BC PNP program
The Entry Level and Semi-Skilled category is a way for workers in select occupations in the tourism/hospitality, long-haul trucking, food processing, or healthcare sectors to gain permanent residence in B.C.
To qualify for this category, you must:
have accepted a full-time, indeterminate job offer (a permanent job, or one with no set end date) from a B.C.
Your occupation must be on the list of eligible occupations for your sector
For the Northeast Development Region of B.C., you may apply if you are working in any National Occupational Classification Skill Level C or D occupation.
have been working full-time for your employer for a minimum of nine consecutive months before applying.
be qualified to do the job offered to you, including meeting any certification or registration requirements in B.C.
be licensed and/or registered in B.C. to work in a healthcare occupation
be earning a wage in line with B.C. wage rates for the occupation
meet minimum language and education requirements
show you can support yourself and your dependents
have legal immigration status in Canada
Occupations in travel and accommodation
6525 Hotel front desk clerks
Tour and recreational guides and casino occupations
6531 Tour and travel guides
6532 Outdoor sport and recreational guides
6533 Casino occupations
Occupations in food and beverage service
6511 Maîtres d’hotel and hosts/hostesses
6513 Food and beverage servers
6711 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related occupations
Cleaners (employed directly by hotels/resorts*)
6731 Light duty cleaners
6732 Specialized cleaners
6733 Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents
6721 Support occupations in accommodation, travel and facilities set-up services
Other service occupations (employed directly by hotels/resorts*)
6741 Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations
6742 Other service support occupations
9461 Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing
9462 Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers
9463 Fish and seafood plant workers
9465 Testers and graders, food, beverage and associated products processing
9617 Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing
9618 Labourers in fish and seafood processing
Long-haul truck drivers
7511 Long-haul truck driver
Occupations in healthcare
3413 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates*
3411 Dental assistants
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