Nova Scotia Starts Occupations in Demand Pilot for Intermediate Skills -31st May, 2019

Nova Scotia immigration
On May 30, Nova Scotia immigration announced the launching of its new Occupations in Demand Pilot. The aim here is targeting the intermediate skilled jobs that have a top provincial demand.

The details

The pilot targets Nurse Aides, Orderlies, and associates for the patient service in NOC 3413, as well as Transport Truck Drivers in NOC 7511. It will initially operate for three years to attract talent in the target occupations and will also change based on the demands of the labor market. The specific target jobs will be in National Occupational Classification - C. Lena Metlege Diab, Immigration Minister, of the province spoke of the constant evaluation of programs to give a better response to the needs, of the province. Moreover, there is recognition of the noteworthy economic contributions of immigrants to the province. These changes and the New Occupations in Demand Pilot will help in the prosperity of the businesses.

Fresh Requirements

Requirements for Nova Scotia Occupations in Demand

  • A Full-time permanent job offer from a local employer in NOC 3413 or NOC 7511
  • Work experience of One year relevant to the job.
  • Age between 21 and 55 years.
  • A High school diploma.
  • Proper training, skills, as well as accreditation for the job.
  • Proving the language ability equivalent to CLB Level 4 in English or French.
  • Showing financial resources to settle in Nova Scotia successfully.

Furthermore, the province updated two entrepreneur streams.

  • Entrepreneur Stream
  • International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream

After these changes, existing business owners also earn eligibility in the Entrepreneur Stream.

Candidates can count all operating expenses towards the necessary minimum investments. Additionally, the ownership requirements in the International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream will fall to 33 percent from 100 percent. Changes also permit collaboration with other entrepreneurs and give flexibility to the recent global graduates to achieve the goals of entrepreneurship and immigration. The Nova Scotia Nominee Program at present operates eight streams and is also a part of the Atlantic Immigration Pilot.

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