Immigrate to Canada as a Skilled Tradesman

Construction, Transportation, Manufacturing, And Services.

you may qualify to immigrate to Canada a skilled tradesman if you have


At least two years of full-time work experience in skilled trades occupations


At least below average knowledge of one Canadian official languages, English and/or French


Have a certificate of qualification/ or Canadian job offer


In Canada, one out of 7 people who work has a trade certification

Purpose of the program


Trades skilled immigration constitutes one of the four main pillars of the federal immigration system in Canada. It is expected that every year 40% of newly created jobs are in skilled trades and technologies. On the other hand, more people in trades are retiring than entering the market. Construction, transportation, manufacturing, and petroleum production are estimated to take the hardest hit. Approximately 1 .3 million people are skilled trades immigrants. Canada needs more.

Trades occupations

For the immigration policies purposes, the trades skills fall into the following general categories.

  • Industrial, Electrical and Construction workers
  • Maintenance workers and equipment operators
  • Technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture, including supervisors
  • Processing and manufacturing supervisors
  • Chefs, cooks, butchers, and bakers
  • Others

Did you know?

The average workforce skilled trades salary ranges from approximately $62,000.0 to $145,000.0 per year

We are here to help

Both federal and provincial governments are interested in retaining such talent in Canada. The following provinces have a proven track record of accepting immigrants in trades:

  • Ontario
  • British Columbia
  • Nova Scotia
  • New Brunswick
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Alberta
  • Saskatchewan

We are here to help

MigroSapiens Consulting will help you understand which program best suits your background and will build up your case to make it most attractive to the provinces and the federal government of Canada, ensuring higher chances of success.

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