Nova Scotia PNP invites programmers and media developers
The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) has invited immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. The candidates were invited through the Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities Stream. The NSNP did not disclose the number of invitations issued in this latest round.
Invited candidates are expected to have computer programming and interactive media development (NOC 2174) as their primary occupation. Candidates will also provide letters of reference from employers as evidence of at least three-year work experience in full-time employment or an equivalent part-time within five years preceding the application. Also, applicants must have had at least one year of Canadian work experience in any occupation of NOC types 0, A, or B. They must also possess a Canadian Language Benchmark rating of seven in all English language abilities and must have completed a bachelor’s degree or another post-secondary degree that is at least three years long.
Full Criteria for Application
- Have a primary occupation of programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174)
- Provide letters of reference from employers, as outlined in the application guide, to demonstrate that they have three or more years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in NOC 2174 within the five years preceding the application.
- Have at least one year of experience in NOC O, A, or B in Canada.
- Have a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 7 or higher in English in all language abilities as demonstrated by providing results from a language test approved by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada.
- 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 institutes.
- Apply no later than 11:59 p.m. Nov. 21, 2020.
- You must include copies of language tests and proof of education to meet the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree or higher with your application. Proof of education must include an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report issued by an organization designated by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada if your educational credential was obtained outside of Canada.
To apply you must:
- receive a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Nominee Program within the Express Entry system;
- submit your application within 30 calendar days of the date on which your letter of interest was issued;
- meet the minimum work-experience requirements of the Express Entry stream for which you have qualified;
- demonstrate sufficient funds to successfully establish yourself and your family in Nova Scotia and to pay your immigration costs and travel expenses;
- have legal status in your current country of residence;
- meet eligibility criteria in place at the time you are issued a Letter of Interest; and
- have a valid Express Entry number and meet all IRCC criteria for the Express Entry pool.
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