In the last article, you get the insight and the benefits of living in Alberta. If you have not read Part 1, we recommend you read it first. And in Part 2, you will find more information on Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS) and how it works.
Who is the ideal candidate?
- A graduate from Alberta’s post-secondary institution
- A temporary foreign worker who works in AB
*for those who doesn’t meet this qualification, we can assist you with another program.
What are the requirements?
1. Valid work permit and Job offer
You must to prove you can work in Canada legally, and have a job offer in eligible occupation.
*see the eligible occupation at the following section
2. Language proficiency
For most applicants, the minimum score of CLB (Canada Lange Benchmark) is 4 in either English or French. But whom applying for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient services associate require a minimum of CLB 7 for English or French.
You must have at least high school diploma. And the highest-level education must be verified by an ECA (Education Credential Assessment). Or you are an eligible PGWP holder.
*If your PGWP is from a DLI outside of AB is acceptable.
4. Work experience
here are two approach, one is for those who works in AB, the other is for those who works in other provinces of Canada or outside of Canada.
The minimum work experience is 12 months of full-time in AB, or 24 months of full-time outside of AB. If you are a PGWP holder, it only requires 6 months of full-time.
*PGWP holder must work in the occupation related to his/her study
5. Funds support
In the matter of satisfying the immigration officers, you must prove that you have enough money to support yourself or even for your families.
What are the eligible occupations?
In the previous article, it mentioned about the in-demand occupations. If your experience meets them, congratulations, you have a more appealing profile to the AB government. If your experience is not in the in-demand categories, don’t worry about that, most occupation are eligible, as long as your job offer is in NOC (National Occupational Classification) 0, A, B, C, D.
If you are interested in moving to Alberta. Don’t hesitate to contact us.