Canada Federal Trade Worker Class Evaluation


Evaluation of the Federal Skilled Worker Program

Canada is slowly turning itself into a bank of skilled workers as it attracts as many skilled workers all over the world as possible in order to boost its economic prowess. The country achieves this through a selection scheme that evaluates below details.

  • Education
  • Language proficiency
  • Work experience
  • Age and adaptability of the applicant

Program Details

Canada Federal Trade Worker Class Evaluation is very important to be taken by every prospective immigrant to Canada so that they can decide their chances of getting qualified for a Work Permit Visa for Canada.

Who can apply for Visa Services under the Trade Worker Class Evaluation?

  • Skilled workers living overseas with an offer of Employment in Canada.
  • Employees living in Canada who have an offer of employment in the country.

Please note that the employment offer should last for a minimum of one year.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Requirements for a Canada Work Visa

Under the Canada Federal Trade Worker Class Evaluation, it is required that individuals who have been offered work in Canada should meet the following requirements;

  • Should have no plans of settling in the province of Quebec as the province has its own selection system.
  • Their offer of employment should be in a skilled trade from one or more employers in Canada that can last for a minimum of one year.
  • The skilled trade should be recognized under the National Occupational Classifications (NOC) Skill level B which encompasses technical jobs and skilled trades. An applicant can otherwise have a Certification of qualification in the skilled trade from a province or territorial body in Canada. The Canadian provinces control the certification of job qualifications as the various provinces agree on a regulatory format for professions. This implies that not every skilled trade is found in every province. In a case where an applicant skilled trade is not being regulated to his or her desired province, he or she would need to have an offer of employment from an employer in that province.
  • Should meet all the requirements for the job as stipulated by the National Occupational Classification
  • Should present their employment letter. The Evaluation Class helps individuals with an offer of employment in Canada or who have previously gotten Canada Work Visa. The employment opportunity should be demanded by the province of interest.
  • Have a minimum of one-year work experience within the past five years in the skilled trade.
  • Applicants under this class should show a level of expertise in English or French with reference to the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The language test must be done at an agency assigned by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) only.

Benefits of Program

Canada Federal Trade Worker Class Evaluation Education Points Score





Max. 25

(Canadian equivalence established by a designated third party)



Master’s or professional degree


Two or more post-secondary degrees, of which one is three years or longer


A three year or longer post-secondary degree


A two-year post-secondary diploma, trade certificate or apprenticeship


A one-year post-secondary diploma, trade certificate or apprenticeship


Secondary School Educational Credential


LANGUAGE (Abilities: Speak, Read, Write, Listen)

Max. 28

1st Lang

Very high proficiency (per ability) (CLB 9)


High proficiency (per ability) (CLB 8)


Intermediate proficiency (per ability) (CLB 7)*
*Minimum threshold required to apply


Basic or no proficiency


Possible maximum (all four abilities)



Basic proficiency or higher (per ability)


No proficiency


Possible maximum (all four abilities)


EXPERIENCE (NOC Skill Level O, A, B)

Max. 15

One year*
*Minimum threshold required to apply


Two to three years


Four to five years


Six years or more



Max. 12

18 to 35 years


36 years


Less one point per year until 47 years


Max. 10

HRSDC-confirmed permanent offer of employment


Applicants from within Canada holding a temporary work permit that is:

  • Validated by HRSDC, including sectoral confirmations


  • Exempt from HRSDC validation under international agreements (e.g., NAFTA)



Max. 10

Applicant has a minimum of 1 year skilled Work experience in Canada


Applicant has previously studied in Canada


Spouse has previously studied in Canada


Spouse has previously worked in Canada


Family relation over the age of 18 in Canada


Arranged employment


Spouse is proficient in an official language




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