How to Qualify for the Skilled Federal Worker Program?
The following factors affect your eligibility:
- Have gained relevant work experience for a job listed in the National Occupation Classification (NOC). Note: Work experience gained in another occupation you have not applied for does not apply;
- I have gained work experience in the past 10 years;
- Have received payment for your work;
- Have a job at skill level 0, A or B;
- Have a year’s worth of work experience (minimum 1,560 hours); and
- Prove that your work experience fits the requirements of the NOC
- Meet the minimum language level set by the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB);
- Take a language proficiency test that IRCC approves;
- You must meet the language requirements for either French or English; and
- Your language test results must not be more than two years old when you apply.
- Have completed Canadian secondary education; and a tertiary certificate, diploma or degree;
- Have completed foreign credentials; or
- Have an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) approved by IRCC
Proof of Funds
You must prove you can support yourself and your family financially, unless:
- You are working in Canada; you
- have a valid job offer from a Canadian employer.
Additional Factors to Be Considered
- Valid job offers; and