Everything you need to know about the Experience category of Canadian Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

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Everything you need to know about the Experience category of Canadian Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

SINP (Saskatchewan immigration nominee program) allows the province to nominate a candidate for permanent residence based on 3 categories.

  1. Skilled International Worker
  2. Saskatchewan Experience
  3. Business/Entrepreneur/Farm Application

In the last article, we had already talked about the skilled international worker category. Click here to read about the skilled international worker category in detail.

This article is focused on the Experience category

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program - Experience Category

The experience category is further divided into six different subcategories.

  1. Skilled Worker With Existing Work Permit
  2. Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker with an Existing Work Permit
  3. Health Professionals
  4. Hospitality Sector Project
  5. Long-Haul Truck Driver Project
  6. Students

Skilled Worker With Existing Work Permit

This category is for those who have been working in Saskatchewan for the last 6 months with a valid work permit.

Requirements of Saskatchewan skilled worker category

  • Must have a permanent full-time job offer from Saskatchewan's employer. The job must be in NOC A, B, 0 or a designated trade. Food and Beverage Servers/Persons must apply here
  • Must have a valid job approval letter from SINP
  • Must have been working for at least 6 months under the same employer and in the same profile for which you are being hired.
  • Should have a Canadian language benchmark (CLB) 4 for job offers in NOC 'C' occupation.
  • Should have a proper license in Saskatchewan if your profession is regulated. For skilled trade, a certificate from skilled trade commission is required.

Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker with an Existing Work Permit

This category is for semi-skilled agriculture workers who have been working in Saskatchewan with a valid work permit.

Requirements of semi-skilled agriculture worker with an existing work permit category

  • Permanent full-time job offer from Saskatchewan employer under below given occupations.
    • NOC 8431 - General farm worker
    • NOC 8432 - Nursery and greenhouse worker
  • Valid job approval letter from SINP.
  • Must have worked for more than 6 months with a valid IRCC work permit for the employer offering a job to you.
  • The job offer must be of the same position in which you are working for the last 6 months.
  • Must have completed a minimum education of secondary school comparable to the Canadian education system.
  • If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan and possess a valid proof of prior work experience in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months. Then, you can apply if your work permit is from one of the following programs -
    • A seasonal agriculture worker program
    • International experience Canada
    • A temporary foreign worker program
  • Demonstrate the required language skills for the NOC C occupation.

Health Professionals

This category includes -

Requirements of physician stream

  • Valid IRCC work Permit
  • Valid job approval letter from SINP
  • Practicing as a physician in Saskatchewan for at least 6 months
  • Have a permanent full-time job offer that has been issued by Saskatchewan health authority or the health institute where you are working.

Requirements of nurse stream

  • Should have a valid IRCC work permit
  • Practicing as a nurse for the last 6 months in Saskatchewan
  • Have a permanent full-time job offer from Saskatchewan health authority or any publicly funded health employer.
  • Should have a valid job approval letter from SINP

Requirements of other health professionals stream

  • Working in an approved health job for past 6 months for the employer offering you a permanent job, in the same job position.
  • Valid IRCC work permit
  • Have a permanent full-time job offer from Saskatchewan health authority, cancer agency or any other health employer.
  • Have valid SINP job approval letter
  • Acquire the required language score of CLB4 for the NOC C occupation.
  • If your occupation is regulated in Saskatchewan then a certificate or license is required

Hospitality Sector Project

You are eligible to apply under this sub-category if you meet the following requirements

Requirements of hospitality sector pilot project

  • Currently working in Saskatchewan for more than 6 months on a temporary work permit as a Beverage /food server(NOC 6513), Kitchen helper or food attendant (NOC 6711) and cleaning or housekeeping staff(NOC 6731)
  • If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan and possess valid proof of prior work experience in Saskatchewan as a Food/Beverage Server for a minimum of six months then, you can apply.
  • Should have completed senior secondary education or equivalent.
  • Work for an employer who has been approved by SINP to participate in this category.
  • Must have been working in Saskatchewan for a minimum of 6 months and meet all working standards.
  • Have a valid job approval letter from SINP
  • Demonstrate a sufficient score of CBL4 in the language proficiency test in all categories (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • Have an offer from an approved Saskatchewan Hospitality employer offering a permanent job for at least six months.

Long-Haul Truck Driver Project

This category is for those truck drivers who have been working in Canada on a temporary basis and waiting for their permanent status.

Requirements of Long haul truck drivers category

  • Must have been working in an approved trucking company for a minimum of 6 months on a temporary work permit issued by IRCC and based on a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Service Canada.
  • If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan and possess valid proof of prior work experience in Saskatchewan as a Long-Haul Truck Driver for a minimum of six months then, you can apply.
  • Hold the driving license of Saskatchewan of Class 1A category
  • Demonstrate a sufficient score of CBL4 in the language proficiency test in all categories (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • Should have an offer of full-time or permanent employment from an approved trucking firm in Saskatchewan.
  • Should have valid SINP job approval letter

Students

This category is for international students who have graduated from a Canadian institution or Saskatchewan

Requirements of students who have graduated from Saskatchewan institute

  • Should have a certificate, diploma or degree from a recognized Saskatchewan institution.
  • Have 6 months or 960 hours of paid employment in Saskatchewan either in the form of on-campus, off-campus, co-op work, graduate fellowship or experience gained on a post-graduate work permit.
  • Hold a valid post-graduate work permit.
  • Have a current, permanent, full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer in the relevant field of education with NOC A, B, 0 or in a designated trade.
  • Have valid job approval letter from SINP.
  • Demonstrate required Canadian language benchmark (CLB) 4 for job offers in NOC 'C' occupation in the language proficiency test

Requirements of students who have graduated from a Canadian institute

  • Should have either a diploma, a certificate or a degree from a recognized Canadian institute and must have completed at least 8 months of post-secondary full-time study.
  • Have a valid post-graduation work permit from IRCC
  • Have at least 6 months of consecutive paid employment in Saskatchewan in your related field after graduation with a post-grad
  • Have a current, permanent, full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer in the relevant field of education with NOC A, B, 0 or in a designated trade.
  • Have valid job approval letter from SINP.
  • Should have a Canadian language benchmark (CLB) 4 for job offers in NOC 'C' occupation.