Federal Skilled Trades (FST)

Meet each requirement of English or French proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing: the minimum standard for speaking and listening is Canadian Language Level CLB5 (IELTS listening 5 points, speaking 5 points), and the minimum reading and writing standard is Canadian language level CLB4 (IELTS reading 3.5) points, write 4 points)

At least 2 years of full-time trades experience (or an equivalent amount of part-time work experience) in the past 5 years prior to application, all NOC trades are Category B. Applicants must demonstrate that their occupations meet the job descriptions listed by the NOC for that type of occupation, including basic and major job descriptions.

In addition to the need to provide a qualification certificate issued by a Canadian province or territory, a full-time employment letter of at least 1 year is also required

Note: In Canada, the qualification certificate for skilled workers is issued by the provincial or territorial labor authority. An applicant’s eligibility for the skills certificate exam must be determined by assessing the applicant’s training, labor skills experience, and skills.

Education: The Federal Skilled Worker Immigration Program has no required education requirements, but applicants who wish to obtain educational scores on the Express Entry scale must have a Canadian post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree, or a Canadian federal credential assessment certification agent A foreign education certification report equivalent to a Canadian high school or higher issued

Others: Plans to settle in other provinces other than Quebec require a Canadian practising certificate or LMIA certificate.

In addition, the relative complexity of the FST program is that each practice threshold is different, you can consult your immigration consultant for details.

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