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Individuals eligible to apply as skilled workers are selected as permanent residents based on their education, work experience, language abilities in English and/or French, and if they meet the requirements of the six selection factors which demonstrate they are able to become economically established in Canada.
The skilled worker class is set up as point based system. Individuals are assessed under six selection factors.
To be eligible for application processing, individuals must:
If your application is eligible for continued processing, it will then be assessed against minimum work requirements.
Work experience should include:
In addition to the above requirements, applicants are than evaluated on the six selection factors which determine their ability to adjust to the Canadian economy based on:
Individuals must also show that they have enough money to support themselves and their dependents after they arrive in Canada.
For more information, visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/English/immigrate/skilled/apply-who.asp
After eligibility for employment as a skilled worker has been determined, a three-step process is involved:
For more information on required documents and the application process, visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/guides/EG73.asp