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BC PNP Tech Pilot holds a Draw and Issues 63 Invitations

Skilled workers, as well as global graduates possessing skills and experience to deal with the IT jobs, were in focus of the BC immigration draw on May 28.

The draw issued 63 invitations to candidates in five British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams, using its BC PNP Tech Pilot. The Minimum score was 90 for the two Express Entry as well as two direct provincial streams that target skilled workers and global graduates. The Tech Pilot gives a priority to IT workers through the existing provincial streams.

Invitation details in the May 28 B.C. Draw

Date

Category

Minimum Score

Invitations Issued

28-May-19

EEBC – Skilled Worker

90

Total: 63

EEBC – International Graduate

90

SI – Skilled Worker

90

SI – International Graduate

90

In the draw held on May 21, BC targeted skilled workers and global graduates. The draw issued 234 invitations to candidates in five streams of the BCPNP.

The minimum score was 75 points in the semi-skilled and entry level stream, and 95 points for direct skilled workers.

For the other three streams, it was 105 points. These streams are:

1.     Express Entry for skilled workers

2.   Express Entry for international graduates,

3.    Direct provincial international graduate stream

Invitation details in the May 21 B.C. Draw

Date

Category

Minimum Score

Invitations Issued

21-May-19

EEBC – Skilled Worker

105

Total: 234

EEBC – International Graduate

105

SI – Skilled Worker

95

SI – International Graduate

105

SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

75

The BC PNP Tech Pilot has an extension till the end of 2019 after it was launched in 2017. Presently it has a list of target occupations (29) that have easy duration norms. The Program specifically aims to attract technology workers and there is a fine technology industry having a few big names of the tech world.

Requirements for the BC PNP Tech Pilot Job

  • The job offer should be in one of the 29 target occupations
  • It has to be valid for one-year
  • Job offer validity for 120 days at applying time

BC PNP Tech Pilot- 29 Main Occupations  

NOC Code

Job Title

0131

Telecommunication carriers managers

0213

Computer and information systems managers

0512

Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

2131

Civil engineers

2132

Mechanical engineers

2133

Electrical and electronics engineers

2134

Chemical engineers

2147

Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)

2171

Information systems analysts and consultants

2172

Database analysts and data administrators

2173

Software engineers and designers

2174

Computer programmers and interactive media developers

2175

Web designers and developers

2221

Biological technologists and technicians

2241

Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians

2242

Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)

2243

Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics

2281

Computer network technicians

2282

User support technicians

2283

Information systems testing technicians

5121

Authors and writers

5122

Editors

5125

Translators, terminologists and interpreters

5224

Broadcast technicians

5225

Audio and video recording technicians

5227

Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts

5226

Other technical and co-coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts

5241

Graphic designers and illustrators

6221

Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade

When the candidates obtain the provincial nomination there is a definite selection guarantee in the Express Entry, because of adding 600 CRS points.

The PNP also informs regarding the scores that immigrants must score to get the invitation for Canadian immigration in its programs. The score requirement for a global graduate is lesser by 30 points than for the skilled workers in the Canada Express Entry as well as in the provincial streams. It is also comparatively lower to take in semi-skilled and entry-level workers.

BC PNP: Scores Needed for Guaranteed Invitation

Category

Guaranteed Registration Score

Express Entry BC – Skilled Worker

135

Express Entry BC – International Graduate

105

Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker

135

Skills Immigration – International Graduate

105

Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled

95

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