Federal Skilled Trades Draw in fact 159th Express Entry Draw held on 6th August, which is a second Express Entry draw just in two days. Over this two day period, Canada has issued 4,150 Invitations to Apply. Canada’s Immigration Authorities have sent ITAs to 250 Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) candidates to apply for permanent residence.

This Federal Skilled Trades Draw is the first of 2020 and since October of last year and just the 7th FSTP draw since Express Entry launched in 2015. This year 2020 is turning out to be a record year as Canada has already issued 61,850 ITAs in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. In this recent draw invited candidates needed the least Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) score of 415 and the tie-breaking rule was applied for the profiles submitted after 2 June 2020. 

The Federal Skilled Trades Program is for workers which are in certain following trades occupations with at least two years of work experience.

  • Industrial, Electrical or Construction
  • Equipment Operation and Maintenance
  • Technical jobs or jobs of supervisors in natural resources, agriculture or related production
  • Chefs and cooks
  • Processing Manufacturing, Utilities, and Central Control Operations
  • Butchers or Bakers

For eligibility, Federal Skilled Trades candidates need to have a full-time job offer of employment in the specific skilled trade for a period of at least one year from at least two Canadian employers. Alternate of this is holding a certificate of qualification in that specific skilled trade from a Canadian Provincial or Territorial Authority. For further details, you can contact us as immigration consultants are here to guide you accordingly. For further details read this regarding Canadian Immigration.

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