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Canada Needs Skilled Tradespeople!

Federal skill trade

One of the most sought after Canadian immigration programs is the ‘Federal Skilled Trades Program’ (FSTP). Most people seek Permanent Residency through this program because of its wide range of skill options. This category caters to the high-demand occupations that Canada’s economy needs. From plumbers to electricians, this program is a good choice for millions of applicants from across the globe.

Skilled Trades Job Categories

  • Construction
  • Electrical and Industrial
  • Heavy Equipment Operation, Repair and Maintenance
  • Technical and Supervisor Jobs in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Production
  • Utilities, Processing, Manufacturing and Control Operators

Individuals (and their families) authorized to come to Canada through Federal Skilled Trades Program are granted PR status in Canada and can live and work in Canada. As Canadian permanent residents they are entitled to healthcare and access to educational programs.

Who Can Apply for the FSTP?

An individual wishing to apply under the ‘Federal Skilled Trades Program’ (FSTP), must possess a minimum of two years of full-time paid work experience. Presently, the skilled trades eligible for application under FSTP program are mentioned in the NOC Skill Level B category as per groups 72, 73, 82 and 92.

  • Major Group 72, industrial, electrical and construction trades
  • Major Group 73, maintenance and equipment operation trades
  • Major Group 82, supervisors & technical jobs in natural resources, agriculture & related production
  • Major Group 92, processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators
  • Minor Group 632, chefs and cooks, and
  • Minor Group 633, butchers and bakers

Most Common Occupations Under FSTP Program

  • Aircraft Mechanics and Aircraft Inspectors
  • Appliance Servicers and Repairers
  • Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers
  • Bakers
  • Bricklayers
  • Butchers
  • Cabinetmakers
  • Cable Television Service and Maintenance Technicians
  • Central Control and Process Operators, Mineral and Metal Processing
  • Chefs
  • Concrete Finishers
  • Contractors and Supervisors – Electrical Trades and Telecommunications Occupations
  • Contractors and Supervisors – Heavy Equipment Operator Crews
  • Contractors and Supervisors – Oil and Gas Drilling and Services
  • Contractors and Supervisors – Pipefitting Trades
  • Crane Operators
  • Drillers and Blasters – Surface Mining, Quarrying and Construction
  • Electrical Power Line and Cable Workers
  • Electricians (Except Industrial and Power System)
  • Elevator Constructors and Mechanics
  • Floor Covering Installers
  • Gas Fitters
  • Glaziers
  • Plasterers, Drywall Installers and Finishers and Lathers
  • Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Power System Electricians
  • Printing Press Operators
  • Pulping, Papermaking and Coating Control Operators
  • Railway and Yard Locomotive Engineers
  • Railway Carmen/Women
  • Railway Conductors and Brakemen/Women
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics
  • Roofers and Shinglers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Steamfitters, Pipefitters and Sprinkler System Installers
  • Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters
  • Supervisors, Electrical Products Manufacturing
  • Supervisors, Electronics Manufacturing
  • Supervisors, Food, Beverage and Associated Products Processing
  • Supervisors, Forest Products Processing
  • Supervisors, Furniture and Fixtures Manufacturing
  • Supervisors, Logging and Forestry
  • Supervisors, Mineral and Metal Processing
  • Supervisors, Mining and Quarrying
  • Supervisors, Motor Vehicle Assembling
  • Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Industrial Electricians
  • Insulators
  • Ironworkers
  • Logging Machinery Operators
  • Machine Fitters
  • Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors
  • Motorcycle, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and Other Related Mechanics
  • Oil and Gas Well Drillers, Servicers, Testers and Related Workers
  • Oil and Solid Fuel Heating Mechanics
  • Other Small Engine and Small Equipment Repairers
  • Painters and Decorators (Except Interior Decorators)
  • Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Process Operators
  • Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations
  • Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers
  • Telecommunications Line and Cable Workers
  • Tilesetters
  • Tool and Die Makers
  • Water and Waste Treatment Plant Operators
  • Water Well Drillers
  • Welders and Related Machine Operators
  • Supervisors, Other Mechanical and Metal Products Manufacturing
  • Supervisors, Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Processing and Utilities
  • Supervisors, Plastic and Rubber Products Manufacturing
    Supervisors, Printing and Related Occupations

Let Us Process Your Case for Successful PR

Our team of professionals help you secure immigration success through FSTP. We will process your file personally and help you arrange the relevant documents and paperwork. We will guide you all the way at every step of the application.

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