These 5 Occupations Are in Demand Under the Saskatchewan Provincial Program

In the immigration draw of June 20, the province of Saskatchewan identified 5 in-demand occupations.

The Express Entry draw held June 20, 2019 invited 479 candidates to apply for permanent residency under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)’s Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand Streams. Both streams require to have work experience in one of the in-demand occupations specified on the province’s official list. 

The draw invited candidates with work experience in the following occupations:

  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311) 
  • Architectural technologists and technicians (NOC 2251) 
  • Medical laboratory technologists (NOC 3211) 
  • Paramedical occupations (NOC 3234) 
  • Bakers (NOC 6332) 

Candidates applying under the Express Entry Stream have received 268 invitations with a minimum score of 68 points. The remaining 211 invitations were sent to candidates under the Occupations In-Demand Stream, also with a minimum score of 68.

All invited candidates had Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) reports required for immigration to Saskatchewan.

In order to be eligible for nomination from Saskatchewan, the first necessary step is to register an Expression of Interest (EOI) application within the Saskatchewan electronic system.

The Expression of Interest system describes in detail the candidate’s education, work experience, proficiency in English or French, as well as other factors, and awards the candidate a maximum score of 100 points based on the information provided.

Candidates with the highest points in the pools of the Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand Streams are invited to apply for the provincial nomination through regular draws.