The Saskatchewan province announced the updated in-demand occupation list for Canadian Permanent Residence on 4th April 2019. A total of 13 new occupations have been added to Saskatchewan’s in-demand occupations list.
Some of the new occupations added in Saskatchewan In-demand Occupations List is Computer Programmers and Interactive media developers. Whereas, some of the occupations removed were managers in agriculture, managers in horticulture, psychiatrists, etc.
To apply for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), an applicant must have work experience in an occupation listed on in-Demand Occupations List for applying both Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand subcategories. An applicant does not require any job-offer for either sub-category.
Also, Candidates who are not in the Express Entry pool are also eligible to pursue a nomination by the SINP through the Occupations-In-Demand Sub Category.
24 occupations are in the Revised SINP Occupational Demand List:
The In-Demand Occupations List is applicable for both Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand sub-categories. These 24 occupations are revised for the applicants applying through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program.
As a part of the update, the province of Saskatchewan removed 9 occupations out of which Welders, Industrial Mechanics, and Recreation Vehicle Service, etc are some of the occupations removed.
A good thing about the updated demand list is out of 24 occupations, nine do not require professional status or licensure. However, all the occupations added as part of the update has specified educational requirements.
The SINP In-Demand List is periodically updated to ensure positive employment prospects in Saskatchewan. So, if your occupation is currently listed on SINP in-demand list, this is now the perfect time to apply for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP).
Have a look at the revised occupation list for SINP:
|S no.||NOC||Occupation||Mandatory certification or licensing|
|1||0423||Managers in social and community services||If you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work you must provide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW).
If your education is apart from Social Work, the CASW will not assess your credentials. Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) is required from a designated organization.
|2||1226||Conference and event planners||No|
|4||2154||Land surveyors||Required to provide documentation from the Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS) showing “Candidate Status” and eligibility to write the CBEPS candidate examinations.|
|5||2174||Computer Programmers and interactive media developers||You are required to provide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing:
|6||2251||Architectural technologists and technicians||No|
|7||2255||Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology||No|
|8||3211||Medical laboratory technologists||Valid licensure is required from the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists|
|9||3215||Medical radiation technologists||Valid licensure is required from the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists or Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists|
|10||3216||Medical sonographers||Valid documentation are required from Sonography Canada or American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)|
|11||3234||Paramedics||Valid Licensure from Saskatchewan College of Paramedics|
|12||4151||Psychologists||Valid Licensure from Saskatchewan College of Psychologists|
|13||4212||Social and community service workers||Valid licensure from Canadian Association of Social Worker|
|14||4214||Early childhood educators||Valid licensure is required|
|15||4215||Instructors of persons with disabilities||No|
|16||5254||Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness||No|
|17||6331||Meat Cutters||Require a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission|
|19||6342||Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners||No|
|20||7292||Glaziers||Require a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission|
|21||7312||Heavy-duty equipment mechanics||Require a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission|
|22||7321||Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics||Require a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission|
|23||7322||Motor vehicle body repairers||Require a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission|
|24||7332||Appliance servicers and repairers||No|
*means the occupations that do not require licensure
9 Occupations removed from SINP in-demand list are:
13 Occupations added to the SINP in-demand Lists are:
For further information and your SINP eligibility chances, it is suggested to fill the Canada Immigration Assessment form and one of the experts will contact you to discuss the Canada PR query.