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The following occupations are currently on the list of 29 qualifying occupations for the Federal Skilled Worker category. Here you will find information about employment prospects in Canada for each of the 29 qualifying occupations.
NOTE: Between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, a maximum of 10,000 Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) applications will be considered for processing. Within this 10,000 limit, a maximum of 500 FSW applications per occupation will be considered for processing. The limit does not apply to those applications with a job offer from a Canadian employer.
To view current numbers of applications received towards the 500 maximum limit for each occupation, click here.
- 0631 Restaurant and Food Service Managers
- 0811 Managers in Natural Resources Production and Fishing
- 1122 Professional Occupations in Business Management Consulting
- 1312 Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners
- 2121 Biologists and Related Scientists
- 2151 Architects
- 3111 Specialist Physicians
- 3112 General Practitioners and Family Physicians
- 3113 Dentists
- 3131 Pharmacists
- 3142 Physiotherapists
- 3012 Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses
- 3215 Medical Radiation Technologists
- 3222 Dental Hygienists & Dental Therapists
- 3233 Licensed Practical Nurses
- 4151 Psychologists
- 4152 Social Workers
- 6321 Chefs
- 6322 Cooks
- 7204 Contractors and Supervisors in the Carpentry Trades
- 7301 Contractors and Supervisors in the Mechanic Trades
- 7241 Electricians (except Industrial and Power System)
- 7242 Industrial Electricians
- 7251 Plumbers
- 7237 Welders and Related Machine Operators
- 7312 Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
- 7371 Crane Operators
- 7372 Drillers and Blasters - Surface mining, quarrying and construction
- 8222 Supervisors in Oil, Gas Drilling and Service
Although the following occupations are not on the list of 29 qualifying occupations for the Federal Skilled Worker Category, there are still widespread opportunities for workers in these other professions. Click on each to discover what the employment prospects are for these occupations in Canada.