How Does the Federal Skilled Trades Program Work in Canada?

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The Federal Skilled Trades Program (FTSC) allows individuals with either a  job offer or educational qualification to work in a trade to immigrate to Canada.  This program provides an amazing opportunity to thousands of people each year and, their is no reason why you can’t be among them.

Under the Federal Skilled Trades Program, one is able to obtain Permanent Residency in Canada. The objective of the FTSC is to meet the demands of the booming Canadian workforce and there is a specific list of trades which qualify to fulfill those needs.

However, the FTSC has strict criteria set by the Canadian government that must be met in order to qualify. Meaning, that not retaining the aid of an immigration professional may very well lead to a rejected application due to numerous details that can be potentially overlooked.

Who is the Federal Skilled Trades Program For?

Individuals who possess a job offer or have a certification to work in an occupation on the list under the Federal Skilled Trades Program are able to immigrate to Canada on a permanent basis and obtain permanent residency status in Canada. Potential applicants under the stream can immigrate either with or without a job offer. The FTSC has specific requirements for educational requirements, job offers and work experience.

What to ask a licensed Canadian immigration professional about the Skilled Trades Program?

Not all immigration professionals possess the necessary experience to achieve the desired result for their clients.   Often we’ve noticed that Federal Skilled Trades Program application are denied because the right questions were not discussed.

Here are some very important questions you want to ask any person you are planning on hiring to help you with your Federal Skilled Trades Program application

  • Which requirements would apply to your circumstances?
  • What education requirements must I meet to immigrate under the program?
  • If I have a job offer, what are the requirements for the job offer in order to qualify?
  • What kind of work experience is required in order to immigrate under the FSTP?
  • If one has a family you may want to ask, is my family able to immigrate under the program?

The immigration professional should have no problems answer those important questions for you.

Why Contact My Visa Source for an Assessment?

The Canadian economy presents a high number of opportunities for individuals with a skilled trades background. Although jobs may not be available in certain parts of the world for these trades people, My Visa Place understands that their is an immense amount of talent abroad that can help fill the gaps in Canada.

When the professionals at our firm conduct a preliminary assessment for the Federal Skilled Trades Program, they understand the importance of determining if a potential applicants education and work experience meet the requirements for the Canadian equivalency. We do not just stop there, as the professionals at our firm are able to assist you with not only putting together an application but, making certain that it is being processed in a manner that provides the best possibilty for a positive outcome.

What to do next

Getting started is simple, just fill out our Assessment Form, or call us at 1-888-368-4608 for an assessment of your immigration matter.