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HOW TO GET A JOB IN CANADA FROM NIGERIA

HOW TO GET A JOB IN CANADA FROM NIGERIA

If you are reading this, then chances are that you are seeking greener pastures in the American continent. Canada is an arch competitor with the United in Issues of immigration. In each year there are Hundreds of Thousands of people who successfully acquire entrance into their dream country of Canada.  Canada is also the second preferred option after the United States for most people. Due to the relative differences in the law, culture and Lifestyle of the Canadian people makes Canada a relatively calmer and peaceful place, but also due to its closeness to the United States, and a booming competition in Canada offers a high living standard. That being said, let us illustrates to you how to get a job in Canada from Nigeria.

 

HOW TO GET A JOB IN CANADA FROM NIGERIA

How to get a job in Canada from Nigeria

Canada is currently looking for foreign professionals and skilled workers to help solidify and consolidate her national workforce. In order to work in Canada, the traditional way is to apply for a work permit. This permit could be a traditional one, or one that allows for working on Holidays, or a Postgraduate work permits or permits issued under international treaties. You cannot work in Canada without a work permit.

TYPES OF WORK PERMIT IN CANADA

  •    LABOUR MARKET IMPACT ASSESSMENT (LMIA) BASED WORK PERMITS

This work permit is offered to a candidate after they have proven to be adequately qualified by passing the Labour Market Impact Assessment.

  •    LMIA EXEMPTIONS

This is issued to people who have circumstantial qualification or reason to be granted work permit without having to go through the rigors of LMIA assessment.

  •    NAFTA WORK PERMITS

This kind of work permits is offered to foreigners that are covered by the North American Free Trade Agreement. These foreigners can be granted work without going through the LMIA process.

  •    INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFERS

Individuals who are employees of a company with an operating branch in Canada can be transferred to continue working without having to go for Labour Market Impact Assessment.

  •    BUSINESS VISITORS

Usually, business investors can cork in Canada as long as they intend without a work permit as long as they don’t contend in the labor market.

  •    POST GRADUATE WORK PERMITS

In case of graduating from a Canadian tertiary institution, foreign graduates could choose to work up to three years in Canada.

HOW TO GET A JOB IN CANADA

  •    The optimal way of getting to live and work in Canada is through the Express Entry
  •    To begin this process the first step is to visit: cic.gc.ca
  •    After registering at the address, you will provide with the listing of all the obtainable job vacancies in Canada. Check to see if you fit into any of the parameters.
  •    The next thing you do on the site is to provide accurate and provable information in the events that you are required to prove any of the information you provided. You will be required to provide Bio-data such as Nationality, skill sets, skill level, working experience, language skills and proficiency, education status.
  •    If the application process was successful, you would have a mail sent to your email from mail express. This mail will be sent to you in the advent that you are deemed qualified to have all the required qualifications where you will be invited to apply for the permit.

Although express entry is the way to go, there is no perfect guarantee that applicants will eventually get to fulfill their dream of living and working in Canada. The reason for this is that only the highest ranking and qualified applicants will be considered for immigration.

Applicants whose application is successful will be required to provide the Canadian immigration service with verifiable documents to prove the credibility of the information they provided. After the assessment of the document, if the applicant is still considered good enough he will be granted an immigrant visa.

Express entry application lasts only for the period of 12 months, after which those still interested in pursuing a new life in Canada may reapply again.

HOW TO GET A JOB IN CANADA FROM NIGERIA 

JOB ELIGIBILITY.

Considerations for Jobs in Canada will be processed under the following category:

  •    FEDERAL SKILLED WORKER PROGRAM

Eligible persons are accorded points based on their performance in the following avenues:

  1.    Level of Educational Qualification (this is accorded a total of 25 points)
  2.    The eloquence of Language skills both oral and written (the languages considered are English or French. This area is accorded a maximum of 28 points)
  3.    Working Experience or exposure (this is accorded a range of 9 – 15 points)
  4.    Age (for a young and prospective immigrant from the age of 18 – 35, a standard 12 points is awarded, while for older people the points are reduced.)
  5.    Ability to adapt to the Canadian climatic, societal and cultural way (A maximum point of 10 points is allocated for this area)

Other things that are accessed includes the probability of finding a job in Canada. To be eligible to get a visa into Canada, an applicant must not get below a minimum of 67 points out of the possible 100 points awardable.

