Federal Skilled Worker Class
Federal Skilled Worker applications are assessed based on an applicant’s ability to become economically established upon immigration to Canada. On January 1, 2015, the Government of Canada implemented the Express Entry Immigration system under the Economic Class including the Federal Skilled Worker Program. Under the new rules, qualified applicants are evaluated against six factors to determine their eligibility for immigration to Canada. Applicants must obtain a total of 67 points out of a possible 100 to qualify. The selection factors are Education, Language, Employment experience, Age, Arranged employment, Adaptability. The new program seeks to select candidates with the highest probability of economic settlement success and contribution to Canada.