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 [email protected]. 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 Required for Language
0111Financial managers *07
0112Human resources managers07
0114Other administrative services managers ***07
0121Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers07
0122Banking, credit and other investment managers07
0124Advertising, marketing and public relations managers07
1111Financial auditors and accountants *A7
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 officers ***B5
1223Human resources and recruitment officersB5
1224Property administratorsB5
1241Administrative assistants ***B5
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 specialists *A5
2131Civil engineers *A7
2132Mechanical engineers *A7
2133Electrical and electronics engineers *A7
2141Industrial and manufacturing engineers *A7
2147Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) *A7
2151Architects *A7
2154Land surveyors *A7
2161Mathematicians, statisticians and actuariesA5
2171Information systems analysts and consultantsA5
2172Database analysts and data administratorsA5
2173Software engineers and designers *A7
2174Computer programmers and interactive media developersA5
2175Web designers and developersA5
2211Chemical technologists and techniciansB5
2212Geological and mineral technologists and technicians *B7
2221Biological technologists and technicians *B7
2222Agricultural and fish products inspectorsB5
2231Civil engineering technologists and technicians *B7
2232Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians *B7
2233Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians *B7
2234Construction estimatorsB5
2241Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians *B7
2242Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) *B7
2244Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors *B7
2253Drafting technologists and technicians *B7
2271Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructorsB5
2281Computer network technicians *B5
2282User support techniciansB5
0311Managers in Health Care ***A7
3131Pharmacists *A7
3132Dietitians and nutritionists *A7
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 workers *A7
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 assistants *B7
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 managers ***07
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 managers07
0712Home building and renovation managers07
0714Facility operation and maintenance managers07
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 workers *B7
7246Telecommunications installation and repair workers *B7
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
9241Power engineers and power systems operatorsB5
* Regulated Occupation

** Compulsory Trades

*** Skilled Worker Overseas candidates excluded

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 IssuedStream Specified
30 December 202018N/A
17 December 202040N/A
19 November 202030N/A
5 November 202023N/A
22 October 202030N/A
8 October 202025N/A
24 September 202025N/A
10 September 202035N/A
27 August 202034N/A
13 August 202023N/A
30 July 202021N/A
16 July 202029N/A
2 July 202018N/A
19 June 202012N/A
4 June 202019N/A
21 May 202012N/A
7 May 202015N/A
23 April 202014N/A
9 April 202014N/A
26 March 202020N/A
12 March 202018N/A
27 February 202032N/A
13 February 202033N/A
30 January 202018N/A
17 January 202023N/A
2 January 202022N/A
19 December 201917N/A
9 December 201933N/A
21 November 201929N/A
7 November 201923N/A
24 October 201916N/A
10 October 201924N/A
27 September 201925N/A
12 September 201940N/A
15 August 201936N/A
19 July 201923N/A
5 July 201921N/A
20 June 201926N/A
7 June 201928N/A
23 May 201917N/A
9 May 201917N/A
25 April 201925N/A
28 March 201944N/A
1 March 201920N/A
15 February 201934N/A
31 January 201917N/A
17 January 201932N/A
20 December 201835N/A

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