The BC held new invitation draws and invited over 198 Candidates

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On January 16, 2024, the Government of British Columbia held new invitation draws under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) and issued invitations to apply to qualified candidates in tech, healthcare, childcare, construction, and veterinary care occupations. 

In the tech draw, the province invited 91 candidates. The minimum score for candidates invited to this draw was 103 points. 

BC issued 53 ITAs to candidates under the childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 42202). 

In the Healthcare-targeted draw, British Columbia invited 29 candidates who scored 60 points. 

The province also issued 20 invitations to candidates working in the construction sector. 

Furthermore, up to five invitations have been issued to candidates working in other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104). 

In total, British Columbia issued up to 198 ITAs in the second draw of 2024. This year, British Columbia has already invited up to 585 candidates.

Targeted invitations to apply to the Skills Immigration streams may be based on one or more of the following factors:

  • Education – level, and field of education and where it was completed
  • Eligible professional designations in B.C.
  • Language skills
  • Occupation
  • Duration and skill level of work experience
  • Wage and/or skill level of job offer
  • Intent to live, work, and settle in a specific region
  • Strategic priorities – factors that address specific labor market needs in B.C. or support government pilot projects and initiatives

Priority construction occupations:

  • 22114 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists 
  • 72102 Sheet metal workers
  • 72103 Boilermakers
  • 72104 Structural metal and plate work fabricators and fitters
  • 72105 Ironworkers
  • 72106 Welders and related machine operators
  • 72200 Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • 72201 Industrial electricians
  • 72300 Plumbers
  • 72301 Steamfitters, pipefitters, and sprinkler system installers
  • 72302 Gas fitters
  • 72310 Carpenters
  • 72311 Cabinetmakers
  • 72320 Bricklayers
  • 72400 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • 72401 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  • 72402 Heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning mechanics
  • 72500 Crane operators
  • 73100 Concrete finishers
  • 73101 Tilesetters
  • 73102 Plasterers, drywall installers finishers, and lathers
  • 73110 Roofers and Shinglers
  • 73111 Glaziers
  • 73112 Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
  • 73113 Floor covering installers

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