On May 18, 2023, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) conducted a new invitation round for candidates with an active application under Ontario’s Express Entry Skilled Trades stream. A total of 1,694 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) were issued to candidates that met the eligibility criteria set for this latest Ontario draw.
This was the fifth Express Entry Skilled Trades stream draw conducted by OINP in the year 2023. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required ranged between 250 and 489. Not all occupations were invited.
Invited candidates to this targeted draw were also required to have work experience in the following National Occupational Codes (NOC):
72010 - Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping, and erecting trades and related occupations.
72011 - Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades, and telecommunications occupations.
72012 - Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades.
72013 - Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades.
72014 - Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers, and services.
72020 - Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades.
72021 - Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews.
72022 - Supervisors, printing, and related occupations.
72024 - Supervisors, motor transport, and other ground transit operators.
72101 - Tool and die makers.
72102 - Sheet metal workers.
72103 - Boilermakers.
72104 - Structural metal and plate work fabricators and fitters.
72105 - Ironworkers.
72106 - Welders and related machine operators.
72200 - Electricians (except industrial and power systems).
72201 - Industrial electricians.
72203 - Electrical power line and cable workers.
72204 - Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers.
72300 - Plumbers.
72301 - Steamfitters, pipefitters, and sprinkler system installers.
72310 - Carpenters.
72320 - Bricklayers.
72321 - Insulators.
72400 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics.
72401 - Heavy-duty equipment mechanics.
72402 - Heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning mechanics.
72403 - Railway carmen/women.
72404 - Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors.
72406 - Elevator constructors and mechanics.
72410 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics, and mechanical repairers.
72422 - Electrical Mechanics.
72423 - Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle, and other related mechanics.
72500 - Crane operators.
73100 - Concrete finishers.
73101 - Tilesetters.
73102 - Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers, and lathers.
73110 - Roofers and shinglers.
73111 - Glaziers.
73112 - Painters and decorators (except interior decorators).
73200 - Residential and commercial installers and servicers.
73201 - General building maintenance workers and building superintendents.
73202 - Pest controllers and fumigators.
73209 - Other repairers and servicers.
73400 - Heavy equipment operators.
82031 - Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance, and horticulture services.
Following are the Notifications of Interest (NOIs) sent by OINP to candidates with a profile in the Government of Canada’s Express Entry system in 2023:
The size and frequency of the Expression of Interest (NOI) selection are determined by the OINP’s application backlog at that time. OINP draws are usually held on a monthly basis - with some exceptions. The dates of the next Ontario PNP draw will not be posted before they take place.
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