FEDERAL SKILLED TRADES (FST)
The Federal Skilled Trades Program is for skilled workers who want to become Permanent Residents based on being qualified in a skilled trade.
To be eligible, you must meet the required language levels for each language ability in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
You must have at least:
2 years of full-time work experience or
An equal amount of part-time work experience in a skilled trade within the 5 years before you apply
Meet the job requirements for that skilled trade as set out in the National Occupational Classification, except for needing a certificate of qualification.
Have a valid job offer of full-time employment for a total period of at least 1 year or
a certificate of qualification in that skilled trade issued by a Canadian provincial, territorial or federal authority.