Federal Skilled Trades Class
Federal Skilled Trades Worker
Program for qualified skilled trades worker
The work experience does not need to be continuous but counts after candidate qualified to independently practice the occupation meaning must be acquired after obtaining the correspondent qualifications to perform such job. Minimum 2 years of full-time work experience or an equal amount of part-time in a skilled trade within the last 5 years before applying.
There is no education requirement for the FST program, but necessary to improve rank in the Express Entry pool.
Candidate must have enough money to support themselves and their family to settle in Canada, unless candidate:
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Candidate meeting the minimum requirements of the FST program must apply through the Express Entry system to submit an Expression of Interest to immigrate to Canada.
The majority of FSTP candidate do not have enough CRS to compete with the FSW and CEC candidates in the Express Entry pool. To accommodate FSTP candidates, IRCC usually makes FSTP specific Round of Invitations twice a year.
To know more about this program or to assess your eligibility, please fill out our assessment form and submit it through “Request a Consultation” webform.
Other Options for Express Entry
FEDERAL SKILLED WORKER
This program is specifically designed to attract skilled workers who have foreign work experience and are looking to settle in Canada permanently
CANADIAN EXPERIENCE CLASS
A pathway to become permanent resident for skilled workers with Canadian Work Experience