Plenty of Skilled Worker Application Spots Still Available

By Andy Semotiuk | February 25, 2011

Andy Semotiuk

by Andy Semotiuk – Pace Law Firm: Anyone interested in immigrating to Canada should take a look at this list of occupations in the Federal Skilled Workers program.

From the CIC website: 

Between June 26, 2010, and June 30, 2011, a maximum of 20,000 complete Federal Skilled Worker applications will be considered for processing. Within the 20,000 cap, a maximum of 1,000 Federal Skilled Worker applications per eligible occupation will be considered for processing within this same time frame…Applications received toward the overall cap: 8,385 of 20,000 as of February 25, 2011.

Glancing at the numbers, it is plain to see that there is a lot of opportunity to immigrate to Canada under the skilled worker program. Here is a sample of some of the jobs listed, with the total number of applications still available as of February 25, 2011:

Crane Operators: 996
Licensed Practical Nurses: 846
Architects: 495
Physiotherapists: 792
Dentists: 397
Dental Hygienists & Dental Therapists: 986  
Chefs: 916
Specialist Physicians: 558
Plumbers: 962
Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners: 801

To see more available positions, click here.

If you would like to file an application, please contact us here. Note that the figures are a guide only, and there is no guarantee that an application sent now will fall within the cap. The sooner you apply, the better.