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UPDATE: Saskatchewan considerably increases its demand occupations list for Express Entry & In-Demand Occupation categories

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October 3, 2019

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By Harpreet Kaur

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The province of Saskatchewan has increased the list of in-demand occupations in Express Entry as well as In-Demand Occupation categories. More than 200 occupations have been added now to this List!

 

Saskatchewan Express Entry

This sub-category is for skilled workers who want to live and work in Saskatchewan and are in the federal Express Entry Pool.

 

Saskatchewan Occupation In-Demand

This sub-category is for skilled workers who do not have a job offer but are highly skilled in a Saskatchewan in-demand occupation. 

 

Note: Eligible occupations for the Occupations In-Demand (OID) and Express Entry (EE) program sub-categories are high-skilled occupations in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) Matrix levels, with the exception of the ineligible occupations listed in the SINP Excluded Occupation List below. High skilled occupations include:

- NOC "A" (occupations that usually require university education);

- NOC "B" (occupations that usually require college education or apprenticeship training); or

- NOC "0" (management).

 

Note that NOC "C" (occupations that usually require high-school or job-specific training) and NOC "D" (occupations that usually require on-the-job training) skill levels are not eligible for the Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry subcategories.

 

As of September 18, 2019, the SINP has switched to publishing a list of 129 excluded occupations. People with the following occupations are excluded from applying to the Occupations In-Demand (OID) and Express Entry (EE) program sub-categories. This is a list of occupations that are not eligible for these program subcategories:

 

NOC - Occupations

0011 - Legislators

0012 - Senior government managers and officials

0015 - Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.

0311 - Managers in health care

0411 - Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration

0412 - Government managers - economic analysis, policy development and program administration

0413 - Government managers - education policy development and program administration

0414 - Other managers in public administration

0422 - School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education

0431 - Commissioned police officers

0432 - Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers

0433 - Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces

0511 - Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers

0512 - Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

0513 - Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors

0823 - Managers in aquaculture

1111 - Financial auditors and accountants

1113 - Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers

1227 - Court officers and justices of the peace

1228 - Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers

1312 - Insurance adjusters and claims examiners

1314 - Assessors, valuators and appraisers

1315 - Customs, ship and other brokers

2111 - Physicists and astronomers

2113 - Geoscientists and oceanographers

2114 - Meteorologists and climatologists

2115 - Other professional occupations in physical sciences

2122 - Forestry professionals

2145 - Petroleum engineers

2146 - Aerospace engineers

2152 - Landscape architects

2153 - Urban and land use planners

2271 - Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors

2273 - Deck officers, water transport

2274 - Engineer officers, water transport

2275 - Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators

3011 - Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors

3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses

3111 - Specialist physicians

3112 - General practitioners and family physicians

3113 - Dentists

3114 - Veterinarians

3121 - Optometrists

3124 - Allied primary health practitioners

3125 - Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating

3131 - Pharmacists

3132 - Dietitians and nutritionists

3141 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists

3142 - Physiotherapists

3144 - Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment

3213 - Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians

3221 - Denturists

3222 - Dental hygienists and dental therapists

3231 - Opticians

3232 - Practitioners of natural healing

3233 - Licensed practical nurses

3236 - Massage therapists 

4012 - Post-secondary teaching and research assistants

4031 - Secondary school teachers

4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers

4111 - Judges

4112 - Lawyers and Quebec notaries

4154 - Professional occupations in religion

4155 - Probation and parole officers and related occupations

4168 - Program officers unique to government

4217 - Other religious occupations

4311 - Police officers (except commissioned)

4312- Firefighters

4313 - Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Forces

5111 - Librarians

5112 - Conservators and curators

5113 - Archivists

5121 - Authors and writers

5122 - Editors

5123 - Journalists

5125 - Translators, terminologists and interpreters

5131 - Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations

5132 - Conductors, composers and arrangers

5133 - Musicians and singers

5134 - Dancers

5135 - Actors and comedians

5136 - Painters, sculptors and other visual artists

5211 - Library and public archive technicians

5212 - Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries

5221 - Photographers

5222 - Film and video camera operators

5223 - Graphic arts technicians

5224 - Broadcast technicians

5225 - Audio and video recording technicians

5226 - Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts

5227 - Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts

5231 - Announcers and other broadcasters

5232 - Other performers, n.e.c.

5241 - Graphic designers and illustrators

5242 - Interior designers and interior decorators

5243 - Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers

5244 - Artisans and craftspersons

5245 - Patternmakers - textile, leather and fur products

5251 - Athletes

5252 - Coaches

5253 - Sports officials and referees

5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness

6231 - Insurance agents and brokers

6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons

6311 - Food service supervisors

6314 - Customer and information services supervisors

6341 - Hairstylists and barbers

6343 - Shoe repairers and shoemakers

6346 - Funeral directors and embalmers

7233 - Sheet metal workers

7247 - Cable television service and maintenance technicians

7253 - Gas fitters

7303 - Supervisors, printing and related occupations

7316 - Machine fitters

7318 - Elevator constructors and mechanics

7331 - Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics

7361 - Railway and yard locomotive engineers

7372 - Drillers and blasters - surface mining, quarrying and construction

8232 - Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers

8261 - Fishing masters and officers

8262 - Fishermen/women

9214 - Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing

9217 - Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing

9221 - Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling

9222 - Supervisors, electronics manufacturing

9223 - Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing

9224 - Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing

9227 - Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly

9235 - Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators

9243 - Water and waste treatment plant operators

 

To help you navigate the entire process, our team has the resources and skills to assist. To know more about your eligibility under different categories, please contact us by email at support@spscanada.com or call at (844) 293-2688. Our team will be in touch with you shortly.


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