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Saskatchewan Invites 922 Candidates In Another Major Selection Round

Saskatchewan immigration conducted another major selection round for candidates in its Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand sub-category, rolling out 922 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence of Canada in its October 24 draws.

The latest invitations were among a series of high-invitation selection round for these popular Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) sub-streams, neither of which requires an employment offer in Saskatchewan or Canadian work experience to be qualified.

The SINP’s Express Entry sub-stream is aligned to the federal Express Entry system, which regulates the pool of candidates for Canada’s three Federal High Skilled immigration programs — the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Canadian Experience Class and Federal Skilled Trades Class.

The Occupation In-Demand sub-category is available to immigration candidates who don’t have a valid Express Entry profile.

Nine (9) Major Selection Round of draws since September 25 and nearly 4,000 invitations 

The Saskatchewan immigration authority has now held five selection round through its Express Entry sub-stream and four for Occupation In-Demand applicants since September 25. A sum of 3,846 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination has been rolled out to applicants in both sub-categories in the course of these nine invitation rounds.

Saskatchewan Invites 922 Candidates In Another Major Selection Round

The draws follow the SINP’s adoption of a new approach to the occupation that are considered qualified under the two sub-categories, which both needing a minimum of one year of work experience in an occupation that is considered in-demand in Saskatchewan province and is related to their field of study, among other requirements.

The new approach saw the SINP launched an Excluded Occupations List that dramatically increased the number of eligible occupations from Nineteen (19) to more than two-hundred (200).

The five draws conducted since then have sent out invitations to candidates with work experience in a large number of occupations and the 130 occupations included in the October 24 draw was the biggest range yet.

Occupations included in this latest draw spanned across professional, managerial, and technical/skilled trades professions.

Expression of Interest

In order to be qualified for a provincial nomination from Saskatchewan via either sub-category, applicants must register an Expression of Interests, or EOI, with Saskatchewan.

Eligible applicants for both sub-categories are assigned a score out of 100 based on the SINP’s International Skilled Worker Point Assessment Grid, which considers factors such as age, educational qualification, skilled work experience, abilities in English or French and attachment to Saskatchewan.

The highest-ranked persons are issued an invitation to apply through regular draws held by the SINP.

Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidate invited on October 24 had a minimum score of sixty-nine (69).

Express Entry candidates who apply for and obtained a provincial nomination from Saskatchewan are granted an extra 600 points toward their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score and are practically assured an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

Saskatchewan 200 Occupation List

Over 200 occupations are now eligible for consideration under the SINP’s Express Entry system and Occupation In-Demand sub-categories. In the latest major selection round, Saskatchewan issued 922 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

NOC Code Occupation Description
11 Legislators
12 Senior government manager and officials
15 Senior managers – broadcasting, trade, and other services, n.e.c.
311 Managers in health care
411 Government manager – social and health policy development and program administration
412 Government manager – policy development, economic analysis, and program administration
413 Government manager – education policy developments and program administration
414 Other managers in public administrations
431 Commissioned police officer
432 Fire chief and senior firefighting officers
433 Commissioned officer of the Canadian Forces
511 Library, museum, archive and art gallery managers
512 Managers – motion pictures, publishing, broadcasting and performing arts
513 Recreation, sport and fitness programs and service directors
823 Managers in aquaculture
1111 Financial auditor and accountants
1113 Securities consultants, investment dealers and brokers
1227 Court officer and justices of the peace
1228 Employment insurance, border services, immigration, and revenue officers
1312 Insurance adjuster and claims examiners
1314 Assessors, valuator and appraisers
1315 Customs, ship and other brokers
2111 Physicists and astronomer
2113 Geoscientists and oceanographer
2114 Meteorologists and climatologist
2115 Other professional occupation in physical sciences
2122 Forestry professional
2145 Petroleum engineers
2146 Aerospace engineer
2152 Landscape architect
2153 Urban and land use planner
2271 Air pilots, flight engineers and flying educators
2273 Deck officer, water transport
2274 Engineer officer, water transport
2275 Railway traffic controller and marine traffic regulators
3011 Nursing co-ordinator and supervisors
3012 Registered nurse and registered psychiatric nurses
3111 Specialist physician
3112 General practitioner and family physicians
3113 Dentists
3114 Veterinarians
3121 Optometrists
3124 Allied primary health practitioner
3125 Other professional occupation in health diagnosing and treating
3131 Pharmacists
3132 Dietitians and nutritionist
3141 Audiologist and speech-language pathologists
3142 Physiotherapist
3144 Other professional occupation in therapy and assessment
3213 Animal health technologist and veterinary technicians
3221 Denturists
3222 Dental hygienist and dental therapists
3231 Opticians
3232 Practitioner of natural healing
3233 Licensed practical nurses
3236 Massage therapist
4012 Post-secondary teaching and research assistant
4031 Secondary school teacher
4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teacher
4111 Judges
4112 Lawyer and Quebec notaries
4154 Professional occupation in religion
4155 Probation and parole officer and related occupations
4168 Program officer unique to government
4217 Other religious occupations
4311 Police officer (except commissioned)
4312 Firefighters
4313 Non-commissioned rank of the Canadian Forces
5111 Librarians
5112 Conservators and curators
5113 Archivists
5121 Authors and writers
5122 Editors
5123 Journalists
5125 Translators, terminologist and interpreters
5131 Producers, directors, choreographer and related occupations
5132 Conductors, arrangers, composers and
5133 Musicians and singer
5134 Dancers
5135 Actors and comedians
5136 Painters, sculptors and other visual artist
5211 Library and public archive technician
5212 Technical occupation related to museums and art galleries
5221 Photographers
5222 Film and video camera operator
5223 Graphic arts technician
5224 Broadcast technician
5225 Audio and video recording technician
5226 Other technical and co-ordinating occupation in broadcasting, motion pictures, and the performing arts
5227 Support occupations in motion pictures, photography, broadcasting, and the performing arts
5231 Announcers and other broadcaster
5232 Other performers, n.e.c.
5241 Graphic designers and illustrator
5242 Interior designers and interior decorator
5243 Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designer
5244 Artisans and craftsperson
5245 Patternmakers – textile, leather and fur product
5251 Athletes
5252 Coaches
5253 Sports officials and referees
5254 Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sports and fitness
6231 Insurance consultants and broker
6232 Real estate agents and salespersons
6311 Food service supervisors
6314 Customer and information services supervisor
6341 Hairstylist and barbers
6343 Shoe repairer and shoemakers
6346 Funeral director and embalmers
7233 Sheet metal worker
7247 Cable television service and maintenance technician
7253 Gas fitters
7303 Supervisors, printing and related occupations
7316 Machine fitter
7318 Elevator constructor and mechanics
7331 Oil and solid fuel heating mechanic
7361 Railway and yard locomotive engineer
7372 Drillers and blaster – surface mining, construction and quarrying
8232 Oil and gas well drillers, servicer, testers and related workers
8261 Fishing masters and officer
8262 Fishermen/women
9214 Supervisor, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
9217 Supervisor, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing
9221 Supervisor, motor vehicle assembling
9222 Supervisor, electronics manuf acturing
9223 Supervisor, electrical products manufacturing
9224 Supervisor, furniture and fixtures manufacturing
9227 Supervisor, other products manufacturing and assembly
9235 Papermaking, pulping and coating control operators
9243 Water and waste treatments plant operators

Source: Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)