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Mar
11
2013

Federal Skilled Worker Program of Canada Opens in May

According to an announcement made by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), foreigners including Filipinos who wish to work in Canada can submit their applications for the redesigned Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) starting May 4, 2013. The said program had to be stopped last May 2012 after it reached the yearly quota of 20,000 applications for the period from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012).

The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) selects the applicants based on the factors that would determine their ability to succeed in Canada.  It has a point system wherein the highest possible point is 100. To get a passing score, one needs a minimum of 67 points.

Other factors that are measured are the applicant’s age, educational background, work experiences, arranged employment, language ability and adaptability.

According to an announcement made by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), foreigners including Filipinos who wish to work in Canada can submit their applications for the redesigned Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) starting May 4, 2013. The said program had to be stopped last May 2012 after it reached the yearly quota of 20,000 applications for the period from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012).

The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) selects the applicants based on the factors that would determine their ability to succeed in Canada.  It has a point system wherein the highest possible point is 100. To get a passing score, one needs a minimum of 67 points.

Other factors that are measured are the applicant’s age, educational background, work experiences, arranged employment, language ability and adaptability.

Read full article about Canada’s New Federal Skilled Worker Program. 

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