CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) has extended its support to the new international study that would help the trained tradespeople of Britain and Ireland to assess their skills against the criteria of Canadian government.
UK NARIC known as UK’s National Recognition Information Centre and ACCC known as Association of Canadian Community Colleges have signed a mutual agreement.
CIC would extend its support to the ACCC towards the new international study. UK NARIC would operate as a subcontractor.
This study is part of Canadian Immigrant Integration Programme. This program provides the newcomers the information related to labour market and helps them to gain employment in the areas that are in great demand all over Canada by matching their skills, experience level and expertise against the requirements of Canada.
Heavy duty equipment technician, plumber, steamfitter, carpenter, power line technician are some of the trades.
CIC has said that it would help the applicants of Federal Skilled Trades Program towards better understanding the expectations and requirements necessary for tradespeople in the labour market of Canada.
CIC accepts a maximum of 3,000 applications per year under the Federal Skilled Trades Program.