Canada Federal skilled Worker Program:
Earlier Citizenship and Immigration Canada has re-opened Canada Federal Skilled Worker Program 2014. The program is for skilled migrants who wish to migrate to Canada. This year the number of caps allotted to overseas skilled workers under the Canada Federal skilled Worker Program is 25,500, which also include 500 for candidates eligible for PHD programs. Out of a total of 50 eligible occupations, each occupation has a sub-cap of 1000 applications in this Canada Federal skilled Worker Program.
As per a recent update from CIC, till now 157 applications were received toward the overall cap of 25,000 across different occupations listed under the Canada Federal skilled Worker Program.
Canada Federal skilled Worker Program Occupations:
One application each has been received under few of few eligible occupations such as Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services; Other financial officers; Occupational Therapists; Construction estimators; Geoscientists and oceanographers; Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses; Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations; University professors and lecturers..
Under occupations like physiotherapists; and Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics two application were approved. While for Purchasing managers three applications were approved in Canada Federal skilled Worker Program.
For occupations like Computer network technicians; Information systems analysts and consultants; Electrical and electronics engineers; and Civil engineers five places each were filled.
Under Financial Managers; and Financial auditors and accountants six places are filled.For the occupation of Mechanical engineers eight places are filled.
As a highest number till now, for Financial and investment analysts 43 positions are filled with 20 for Software engineers and designers; and 39 for Computer programmers and interactive media developers.