On 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
7244 Electrical power line and cable workers
7252 Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
7282 Concrete finishers
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.