The December 5 draw targeted Express Entry candidates with work experience in National Occupational Classification (NOC) 4212 — Social and Community Service Workers.
Since its launch in 2018, the stream has invited early childhood education workers, financial auditors and accountants, and French-speaking Express Entry candidates, Carpenters, Nurses and then now is Social Service and community workers.
- On Dec 5 Express Entry candidates were invited who had at least 2 years’ experience as a Social and Community Services Worker (NOC 4212) and language scores of at least CLB 7
- The December 5 draw was the NSNP’s sixth through the Labour Market Priorities Stream in 2019.
- NSNP issued Letters of Interest to eligible candidates in the Express Entry pool with min. 2 OR More years of work experience in NOC code 4212 (social and community service workers), CLB7 in English or French, and a bachelor’s degree (or a post-secondary program of three or more years)
Most recent application guide is from May 30, 2019
To apply under Category B, you must:
- be in one of the target occupations as identified in the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry guide;
- have a profile registered in Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry system;
- score 67 points or more on the stream’s six selection factors;
- have at least 1 year of skilled work experience in one of our target occupations;
- have a Canadian high school credential or equivalent;
- prove language ability in English or French at Canadian Language Benchmark 7;
- show enough financial resources to successfully settle in Nova Scotia.
Among other criteria, applicants have to meet the following requirements in order to be eligible:
- have a primary occupation of social worker or community service worker (NOC 4212);
- provide letters of reference from employers that demonstrate they have two or more years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience as a social worker or community service worker within the five years preceding the application;
- have language test results demonstrating a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 7 or higher in English or French in all four language abilities (reading, writing, speaking and listening);
- hold a bachelor’s degree or have completed a program of three or more years at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other eligible institute.
- have a valid Express Entry profile.
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