New caps for Federal Skilled Worker and Federal Skilled Trades Programs, and Canadian Experience Class

Express Entry Program

The Canadian Embassy has declared the New Immigration Guidelines for 2015 which is the EXPRESS ENTRY PROGRAM. They created this Program for the following reasons;

REASONS FOR CREATING THE EXPRESS ENTRY PROGRAM

  1. To improve the economic status of the country
  2. To make sure that the landed Immigrants have jobs
    as soon as they arrive
  3. For faster processing of Immigrant Visa Application

HOW TO ENTER UNDER THE EXPRESS ENTRY PROGRAM?

  1. Federal Skilled Worker's Program - (TOP 50 Categories)
  2. Federal Skilled Trades Program - (TOP 90 Categories)
  3. Provincial Nominee Program - (5 Provinces active)
  4. Canadian Experience Class

STEPS ON HOW TO PROCESS IMMIGRANT VISA
UNDER EXPRESS ENTRY PROGRAM

  1. Profiling
  2. Invitation to Apply
  3. Immigrant Visa Application

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Canada opens 2,000 job categories for potential Filipino immigrants this 2015!

  • Overall cap of 25,000 applications in eligible occupations stream
  • Cap of 500 applications for PhD eligibility stream
  • No limit on applicants who have a valid job offer from a Canadian employer
  • Sub-caps of 1,000 applications for each of the 50 eligible occupations below (their 2011 National Occupational Classification (NOC) code is included in brackets):
  • Overall cap of 5,000 applications
  • All 90 skilled trades from the following NOC Skill Level B groups are eligible (with sub-caps of 100 applications each):
  • To know more about the Major Group & Minor Group (viset on this link New Caps for FSW and FSTP, and CEC)
  • Legislators
  • Senior government managers and officials
  • Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services
  • Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations
  • Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.
  • Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities
  • Financial managers
  • Human resources managers
  • Purchasing managers
  • Other administrative services managers
  • Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers
  • Banking, credit and other investment managers
  • Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
  • Other business services managers
  • Telecommunication carriers managers
  • Postal and courier services managers
  • Engineering managers
  • Architecture and science managers
  • Computer and information systems managers
  • Managers in health care
  • Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration
  • Government managers - economic analysis, policy development and program administration
  • Government managers - education policy development and program administration
  • Other managers in public administration
  • School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
  • Commissioned police officers
  • Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
  • Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
  • Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors
  • Corporate sales managers
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • Restaurant and food service managers
  • Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.
  • Construction managers
  • Home building and renovation managers
  • Facility operation and maintenance managers
  • Managers in transportation
  • Managers in natural resources production and fishing
  • Managers in agriculture
  • Manufacturing managers
  • Utilities managers
  • Financial auditors and accountants
  • Financial and investment analysts
  • Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers
  • Other financial officers
  • Human resources professionals
  • Professional occupations in business management consulting
  • Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
  • Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers
  • Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers
  • Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations
  • Administrative officers
  • Executive assistants
  • Human resources and recruitment officers
  • Property administrators
  • Purchasing agents and officers
  • Conference and event planners
  • Court officers and justices of the peace
  • Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers
  • Administrative assistants
  • Legal administrative assistants
  • Medical administrative assistants
  • Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations
  • Health information management occupations
  • Records management technicians
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
  • Insurance adjusters and claims examiners
  • Insurance underwriters
  • Assessors, valuators and appraisers
  • Customs, ship and other brokers
  • Receptionists
  • Personnel clerks
  • Court clerks
  • Data entry clerks
  • Desktop publishing operators and related occupations
  • Accounting and related clerks
  • Payroll clerks
  • Banking, insurance and other financial clerks
  • Collectors
  • Library assistants and clerks
  • Mail, postal and related workers
  • Letter carriers
  • Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors
  • Shippers and receivers
  • Storekeepers and partspersons
  • Production logistics co-ordinators
  • Purchasing and inventory control workers
  • Dispatchers
  • Transportation route and crew schedulers
  • Chemists
  • Biologists and related scientists
  • Forestry professionals
  • Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
  • Civil engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Electrical and electronics engineers
  • Chemical engineers
  • Industrial and manufacturing engineers
  • Mining engineers
  • Geological engineers
  • Petroleum engineers
  • Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
  • Other professional engineers, n.e.c.
  • Architects
  • Landscape architects
  • Urban and land use planners
  • Land surveyors
  • Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
  • Information systems analysts and consultants
  • Database analysts and data administrators
  • Software engineers and designers
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  • Web designers and developers
  • Chemical technologists and technicians
  • Biological technologists and technicians
  • Agricultural and fish products inspectors
  • Conservation and fishery officers
  • Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
  • Civil engineering technologists and technicians
  • Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
  • Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
  • Construction estimators
  • Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
  • Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment
  • Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
  • Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors
