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Demand in Canada for Mechanical Engineers in 2021

Mechanical engineering is the most evergreen field in the arena of engineering with love for machines, their analysis, design, manufacturing, maintenance and installation, it is an ever evolving field with growth prospects of potential nature. The activity sectors related to this field are applied mechanics, dynamics, fluid mechanics, thermos dynamics, heat transfer and production technology. Further, this filed has immense potential in areas of technology, exploration and military.

The Canadian labor market has huge demand for engineers and people with skill, talent and work experience are always welcome by the Government of Canada. When planning to migrate to Canada as an engineer it is best that you have professional engineering license in Canada and places like Alberta and Ontario are most suitable for Mechanical Engineers as these provinces provide immense growth prospects to the candidate. Also, emancipation opportunities both professionally and personally are myriad in Canada and one need not worry if there is education and work experience on your side.

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How to apply for Permanent Residency (PR) status in Canada?

As an aspiring candidate for Canada Permanent Residency (PR) status there are two popular ways of applying  Express Entry Program and Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The Express Entry program is a federal system which allows the candidate with the right to settle anywhere in the country and Provincial Nominee Program is a province based PR status and the candidate can stay in that province only for which the PR status is achieved.

Express Entry Program

 It is a selection system which was started by the Government of Canada in 2015 to bridge the gap of skilled workforce in Canada by inviting young and skilled people in Canada. It is a fast track model in which applications are filled online and the candidate is evaluated on the basis of point measurement which is calculated through the tool of Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The CRS tool calculates the points of the candidate on the basis of following parameters 

  • Age  There is no defined age limit for immigrating to Canada but being between 18  35 years is considered an ideal age
  • Language proficiency  Canada places huge importance on the language proficiency thus those who can speak French are allotted extra marks and preference. Further the English proficiency is also tested through IELTS examination and higher the candidate scores in IELTS, better is the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points score.
  • Education  Higher the education better is the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points score. A good education never goes to waste and it is your added advantage at the time of immigration as well.
  • Work Experience  Having skill and talent on your side can not only guarantee you a job in Canada but also help you immigrate. High work experience works positively for your candidature for the PR status.
  • Adaptability Having a sibling / spouse in Canada is of added advantage for you as it allots you with extra points.

 After a candidate registers himself / herself in the Express Entry Program, his application is put across the Express Entry Pool from which the Express Entry Draws decide the minimum qualifying marks for candidates for the Permanent Residency (PR) status. Once, the minimum eligibility is met by the candidate then he / she is considered fit to apply for the PR status and is sent Invitations to Apply (ITA) which needs to be responded within 90 days time.

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Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

All those candidates whose Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points are low and they are unable to qualify for the Permanent Residency (PR) status trough Express Entry Program they can apply for the Permanent Residency (PR) status of Canada through the Provincial Nominee program (PNP). Every province has its own eligibility for the Permanent Residency ( PR) status and that needs to met to attain the PR status for that province.

  • Ontario Immigration Nominee program (OINP) selects a candidate if the Express Entry score is 400.
  • Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (SINP) selects a candidate if he / she scores 60 points out of 100 points grid.
  • Nova Scotia wants your occupation to be in demand and an IELTs score of 4.5

Mechanical Engineer in Canada

There are three engineering professions which are in high demand in Canada  Information technology, Civil engineering and Mechanical Engineering and in this particular order itself. Thus, if you are a Mechanical Engineer and are planning to migrate to Canada then there is nothing to worry about.

Most Mechanical Engineers in Canada will find employment in industrial sector and as a professional of skilled abilities you will have the choice to choose your area of specialty like development, research, testing or manufacturing of the product. The occupation will entail full time working hours with site visits whenever necessary and demanded by the organization.

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Which Provinces in Canada are suitable for Mechanical Engineers?

The demand of Mechanical Engineers is really high typically in the western provinces of Canada with Vancouver and Calgary providing the candidates with high salaries and Toronto and Montreal being at number two in terms of remuneration. Those Mechanical engineers who will be employed in the Oil- industry will earn slightly higher than their counterparts working in other industrial areas.  Some of the salary slab in different regions is marked below:

  • Toronto  Between 67,100 $  11,7,600 $
  • Vancouver  Between 67,700 $  11,7,400$
  • Montreal  Between 63,100 $  11,1,400$
  • Calgary  Between 69, 800 $  12,0,400$

Some of the ways to seek employment in Canada

It's your talent and skills which can help you get a job in Canada but sometimes a proper channel or guidance is needed to help you look for a job best suited for your profile. Some of the ways which can be helpful to you in this regard are:

  • Online application: The internet has made it possible that you can start looking for profiles and employers even before you shift to Canada. However, a job in hand will come as a guarantee only after you meet the employer face to face after having shifted to Canada.
  • Social Networking: Networking sites like LinkedIn and Meetup.com have made it easier to increase your social circle and be a part of technical meetups.  Such forums can enhance your chances of attaining a good job offer.
  • Look for jobs in areas where your job profile is in High demand: To earn exponentially and mark a difference in your earning earlier and now it is good for your career to choose a province where your skill and occupation is in high demand. For a Mechanical engineer, choosing Toronto or Vancouver is a smart move and best suitable for the career,

How hiring an Immigration service will help your case?

While the immigration process for Canada has become relatively easier and faster than before there are still some technical nuances which become difficult for a layman to understand. In this regard, professional help can help you understand the case better and can serve you through the immigration process in a seamless manner. Further, hiring a good immigration service will enable you with the support and guidance of an expert who will weigh all the options available in your case before providing you with the best possible deal.

But there are some things that one should keep in mind while hiring a consultancy like its ICCRC registration and a little background search and research about the credential of the company can help you choose your representatives wisely.

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Nationwide Immigration Services is the best in the business

With over 12 years of experience and more than 25,000 processed applications, Nationwide Immigration services is the name you can trust for your representation of the PR status. With applications being processed online these days we have clients from all over the country and we aim at holistically catering to the needs of the client. We understand how pertinent is this process is for your life and career thus we keep the dealings transparent and completely involve the clients in the immigration processing. Further, we also have a parent company in Canada to help the clients with their post-immigration needs soon after they have immigrated to Canada. For Further Information, please feel free to call us at +91-92 92 92 92 81

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