175 Candidates invited in the latest British Columbia draw

By Eva Olsen [Published 19 May, 2022 | 04:45 AM] 1490
175 Candidates invited in the latest British Columbia draw

British Columbia conducted a new draw under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). 

The May 17th draw issued invitations to at least 175 candidates split across two categories: General and Targeted. 

Here are the details of the latest invitations issued in the BC PNP draw

In the general draw, which included Tech occupations – 154 invitations were issued through five BC PNP streams to skilled workers and international graduates. The minimum score required ranged from 76 to 123 points. 

In the targeted draw, which included Early Childhood and Educators (NOC 4214) – 21 invitations were issued to skilled workers and international graduates. The minimum score required was 62. 

A draw targeted at Healthcare workers saw less than 5 invitations issued to skilled workers, international graduates, and entry-level & semi-skilled workers. The minimum score required was 62.

The final set of the May 17th draw issued less than 5 invitations to skilled workers and international graduates under NOC 3413 (Healthcare Assistants). The minimum score required was 62. 


British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program: General Information

Periodically, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) invites people who are in the registration pool to submit an application to the program. Invitations to Apply (ITAs) are based on the information provided in the candidate’s application.

Information provided in the application is used to rank, select and invite relevant candidates that can support and sustain British Columbia’s economy and labor market needs. 

Candidates are evaluated based on:

  • Education – level, and field of education and where it was completed.
  • Language skills.
  • Occupation.
  • Duration and skill level of work experience.
  • Wage and/or skill level of job offer.
  • Intent to live, work and settle in a specific region.
  • Strategic priorities – factors that address specific labor market needs in B.C. or support government pilot projects and initiatives.

Invitations may be targeted to assist certain B.C government’s priorities including supporting specific business sectors, encouraging regional immigration, facilitating strategic pilot projects, and safeguarding the integrity of the program.

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