The Work Experience factor is one of the ten criteria for which points are awarded under the Quebec Immigration selection system.

Up to eight points are awarded under the work experience factor of the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. 

Experience Points
Less than 6 months 0 points
6 to 11 months 4 points
12 to 23 months 4 points
24 to 35 months 6 points
36 to 47 months 6 points
48 months and over 8 points
Maximum 8 points

Notes on Work Experience selection factor for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program:

  • Work experience must have been accumulated during the five years preceding the application date in an occupation with a skill level above "D" as defined by the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
  • Work experience includes paid employment on part-time or full-time basis. Work experience acquired during an internship (paid or unpaid) may be counted towards the work experience requirement if the training leads to a diploma being granted. 

Learn about the Age selection factor under the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. 

See the complete list of selection factors under the Quebec Skilled Worker Program.

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