SINP In-Demand Occupation List

SINP applicants may be required to provide documentation related to professional status or licensure. Please see the list below for these requirements. If this proof is required, your application will be held for processing until such proof is provided - all other required documents must be included in your application or your application will be returned as incomplete and your application fee will not be refunded.

These occupations are forecasted to be in-demand in Saskatchewan over the next five years. For more information regarding Saskatchewan's employment demand forecast, please visit our Labour Market Information page.

National Occupation Classification (NOC)OccupationsSINP Requirements Related to Professional Status or Licensure 
(for regulated occupations or those with professional certification standards in Canada and/or Saskatchewan)
0211Engineering managersPlease provide a letter from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing that your application for registration as an Engineer-in-Training has been approved, or, a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2131Civil engineers
Please provide a letter from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing that your application for registration as an Engineer-in-Training has been approved, or, a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2132Mechanical engineers
Please provide a letter from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing that your application for registration as an Engineer-in-Training has been approved, or, a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2133Electrical and electronics engineers
Please provide a letter from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing that your application for registration as an Engineer-in-Training has been approved, or, a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2141Industrial and manufacturing engineers
Please provide a letter from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing that your application for registration as an Engineer-in-Training has been approved, or, a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2147Computer engineers
Please provide a letter from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing that your application for registration as an Engineer-in-Training has been approved, or, a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2151Architects
Provide your “Academic Certification” documentation from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB). 

Or

Documentation from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) showing your acceptance into the Broadly Experienced Foreign Architect (BEFA) program including an invitation to apply to the self-assessment phase (2nd step).
2154Land surveyors
Provide documentation from the Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS) showing your “Candidate status” and eligibility to write the CBEPS candidate examinations.
2173 Software engineers If your Bachelor's degree is in Engineering, you must apply to the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) for a letter showing that your application for registration as an Engineer-in-Training has been approved or, a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams. 
2173Software designers
Provide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:  
  • Candidate Membership as an Associate Information Technology Professional (AITP); or,
  • Certified Membership as an Information Systems Professional (I.S.P); To be eligible for the SINP OID and EE sub-categories, you must apply for Route 1: Education plus Experience Route Application with CIPS, or,
  • Certified Membership as an Information Technology Certified Professional of Canada (ITCP).
For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS).
2175Web designers and developer
Provide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:  
  • Candidate Membership as an Associate Information Technology Professional (AITP); or,
  • Certified Membership as an Information Systems Professional (I.S.P); To be eligible for the SINP OID and EE sub-categories, you must apply for Route 1: Education plus Experience Route Application with CIPS, or,
  • Certified Membership as an Information Technology Certified Professional of Canada (ITCP).
For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS).
4151Psychologists
Provide documentation from the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists showing your eligibility for provisional licensure.
4212Social and community service workers
Provide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers showing your foreign credential is equivalent to a Canadian Bachelor or Masters of Social Work.
4214Early childhood educators and assistants
Provide documentation from the Ministry of Education showing your eligibility for Early Childhood Educator Certification.
3211Medical laboratory technologists
Provide a copy of your valid licensure (temporary or provisional) from the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists (SSMLT).

NOTE: To determine eligibility for a SSMLT licence (temporary or provisional), SSMLT first requires a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) report from the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS).
3216Medical sonographers
Provide documentation from Sonography Canada showing your eligibility to challenge their qualifying examinations.

Or

Provide your Examination Confirmation Letter (ECL) or proof of Sonography Certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). 

Note: ARDMS examinations can be written in various testing centres worldwide through Pearson VUE.

0423Managers in social, community and correctional services
None
1122Professional occupations in business management consulting
None
2212 Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
None
2121 Biologists and related scientists
None
2123Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
None
2225Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
None
2242Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
None
2243Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
None
6331Meat cutters
As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7231Machinists
As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7272Cabinetmakers
As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7311 Industrial mechanics
As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7312Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7321Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics
As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7322Motor vehicle body repairers
As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7237Welders
As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
0811Managers in natural resources production and fishing
None
0821Managers in agriculture
None
0911Manufacturing managers
None
0912Utilities managers
None
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