British Columbia Invites 77 Technological Workers And Overseas Graduates -17th May, 2019

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program
Immigration authorities in British Columbia held a draw on May 14 to target 29 IT occupations by using the BC PNP Tech Pilot. Moreover, they issued 77 invitations in four streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program. The Minimum score requirement in the four streams was 90. They were the:

  • Direct provincial streams for skilled workers
  • Direct provincial streams for international graduates,
  • Express Entry streams for skilled workers and finally
  • Express Entry streams for international graduates
The Tech Pilot ensures that candidates get a priority in processing in the BC streams.

Invitation on May 14 B.C. Immigration Draw

Date

Category

Minimum Score

Invitations Issued

43599

EEBC – Skilled Worker

90

Total: 77

EEBC – International Graduate

90

SI – Skilled Worker

90

SI – International Graduate

90

A BC draw, in the past, was held on May 7, where 187 invitations were issued to candidates in five British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams. The requirements were:

  • Direct provincial skilled workers 95 points,
  • Express Entry skilled workers 105 points.
  • International graduates in the direct provincial stream105 points
  • International graduates in the Express Entry stream- 105 points and finally
  • Entry level /semi-skilled workers75 points

Invitation in the May 7 B.C. Immigration Draw

Date

Category

Minimum Score

Invitations Issued

43592

EEBC – Skilled Worker

105

Total: 187

EEBC – International Graduate

105

SI – Skilled Worker

95

SI – International Graduate

105

 

SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

75

 

This Pilot was extended till December 2019 after it was launched in 2017. At present, it covers 29 target occupations and also has a set of relaxed requirements. There is a booming technology industry in the province.

Job Requirements

  • A Job offer should cover one among the 29  occupations
  • It must be for one-year and finally
  • The Job offer  validity has to be for 120 days at the moment of application

29 Target Occupations under the BC PNP Tech Pilot

NOC Code

Job Title

131

Telecommunication carriers managers

213

Computer and information systems managers

512

Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

2131

Civil engineers

2132

Mechanical engineers

2133

Electrical and electronics engineers

2134

Chemical engineers

2147

Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)

2171

Information systems analysts and consultants

2172

Database analysts and data administrators

2173

Software engineers and designers

2174

Computer programmers and interactive media developers

2175

Web designers and developers

2221

Biological technologists and technicians

2241

Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians

2242

Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)

2243

Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics

2281

Computer network technicians

2282

User support technicians

2283

Information systems testing technicians

5121

Authors and writers

5122

Editors

5125

Translators, terminologists and interpreters

5224

Broadcast technicians

5225

Audio and video recording technicians

5227

Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts

5226

Other technical and co-coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts

5241

Graphic designers and illustrators

6221

Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade

The provincial nomination issues a sure guarantee of selection in the Express Entry System, and also adds 600 CRS points.

The Program also publishes the score for the immigrants to get the immigration invitation under various programs.

For all international graduates, it is 30 points lower than the skilled workers belonging to the Express Entry or the provincial streams.

It is also somewhat low for semi-skilled and entry-level workmen

BC PNP: Scores Needed for Guaranteed Invitation

Category

Guaranteed Registration Score

Express Entry BC – Skilled Worker

135

Express Entry BC – International Graduate

105

Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker

135

Skills Immigration – International Graduate

105

Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

95

We bring the necessary information for all draws. Please contact us for any details.

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