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FST : Federal Skilled Trades

Under the recently created Federal Skilled Trades (FST), one is able to obtain Permanent Residency in Canada by working in a specific trade. The objective of the FST is to meet the demands of the Canadian workforce.

Eligibility:

According to Citizenship and Immigration Canada, skilled workers for the Federal Skilled Trades Program must fulfill below mentioned requirements:

  • Have offers of employment from up to two employers in Canada for at least one-year duration OR a Certificate of Qualification from a provincial or territorial body;
  • Proof of basic language proficiency from a designated language testing organization, demonstrating that the applicant meets the minimum threshold set by the Minister — Canadian Level Benchmark (CLB) 5 for speaking and listening, CLB 4 for reading and writing;
  • Have obtained 24 months of qualified work experience in the skilled trade in the last five years; and

Be able to demonstrate the skills and experience and that they have performed the essential duties of the occupation.

Major Group 72: industrial, electrical and construction trades

NOC CODE                 OCCUPATION

7201

Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations

7202

Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations

7203

Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades

7204

Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades

7205

Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers

7231

Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors

7232

Tool and die makers

7233

Sheet metal workers

7234

Boilermakers

7235

Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters

7236

Ironworkers

7237

Welders and related machine operators

7241

Electricians (except industrial and power system)

7242

Industrial electricians

7243

Power system electricians

7244

Electrical power line and cable workers

7245

Telecommunications line and cable workers

7246

Telecommunications installation and repair workers

7247

Cable television service and maintenance technicians

7251

Plumbers

7252

Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers

7253

Gas fitters

7271

Carpenters

7272

Cabinetmakers

7281

Bricklayers

7282

Concrete finishers

7283

Tilesetters

7284

Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers

7291

Roofers and shinglers

7292

Glaziers

7293

Insulators

7294

Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)

7295

Floor covering installers

Major Group 73: maintenance and equipment operation trades

NOC Code

Occupation

7301

Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades

7302

Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews

7303

Supervisors, printing and related occupations

7304

Supervisors, railway transport operations

7305

Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators

7311

Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics

7312

Heavy-duty equipment mechanics

7313

Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics

7314

Railway carmen/women

7315

Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

7316

Machine fitters

7318

Elevator constructors and mechanics

7321

Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

7322

Motor vehicle body repairers

7331

Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics

7332

Appliance servicers and repairers

7333

Electrical mechanics

7334

Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics

7335

Other small engine and small equipment repairers

7361

Railway and yard locomotive engineers

7362

Railway conductors and brakemen/women

7371

Crane operators

7372

Drillers and blasters – surface mining, quarrying and construction

7373

Water well drillers

7381

Printing press operators

7384

Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.

NOC Code

Occupation

8211

Supervisors, logging and forestry

8221

Supervisors, mining and quarrying

8222

Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services

8231

Underground production and development miners

8232

Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers

8241

Logging machinery operators

8252

Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers

8255

Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services

8261

Fishing masters and officers

8262

Fishermen/women

Major Group 92: processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators

NOC Code

Occupation

9211

Supervisors, mineral and metal processing

9212

Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities

9213

Supervisors, food and beverage processing

9214

Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing

9215

Supervisors, forest products processing

9217

Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing

9221

Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling

9222

Supervisors, electronics manufacturing

9223

Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing

9224

Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing

9226

Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing

9227

Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly

9231

Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing

9232

Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing

9235

Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators

9241

Power engineers and power systems operators

9243

Water and waste treatment plant operators

Minor Group 632: Chefs and cooks

NOC Code

Occupation

6321

Chefs

6322

Cooks

Minor Group 633: Butchers and bakers

Bakers

NOC Code

Occupation

6331

Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale

6322

 

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