We all know that getting a job in any part of the world requires work experience and skill and in Canada, foreign workers are required to have work experience in any job they are applying for as this is a criterion in successfully immigrating to Canada to work.
In as much as work experience is a requirement when processing your immigration to Canada, there are still some ways you can actually immigrate to Canada without work experience.
Presently, the country has set out an initiative to invite over a million foreign nationals into the country within the next three years and these foreign nationals are to fill up labour shortages in the country and contribute to the growth and development of the economy. In a bid to meet this target, it has designed a number of immigration programs to help foreign nationals come into the country and you can also get to work in Canada with or without work experience.
We are going to be looking through some of the immigration programs in Canada through which you can immigrate and work in Canada whether with work experience or not. Though the most popular immigration program which is the Express Entry System has work experience as one of the requirements for going through the program but there are some other ways you can actually work in Canada even without work experience.
How to Work in Canada With Work Experience
- Express Entry System
Like we said earlier, this is the most popular immigration programs in Canada and it is also the fastest and easiest pathways to immigrate to Canada as it takes only about six months to process. Since its initiation in 2015, it has been the pathway for a number of immigrants.
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- The Federal Skilled Worker Program
The FSWP is a program that is designed for immigrants with training, skills and experience who are willing to contribute to the workforce of Canada. This program is for any skilled worker in any field aside trade jobs and agriculture. So even without a job offer, you can immigrate through this program as long as your occupation is among the occupations in demand in any of the provinces in Canada. But there are some requirements you will need to meet.
- The Federal Skilled Trades Program
The Federal Skilled Trades Program is for qualified trades workers who want to become permanent residents of Canada. Trade jobs include electricians, plumbers, welders, mechanics, fashion designers etc. When applying through this program, you will not necessarily need a job offer for you to be eligible.
- The Canadian Experience Class
This is for foreign nationals that have at least one year work experience in Canada. Through this program, you can get permanent residence in Canada provided you have a Canadian work experience.