Quebec recently released details from their latest Arrima draw, which issued a new round of invitations to eligible candidates under the Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP).
Candidates invited in the latest MIFI draw had a profile in Quebec’s Arrima pool, a score of at least 592, and work experience in one of 21 select occupations.
In addition to meeting the minimum points requirements, candidates selected in the most recent Arrima draw had experience in one of the following occupations:
|0213||Computer and information systems managers|
|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|
|2241||Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians|
|2281||Computer network technicians|
|2282||User support technicians|
|2283||Information systems testing technicians|
|3012||Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses|
|3233||Licensed practical nurses|
|3413||Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates|
|4031||Secondary school teachers|
|4032||Elementary school and kindergarten teachers|
|4214||Early childhood educators and assistants|
|5131||Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations|
|5223||Graphic arts technicians|
|5241||Graphic designers and illustrators|
|6221||Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade|
Arrima is an online platform that manages the Quebec’s Expression of Interest profiles. The system also allows Quebec companies to connect directly with candidates in the Arrima pool to meet their labour needs.
Arrima manages profiles through the following four Quebec programs:
Quebec has a special agreement with the federal government that allows the province more autonomy in immigration policies and procedures.
According to Quebec’s immigration plan, the province could admit up to 70,000 newcomers in 2022. This is the highest immigration level targeted to date. About 65% of admissions this year will likely be economic programs, such as the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) and the Quebec Experience Program (QEP).
In 2021, Quebec issued a total of 3,564 invitations to Quebec Skilled Workers (QSW) through the Arrima portal. In 2020, just 628 invitations were issued for the whole year.
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