Canada FSTP (Federal Skilled Trades Program) is for the people with experience in a skilled trade and who are willing to settle in Canada permanently. To apply under Canada FSTP one should have work experience in the one of the skilled trade occupations and has to satisfy certain additional requirements.
Canada Federal Skilled Trades Program 2014 accepts not more than 5,000 applications on the whole and not more than 100 applications per eligible occupation with effect from 1 May 2014. All National Occupational Classification (NOC) B level trades, which accounts to a total of 90 different occupations, will be eligible for Canada FST program.
Canada FSTP 90 eligible occupations List:
Canada FSTP 90 eligible occupations List fall into these general categories. Main Occupation list is mentioned below
- Major Group 72: Industrial, electrical and construction trades;
- Major Group 73: Maintenance and equipment operation trades;
- Major Group 82: Supervisors and technical occupations in national resources, agriculture and related production;
- Major Group 92: Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators
- Minor Group 632: chefs and cooks;
- Minor Group 633: butchers and bakers
Requirements for Canada FSTP:
Applicants planning for Canadian immigration under the Canada FSTP must fulfill the following requirements for Canada FSTP
- One must certainly plan to live outside Quebec province
- Must fulfill the necessary levels in either French or English to prove language proficiency
- Must have a minimum experience of two years or an equal amount in part time within the previous five years prior to application filing
- Fulfill the job requirements for the chosen skilled trade as indicated in the NOC
- Has a full time employment offer for not less than one year or should have a eligibility certificate in the chosen skilled trade issued under the territorial or provincial body
Test for English or French language in Canada FSTP:
Applicants planning for Canadian immigration under Canada FSTP have to fulfill the minimum language requirement for either French or English in each of the following
In order to fulfill the minimum language requirements the applicants have to take a test through an organization that is authorized by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and has to include the test results with the application.