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Alberta Accelerated Tech Program

The Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) Accelerated Tech Pathway allows Alberta to provide a fast-track pathway to Canadian permanent residence (PR) for skilled tech professionals, who are currently working for or have a job offer with, an Alberta-based tech industry employer in an eligible tech occupation.

Program Features

  • Only 300+ CRS Score required to qualify
  • Fast & priority processing of applications
  • Excellent Success Rate
  • Easy qualifying criteria
0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services

0112 Human resources managers

0131 Telecommunication carriers manager

0211 Engineering managers

0212 Architecture and science managers

0213 Computer and information systems managers

0512 Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

0601 Corporate sales managers

1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations

1121 Human resources professionals

1223 Human resources and recruitment officers

2131 Civil engineers

2132 Mechanical engineers

2133 Electrical and electronics engineers

2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)

2161 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries

2171 Information systems analysts and consultants

2172 Database analysts and data administrators

2173 Software engineers and designers

2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers

2175 Web designers and developers

2221 Biological technologists and technicians

2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians

2233 Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians

2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians

2253 Drafting technologists and technicians

2281 Computer network technicians

2282 User support technicians

2283 Information systems testing technicians

3211 Medical laboratory technologists

3212 Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants

3219 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)

4163 Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants

5131 Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations

5241 Graphic designers and illustrators

7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system)

7242 Industrial electricians

7246 Telecommunications installation and repair workers


Eligibility Criteria:

In order to apply, candidates must:

  • Have an eligible Express Entry profile (Must be valid for at least 5 months)
  • Have a CRS score of at least 300
  • Have an offer of employment in an eligible tech occupation, or from an Albertan employer
  • Indicate the primary NOC code as the same as the Alberta job offer

How WWICS can assist you to Apply through the Accelerated Tech Pathway

WWICS has thousands of successful clients who are happily settled in Alberta and other provinces of Canada and working in their respective fields. However, as Canadian employers are struggling to fill vacancies because of the country’s severe shortage of skilled workers as 5M Canadians are set to retire by 2035, our clients and their employers seek assistance from WWICS through reference to fulfill their manpower needs. Therefore, we can assist you to connect with an Alberta-based tech industry employer.

Step-by-step process:

Step 1: Get a profile in the Express Entry system

Step 2: Have a valid job/job offer in Alberta from an eligible employer

Step 3: Check if you meet the Accelerated Tech Pathway Criteria

Step 5: Complete and submit your form

Step 6: AINP determines your eligibility and sends you an NOI to apply for a provincial nomination

Step 7: Apply for a provincial nomination

Step 8: Get a Provincial nomination from AINP – 600 additional CRS points in Express Entry

Step 9: Get an ITA under Express Entry

Step 10: Lodge your PR application with IRCC

(Applicant is also eligible to apply for a Work Permit while his/her PR application is in the process)

Step 11: Get Canada PR Visa

Find Full Program details

At WWICS, we house a team of expert consultants with years of experience in the field of global resettlement procedures. Our licensed immigration consultants will guide you through the entire immigration process, inform you about the Canadian work scenarios and help gain a fast-track provincial nomination for Canada PR from Alberta under the Accelerated Tech Pathway program.

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