Career Employment Pathway

The Manitoba Career Employment Pathway is one pathway of the Manitoba International Education Stream of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) operated by the province of Manitoba. The Manitoba Career Employment Pathway targets foreign nationals who have recently graduated from a Manitoba post-secondary educational institution and who are working in Manitoba in an in-demand occupation.

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Candidates who are successfully nominated through the Manitoba Career Employment Pathway will be invited to submit an official application for Canadian permanent residence. Please note that graduates from Canadian post-secondary programs located outside of Manitoba are not eligible for this stream. However, they may be eligible to apply through one of the Skilled Workers in Manitoba streams.

Important Updates

Throughout 2018 and 2019 the province of Manitoba is implementing extensive changes to their PNP. All details and a schedule of changes are included in the MPNP Renewal section of our website. All streams will be experiencing changes, with some streams closing and new streams opening.

Program Requirements

Express Entry ProfileNo
Connection to ProvinceStudy & Work Experience
Job OfferRequired - In-Demand Occupation
Language ProficiencyCLB 7
Level of EducationOne-Year Post-Secondary Program
Work ExperienceIn-Demand Occupations List
Investment RequirementNone

Connection to Manitoba

In order to be eligible for the Manitoba Career Employment Pathway, a candidate must have completed post-secondary education program at a designated institution in Manitoba. This program must have been a minimum of one-year in length and must have been completed within the 3 years prior to application. Candidates must be currently employed with a Manitoba employer in a field consistent with their Manitoba education.

As well, the current employer must extend a job offer with a minimum one-year contract in a position at National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code 0, A, or B. This positions must be on the Manitoba In-Demand Occupations List.

Please note that graduates from Masters and PhD programs may be eligible to apply to the MPNP without a job offer through the Graduate Internship Pathway.  


Language Proficiency

All candidates for this program must demonstrate proficiency in either English or French consistent with the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of level 7. Language tests must have been taken within the two years prior to applying to the program.  


Settlement in Manitoba

All candidates for this stream must be residing in Manitoba at the time of application and must show the intent to continue to reside in Manitoba after the nomination. This includes the submission of a Career Employment Plan.  


Settlement Funds

Candidates for this stream must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements as outlined by Canada’s federal immigration authorities. This may be satisfied if an applicant demonstrates they have a valid offer of employment from a Manitoba employer.

Application Procedure

Those interested in applying to the Manitoba Career Employment Pathway must first contact the MPNP by email at Manitoba will invite qualified candidates to attend an information session for the MPNP where full details will be provided about the application procedure.

MPNP In-Demand Occupations List

Candidates who require a job offer to be eligible for this program must ensure that their offer of employment is in one of the MPNP In-Demand Occupations, listed below:

