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Minimum requirements for CEC—

You have to fulfill following conditions—

  • Have at least 12 months full-time skilled Canada work experience in the period of three years before making an application;
  • Have the necessary language levels needed for your job for reading, listening, speaking and writing.
  • Have the intention to live outside Quebec;
  • Have obtained Canada experience with requisite authority.

Skilled Work Experience

You need to possess Canada Skilled Work Experience as per Canada National Occupational Classification (NOC) within a period of three years of making an application to have eligibility for Canada Experience Class. Skilled work experience includes the following—

  • A Canada secondary/post-secondary degree/diploma/certificate; or
  • A duly complete foreign education credential;
  • Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report from any agency designed by Canada immigration department.

You must possess Canada skilled work experience of at least 12 months full-time(equivalent to at least 30 hours of paid work every week or more) or an equivalent part-time work experience.

Education

Although, there is no minimum requirement of education under Canada Experience Class. Meanwhile, to gain points for education, you have to—

  • A Canada secondary/post-secondary degree/diploma/certificate; or
  • A duly complete foreign education credential;
  • Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report from any agency designed by Canada immigration department.

Language Ability
You must –

  • Have the minimum language CLB(Canadian Language Benchmark) level 7 for NOC A or O jobs or CLB 5 for NOC B jobs; and
  • Clear a language test approved by Canada immigration department proving you have fulfilled the required level for listening, reading, speaking and writing.

You have to provide your language test results when you complete your Express Entry profile. The language test results must not be more than two years old on the date of making application for Canada permanent residency.