Note: As of January 2015, Eligible candidates can apply under this stream via Express Entry.
People who are skilled in a specific Trade which is currently in demand, can apply in this stream. Candidates are assessed on the basis of their Experience and Language skills.
Skilled Trades currently eligible for the Federal Skilled Trades Program are organized under these major and minor groups of the NOC:
Candidates can earn points on their educational credentials, but there is no educational filter in this stream. In some NOC categories candidates require a certificate of qualification to work in certain province and territories.