Ontario PNP holds second In-Demand Skills draw through the new EOI system

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Ontario invited 48 Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) immigration candidates on August 11.

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) held it’s second In-Demand Skills stream draw under the new Expression of Interest (EOI) system.

There was no score requirement that candidates needed to meet in this draw. However, invited candidate need to be eligible for the In-Demand Skills stream and have a job offer in one of 19 occupations. See below for a list of the occupations with their National Occupational Classification (NOC) code.

Health and Agricultural occupations:

NOC 3413 – Nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates.

NOC 4412 – Home support workers and related occupations, excluding housekeepers.

NOC 8431 – General farm workers.

NOC 8432 – Nursery and greenhouse workers.

NOC 8611 – Harvesting labourers.

NOC 9462 – Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers, and related workers.

Manufacturing occupations (outside of the Greater Toronto Area ONLY):

NOC 9411 – Machine operators, mineral and metal processing.

NOC 9416 – Metalworking and forging machine operators.

NOC 9417 – Machining tool operators.

NOC 9418 – Other metal products machine operators.

NOC 9421 – Chemical plant machine operators.

NOC 9422 – Plastics processing machine operators.

NOC 9437 – Woodworking machine operators.

NOC 9446 – Industrial sewing machine operators.

NOC 9461 – Process control and machine operators, food, beverage, and associated products processing.

NOC 9523 – Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors, and testers.

NOC 9526 – Mechanical assemblers and inspectors.

NOC 9536 – Industrial painters, coaters, and metal finishing process operators.

NOC 9537 – Other products assemblers, finishers, and inspectors.

Invited candidates now have fourteen (14) days to apply for a provincial nomination with the OINP.

The In-Demand Skills stream is for foreign skills workers with work experience in the province in one of the targeted 19 occupations.

Foreign workers with eligible job offers with nine (9) months of cumulative work experience in Ontario within the past three (3) years can apply for a nomination with the province. Seasonal work is not eligible for the stream. Part-time work may be eligible if the candidate has worked at least 1,200 hours of paid employment in one job over the course of eighteen (18) months.