 

  •    FEDERAL SKILLED TRADES PROGRAM

Eligible persons are accorded points based on their performance in the following avenues:

  1.    Level of vocational skill (this is accorded a total of 25 points)
  2.    The eloquence of Language skills both oral and written (the languages considered are English or French. This area is accorded a maximum of 28 points)
  3.    Working Experience or exposure (this is accorded a range of 9 – 15 points)
  4.    Age (for a young and prospective immigrant from the age of 18 – 35, a standard 12 points is awarded, while for older people the points are reduced.)
  5.    Ability to adapt to the Canadian climatic, societal and cultural way (A maximum point of 10 points is allocated for this area)

Other things that are assessed includes the probability of finding a job in Canada. To be eligible to get a visa into Canada, an applicant must not get below a minimum of 67 points out of the possible 100 points awardable.

In the events of receiving a job offer, the beneficiary of the offer must complete a successful interview with the intending Canadian employer. It is of Ital. The importance that the beneficiary researches the local policy of the catchment area where the job was offered, regarding the permissions granted to foreigners to work.

PEOPLE WHO MAY WORK IN CANADA

Depending on the several layers of qualification listed above including good command of English and/or French as a foreign language, adequate qualification in academics, and substantial experience in job specialty. The group of people who can work in Canada includes but not limited to:

    Business entrepreneurs

    Students

    Skilled Workers

    Career persons.

Having fitting in any of the criterion listed above, an applicant may receive a visa to Canada. Upon arriving in Canada, an approved work permit is issued to such a person. The work permit documents, clearly state the nature of employment, the address of the employee, the duration of employment among other things.

Please be advised that any provided information be as accurate as possible because, if any falsification or forgery of information or document is discovered, the applicant is blacklisted, never to be considered for a visa in Canada and some of her affiliated state.

A PREFERRED CATEGORY OF EMPLOYABLE PEOPLE

Due to the way the Canadian legislation and regulation give preference to her own citizens in terms of Jobs; the most likely category of a foreigner to get employment are:

    Students who have graduated from a Canadian institute of higher learning.

    Extremely qualified professional with good knowledge and command of the French and/or English language.

The most common vacancy in the Canadian economy includes:

    Farmers and Farm technicians

    Construction Workers such as builders

    Skilled workers in Welding

    Professional truck and cargo drivers

    A skilled and unskilled worker in fast food restaurants

     Skilled and unskilled workers in meat factories and processing plants

    Various kinds of qualified engineers

    Home keepers and cleaners

    Chaperones and babysitters

 

The amount of wages earned and paid for work is dependent on the position of the province where the work is being done. However, usually, unskilled Laborers earn from about 11 Canadian dollars per hour, while skilled workers began earning from the minimum of 20 Canadian dollars per hour.  However, the degree of specialized ability and combination of two or more skills can be influential in the upward review of earnings.

CONCLUSION ON HOW TO GET A JOB IN CANADA FROM NIGERIA 

To make the best of the Job hunt and possible good income, applicants are advised to:

  1. Pay significant attention to the more developed cities of Canada. Cities for example such as Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal among others, this is because the rate of unemployment in these places are lower. This consonantaly improved the chances of finding a job.
  2. Keep working on your English language skills and prowess. In some regions, however, for example, Quebec, a working knowledge of French is an uttermost requirement. Working in Canada without being armed with an understanding of these languages is an impossible task.
  3. Go by the books, don’t be tempted by illegal offers which might turn out be nasty later on where there could be no legal intervention in case of abuse.
  4. Continue to pursue your growth as a professional. Keep optimizing your academic qualifications. Good working Experience and honed skills are valuable assets in prospective job-hunting engagement because Canada requires professional workers with top-notch knowledge and skills.
  5. The level of educational accomplishment is a bit of a great deal. The best option is to strive to possess a certified diploma in one of the Canadian, American or British universities.

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Updated: August 11, 2018 — 8:26 am

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