This program is for temporary foreign workers who are already in Alberta working full-time and also have a full-time job offer in eligible occupations from an Alberta employer. Positive LMIA or LMIA exempted work permits are required.
Application Process: Apply online through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) Portal.
|IRCC Point System||n. a|
|Provincial Profile/Point System||n.a|
|Pass score||n. a|
|Language||Must have a minimum CLB/NCLC 5 in English or French if you are working in a NOC 0, A, or B occupations, OR a minimum of CLB/NCLC 4 if you are working in a NOC C or D occupation. However, CLB/NCLC 7 is required in English or French if you are working in NOC Code 3413.|
|Experience||Current work experience must be in the eligible occupations in NOC skill levels 0, A, B, C or D. Please note a few occupations inside these NOCs are still ineligible. A minimum of 1-year full-time experience in your current occupation in Alberta within the last 18 months. A minimum of 2 years full-time work experience in your current occupation in Canada or abroad within the last 2.5 years (30 months) or both, can be a combination of in Alberta, in Canada or abroad. If you have a post-graduation work permit you will need a minimum of 6 months of full-time work experience within the last 18 months in your current occupation in Alberta.|
|Job Offer||All applicants must have a bona fide full-time job offer or employment contract from an Alberta employer in their current occupation. A job offer can be in any NOC. For post-graduate work permit holders, the NOC must be relevant to studies.|
|Wage Standard||Wages and benefits must meet the provincial minimum wage standard and meet/exceed the wage requirements mentioned under LMIA.|
|Education||Must have a minimum of high school education or ECA. If you are a postgraduate of an Alberta Advanced Education publicly funded post-secondary institution you must have a post-graduation work permit (PGWP).|
|Current Residence||Must be living in Alberta and must have valid temporary resident status in Canada.|
|Ineligible applicants||Out of status foreign nationals, refugee claimants, in appeal or removal process, non-Alberta residents.|
|Ineligible occupations||Yes, a list of non-eligible occupations exists.|
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
https://www.alberta.ca/ainp-alberta-opportunity-stream.aspx (Accessed in Sep 2021).