Federal Skilled Trades

Requirements to be eligible for the Federal Skilled Trades Program are as follows;

  • Meet required language proficiency in English or French. CLB 5 for speaking and listening, CLB 4 for reading and writing
  • Have 2 years f full time work experience in a skilled trade in the last 5 years
  • Meet all the job requirements for the skilled trade according to the NOC
  • Have an LMIA approved job offer of full-time employment from up to 2 employers for at least 1 years or have a certificate of qualification in the skilled trade issued by a provincial or territorial body
  • Work experience is not required to be continuous and must be received after obtaining the correspondent qualification to preform the skilled trade