1500 ITAs Issued in First Trade Category Express Entry draw

1500 ITAs Issued in First Trade Category Express Entry draw

Breaking news – Canada holds the much-anticipated Express Entry Skilled Trade Category based draw on Aug 03, 2023. Where 1500 ITAs Issued in First Trade Category Express Entry draw with a CRS cut-off requirement of 388. Besides, applicants who qualify in the current draw have a minimum of 6 months of work experience (within 5 years) in 1 of the targeted Trade Category job profiles such as:

Job Profile NOC code TEER category
Residential and commercial installers and servicers 73200 3
Elevator constructors and mechanics 72406 2
Machine fitters 72405 2
Heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning mechanics 72402 2
Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics 72400 2
Carpenters 72310 2
Plumbers 72300 2
Electricians (except industrial and power system) 72200 2
Welders and related machine operators 72106 2
Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers, and servicers 72014 2

Besides, the tie-breaking rule applicable is set for June 07, 2023, at 07:03:08 UTC.


Who qualifies in the First Express Entry Skilled Trade Category draw?

If you have the Invitation to Apply (ITA) to submit a PR visa application in the current EE Skilled Trades Category Based draw, then it is because you:

  • Firstly, hold an active EE profile in the Express Entry (EE) System.
  • Secondly, are eligible and applied under 1 of the EE sub-streams:
    • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
    • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
    • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
  • Also, meet Human Capital Factors:
    • Age
    • Education
    • Work Experience
    • Language Skill Level
  • Besides, match the EE draw conditions to get an ITA:
    • Match or exceed the CRS cut-off of 388.
    • Your job profile comes under 1 of the 12 targeted skilled trades occupations.


Further, after getting an ITA you will have 60 days to submit a complete and error-free Canada PR Visa application. IRCC will process your application and if satisfactory, send a Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR).

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