How to Migrate to Canada As a Baker; Step-By-Step Guide
Do you know anyone who wants to relocate or migrate to Canada as a baker, share this article with that person as I will be revealing a step-by-step guide on what to do?
Baker is classified under the ‘Skill B’ NOC, there is a high demand for bakers across Canada and interested immigrants who wish to move to Canada can apply under several immigration pathways. This group of immigrants can apply under the following categories.
•FSW (The Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program is for people who are selected to immigrate to Canada because of their work experience and skills.) This category of people doesn’t need a job offer.
•FST (Federal Skilled Trades Program is for skilled workers who want to become permanent residents based on being qualified in a skilled trade) thia category of needs a job offer or certificate qualification.
•PNP ( The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is for workers who: have the skills, education, and work experience to contribute to the Canadian economy).
•AIP (Approval-In-Principle Study Visa is Canada’s new and temporary study visa which is divided into two stages. On completing the first stage, you will receive Approval-In-Principle).
The NOC for a baker is 6332.
Bakers planning to migrate to Canada to work under the NOC category may be employed under the following titles
Bakery Bench Hand
Cake and Pastry Decorator
The requirement for a Baker under the Federal Skilled Worker program include:
1. At least 1 year of continuous work or 1,560 hours total (30 hours per week) within the last 10 years.
2. Get a minimum score of CLB 7 in all 4 English abilities.
3. An (ECA evaluation) An Educational credential assessment is used to verify that your foreign degree, diploma, or certificate (or other proof of your credential) is valid and equal to a Canadian one.
for: -Secondary institution (high school) or post-secondary institution The Steps:
1. Check your Eligibility HERE:
2. Check your CRS score: HERE
– You can put in tentative IELTS results and ECA qualifications to see what your score is.
Once you find that you are eligible, then the following steps.
3. Get an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) done for a secondary institution (high school) or post-secondary institution HERE
4. Register for IELTS:
To come to Canada under FSW you must take an English / French exam. You get bonus points if you can prove both!
5. Create an Express Entry Profile:
Once you have both ECA & IELTS, you can create an Express Entry profile HERE:
If your score meets the cut off for the Express Entry draw, you receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA).
Once you receive the ITA, you have at least 60 calendar days to submit a complete application for permanent residence (APR) on your online account.
6. Documents required for APR are:
•Reference / Experience Letter to Show you are Baker
•Proof of Funds
The process stated above is for the baker who wishes to move to Canada under the Federal Skilled Workers Program. Many people think the FSW program is for professionals only, not knowing that bakers can also migrate to Canada through the same Program.
Watch out for our next article on how to migrate to Canada as a baker, and we shall be explaining the other categories such as PNP, AIP, and FST.