British Columbia issued 136 invitations in the new BC PNP Tech draw

Author: G&A | | Categories: British Columbia


On March 1, 2022, British Columbia held a new draw in the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Tech Program (BC PNP Tech). In this draw, the province invited 136 candidates in four categories: Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker, Skills Immigration – International Graduate, Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker, and Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate.

The featured streams were:

The lowest score in all categories was 85 points, the same as it was in the previous draw. In 2022, in total, British Columbia invited 1,482 candidates, including 595 applicants under the BC PNP Tech.

What Are The BC PNP Tech Job Requirements?

  • the job offer must be valid for at least 120 days at the time of application
  • the job offer must be for at least one-year duration
  • The job offer must be for one of the 29 targeted occupations (explained below)

Now The Question is, what are the 29 Target Occupations Under BC PNP Tech?

NOC                                                                       Job Title

0131                                     Telecommunication carriers’ managers

0213                                     Computer and information systems managers

0512                                     Managers – publishing, motion pictures,          

                                            broadcasting and performing arts   

2131                                     Civil engineers

2132                                     Mechanical engineers

2133                                    Electrical and electronics engineers

2134                                    Chemical engineers

2147                                    Computer engineers (except software engineers and  designers)

2171                                    Information systems analysts and consultants

2172                                    Database analysts and data administrators

2173                                    Software engineers and designers

2174                                    Computer programmers and interactive media developers

2175                                    Web designers and developers

2221                                    Biological technologists and technicians

2241                                    Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians

2242                                    Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)

2243                                    Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics

2281                                    Computer network technicians

2282                                    User support technicians

2283                                    Information systems testing technicians

5121                                    Authors and writers

5122                                    Editors

5125                                    Translators, terminologists, and interpreters

5224                                    Broadcast technicians

5225                                    Audio and video recording technicians

5227                                    Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography, and the performing arts

5226                                    Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, and the performing arts

6221                                    Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade

5241                                    Graphic designers and illustrators

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