This pilot is designed to bring Home Child Care Providers to Canada on temporary work permits, with the ability to apply for permanent residence after gaining enough work experience.
The pilot opened to applications on June 18th, 2019, and will be accepting a maximum of 2,750 primary applicants per year plus their immediate family.
The new programs amend two main issues with the previous caregiver pilot programs:
In addition to the Home Child Care Support Pilot, the government is also introducing the Home Support Worker Pilot. These two pilots are expected to be similar, with the Home Support Worker targeting those with experience in NOC 4412 rather than NOC 4411.
Interested applicants must meet the requirements listed below.
Eligible candidates will have a job offer in Canada at the time of application for a work permit.
With a work permit, caregivers will be able to gain the two years mandatory work experience in order to apply for permanent residence in Canada.
Eligible candidates will meet Canadian Language Benchmark level 5.
Applicants must have one year of Canadian post-secondary education or foreign equivalent to be eligible.
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