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) TEER 0, 1, 2 or 3. 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 2021 CodeTEERNOC 2021 TitleMinimum CLBNOC 2016 EquivalentNOC 2016 Skill Type/Level
100100Financial managers701110
100110Human resources managers701120
100190Other administrative services managers701140
100200Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers701210
100210Banking, credit and other investment managers701220
100220Advertising, marketing and public relations managers701240
111001Financial auditors and accountants71111A
111011Financial and investment analysts51112A
111021Financial advisors51114A
111091Other financial officers51114A
112001Human resources professionals51121A
112011Professional occupations in business management consulting51122A
112021Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations51123A
120112Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers51212B
120132Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations51215B
121012Human resources and recruitment officers51223B
121102Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations51251B
122002Accounting technicians and bookkeepers51311B
131003Administrative officers51221B
131013Property administrators51224B
131103Administrative assistants51241B
131113Legal administrative assistants51242B
132013Production and transportation logistics coordinators51215B
200100Engineering managers702110
200110Architecture and science managers702120
200120Computer and information systems managers702130
211101Biologists and related scientists52121A
211121Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists52123A
212031Land surveyors72154A
212101Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries52161A
212111Data scientists52171A
212201Cybersecurity specialists52171A
212211Business systems specialists52171A
212221Information systems specialists52171A
212231Database analysts and data administrators52172A
212301Computer systems developers and programmers52174A
212311Software engineers and designers52173A
212321Software developers and programmers52174A
212331Web designers52175A
212341Web developers and programmers52175A
213001Civil engineers72131A
213011Mechanical engineers72132A
213101Electrical and electronics engineers72133A
213111Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)72147A
213211Industrial and manufacturing engineers72141A
221002Chemical technologists and technicians52211B
221012Geological and mineral technologists and technicians52212B
221102Biological technologists and technicians52221B
221112Agricultural and fish products inspectors52222B
222122Drafting technologists and technicians52253B
222202Computer network and web technicians52281B
222212User support technicians52282B
222322Occupational health and safety specialists701120
223002Civil engineering technologists and technicians52231B
223012Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians52232B
223022Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians52233B
223032Construction estimators52234B
223102Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians52241B
223112Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)52242B
223132Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors52244B
300100Managers in health care703110
311121Audiologists and speech-language pathologists73141A
311211Dietitians and nutritionists73132A
312031Occupational therapists73143A
313031Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals53212B
321032Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists73214B
321042Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians53213B
321092Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment73142A
321112Dental hygienists and dental therapists73222B
321202Medical laboratory technologists73211B
321212Medical radiation technologists53215B
321242Pharmacy technicians53219B
321292Other medical technologists and technicians53219B
322012Massage therapists53236B
331013Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations53212B
331033Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants53219B
400300Managers in social, community and correctional services504230
411011Lawyers and Quebec notaries74112A
413001Social workers74152A
413011Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies74151A
413011Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies54153A
413101Police investigators and other investigative occupations54165A
413211Career development practitioners and career counsellors (except education)54153A
414001Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers54161A
414021Business development officers and market researchers and analysts54163A
414031Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers54164A
414041Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers54165A
414051Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers54166A
414061Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers54167A
414071Program officers unique to government54168A
422002Paralegal and related occupations54211B
422012Social and community service workers54212B
422022Early childhood educators and assistants74214B
422032Instructors of persons with disabilities54215B
500120Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors505130
511201Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations55131A
521132Audio and video recording technicians55225B
521202Graphic designers and illustrators55241B
521212Interior designers and interior decorators55242B
531233Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers55243B
541004Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness55254B
600100Corporate sales managers506010
600200Retail and wholesale trade managers506210
600400Managers in customer and personal services506510
620102Retail sales supervisors55243B
620202Food service supervisors56311B
621002Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade56221B
621012Retail and wholesale buyers56222B
631013Real estate agents and salespersons56232B
631023Financial sales representatives56235B
641004Retail salespersons and visual merchandisers55243B
644094Other customer and information services representatives51123A
700100Construction managers507110
700110Home building and renovation managers507120
700120Facility operation and maintenance managers507140
700200Managers in transportation507310
721002Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors57231B
721012Tool and die makers57232B
721022Sheet metal workers57233B
721062Welders and related machine operators57237B
722002Electricians (except industrial and power system)67241B
722012Industrial electricians67242B
722032Electrical power line and cable workers57244B
722042Telecommunications line and cable workers57245B
722052Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians57246B
724002Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics57311B
724012Heavy-duty equipment mechanics57312B
724022Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics67313B
724042Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors57315B
724052Machine fitters57316B
724102Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers57321B
724112Auto body collision, refinishing and glass technicians and damage repair estimators57322B
725002Crane operators67371B
726002Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors52271B
731003Concrete finishers57282B
731023Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers57284B
731123Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)57294B
731133Floor covering installers57295B
733103Railway and yard locomotive engineers57361B
733113Railway conductors and brakemen/women57362B
742024Air transport ramp attendants51215B
751015Material handlers56221B
751105Construction trades helpers and labourers67371B
800200Managers in agriculture508210
900100Manufacturing managers509110
900110Utilities managers509120
921002Power engineers and power systems operators59241B
331023Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates73413C
941414Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers79462C

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
September 7, 202352
August 24, 202363
August 10, 202347
July 27, 202351
July 13, 202357
June 29, 202362
June 15, 202359
June 1, 202356
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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