Candidates in Express Entry with CRS scores as low as 332 have been offered Canada PR Invitations to Apply by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. This is in a draw that was held on 15th May and was program-specific.
The May 15th Express Entry draw offered ITAs to 500 candidates. All the candidates were eligible under the Program Federal Skilled Trades. It is one of the 3 federal economic immigration programs allied with the Express Entry.
The Program Federal Skilled Trades permits eligible tradespersons globally to obtain the Canada PR Visa. The rule of the tie-break was applied in the 15th May draw. This implies that not all candidates with CRS 332 received an ITA as multiple candidates can have the same score. The candidates who entered their profile in the Express Entry pool by 8:32:03 UTC prior to August 29, 2018, were prioritized.
The latest draw was the 10th draw till now in 2019. 31, 750 ITAs have been offered so far and it appears as a big year for Express Entry. This is even as IRCC expands its invitations to achieve its targets for economic immigration. It may result in a decrease in the CRS cut-off score as the year advances, as quoted by the CIC News.
The record low CRS cut-off score so far for an all program draw in Express Entry is 413.
Skilled work experience that qualifies for the FSTP falls under the below streams of NOC – National Occupational Classification in Canada:
• Bakers and Butchers: Minor Group 633
• Cooks and Chefs: Minor Group 632
• Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities Supervisors and Central Control Operators: Major Group 92
• Construction, Electrical and Industrial trades: Major Group 72
• Equipment Operation and Maintenance trades: Major Group 73
• Technical Jobs and Supervisors in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Associated Production: Major Group 82
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