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SINP In-Demand Occupation List

Please note that the SINP’s In-Demand Occupation List was revised on May 1, 2019.

SINP applicants for the International Skilled Worker sub-categories of Occupations in Demand and Express Entry may be required to provide documentation related to professional status or licensure. Please see the list below for these requirements. If you are requested to provide proof of licensure for your intended NOC code, your application will be held for processing until such proof is provided – all other required documents must be included in your application or your application will be returned as incomplete and your application fee will not be refunded. Do not provide licensure documents unless you have been advised by the SINP.

These occupations are forecasted to be in-demand in Saskatchewan over the next five years. For more information regarding Saskatchewan's employment demand forecast, please visit our Labour Market Information page.

If you're interested in immigrating to Saskatchewan through the SINP and your occupation is not on the list below, please visit our Finding Work page for more information on employment opportunities.

National Occupation Classification (NOC) Occupations & Descriptions
SINP Requirements Related to Professional Status or Licensure 

(for regulated occupations or those with professional certification standards in Canada and/or Saskatchewan)
SINP Requirements Related to Education
 0423 Managers in social and community services

If you have a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Social Work, provide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW).

If your education is in a discipline other than social work the CASW will not assess your credentials. Provide your educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization.
You must have completed a four year degree program in a social science field.
1311 Accounting technicians

You must have completed a minimum two year diploma program in accounting which includes specialized courses in automated accounting, taxation, financial and cost accounting, auditing, intermediate accounting, managerial accounting and accounting information systems.  
2174 Computer Programmers and interactive media developers

Provide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:

For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS). http://sk.cips.ca/certification
You must have completed a minimum three year program in computer science, information technology, computer science systems, or a related discipline in integrated multimedia or computing science. Computer Science engineering programs will not be considered.
2251 Architectural technologists and technicians

You must have completed a degree or minimum two year diploma program in architectural technology.
3211 Medical laboratory technologists Provide a copy of your valid licensure from the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists (SSMLT)

or

Provide a copy of the Credential Document Review letter from the SSMLT Registrar indicating you meet initial eligibility requirements to apply to the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists (SSMLT) for a license.

NOTE: To determine eligibility for an SSMLT licence, the applicant must first obtain a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) report from the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) for the Credential Document Review application.


3215 Medical radiation technologists
Provide a copy of your valid licensure (restricted or full) from the Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (SAMRT);

or

Provide a copy of the email from the SAMRT Registrar outlining your eligibility to apply to the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) to have your credentials assessed; AND a copy of the letter from the CAMRT notifying you of your assessment result and access to the national certification exam.

3216 Medical sonographers
Provide documentation from Sonography Canada  showing your eligibility to challenge their qualifying examinations;

or

Provide your Examination Confirmation Letter (ECL) or proof of Sonography Certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

Note: ARDMS examinations can be written in various testing centres worldwide through Pearson VUE.

3234 Paramedics
Provide a copy of your valid licensure from the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics (SCoP); or Provide a copy of the correspondence from SCoP outlining your eligibility to apply to write the national certification exam related to your practice level.

4151 Psychologists
Provide documentation from the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists showing your eligibility for provisional licensure.

4212 Social and community service workers

If you have a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Social Work, provide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW).

If your education is in a discipline other than social work the CASW will not assess your credentials. Provide your educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization.
You must have completed a degree or minimum two year diploma program in social work, child and youth care, social science or psychology.
4214 Early childhood educators 
Level II or III Early Childhood Educator Certification is required for SINP eligibility.

Provide copies of your assessment letter, the Early Learning and Child Care Assessment Sheet, and your Certificate of Qualification at Level II or III in Early Childhood Education from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education.

4215 Instructors of persons with disabilities

You must have completed a degree or minimum two year diploma program with a specialization in special education, rehabilitation, orientation and mobility, visual impairment, hearing impairment or intellectual disability.
5254 Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness

You must have completed a degree or minimum two year diploma program in recreation, sports or fitness discipline.
6331 Meat Cutters
For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.
You must have completed a meat cutting apprenticeship program, or vocational training in meat-cutting which includes at least two years of on the job training.

6332 Bakers

You must have completed a minimum two year diploma program or a vocational training program specializing in baking and pastry arts which includes at least one year of on the job training.
7292 Glaziers
For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.
You must have completed an apprenticeship program or vocational training as a glazier.
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics/technicians
For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.
You must have completed an apprenticeship program or vocational training as a heavy-duty equipment mechanic/technician.
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.
You must have completed an apprenticeship program or vocational training as either an automotive service technician, truck and bus mechanic, or mechanical repairer.   
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers
For Express Entry applications, provide a Certificate of Qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

For Occupations in Demand applications, provide a letter of approval from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), stating that you have completed the trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and you are eligible to write exams in Saskatchewan.

If you hold a certificate of qualification from another Canadian province or hold a Red Seal certification, provide a copy of your certificate.
You must have completed an apprenticeship program or vocational training as a motor vehicle body repairer.

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