CRS rating continues to drop in eleventh all-program draw since July 6.
On November 23, Canada held its most up-to-date all-program Express Entry draw.
That is the eleventh draw since all-program attracts resumed on July 6.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invites to 4,750 candidates with a minimal Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) rating of 491. Eligible candidates have been invited from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). All are packages that function beneath the Categorical Entry system.
In December 2020 all-program Categorical Entry attracts have been paused for over 18 months. The attracts have been paused due to a backlog in purposes attributable to COVID-19 associated journey restrictions. Throughout this era, solely candidates from the CEC or Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) have been issued invites to use (ITAs). Nevertheless, in September 2021, IRCC additionally paused attracts for the CEC.
The variety of ITAs on this draw is identical because the earlier two on November 9 and October 26. The CRS rating is continuous to drop by two or three factors with every spherical.
Modifications to NOC
On November 16, IRCC introduced NOC 2021, a revision of NOC 2016, the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system that’s used to find out an Categorical Entry candidate’s career and ability degree.
The brand new system categorizes occupations based mostly on coaching, training, expertise, and duty (TEER) concerned. The brand new TEER system has revised NOC 2016’s ability ranges 0-E and created an equal 5 TEERS.
|NOC 2016||NOC 2021|
|Ability Sort 0||TEER 0|
|Ability Degree A||TEER 1|
|Ability Degree B||TEER 2|
|Ability Degree B||TEER 3|
|Ability Degree C||TEER 4|
|Ability Degree D||TEER 5|
With the introduction of the TEER system, there are actually 16 new occupations eligible for Categorical Entry, whereas three occupations have turn into ineligible. The ineligible occupations should be admissible beneath different financial immigration pathways equivalent to provincial nominee packages.
The introduction of the brand new occupations goals to focus on sectors through which Canada is at the moment experiencing a scarcity of expert labour equivalent to tech, healthcare, and truck drivers.
Listed here are the 16 newly eligible occupations.
- Payroll directors
- Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants
- Nurse aides, orderlies, and affected person service associates
- Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
- Elementary and secondary college trainer assistants
- Sheriffs and bailiffs
- Correctional service officers
- By-law enforcement and different regulatory officers
- Estheticians, electrologists and associated occupations
- Residential and industrial installers and servicers
- Pest controllers and fumigators
- Different repairers and servicers
- Transport truck drivers
- Bus drivers, subway operators and different transit operators
- Heavy gear operators
- Plane assemblers and plane meeting inspectors
Categorical Entry more likely to change in 2023
Into late 2022 and early 2023, candidates can anticipate that Categorical Entry attracts will proceed as they’re and CRS scores would be the essential deciding consider issuing ITAs.
Nevertheless, starting in 2023, the recently passed Bill C-19 means IRCC will have the authority to conduct targeted draws. The factors for receiving an ITA might range between attracts relying on Canada’s most urgent financial want.
For instance, a person might obtain an ITA based mostly on their occupation, training or language skills. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser has mentioned that these focused attracts will higher place new everlasting residents on a route to success whereas additionally guaranteeing that pressing gaps in Canada’s workforce are crammed.
What’s Categorical Entry?
Express Entry is the appliance administration system for 3 Canadian immigration packages: the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates within the Categorical Entry pool are already eligible for not less than certainly one of these packages.
Categorical Entry makes use of a points-based system, the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), to rank candidates’ profiles. The highest-scoring candidates obtain an Invitation to Apply (ITA) and might then apply for everlasting residency.
After the candidate applies, an IRCC officer evaluations the appliance and decides if they’re permitted. As soon as that is full, if permitted, the candidate is now a everlasting resident of Canada and one step nearer to turning into a Canadian citizen.