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Express Entry Changes: Info for Trades & Expected Updates

Canada Immigration Express entry is changing, here are some important information about Trades Occupation and the changes which are expected 

Good day ladies and gentlemen, this is IRC news and I am Joy Stephen, an authorized Canadian Immigration practitioner bringing out this special edition of Immigration news about upcoming changes to rounds of Invitation in the Express Entry Pool for Canada Immigration. These changes were announced by IRCnews in 2022 which is now being implemented. I am coming to you from the Polinsys studios in Cambridge, Ontario. Today is the 01/06/2023. This news release is specifically for Polinsys clients and Canada Immigration clients. 
Canada Immigration Express Entry selection is changing a little and moving away from general CRS score-based selection to specific selection highlighting Canadian economic needs.  

This news release is to highlight your work experience in the Trades Occupation. Please review the list below and if you have work experience for at least one year in the past few years, then please consider that work experience as your primary experience so that you can get picked in the rounds of invitation in Express Entry if that category is selected. Please consider these NOC codes and target options carefully. The following 10 NOC codes are likely to be in priority: 

Occupation   2021 NOC code   2021 TEER category   
Carpenters 72310 
Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics 72400 
Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers 72014 
Electricians (except industrial and power system) 72200 
Elevator constructors and mechanics 72406 
Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics 72402 
Machine fitters 72405 
Plumbers 72300 
Residential and commercial installers and servicers 73200 
Welders and related machine operators 72106 

If you need assistance to participate in Provincial or Federal programs or assistance after selection, please contact us   
Good luck! 

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