January 13 – Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) commonly known as (Ontario PNP) sent 1,252 invites for PR under Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream.
Express Entry profiles having a comprehensive ranking system (CRS) score between 336-506 received the Notification of Interests (NOIs) and experience in 42 NOCs.
In simple language, these 1,252 Express Entry profiles got 600 extra points making it definite to receive Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the next Express Entry draw.
Profiles created with Express Entry system between January 13, 2022 – January 13, 2023 were considered by OINP for this draw in 42 occupations.
These are the lucky 1,252 Express Entry profiles as OINP selected these profiles on their own scanning the Express Entry pool of profiles.
Furthermore, recent Express Entry draw declared CRS cut off score 507. This is also the reason that we are calling the invited profiles created with Express Entry system in these occupations as “lucky NOCs.”
This OINP draw sent invites Express Entry profiles created in 42 occupations as mentioned below:
- NOC 72010 – Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
- NOC 72011 – Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
- NOC 72012 – Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
- NOC 72013 – Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
- NOC 72014 – Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
- NOC 72020 – Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
- NOC 72021 – Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
- NOC 72022 – Supervisors, printing and related occupations
- NOC 72024 – Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
- NOC 72101 – Tool and die makers
- NOC 72102 – Sheet metal workers
- NOC 72103 – Boilermakers
- NOC 72104 – Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
- NOC 72105 – Ironworkers
- NOC 72106 – Welders and related machine operators
- NOC 72200 – Electricians (except industrial and power system)
- NOC 72201 – Industrial electricians
- NOC 72203 – Electrical power line and cable workers
- NOC 72204 – Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers
- NOC 72300 – Plumbers
- NOC 72301 – Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
- NOC 72310 – Carpenters
- NOC 72320 – Bricklayers
- NOC 72321 – Insulators
- NOC 72400 – Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
- NOC 72401 – Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
- NOC 72402 – Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
- NOC 72403 – Railway carmen/women
- NOC 72404 – Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
- NOC 72406 – Elevator constructors and mechanics
- NOC 72410 – Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
- NOC 72422 – Electrical mechanics
- NOC 72423 – Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
- NOC 72500 – Crane operators
- NOC 73100 – Concrete finishers
- NOC 73101 – Tilesetters
- NOC 73102 – Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
- NOC 73110 – Roofers and shinglers
- NOC 73111 – Glaziers
- NOC 73112 – Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
- NOC 82031 – Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services
- NOC 92100 – Power engineers and power systems operators
What is OINP Express Entry Stream
Other than having a valid Express Entry profile, to Be Eligible for Ontario PNP Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream you must meet the following requirement:
At least one year of cumulative paid full-time work experience (or the equivalent in paid part-time employment) in Ontario in a skilled occupation.
This occupations must be specified in National Occupational Classification Minor Group 633 or Major Groups 72, 73, or 82 (NOC).
This work experience must have been:
- obtained within the last two years from the date of submitting your application to the OINP
- in one or more of the occupations that you identified in your Express Entry profile
- in Ontario while maintaining legal status in Canada
- the work you’ve done must add up to one year, but it does not have to be one year of continuous work
- working in a job with at least 30 hours of paid work in a week that amounts to at least 1,560 hours of paid work in one year (part-time work experience is counted if it adds to at least aforementioned hours within last two years).