- December 1, 2017
- Posted by: visasabroad
- Category: Canada PNP
British Columbia technology sector is currently demanding technology talent to cope up with the peak demand of skilled technical experts. The province’s economic growth has been remarkably gained by the technology sector. The BC PNP Tech Pilot stream allows for attracting more immigrants to the province and help the sector grow more.
What is the purpose of BC Tech Pilot?
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Tech Pilot helps in attracting skilled workers and meeting the demand of tech talent in the technology sector of the province.
The BC PNP Tech Pilot aims at attracting tech talent and also developing them accordingly.
Features of the British Columbia PNP Tech Pilot
The staff at BC PNP Tech Pilot actively works with the employers of tech industries of the province to understand their demands. The BC PNP Tech Pilot staff also provide pathways to fast-track permanent residency pathways for skilled workers in demand.
The features of BC PNP Tech Pilot are:
- They provide reports to tech employers about tech talent entering the province. This further allows employers to approach prospective candidates and offer them a job
- Weekly invitations are held for registered candidates. This helps employers to keep looking for the demands that need to be filled in the 32 key occupations listed
- When candidates working in a technology sector apply for a specific stream, their assessment is done under priority processing
What is it about Weekly Invitations?
To meet the growing demands of the province’s tech sector, more invitations need to be issued for eligible talent holding a valid job offer.
The 32 in-demand occupation identified by the BC PNP Tech Pilot and candidates deemed qualified in these occupations will be invited to apply on a weekly basis. Their unique National Occupation Code (NOC) identifies these 32 occupations.
The National Occupation Code (NOC) for Tech Pilot Occupation List 2017
|List of 32 Eligible Occupations for the BC PNP Tech Pilot|
|0131||Telecommunication carriers managers|
|0213||Computer and information systems managers|
|0512||Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts|
|1123||Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations|
|2133||Electrical and electronics 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|
|4163||Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants|
|5121||Authors and writers|
|5125||Translators, terminologists and interpreters|
|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|
|5241||Graphic designers and illustrators|
|6221||Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade|