Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

1. International Education Stream (IES)

2. Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream (SWM)

3. Skilled Worker Overseas Stream (SWO)

2. Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream (SWM)

For internationally trained and experienced workers who have the skills needed in Manitoba labour market



Two pathways:

1) Manitoba Work Experience Pathway

2) Employer Direct Recruitment Pathway


1) Manitoba Work Experience Pathway

For applicants who are currently working in Manitoba with temporary work permits, including:

  • Temporary Foreign Workers (LMIA, LMIA-exempt and MPNP-supported work permits)
  • International Students who are out-of-province graduates
  • International Students who are Manitoba graduates working in jobs not on Manitoba’s in-demand occupation list

Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream (SWM) - Manitoba Work Experience Pathway
Criterion Minimum Requirement
Work Experience in Manitoba/ Current Employment in Manitoba

- Manitoba graduates in an in-demand occupations list who have worked a minimum of 6 months in Manitoba (the job is not necessarily related to your field of study); or

- Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) in occupations not on Manitoba’s in-demand occupations list who have worked a minimum of 12 months in Manitoba with an LMIA-supported or LMIA-exempt work permit; or

- Manitoba graduates in occupations not on Manitoba’s in-demand occupations list who have worked a minimum of 12 months in Manitoba

Additional Employment Requirements

- must be residing and/or working in Manitoba at the time of application;

- must have a long-term, full-time job offer that meets Manitoba’s employment and wage standards for the occupation;

- your working conditions consistent to those of Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada; and

- your position is not home-based, part-time, temporary seasonal or commission-based

Official Language Proficiency

- Minimum CLB/NCLC 7 for Regulated Occupations

- Minimum CLB/NCLC 6 for Compulsory Trades

- Minimum CLB/NCLC 5 for all other NOC 0, A, or B occupations

- Minimum CLB/NCLC 4 for semi-skilled occupations (NOC C or D)

Adaptability

- Proof of your ability and intention to reside in Manitoba


2) Employer Direct Recruitment Pathway

For applicants who interviewed outside of Canada



Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream - Employer Direct Recruitment Pathway
Criterion Minimum Requirement
Work Experience

- Minimum of 2 years in the past 5 years of employment experience relevant to the occupation being recruited, or other relevant experience identified by the employer; or

- Relevant experience as identified by the employer if other than 2 years

Additional Employment/ Job Offer Requirements

- Long-term, full-time job offer that meets Manitoba’s employment and wage standards for the occupation;

- The employer has a registered commercial business that has been operating in Manitoba for at least the three years immediately preceding the application;

- Your working conditions would be consistent to those of Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada; and

- Your position is not home-based, part-time, temporary, seasonal, or commission-based.

Official Language Proficiency

- minimum level of CLB 7 for Regulated Occupations

- minimum level of CLB 6 for Compulsory Trades

- minimum level of CLB 5 for all other NOC 0,A or B occupations

- minimum level of CLB 4 for semi-skilled occupations (NOC C or D) where the employer commits to providing or facilitating workplace language training

Adaptability

-Proof of your ability and intention to reside in Manitoba

Age

21-45

Education

- Must have post-secondary education and/or training related to the occupation being recruited or identified by employer.

- If the position requires licensure or certification, you must apply to the regulatory body to have their qualifications and skills assessed and/or pass an examination.

- For NOC C or D occupations, the MPNP reserves the right to select individuals with no post-secondary education, providing they possess the required training for the job according to employer requirements and NOC description.

Employer Eligibility for Strategic Recruitment Initiatives

Prospective employers must meet specific eligibility criteria.

See the Employer Supports section for more details.

http://www.immigratemanitoba.com/information-for-employers