- USA H1B VISA
- USA EB5 Visa
- Canada Immigration
- Australia Immigration
- USA Immigration
- European Work Permit
In the last 3
years, you must have worked at least 1,560 hours.
· Count hours worked in part-time and full-time
· The hours must be in one occupation, but they
can be with different employers
· You must have been paid for these hours.
Volunteering or unpaid internships don’t count.
· Don’t count hours when you were self-employed.
· These working hours can be inside or outside
· The hours must have been accumulated over a
period of at least 12 months.
Any periods of self-employment will not be included when calculating the
period of qualifying work experience.
You can use your work experience to qualify for the Atlantic
Intermediate-Skilled Program in 2 different ways.
You have work experience at National Occupational Classification (NOC)
skill level C.
NOC skill level C is a type of job that usually requires a secondary
(high school) education and/or job-specific training, such as:
· industrial butchers
· long-haul truck drivers
· food and beverage servers
· as a registered nurse or registered psychiatric
nurse (NOC skill level A 3012)
· As a licensed practical nurse (NOC skill level B
· a nurse’s aide, orderly, or patient services
associate (NOC skill level C 3413)
· a home support worker (NOC skill level C 4412)
· a Canadian secondary (high school) or
post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree from a recognized institution
· a foreign degree, diploma, or certificate equal
to a Canadian credential. You need an educational credential assessment (ECA)
report from a recognized organization to show your credential is valid and
equal to a Canadian credential. If you already have an ECA report, it must be
less than 5 years old.
You must take one of the language tests. It will show you can
communicate well in English or French to live and work in Canada.
Learn about language testing for the AIP. If you have taken an approved
test, you can send those results if they:
· are less than 2 years old
· show you meet the level the program requires
When you get to Canada, you need to have enough money to support
yourself and your family. The amount you need depends on the size of your
family. The size of your family also includes anyone you support who isn’t
immigrating with you.
Learn how much money you should have when you arrive in Canada.
If you’re already living and working in Canada with a valid work permit,
you don’t need to show proof.
You must have a job offer that meets all of these requirements:
· The job offer was made using the Offer of
Employment to a Foreign National
· The employer has been designated as an employer
taking part in the AIP by the Atlantic province where you’ll be working (New
Brunswick, Newfoundland, Labrador, Nova Scotia, or Prince Edward Island). They
must have a Confirmation of Designation from the province.
· The job must be full-time, meaning you’ll work
at least 30 paid hours per week.
· The job must be non-seasonal. In general, this
means you have consistent and regularly scheduled paid employment throughout
· The job is skill type/level 0, A, B, or C under
· Your employment is permanent, that is, there is
no set end date.
You must meet employment requirements for the job you are offered. You
can find these requirements in the NOC. The job doesn’t need to be in the same
NOC as other jobs you’ve had.
If you meet all these requirements, you are ready to file your
Question: What are the AIPP Program
Answer: To be eligible for the AIPP Program, applicants must have a
valid job offer, language proficiency, a minimum level of education, and fulfil
other specific requirements set by the program.
Question: Can international students
apply for the AIPP Program?
Answer: Yes, international students can apply for the AIPP Program if
they meet the eligibility criteria and have a valid job offer from an employer
designated by one of the AIPP provinces.
Question: Is work experience necessary
for the AIPP Program?
Answer: Yes, applicants must have relevant work experience to be
eligible for the AIPP Program. The amount of required work experience varies
based on the specific stream under which they are applying.
Question: Can applicants choose any
province under the AIPP Program?
Answer: No, applicants can only apply to the Atlantic Provinces
participating in the AIPP Program, which includes Nova Scotia, New Brunswick,
Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Question: Are there any language
proficiency requirements for the AIPP Program?
Answer: Yes, applicants must demonstrate language proficiency in English
or French by providing valid test scores from recognized language tests such as
IELTS or CELPIP for English, and TEF or TCF for French.