128th Express Entry Draw: 500 Invitations Announced for Canadian PR -17th October, 2019

128th Express Entry Draw

500 Express Entry applicants for the Program Federal Skilled Trades will obtain invitations to apply for Canadian PR in the 128th Federal Express Entry draw that took place on 16 Oct 2019. The minimum required CRS cut-off score in this draw is 357, but solely Federal Skilled Trades applicants will be invited.

Important Details of Latest Express Entry Draw

  • Express Entry Draw Number: 128
  • Draw Conducted Date: 16 October 2019
  • Issued Invitations Number: 500
  • Minimum Required CRS Score: 357
  • Is it Program Specified?: Yes and the Program name- Federal Skilled Trades
  • Rule of Tie-breaking Implementation Date: March 4th, 2019
Second Specific Draw in 2019 for Federal Skilled Trades Class

In the 128th Federal Express Entry draw, the government of Canada has chosen to restrict the number of invitations to applicants who have an effective profile by the Federal Skilled Trades (F.S.T) program.

Applicants with profiles in the Class of Federal Skilled Worker (F.S.W) and Canadian Experience Class (C.E.C) were not counted for this draw.

The present Federal Skilled Trades special draw has announced 500 Invitations to Apply (I.T.As) to suitable candidates with a minimum required CRS score 357. To get eligibility for this program, applicants need to have a minimum of two years of full-time work experience in a skilled trade, along with a valid job offer and a minimum requirement of language CLB level 4.

As the I.R.C.C usually carries fewer program-specific draws every year, this latest draw is one of two Federal Trades Specific draws that have happened so far in 2019. The former Federal Skilled Trades specific draw happened on 15 May 2019.

Canadian recent skilled worker deficit, it was skilled trades such as welders, electricians, and mechanics that were the most in-demand professions. As Canada proceeds to add the latest jobs in every month, there will also remain to be a real need for skilled workers to meet these jobs. If you aspire to live and work in Canada, now is the most suitable time to begin the process.

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