Minimum required score rises six points in new Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand draws
Saskatchewan held draws for Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates on July 24, just over a month since the previous draw on June 20.
A total of 381 invitations were issued: 277 to candidates with an (EOI) profile in the province’s Occupation in Demand and another 104 to those with an EOI profile in the Express Entry .
The province immigration nominee or SINP, assesses the eligibility of skilled workers for these immigration sub-categories on a points basis.
Candidates must score at least 60 points for factors such as education, work experience and proficiency in English or French, among others, in order to be eligible.
They must also have work experience in one of 19 occupations listed as in-demand in Saskatchewan.
SINP In-Demand Occupation List
Licensure not required
1311 Accounting technicians
2251 Architectural technologists and technicians
4215 Instructors of persons with disabilities
5254 Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness
0423 Managers in social and community services
2174 Computer Programmers and interactive media developers
3211 Medical Laboratory Technologists
3215 Medical Radiation Technologists
3216 Medical sonographers
4212 Social and community service workers
4214 Early childhood educators
6331 Meat cutters
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics/technicians
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers
The cut-off scores in the July 24 draws for both sub-categories went up by six points over the previous draw on June 20, from 68 to 74.
So far in 2019, the SINP has issued 1,004 invitations to Express Entry candidates and 1,473 to Occupation In-Demand candidates.