British Columbia extends its Tech Pilot Program

British Columbia PNP

Good & important news for technology experts is coming from Immigration authorities of the province British Columbia, ‘They have extended their famous BC Tech Pilot program to June 2021 (at the minimum) to retain the international talent of B.C. tech employers with the continued ability of recruitment’.

Possibilities of getting Canadian permanent residence for Experienced Technical as well Technology (IT) professionals have increased with the BC Tech Pilot (part of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program) and they may immigrate to British Columbia.

Below is the list of eligible occupations that may be eligible under the BC PNP Tech Pilot,

Occupation NOC code
Telecommunication carriers’ managers 131
Computer and information systems managers 213
Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts 512
Civil engineers 2131
Mechanical engineers 2132
Electrical and electronics engineers 2133
Chemical engineers 2134
Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) 2147
Information systems analysts and consultants 2171
Database analysts and data administrators 2172
Software engineers and designers 2173
Computer programmers and interactive media developers 2174
Web designers and developers 2175
Biological technologists and technicians 2221
Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians 2241
Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) 2242
Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics 2243
Computer network technicians 2281
User support technicians 2282
Information systems testing technicians 2283
Authors and writers 5121
Editors 5122
Translators, terminologists, and interpreters 5125
Broadcast technicians 5224
Audio and video recording technicians 5225
Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, and the performing arts 5226
Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography, and the performing arts 5227
Graphic designers and illustrators 5241
Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade 6221

Accomplishment: Demand & Supply is an economic model of market determination and the initiative ‘BC Tech Pilot’ was taken due to increasing demand against supply. The motto of such creation was to create an isolated trail for skilled technical & technological (IT) professionals which can also add assurance in the demand for tech talent.


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