NOC CodeOccupation TitleSkill LevelMinimum CLB
0111Financial managers07
0112Human resources managers07
0114Other administrative services managers07
0121Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers07
0122Banking, credit and other investment managers07
0124Advertising, marketing and public relations managers07
1111Financial auditors and accountantsA7
1112Financial and investment analystsA5
1114Other financial officersA5
1121Human resources professionalsA5
1122Professional occupations in business management consultingA5
1123Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relationsA5
1212Supervisors, finance and insurance office workersB5
1215Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupationsB5
1221Administrative officersB5
1223Human resources and recruitment officersB5
1224Property administratorsB5
1241Administrative assistantsB5
1242Legal administrative assistantsB5
1251Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupationsB5
1311Accounting technicians and bookkeepersB5
0211Engineering managers07
0212Architecture* and science managers07
0213Computer and information systems managers07
2121Biologists and related scientistsA5
2123Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialistsA5
2131Civil engineersA7
2132Mechanical engineersA7
2133Electrical and electronics engineersA7
2141Industrial and manufacturing engineersA7
2147Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)A7
2154Land surveyors *A7
2161Mathematicians, statisticians and actuariesA5
2171Information systems analysts and consultantsA5
2172Database analysts and data administratorsA5
2173Software engineers and designersA5
2174Computer programmers and interactive media developersA5
2175Web designers and developersA5
2211Chemical technologists and techniciansB5
2212Geological and mineral technologists and techniciansB5
2221Biological technologists and techniciansB5
2222Agricultural and fish products inspectorsB5
2231Civil engineering technologists and techniciansB5
2232Mechanical engineering technologists and techniciansB5
2233Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and techniciansB5
2234Construction estimatorsB5
2241Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and techniciansB5
2242Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)B5
2244Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectorsB5
2253Drafting technologists and techniciansB5
2271Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructorsB5
2281Computer network techniciansB5
2282User support techniciansB5
0311Managers in Health CareA7
3131Pharmacists *A7
3132Dietitians* and nutritionistsA7
3141Audiologists and speech-language pathologists *A7
3142Physiotherapists *A7
3143Occupational therapists *A7
3211Medical laboratory technologists *B7
3212Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistantsB5
3213Animal health technologists and veterinary techniciansB5
3214Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists *B7
3215Medical radiation technologists *B5
3219Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)B5
3222Dental hygienists and dental therapists *B7
3236Massage therapistsB5
0423Managers in social, community and correctional services05
4112Lawyers and Quebec notaries *A7
4151Psychologists *A7
4152Social workersA7
4153Family, marriage and other related counsellorsA5
4161Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officersA5
4163Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultantsA5
4164Social policy researchers, consultants and program officersA5
4165Health policy researchers, consultants and program officersA5
4166Education policy researchers, consultants and program officersA5
4167Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officersA5
4168Program officers unique to governmentA5
4211Paralegal and related occupationsB5
4212Social and community service workersB5
4214Early childhood educators and assistantsB7
4215Instructors of persons with disabilitiesB5
0513Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors05
5131Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupationsA5
5225Audio and video recording techniciansB5
5241Graphic designers and illustratorsB5
5242Interior designers and interior decoratorsB5
5243Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designersB5
5254Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitnessB5
0601Corporate sales managers05
0621Retail and wholesale trade managers05
0651Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.05
6221Technical sales specialists – wholesale tradeB5
6222Retail and wholesale buyersB5
6232Real estate agents and salespersonsB5
6235Financial sales representativesB5
6311Food service supervisorsB5
0711Construction managers05
0712Home building and renovation managers05
0714Facility operation and maintenance managers05
0731Managers in transportation05
7231Machinists and machining and tooling inspectorsB5
7232Tool and die makersB5
7233Sheet metal workersB5
7237Welders and related machine operatorsB5
7241Electricians (except industrial and power system) **B6
7242Industrial electricians **B6
7244Electrical power line and cable workersB5
7245Telecommunications line and cable workersB5
7246Telecommunications installation and repair workersB5
7282Concrete finishersB5
7284Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathersB5
7294Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)B5
7295Floor covering installersB5
7311Construction millwrights and industrial mechanicsB5
7312Heavy-duty equipment mechanicsB5
7313Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics **B6
7315Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectorsB5
7316Machine fittersB5
7321Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairersB5
7322Motor vehicle body repairersB5
7361Railway and yard locomotive engineersB5
7362Railway conductors and brakemen/womenB5
7371Crane operators **B6
0821Managers in agriculture05
0911Manufacturing managers05
0912Utilities managers05
09241Power engineers and power systems operatorsB5
* Regulated Occupation
** Compulsory Trade

MPNP Recent Draws - International Education Stream

Below is the history of Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) issued for all MPNP streams for the International Education Stream.

DateNumber of LAAs Issued
May 4, 202339
March 23, 202352
March 9, 202353
February 23, 202351
February 9, 202355
January 26, 202360
January 12, 202342
December 29, 202238
December 16, 202246
December 1, 202256
November 17, 2022
September 15, 202241
September 8, 202241
August 26, 202236
August 11, 202255
28 July 202241
14 July 202240
30 June 202279
2 June 202254
5 May 202232
21 April 202241
7 April 202234
24 March 202225
10 March 202236
24 February 202233
10 February 202240
27 January 202240
13 January 202233
30 December, 202126
16 December, 202140
2 December, 202129
18 November, 202130
4 November, 202133
21 October, 202137
7 October, 202155
23 September 202154
2 September 202155
12 August 202131
29 July 202143
9 July 202123
18 June 202122
7 June 202122
25 May 202120
6 May 202113
26 April 202155
8 April 202121
25 March 202141
26 February 202128
12 February 202133
28 January 202123
14 January 202129
30 December 202018
17 December 202040
19 November 202030
5 November 202023
22 October 202030
8 October 202025
24 September 202025
10 September 202035
27 August 202034
13 August 202023
30 July 202021
16 July 202029
2 July 202018
19 June 202012
4 June 202019
21 May 202012
7 May 202015
23 April 202014
9 April 202014
26 March 202020
12 March 202018
27 February 202032
13 February 202033
30 January 202018
17 January 202023
2 January 202022
19 December 201917
9 December 201933
21 November 201929
7 November 201923
24 October 201916
10 October 201924
27 September 201925
12 September 201940
15 August 201936
19 July 201923
5 July 201921
20 June 201926
7 June 201928
23 May 201917
9 May 201917
25 April 201925
28 March 201944
1 March 201920
15 February 201934
31 January 201917
17 January 201932
20 December 201835

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