Opening on February 28, 2014, applications intake will start on March 6, 2014
The following occupations do not require a job offer to qualify for Nova Scotia Nominee Program:
To qualify, an applicant must,

  • Be 21 to 55 years old
  • Have minimum grade 12 education and at least a year’s diploma or certificate
  • Have IELTS 4 bands in reading and 5 bands each in listening, speaking and writing. An applicant can also prove language proficiency by indicating that his studies or work was done in English medium.
  • Have at least 2 years of continuous full time experience in the related job in last 5 years
  • Have required funds to settle in Canada

  • Systems Testing Technicians 
  • Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists and Technicians 
  • Registered Nurses 
  • Head Nurses and Supervisors 
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians 
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians 
  • Managers in Health Care 
  • Computer Engineers 
  • Licensed Practical Nurses 
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineers 
  • Mechanical Engineers 
  • User Support Technicians 
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers 
  • Specialist Physicians 
  • General Practitioners and Family Physicians 
  • Financial Auditors and Accountants 
  • Software Engineers and Designers 
  • Medical Laboratory Technologists and Pathologists’ Assistants 
  • Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners 
  • Information Systems Analysts and Consultants 
  • Welders 
  • Machinists 
  • Industrial Electricians 
  • Steamfitters/Pipefitters 
  • Sheet Metal Workers