  • Architectural technologists and technicians
  • Industrial designers
  • Drafting technologists and technicians
  • Land survey technologists and technicians
  • Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety
  • Construction inspectors
  • Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors
  • Air traffic controllers and related occupations
  • Deck officers, water transport
  • Engineer officers, water transport
  • Computer network technicians
  • User support technicians
  • Information systems testing technicians
  • Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors
  • Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
  • Specialist physicians
  • General practitioners and family physicians
  • Dentists
  • Veterinarians
  • Optometrists
  • Chiropractors
  • Pharmacists
  • Dietitians and nutritionists
  • Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Medical laboratory technologists
  • Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants
  • Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
  • Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
  • Medical radiation technologists
  • Medical sonographers
  • Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)
  • Dental hygienists and dental therapists
  • Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants
  • Opticians
  • Practitioners of natural healing
  • Licensed practical nurses
  • Paramedical occupations
  • Massage therapists
  • Dental assistants
  • Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
  • Other assisting occupations in support of health services
  • University professors and lecturers
  • Post-secondary teaching and research assistants
  • College and other vocational instructors
  • Secondary school teachers
  • Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
  • Educational counsellors
  • Judges
  • Lawyers and Quebec notaries
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Family, marriage and other related counsellors
  • Probation and parole officers and related occupations
  • Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts
  • Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
  • Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Paralegal and related occupations
  • Social and community service workers
  • Early childhood educators and assistants
  • Instructors of persons with disabilities
  • Other instructors
  • Police officers (except commissioned)
  • Firefighters
  • Home child care providers
  • Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
  • Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants
  • Sheriffs and bailiffs
  • Correctional service officers
  • By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers, n.e.c.
  • Librarians
  • Authors and writers
  • Editors
  • Journalists
  • Translators, terminologists and interpreters
  • Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
  • Conductors, composers and arrangers
  • Musicians and singers
  • Dancers
  • Actors and comedians
  • Painters, sculptors and other visual artists
  • Library and public archive technicians
  • Photographers
  • Film and video camera operators
  • Graphic arts technicians
  • Broadcast technicians
  • Audio and video recording technicians
  • Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts
  • Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts
  • Announcers and other broadcasters
  • Other performers, n.e.c.
  • Graphic designers and illustrators
  • Interior designers and interior decorators
  • Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers
  • Artisans and craftspersons
  • Patternmakers - textile, leather and fur products
  • Athletes
  • Coaches
  • Sports officials and referees
  • Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness
  • Retail sales supervisors
  • Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade
  • Retail and wholesale buyers
  • Insurance agents and brokers
  • Real estate agents and salespersons
  • Financial sales representatives
  • Food service supervisors
  • Executive housekeepers
  • Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors
  • Customer and information services supervisors
  • Cleaning supervisors
  • Other services supervisors
  • Chefs
  • Cooks
  • Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale
  • Bakers
  • Hairstylists and barbers
  • Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners
  • Shoe repairers and shoemakers
  • Jewellers, jewellery and watch repairers and related occupations
  • Upholsterers
  • Funeral directors and embalmers
  • Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)
  • Retail salespersons
  • Bartenders
  • Food and beverage servers
  • Travel counsellors
  • Pursers and flight attendants
  • Airline ticket and service agents
  • Ground and water transport ticket agents, cargo service representatives and related clerks
  • Hotel front desk clerks
  • Tour and travel guides
  • Outdoor sport and recreational guides
  • Casino occupations
  • Security guards and related security service occupations
  • Customer services representatives - financial institutions
  • Other customer and information services representatives
  • Image, social and other personal consultants
  • Pet groomers and animal care workers
  • Cashiers
  • Service station attendants
  • Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers
  • Other sales related occupations
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
  • Support occupations in accommodation, travel and facilities set-up services
  • Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport
  • Specialized cleaners
  • Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents
  • Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations
  • Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
  • Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
  • Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
  • Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
  • Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
  • Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
  • Tool and die makers
  • Sheet metal workers
  • Boilermakers
  • Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
  • Ironworkers
  • Welders and related machine operators
  • Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • Industrial electricians
  • Power system electricians
  • Electrical power line and cable workers
  • Telecommunications line and cable workers
  • Telecommunications installation and repair workers
  • Cable television service and maintenance technicians
  • Plumbers
  • Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
  • Gas fitters
  • Carpenters
  • Cabinetmakers
  • Bricklayers
  • Concrete finishers
  • Tilesetters
  • Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
  • Roofers and shinglers
