Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)

Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)

Are you looking to immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker? GoldOX World Immigration is here to help you navigate the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) under the Express Entry system.

As one of two main federal programs for skilled workers, the FSWP seeks to select candidates with the highest probability of successfully settling in Canada. If you meet the minimum entry criteria and possess the necessary education, work experience, age and language skills, we can guide you through the application process and help you obtain the necessary points to qualify for immigration to Canada.

To qualify for the Federal Skilled Worker Program, applicants must meet the following conditions:

  • Possess one-year of continuous full-time paid work experience or the equivalent in part-time continuous employment within the previous 10 years in one of the 370 eligible occupations listed under the applicable National Occupational Classification system.
  • The work experience must be classified within TEER categories 0, 1, 2, or 3 of the National Occupational Classification.
  • Score sufficient points under the skilled worker point grid comprising six selection factors.
  • Undergo language testing from a recognized third party and demonstrate intermediate level language skills in English or French corresponding to the Canadian Language Benchmark of 7.
  • Possess suitable settlement funding.
  • Undergo a successful security background and medical examination.

Qualified applicants are evaluated against six factors to determine their eligibility for immigration to Canada. Applicants must obtain a total of 67 points out of a possible 100 in order to qualify.

Our immigration consultants can assist you in evaluating your eligibility and help you prepare your application to increase your chances of success.

The six selection factors are education, language proficiency, employment experience, age, arranged employment, and adaptability. Our consultants will guide you through each of these factors and help you maximize your score.

  • 1. Education – Maximum of 25 points The maximum number of points awarded for education is 25, with maximum points awarded to applicants with doctoral degrees. Our consultants can help you determine the Canadian equivalent of your foreign credentials.
  • 2. Language – Minimum threshold of 16 points, Maximum of 28 points Applicants who meet the minimum threshold must score at least 16 points under this selection factor. Our consultants can assist you in preparing for the language test and increasing your score.
  • 3. Employment Experience – Minimum of 9 points, Maximum of 15 points Our consultants will evaluate your work experience and guide you on how to meet the minimum requirement of one year of work experience in an eligible occupation to qualify for the program. The maximum consideration is six years.
  • 4. Age – Maximum of 12 points Our consultants will assess your age and determine the maximum number of points you can receive based on your age.
  • 5. Arranged Employment – 0 or 10 points Our consultants can help you navigate the process of obtaining a validated offer of employment in Canada, which can provide up to 10 points.
  • 6. Adaptability – Maximum of 10 points Our consultants will assess your eligibility for adaptability points, which can be awarded for having at least one year of full-time Canadian work experience, a close adult relative living in Canada, or other considerations.

Don't let the complex application process deter you from pursuing your dream of immigrating to Canada. GoldOX World Immigration has a proven track record of success in helping skilled workers obtain permanent residence in Canada through the FSWP. Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you in achieving your immigration goals.

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