International Skilled Worker: Points Assessment Grid
PNP (SINP) Saskatchewan (Occupation In Demand)
You need a minimum score of 60 points out of 100 to apply under a SINP International Skilled Worker (ISW) sub-category.
If you meet the eligibility criteria below, but do not have an employment offer or an Express Entry profile number, please see International Skilled Worker: Occupations In-Demand for more information.
The following areas are used to determine whether you qualify for an International Skilled Worker sub-category. Points that you claim will be confirmed using your submitted documents. You may only claim points once for each section.
Please view the “Required Documents” section for your sub-category to see a list of all documents needed to support your points assessment.
I: LABOUR MARKET SUCCESS
A: EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Master’s or Doctorate degree, Canadian equivalency 23
Bachelor’s degree OR a three or more year degree program at a university or college 20
Trade certification equivalent to journeyperson status in Saskatchewan 20
Canadian equivalency Diploma that requires two but less than three years at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other formal post-secondary institution 15
Canadian equivalency Certificate or at least two semesters but less than a two year program at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other formal post-secondary institution 12
B: SKILLED WORK EXPERIENCE
• The work experience claimed must be relevant to the single occupation you’ve selected in your application.
• One year of work experience refers to 12 full months of work experience. •
a) In the 5 year period prior to application submission date
5 years 10
4 years 8
3 years 6
2 years 4
1 year 2
b) In the 6-10 year period prior to application submission date
5 years 5
4 years 4
3 years 3
2 years 2
Less than 1 year 0
C: LANGUAGE ABILITY
Applicants need to achieve IELTS, CELPIP or TEF scores to CLB 4 through 10.
CLB 8 and higher 20
CLB 7 18
CLB 6 16
CLB 5 14
CLB 4 12
English or French speaker without language test results 0
< 18 years 0 18 – 21 years 8 22 – 34 years 12 35 – 45 years 10 46 – 50 years 8 > 50 years 0
MAXIMUM POINTS FOR FACTOR I 70
II: CONNECTION TO SASKATCHEWAN LABOUR MARKET & ADAPTABILITY
Points are available for having a strong connection to the Saskatchewan labour market, which shows a genuine intent and ability to successfully settle and economically establish in Saskatchewan as a permanent resident.
The following points are for the Employment Offer subcategory only:
High skilled employment offer from a Saskatchewan employer 30
The following points are for the Occupation In-Demand and Saskatchewan Express Entry subcategories only
Close family relative in Saskatchewan
(The applicant or accompanying spouse has a family relative that is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident living in Saskatchewan. This includes: parent, sibling, grandparent, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, cousin and step-family members or in-laws of the same relationships. The family members in Saskatchewan must meet the requirements as listed under “Required Documents” for your ISW sub-category) 20
Past work experience in Saskatchewan
(A minimum of at least 12 months of work in the past five years on a valid work permit) 5
Past student experience in Saskatchewan
(A minimum of one full-time academic year of study at a recognized Saskatchewan post-secondary education institution on a valid study permit) 5
MAXIMUM POINTS FOR FACTOR II 30
MAXIMUM POINTS TOTAL: I + II = 100