No job offer required under this sub-category

The International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category is now reopened to accept an additional 1,000 applications.


You may qualify to apply under the SINP International Skilled Worker Category – Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category if you live outside of Canada or you have proof of legal status in Canada, you are not a refugee claimant and you meet the following criteria:

  • You must score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the point assessment grid
  • You must have a minimum language score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4. CLB 4 is the minimum; employers and regulatory bodies may require higher language scores
  • You must have completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship equivalent that is comparable to the Canadian education system of at least one year in length that has resulted in a diploma, a certificate or degree
  • You must have at least one year of work experience in the past 10 years related to your field of education or training and in a high skilled occupation in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) Matrix level “A”, “B” or “0” that is considered to be in-demand in Saskatchewan
  • If your work experience is in an occupation that is regulated in Saskatchewan and requires mandatory (compulsory) certification or licensing, you are required to obtain proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure to be able to work in that profession before you apply to the SINP
  • You must have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan

Candidates must obtain at least 60 points under the following criteria:

  • Education & Training Maximum – 23 points
  • Work experience Maximum – 15 points
  • Language ability Maximum – 20 points
  • Age Maximum – 12 points
  • Connection to SK labour market & adaptability Maximum – 30 points

Occupations in demand:

NOC Occupation Skill Level Mandatory Certification
0711 Construction Managers 0 NO
2131 Civil Engineers A YES
2132 Mechanical Engineers A YES
2133 Electrical and Electronics Engineers A YES
2161 Mathematicians, Statisticians, and Actuaries A NO
2171 Information Systems Analysts and Consultants A NO
2173 Software Engineers and Designers A YES
2174 Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers A NO
2221 Biological Technologists and Technicians B NO
2211 Chemical Technologists and Technicians B NO
2222 Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors B NO
2232 Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians B NO
2234 Construction Estimators B NO
2241 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians B NO
2242 Electronic Service Technicians (household and business equipment) B NO
2253 Drafting Technologists and Technicians B NO
2254 Land Survey Technologists and Technicians B NO
2281 Computer Network Technicians B NO
2282 User Support Technicians B NO
2283 Systems Testing Technicians B NO
4011 University Professors and Lecturers A NO
4163 Business Development Officers and Marketing Researchers and Consultants A NO
6221 Technical Sales Specialists, Wholesale Trade B NO
7204 Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades B NO
7205 Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Services B NO
7231 Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors B NO
7232 Tool and Die Makers B NO
7233 Sheet Metal Workers B YES
7235 Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters B NO
7237 Welders and Related Machine Operators B NO
7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system) B YES
7242 Industrial Electricians B YES
7246 Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers B NO
7251 Plumbers B YES
7252 Steamfitters, Pipefitters and Sprinkler System Installers B NO
7271 Carpenters B NO
7281 Bricklayers B NO
7282 Concrete Finishers B NO
7283 Tilesetters B NO
7284 Plasterers, Drywall Installers, Finishers and Lathers B NO
7291 Roofers and Shinglers B NO
7292 Glaziers B NO
7293 Insulators B NO
7294 Painters and Decorators B NO
7295 Floor Covering Installers B NO
7302 Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Equipment Operator Crews B NO
7305 Supervisors, Motor Transport B NO
7311 Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics (except textile) B NO
7312 Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanics B NO
7313 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics B YES
7316 Machine Fitters B NO
7321 Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers B NO
7322 Motor Vehicle Body Repairers B NO
8232 Oil and Gas Drillers, Servicers, Testers and Related Workers B NO
8252 Agricultural Service Contractors, Farm Supervisors, Specialized Livestock Workers B NO
9212 Supervisors, Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Processing and Utilities B NO
9213 Supervisors, Food, Beverage and Tobacco Processing B NO


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As Canadian immigration specialists, ICS is committed to ensuring that you obtain the best Canadian visa or immigration service for your requirements. You can set your application in motion today by submitting our Initial Consultation Form  to schedule your consultation with one of our immigration attorneys.

After we assess your qualifications, you will be informed if you qualify. If you would qualify to apply for Canada Immigration as the Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Class, we open your file and proceed with the processing of your application for the permanent resident visa or work permit.

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