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Saskatchewan Updates In-Demand Occupation List

On April 4th, 2019 the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) made changes to their in-demand occupation list by adding 11 new occupations and removing 10 old occupations. This list is used for those applying under the International Skilled Worker: Occupations in Demand and International Skilled Worker: Saskatchewan Express Entry programs.

The National Occupational Classification Codes which were added are as follows:

0423 – Managers in social and community services

1226 – Conference and event planners

1311 – Accounting technicians

2174 – Computer Programmers and interactive media developers

2251 – Architectural technologists and technicians

2255 – Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology

4215 – Instructors of persons with disabilities

5254 – Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness

6332 – Bakers

6342 – Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners

7332 – Appliance servicers and repairers

The National Occupational Classification Codes which were removed are as follows:

3111 – Psychiatrists

2123 – Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists

7201 – Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations

7204 – Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades

7311 – Industrial mechanics

7237 – Welders

7384 – Recreation vehicle Service

0822 – Managers in horticulture

8252 – Agriculture service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers

0821 Managers in agriculture

For those who have worked in one of the above fields, they may be able to apply for a Provincial nomination if they can meet the points requirements of the International Skilled Worker Points Assessment Grid or have a valid Express Entry Profile. Depending on the National Occupational Classification Code you are applying under, you may need to meet other specific requirements such as educational requirements or provincial licensing.