The first thing you must consider before you immigrate to Canada as a plumber is Canadian immigration process which is to calculate your Canadian immigration points for Express Entry using the comprehensive Canadian Ranking System.
Canadian Ranking System (CRS) points are awarded for with this below:
- English ability
- Mastering French
- Your partner’s skills
- Professional experience
These factors count towards your overall Immigration Point score, which must be equal to or greater than a total of 67.
Once you receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from citizenship and immigration Canada as a result of your Express Entry request, you will only have 60 days to file a formal request, so under no circumstances should you file an application for Express Entry. Express Entry “pretending” to have certain points without first verifying all your points through various tests, equivalency certificates and skilled trades’ assessments.
Once invited to apply for your Canadian visa, you cannot go back and have these things checked in reconsideration, they must be done before claiming points for them and given that your Express Entry profile is only valid for a year, it makes sense to present the best from the outset of the processing.
The process of checking your plumbing skills, experience and qualifications is called the skills assessment and serves two purposes.
First Objective of the Plumbers Skills Assessment in Canada: With a positive skills assessment, you will be able to claim the required points both on the Canadian Ranking System Express Entry and on a possible federal skilled trade’s application.
Second Goal of the Plumbers Skills Assessment in Canada: Your positive skills assessment will also be doubled as your Red Seal qualification, so the assessment of your plumbing skills means that you will be qualified to work as a plumber in Canada.
How to register to immigrate to Canada as a plumber
As part of your immigration process, your dedicated Plumbers Canada account manager will organize your Red Seal equivalency process so you don’t have to worry on how to move to Canada; they will have you covered as soon as you get the ball rolling.
Can I migrate with Migrate Canada without a job offer?
The answer is a absolutely yes, provided you have a reasonable total Canadian Ranking System score on your Express Entry application and can meet the 67 immigration point threshold for your Canadian Federal Skilled Trades Visa. There is no minimum Canadian Ranking System score required to submit a Plumber Canada Express Entry profile.
Of course, getting a job offer (documented in the right way for immigration purposes will give you an instant Canadian Ranking System boost of 600 points, so it makes sense to start this process as soon as possible.
As a new skilled and highly skilled permanent resident of Canada, you can work full time from day one, either as a direct employee, contractor or self-employed.
Plumber jobs in Canada are often better paid than in the UK, Africa, Europe and Asia, and Canadian labour law respects work-life balance. Moreover, plumbers in Canada are highly unionized, which sounds somehow to hear in many parts of the world, is in fact essential in promoting better wages and conditions throughout the county.