  • Glaziers
  • Insulators
  • Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
  • Floor covering installers
  • Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
  • Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
  • Supervisors, printing and related occupations
  • Supervisors, railway transport operations
  • Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
  • Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
  • Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
  • Machine fitters
  • Elevator constructors and mechanics
  • Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
  • Motor vehicle body repairers
  • Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics
  • Appliance servicers and repairers
  • Electrical mechanics
  • Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
  • Other small engine and small equipment repairers
  • Railway and yard locomotive engineers
  • Railway conductors and brakemen/women
  • Crane operators
  • Drillers and blasters - surface mining, quarrying and construction
  • Water well drillers
  • Printing press operators
  • Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.
  • Waterworks and gas maintenance workers
  • Pest controllers and fumigators
  • Transport truck drivers
  • Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators
  • Delivery and courier service drivers
  • Heavy equipment operators (except crane)
  • Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers
  • Railway yard and track maintenance workers
  • Water transport deck and engine room crew
  • Boat and cable ferry operators and related occupations
  • Air transport ramp attendants
  • Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers
  • Construction trades helpers and labourers
  • Other trades helpers and labourers
  • Public works and maintenance labourers
  • Railway and motor transport labourers
  • Supervisors, logging and forestry
  • Supervisors, mining and quarrying
  • Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services
  • Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers
  • Logging machinery operators
  • Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers
  • Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services
  • Fishermen/women
  • Underground mine service and support workers
  • Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators
  • Chain saw and skidder operators
  • Silviculture and forestry workers
  • General farm workers
  • Nursery and greenhouse workers
  • Fishing vessel deckhands
  • Harvesting labourers
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers
  • Aquaculture and marine harvest labourers
  • Mine labourers
  • Oil and gas drilling, servicing and related labourers
  • Logging and forestry labourers
  • Supervisors, mineral and metal processing
  • Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities
  • Supervisors, food, beverage and associated products processing
  • Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
  • Supervisors, forest products processing
  • Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing
  • Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling
  • Supervisors, electronics manufacturing
  • Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing
  • Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing
  • Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing
  • Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly
  • Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing
  • Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators
  • Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators
  • Power engineers and power systems operators
  • Water and waste treatment plant operators
  • Machine operators, mineral and metal processing
  • Glass forming and finishing machine operators and glass cutters
  • Concrete, clay and stone forming operators
  • Inspectors and testers, mineral and metal processing
  • Metalworking and forging machine operators
  • Machining tool operators
  • Chemical plant machine operators
  • Plastics processing machine operators
  • Rubber processing machine operators and related workers
  • Sawmill machine operators
  • Pulp mill machine operators
  • Papermaking and finishing machine operators
  • Paper converting machine operators
  • Lumber graders and other wood processing inspectors and graders
  • Woodworking machine operators
  • Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers
  • Weavers, knitters and other fabric making occupations
  • Fabric, fur and leather cutters
  • Industrial sewing machine operators
  • Inspectors and graders, textile, fabric, fur and leather products manufacturing
  • Process control and machine operators, food, beverage and associated products processing
  • Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers
  • Fish and seafood plant workers
  • Testers and graders, food, beverage and associated products processing
  • Plateless printing equipment operators
  • Camera, platemaking and other prepress occupations
  • Photographic and film processors
  • Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors
  • Motor vehicle assemblers, inspectors and testers
  • Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers
  • Assemblers and inspectors, electrical appliance, apparatus and equipment manufacturing
  • Assemblers, fabricators and inspectors, industrial electrical motors and transformers
  • Mechanical assemblers and inspectors
  • Machine operators and inspectors, electrical apparatus manufacturing
  • Boat assemblers and inspectors
  • Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors
  • Other wood products assemblers and inspectors
  • Furniture finishers and refinishers
  • Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors
  • Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators
  • Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors
  • Labourers in mineral and metal processing
  • Labourers in metal fabrication
  • Labourers in chemical products processing and utilities
  • Labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing
  • Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing
  • Labourers in textile processing
  • Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing
  • Labourers in fish and seafood processing
  • Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities


Provincial Nominee Immigration Program

- is also part of the New guidelines this 2015. Only 5 provinces are active under this program


  1. Manitoba
  2. Nova Scotia
  3. Ontario
  4. Quebec
  5. British Columbia

The Canadian Experience Class Immigration Program

-is an immigration category for Canada’s temporary foreign workers who wish to become Permanent Residents.


This program is for people who already have skilled work experience in Canada and want to immigrate permanently.