Yes, that’s true. The new rules for Canadian province Alberta’s Provincial Nominee Program will offer numerous opportunities for applicants for this provincial program. So, lets see all these details here.
New rules for Alberta Immigration Program—Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program or AINP has been subject to new norms with effect from 13th September this year.
Following are the highlights of the changes—
• Additional allocations for Food Services Industry Pilot Project—Under this program, employers in Alberta with eligible employees will have the ability to have nominations up to 20 percent of their total employees per restaurant location for the purpose of Canada PR(Canada Permanent Residency).
Alberta employers under Food Services Industry Pilot Project can nominate temporary workers(food service workers) who are already in this Canadian province on a work permit. The only condition is that all such temporary workers in Alberta ought to be either Kitchen Helpers(NOC 6641), Food and Beverage Servers(NOC 6453) or Food Counter Attendants(NOC 6641).
• Addition of new eligible occupations under Alberta Work Experience Category—Those who are already in Alberta and working here as semi-skilled or skilled workers are eligible to immigration under this category.
• List of low-skill occupations—
1. Construction Trades Helpers and Laborers(NOC 7611)
2. Light Duty Cleaners(NOC 6662)
3. Other Trades Helpers and Laborers (NOC 7612)
4. Special Cleaners(NOC 6661)
5. Janitors, Caretakers and Building Superintendents(NOC 6663) Until 28th November, 2013, only a limited number of applications will get accepted for Alberta low-skilled jobs.
• Streamlined rules for some occupations under Employer Driven Stream—Under this program, following semi-skilled foreigners possessing a qualifying offer of job will be eligible—
Supervisors/managers in the Service,
Retail and Foodservice Industries.
Post-graduate category added in Strategic Recruitment Stream—Those who are successful international graduates of any Canada institute(educational institute) and currently employed in Alberta are eligibile to apply for nomination under this new stream even without any employer supported application.
However, the only requirement is that applicants need to be working in Alberta on a valid post-graduate work permit. Moreover, their occupation needs to be either semi-skilled or skilled.
All applicants need to possess a diploma, certificate, degree or any graduate level degree from any public funded trade/technical school, community college, or any university in this Canadian province or any other Canada province or any private institute in Alberta duly recognized by province for conferring degrees.