FAQs for the Federal Skilled Trades Program
The federal skilled trades program (FSTP) is a stream of the Express Entry program economic immigration program, which helps Canadian employers find skilled workers to fill positions in Canada, and help the Canadian economy grow. The FSTP is one of the three federal programs individuals can be nominated under, and receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence. Essentially, to receive an invitation to apply, you must be eligible under the FSTP, or, one of the other two federal economic programs. If you are eligible, you will be placed in a pool with others who are also eligible under your specific economic stream. Top candidates will be those who receive an invitation to apply. The express entry system as a whole is very difficult to understand. Though, we have provided links to other blogs which help break down the express entry system. This blog will aim to go further than breaking down the express entry system, and actually help individuals who may be thinking about creating an express entry profile because they believe they are eligible under the FSTP, understand the FSTP a little better.
What are the Minimum Requirements?
To be eligible, you must...