Tuesday, September 05, 2017

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program Tech Pilot (BC PNP Tech Pilot)

In order to address British Columbia's critical skills requirement for the province's technology sector, BC PNP recently launched BC PNP Tech Pilot.  This new BC PNP Stream will be targeting bot Internationally Trained Workers and International students who have completed their education in BC or anywhere in Canada.

To be eligible, applicant must have the experience and qualifications in any of the eligible occupations for the BC PNP Tech Pilot.  Applicants need a full-time, indeterminate (permanent, or with no set end date) job offer from an eligible B.C. employer.

BC PNP Tech Pilot)
List of 32 Eligible Occupations for the BC PNP Tech Pilot 
NOC Job Title
113  Purchasing managers
131 Telecommunication carriers managers
213 Computer and information systems managers
512 Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
2131 Civil engineers
2132 Mechanical engineers
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers
2134 Chemical engineers
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants
2172 Database analysts and data administrators
2173 Software engineers and designers
2174  Computer programmers and interactive media developers
2175 Web designers and developers
2221 Biological technologists and technicians
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
2281 Computer network technicians
2282 User support technicians
2283 Information systems testing technicians
4163 Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
5121 Authors and writers
5122 Editors
5125 Translators, terminologists and interpreters
5224 Broadcast technicians
5225 Audio and video recording technicians
5227 Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts
5226 Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts
5241 Graphic designers and illustrators
6221 Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade

If your occupation is not listed, you may still apply under other BC PNP Programs.  To apply, you need to Register and account here and create your profile.

The BC PNP Tech Pilot features:
  • A dedicated concierge service so tech employers understand the immigration process with timely and relevant information about the application process
  • Weekly invitations for tech registrants to apply so employers have timely access to qualified individuals in the 32 key technology occupations
  • Priority processing to meet the sector’s fast-paced demands so if you are working in the technology sector and you submit a complete application to the BC PNP, your file will be assigned the next business day to our dedicated technology sector-focused team
  • Focused outreach and engagement with the technology sector and industry partners with tailored presentations, networking opportunities and one-on-one employer support  
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