Skilled Workers in Manitoba is a stream of the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Category which targets foreign nationals who already have work experience in Manitoba and are working in the province at the time of application. This stream is highly competitive, only selecting applicants with the most competitive profiles.
Work Experience in Manitoba
Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) and International Students: Manitoba Graduates in occupations on Manitoba’s published In-demand Occupations list who have been working a minimum of 6 months in Manitoba (the job is not necessarily related to your field of study);
international Students: Out-of-Province Graduates in occupations on Manitoba’s published In-demand Occupations list who have been working a minimum of 12 months in Manitoba (the job is not necessarily related to your field of study);
Additional Employment Requirements
You must be residing and working in MB at the time of application
You must have a long-term, full-time job offer that meets MB’s employment and wage standards for the occupation;
Your working conditions consistent to those of Canadian Citizens/Permanent Residents of Canada; and
Your position is not home-based, part-time, temporary, seasonal, or commission-based.
Official Languages Proficiency:
The minimum official language proficiency depends on the assessed NOC:
Minimum CLB/NCLC 7 for Regulated Occupations
Minimum CLB/NCLC 6 for Compulsory Trades
Minimum CLB/NCLC 5 for all other NOC 0, A, or B occupations
Minimum CLB/NCLC 4 for semi-skilled occupations (NOC C or D)
You must demonstrate the ability and intent to reside in Manitoba