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Alberta Self-Employed Farmer Stream
Alberta Self-Employed Farmer Stream
The Alberta Immigration Nominee Program (AINP) self-employed farmer stream invites skilled and willing individuals who are ready to operate or own farmland and highly contribute to the provinces’ economic growth.
Eligibility Criteria for Alberta Self-employed Farmer Stream
- Must provide valid proof of financial documents on existing farmland and its allied business.
- Must submit relevant proof of education, training, and work experience.
- Must submit a well-structured action plan on carrying out the farm management business in Alberta.
- Must provide all valid documents on a Canadian financial institution’s willingness to support the farmland business.
- The applicant must be able to invest a minimum amount of CAD 500,000 in the respective farm business and also show a minimum net worth of CAD 500,000 funds or its equivalent finance.
- Must provide document off interest in investment over the farmland business.
- Must get prepared to attend an in-person interview with Alberta’s government official who will determine the eligibility range of the concerned applicant.
In-eligible Candidates for Alberta Self-employed Farmer Stream
- Refugee Claimants
- Individuals involved in a federal appeal or federal removal process
- Live-in caregivers temporarily reside in Canada
- Temporary foreign workers working or residing in Canada
- International students studying in Canada
- International students doing internships and Co-op workers
Majority of the occupations under the National Occupational Classifications under skill level 0,A,B,C and D are found to be eligible and still there are few ones under this category which are found to be ineligible.
High Demanded Jobs in Alberta 2019
- Trade, Transport and Equipment Operators
- Oil and Gas Industry
- Sales and Services
- Restaurant Managers, Cooks, Kitchen Helpers
- Contractors and Supervisors
- Trade related workers
- Machinery Mechanics
- Transportation equipment mechanics
- Heavy equipment operators
- Finance clerk and Insurance clerk
- Retail managers, Sales person and Cashiers
- Automotive technicians
Some of the Ineligible Occupations in Alberta are:
|NOC Code (2016)||NOC Skill Level||Occupations|
|0422||0||School Principals, administrators of elementary and secondary schools|
|0423||0||Managers in social, community and correctional services|
|0432||0||Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers|
|0651*||0||Escort agency managers, massage parlour managers|
|4031||A||Secondary school teachers|
|4032||A||Elementary school and kindergarten teachers|
|4154||A||Professional occupations in religion|
|5121||A||Authors and writers|
|5133||A||Musicians and singers|
|5135||A||Actors and comedians|
|5136||A||Painters, sculptors and other visual artists|
|1227||B||Court officers and justices of the peace|
|3223*||B||Dental laboratory assistants/bench workers|
|4214*||B||Early childhood educators who do not have certification through Alberta Children’s Services – Child Care Staff Certification Office or who have been certified as child development assistant (formerly Level 1)|
|4217||B||Other religious occupations|
|5232||B||Other performers, not elsewhere classified|
|5244||B||Artisans and craftspersons|
|6232||B||Real estate agents and salespersons|
|4411||C||Home child care providers|
|4412||C||Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations|
|4413||C||Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants|
|6564||C||Other personal service occupations|
|7513||C||Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs|
|8442||C||Trappers and hunters|
|6623||D||Other sales related occupations|
|6722||D||Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport|
|6742||D||Other service support occupations, not elsewhere classified|
|8612||D||Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers|
|8613||D||Aquaculture and marine harvest labourers|
Step by Step process of Alberta Provincial Nominee Program Evaluation
- Create an Express Entry Profile by providing proper details on criteria like basic information, educational and work qualification.
- To prove your educational qualification you need to undergo the Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) both for Express Entry and Alberta Immigration Nominee Program.
- You must give the IELTS (CLB) test and must score a minimum of 7 out of 10 to prove your language ability skill.
- If your primary or first language is French, then you need to undergo Test Evaluation in French (TEF). Candidates who possess proficiency in more than one language will be awarded extra points.
- After you have created the Express Entry profile it will get validated by the concerned IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) officers and they provided a respective CRS score for your profile.
- If your CRS score is good enough you will be placed in higher ranks of Express Entry or Alberta Immigration Program and your process will be carried out swiftly either your name would not get listed out during the date of the announcement.
Factors influencing Alberta Entry Calculation
The following factors were considered to calculate an individual’s entry to Alberta for any of the above mentioned profiles:
- Relevant basic Education
- Proficiency in English or French language
- Work Experience
- Arranged Employment
- Adaptability to conditions