moving to Canada.
|Your spouse or partner’s language level|
Your spouse or common-law partner has a language level in either English or French at CLB 4 level or higher in all four language abilities (speaking, listening, reading and writing).
|Your past study in Canada|
You finished at least two academic years of full-time study (in a program at least two years long) at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada.
Full-time study means at least 15 hours of classes per week, and you must have stayed in good academic standing (as set out by the school) during that time.
|Your spouse or partner’s past study in Canada|
Your spouse or common-law partner finished at least two academic years of full-time study (in a program at least two years long) at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada.
Full-time study means at least 15 hours of classes per week, and your spouse or partner must have stayed in good academic standing (as set out by the school) during that time.
|Your past work in Canada|
You did at least one year of full-time work in Canada:
|Your spouse or common-law partner’s past work in Canada|
Your spouse / partner did at least one year of full-time work in Canada on a valid work permit or while authorized to work in Canada.
|Arranged Employment in Canada|
You earned points under Factor 5: Arranged Employment.
|Relatives in Canada|
You, or, if it applies, your spouse or common-law partner, have a relative, either a.
There are some additional points under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) that helps the candidate to gain an advantage. Following are those points:-
|For a nomination certificate from a Canadian province (except Quebec)||600 points|
|For a qualifying job offer of arranged employment from a Canadian employer||600 points|
Grand Total: 1200 points.
Highest ranked profile in the candidate pool will be provided an Invitation To Apply.
Under the Federal Skilled Worker Program, there is a particular process that is being followed in order to streamline the application process:-
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