Skilled Trades StreamOn April 29, 2020 the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued targeted Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to candidates who may qualify for Ontario’s Express Entry Skilled Trades stream.  If you received a NOI, you do not need to contact the program.

The OINP targeted candidates with work experience in the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes:

7235   Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
7236   Ironworkers
7241   Electricians
7244   Electrical power line and cable workers
7252   Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
7271   Carpenters
7282   Concrete finishers
7291   Roofers
7302   Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
7312   Heavy duty equip mechanics
7313   Refrigeration and AC mechanics
7316   Machine fitters
7318   Elevator constructors and mechanics
7371   Crane operators

To be eligible for nomination, applicants must demonstrate work experience in one of the eligible NOC codes. Your application may be refused if you do not demonstrate work experience in one of the eligible NOC codes.

By choosing priority occupations that are in high demand in Ontario, we’re helping to make it easier for businesses to recruit top talent in the Skilled Trades sector.

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