Whether you are a skilled construction worker or unskilled labourer in construction industry, you have a golden opportunity to get Canada PR through Nova Scotia PNP (provincial nominee program).
The Critical Construction Worker Pilot is a New Immigration pathway in Nova Scotia which open doors for construction workers around the world to immigrate to Canada. It is a Permanent Residency Program, means you and your family can get Canada’s PR if you qualify. This article will explain all about this new Critical Construction Worker Pilot Program of Nova Scotia PNP.
Eligible Occupations for The Critical Construction Worker Pilot
21 different occupations in Construction Industry are eligible to apply for Critical Construction Worker Pilot. Each occupation is represented by a unique NOC Code. NOC Codes belongs to separate TEER categories. Below table will explain the eligible occupations, their NOC Codes and TEER category as well.
|Occupation||NOC Code||TEER Level|
|Material handlers||75101||TEER 5|
|Crane operators||72500||TEER 2|
|Concrete finishers||73100||TEER 3|
|Industrial electricians||72201||TEER 2|
|Roofers / Shinglers||73110||TEER 3|
|Construction Managers||70010||TEER 0|
|Heavy equipment operators||73400||TEER 3|
|Heavy-duty equipment mechanics||72401||TEER 2|
|Other trades helpers and labourers||75119||TEER 5|
|Construction trades helpers and labourers||75110||TEER 5|
|Welders and related machine operators||72106||TEER 2|
|Home building and renovation managers||70011||TEER 0|
|Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades||72020||TEER 2|
|Residential and commercial installers and servicers||73200||TEER 3|
|Electricians (except industrial and power system)||72200||TEER 2|
|Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics||72402||TEER 2|
|Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers||73102||TEER 3|
|Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations||72011||TEER 2|
|Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers||72014||TEER 2|
Before starting you application process, make sure you meet all the requirements of this program.
- Work Experience
You should have at least one year of work experience (1560 hours) in the past 5 years relevant to your job occupation. (self-employed work experience is not accepted)
- Education / Training
A high school diploma or any certificate to prove that you have completed training for the specific job occupation related to your work experience.
- Age Limit
Applicants must fall within the age range of 21 to 55 years old.
- Language Proficiency
Prove your language proficiency i.e. IELTS, CELPIP, TEF, TCF. Your score will be calculated as per Canadian Language Benchmark CLB.
For Occupations under TEER 4 and 5 – Minimum CLB 4
Prove that you have enough money to support yourself and your family to settle in Nova Scotia, Canada. This amount depends on your family size. Below table will explain the required amount as proof of funds.
|Size of Family||Amount Required in CAD$|
|For each additional family members||$3,706|
- Job Offer
You must have a Job Offer from any employer in Nova Scotia, Canada. Job offer must be in your name aligned with any of the eligible occupation. The job offered to you must be a Permanent and Full-time job.
Note that Seasonal job offers are not eligible.
The Application process will be in two steps.
Once you fulfil all the requirements, you can submit your application online at Nova Scotia PNP Website. After approval, you will receive a Nomination Certificate from Nova Scotia PNP. On the basis of this Nomination Certificate, you can apply to Canadian Federal Immigration for Permanent Residence.
How Much is the Cost to Apply?
There is No Fees to apply for Critical Construction Worker Pilot to the Nova Scotia PNP.
Critical Construction Worker Pilot is a New Pathway to Canadian PR. And this pathway goes through the Nova Scotia PNP. If you meet the eligibility criteria, gather the necessary documents, and step confidently into a future filled with opportunities in the construction industry. Canada is waiting for you.