BC Tech Pilot Draw Issues 35 invitations In 29 Target Occupations -14th March, 2019

BC Tech Pilot Draw
British Columbia focused on IT workers in its draw held on March 12 for the Provincial Nominee Program through the BC Tech Pilot Draw. Moreover, its feature was issuing 35 invitations to international graduates and skilled workers possessing the necessary skills and experience in 29 technology occupations.

Skilled workers in the Express Entry and also in the direct provincial streams needed 89 points for qualifying. The necessary score for Express Entry and also in the international graduates’ streams was 97 points.

Details of March 12 B.C. Immigration Draw

Date

Category

Minimum Score

Invitations Issued

43536

EEBC – Skilled Worker

89

Total: 35

EEBC – International Graduate

97

SI – Skilled Worker

89

SI – International Graduate

97

The province conducted its previous draw on March 5th and invited 346 candidates in its five streams.

Skilled worker candidates in the Express Entry and in the direct streams needed a score of 89 points. International graduates needed a score of 97 points only.

Finally, semi-skilled and entry-level candidates needed scoring 69 points.

Data regarding the Immigration Draw

Date

Category

Minimum Score

Invitations Issued

43529

EEBC – Skilled Worker

89

Total: 346

EEBC – International Graduate

97

SI – Skilled Worker

89

SI – International Graduate

97

SI – Entry-Level Semi-Skilled

69

The Tech Pilot was extended into 2019 and presently prefers candidates in 29 target occupations. Additionally, duration requirements are relaxed. The draws in B.C. PNP aim specifically at technology workers. The province also has a flourishing technology industry.

The Requirements in BC PNP Tech Pilot Job 

  • A Job offer to perform one of the 29 occupations
  • The  duration of Job offer has to be for one-year
  • The Job offer must have a validity of 120 days while applying

List of the 29 Target Occupations in BC PNP Tech Pilot

NOC Code

Job Title

131

Telecommunication carriers managers

213

Computer and information systems managers

512

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 coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts

5241

Graphic designers and illustrators

6221

Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade

Moreover, the nomination by the province guarantees success in the Express Entry System, owing to the addition of 600 Rank points.

The Program also notifies the necessary score which is required by immigrants to obtain the immigration invitation. The score necessary for a global graduate is 30 points less in comparison to the skilled worker in EE and also in the provincial streams. It is also low for semi-skilled as well as for 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

We are keen to extend support to the interested persons and they can contact us for additional details.

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