Quebec Skilled Worker Class​

The Quebec Immigration selection system for Quebec Skilled Workers is designed to indicate which applicants are likely to become economically established upon immigration to Quebec. Quebec Skilled Workers intending to reside in Montreal or another city in the province of Quebec are selected based upon a different set of criteria than applicants who wish to settle elsewhere in Canada. Applicants who are successful under the Quebec immigration selection system are issued a Quebec Selection Certificate and must then successfully complete medical and security examinations conducted by the Canadian government in order to be granted Canada immigration Permanent Resident Visa. Quebec Skilled Workers are not assessed based upon the selection factors of the Federal Skilled Worker Program. Citizenship and Immigration Canada acknowledges the selection of applicants who meet Quebec immigration selection criteria. To qualify for a Quebec Selection Certificate, Skilled Worker applicants must score enough points under the Quebec immigration selection system. The applicants with the following areas of education/training have the maximum chance to qualify for the Quebec Provincial Nominee Program

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Building Systems Technology (DCS)

Civil Engineering Technology (DCS)

Diagnostic Radiology Technology (DCS)

Food Processing and Quality Technology (DCS)

Insurance and Financial Advisory Services (DCS)

Nuclear Medicine Technology (DCS)

Radiation Oncology Technology (DCS)

3D Animation and Image Synthesis Techniques (DCS)

Accounting and Management Techniques (DCS)

Animal Health Techniques (DCS)

Architectural Technology (DCS)

Avionics (DCS)

Biomedical Laboratory Technology (DCS)

Building Systems Technology (ACS)

Business Management (DCS)

Chemical Engineering Techniques (DCS)

Chemical Process Techniques (DCS)

Civil Engineering Technology (ACS)

Composite Material Processing Techniques (DCS)

Computer Science Techniques (DCS)

Dental Hygiene Techniques (DCS)

Documentation Techniques (DCS)

Early Childhood Education Techniques (DCS)

Environmental Occupational Health and Safety

Furniture and Cabinetmaking Techniques (DCS)

Geomatics Technology (DCS)

Industrial Engineering Technology (DCS)

Insurance and Financial Advisory Services (ACS)

Laboratory Techniques (DCS)

Mechanical Engineering Techniques (DCS)

Medical Records (DCS)

Metallurgical Engineering Technology (DCS)

Mineral Technology (DCS)

Multimedia Integration Techniques (DCS)

Office System Techniques (DCS)

Orthotic and Orthopedic Prosthesis Techniques (DCS)

Pharmaceutical Production Technology (DCS)

Physical Rehabilitation Techniques (DCS)

Plastics Transformation Techniques (DCS)

Respiratory Therapy Techniques (DCS)

Restaurant Management (DCS)

Social Work Techniques (DCS)

Special Care Counselling Techniques (DCS)

Aircraft piloting techniques (DEC

Accounting and Accounting Science (BS – 3 years)

Actuarial Science (Bach. – 3 years)

Agricultural and Rural Engineering (BS. – 4 years)

Banking and Financial Operations (BS. – 3 years)

Biochemistry (Bach. – 3 years)

Biological and Biomedical Engineering (BS. – 4 years)

Business Administration (Bach. – 3 years)

Business Management and Administration (BS. – 3 years)

Chemical Engineering (Bach. – 4 years)

Chemistry (Bach. – 3 years)

Computer Science (Bach. – 3 years)

Demography (Master’s degree)

Dietetics and Nutrition (Bach. – 3.5-years)

Earth Sciences (Bach. – 3 years)

Food Engineering (Bach. – 4 years)

Food Sciences and Technology (BS. – 4 years)

Geodesy (Surveying) (Bach. – 4 years)

Geology or Mineralogy (Bach. – 3 years)

Graphic Arts (Graphic Communications) (Bach. – 3 years)

Human Resources Management (Bach. – 3 years)

Industrial and Administrative Engineering (BS. – 4 years)

Industrial Relations (Bach. – 3 years)

Information Management (Bach. – 3 years)

International Business (Bach. – 3 years)

Library Science and Records Management (MS degree)

Marketing and Purchasing (Bach. – 3 years)

Mathematics (Bach. – 3 years)

Mechanical Engineering (Bach. – 4 years)

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (BS. – 4 years)

Microbiology (Bach. – 3 years)

Mining Engineering (Bach. – 4 years)

Probability and Statistics (Bach. – 3 years)

Production Management (Bach. – 3 years)

Psychology (Doctorate)

Social Work (Bach. – 3 years)

Translation (Bach. – 3 years)

Quebec Skilled Worker Class Faqs !

Permanent residency in Canada is a status given to a person who is not a citizen of Canada. This status is permanent and cannot be revoked. Permanent Residents are allowed to live and work in Canada without worrying about any time constraints on their stay. For becoming a permanent resident, a foreign national must apply to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), previously known as Citizenship and Immigration Canada. People who become permanent residents of Canada can also attend primary and secondary education institutions in the numerous provincially administered public school systems. Permanent residents also get provincially administered universal health care coverage. You can travel outside Canada while maintaining your status as a permanent resident. However, to remain a permanent resident, you must be physically present in Canada for at least 730 days (2 years) in every 5-year period.

The Federal skilled worker class is a system based on points which gives permanent resident status to qualified applicants who show an ability to become economically established in Canada. There are six main selection factors for assessment which comprise of 100 points. Scoring 67 out of these 100 points makes the candidate eligible for the main selection process in which candidates with a lesser age, higher education, more work experience and a high band of IELTS score qualify to receive the invitation.

Applications submitted under the Federal skilled worker class undergo a two-stage assessment process.

To qualify under the First-Stage, skilled worker applicants must meet the following conditions:

  1.  Eliminatory condition:
  • Possess at least one year of applicable experience in one of 50 major high demand occupations (health, skilled trades and finance) OR
  • Possess an approved offer of “Arranged Employment”; OR
  • Legally living in Canada for a minimum of one year as a temporary foreign worker and have received a permanent full time employment offer from current employer; OR
  • Are enrolled in good standing in a Canadian PhD program and have completed at least two years of the program or graduated within the 12 months preceding the application.
  • Applicants who meet one of the above eliminatory conditions will be eligible for continued processing as a skilled worker under a second-stage at which time they must also meet each of the following essential selection conditions:
  1.  Essential selection conditions:
  • Possess one-year, within the previous 10 years, of suitable continuous full-time paid work experience or the equivalent in part-time continuous employment; AND
  • The work experience must be classified within Skill Type 0 (Managerial Occupations), Skill Level A (Professional Occupations), or Skill Level B (Technical Occupations and Skilled Trades) within the meaning of the National Occupational Classification system; AND
  • Score sufficient points under the skilled worker point grid comprising of six selection factors. The current pass mark is 67 points; AND
  • Possess suitable settlement funding; AND
  • Undergo a successful security background and medical examination.

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