YEE Skilled Trades Program

Employers can hire skilled tradespersons under the YEE skilled Trades program if the employees are already accepted in the IRCC’s express entry pool.

How to apply?

Employers can hire through the express entry stream if their vacant positions fall under the NOC 0, A or B. It has the following steps. The employer finds a qualified foreign national through Canada’s job bank or the Yukon Express Entry stream (under the YNP). The foreign national must already have an IRCC Express Entry profile. The employer has to complete the YEE application form together with the foreign national. The foreign national or employer has to submit the application along with all supporting documents to the Government of Yukon Immigration Unit by mail or courier. The federal government invites the foreign national to apply for permanent residence. Once the permanent residence application forms and supporting documents are submitted to IRCC, both the Yukon government and IRCC work together on verifying the information and documents and then IRCC gave the permanent residence visa to the foreign national.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Point SystemMust have a federal Express Entry Profile.
LanguageBesides meeting the YNP Critical Impact Worker Program and Skilled Worker Program criteria, the applicant must meet the minimum language criteria for FST.
ExperienceBesides meeting the YNP Critical Impact Worker Program, Skilled Worker Program criteria, the applicant must meet the minimum experience criteria for FST.
Job OfferMust have a job offer from a Yukon employer.
EducationBesides meeting the YNP Critical Impact Worker Program and Skilled Worker Program criteria, the applicant must meet the minimum education criteria for FST. The applicant must also have a certificate or qualification from Canada and be assessed by the Apprenticeship and Tradesperson Qualification Authority in Yukon.
Settlement FundsMeet the IRCC settlement fund criteria.
OthersPlan to live in Yukon.

LINKS AND RESOURCES:

https://yukon.ca/en/doing-business/yukon-nominee-program/apply-express-entry-stream-hire-foreign-worker

https://yukon.ca/sites/yukon.ca/files/ecdev/ecdev-forms/ecdev-yukon-express-entry-application-form-yg6114.pdf

(Accessed in Sep 2021).

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