Prince Edward Island Labour Market Study for Top In-Demand Jobs

Healthcare, Finance, Management are in demand jobs in Prince Edward Island

The pandemic had negative impacts on various jobs in Prince Edward Island while other jobs saw an increase in demand.

The Government of Canada in its latest study examined the occupation employment trends in Prince Edward Islands arising from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Over these years of liberal immigration phase in Canada, the province has welcomed a good share of foreign skilled workers & international students to study, work & settle in Canada permanently.

The Government-sponsored study looks into the most in-demand jobs in Prince Edward Island and various ways of immigrating to the province to qualify for permanent residence.

Healthcare Jobs in Prince Edward Island

Even though the demand for healthcare workers & professionals was high owing to the ageing population, the pandemic has resulted in a sudden surge in demand.

  • Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 3012);
  • Dental hygienists and dental therapists (NOC 3222);
  • Licensed practical nurses (NOC 3233);

Engineering Jobs in Prince Edward Island

Among various engineering fields, Prince Edward Island is seeing an increased preference for foreign immigrants who have work experience in the computer and information systems field. Some of the in-demand engineering jobs in the province:

  • Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171);
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174);
  • User support technicians (NOC 2282).

Management Jobs in Prince Edward Island

Construction activity in the province is expected to continue to grow, as the population grows due to continued immigration. This has increased demand for:

  • Homebuilding and renovation managers (NOC 0712)
  • Managers in agriculture (NOC 0821)

Admin Jobs in Prince Edward Island

Foreign skilled immigrants with work experience in administrative works have been recommended for provincial nominations. As many jobs in this field can be conducted remotely, the demand remains the same even after the pandemic.

  • Administrative officers (NOC 1221);

Qualify For Canada PR Through PEI PNP

Come 2021, the province seems to focus on attracting foreign talent with specialized skills or occupations that match identified labour shortages. Further, the province seeks to retain international students after they graduate from any institution in the province.

Any eligible foreigner can apply for receiving a provincial nomination from Prince Edward Island in two ways: the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP), and the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP).

‘Enhanced’ PNP streams –

  • Express Entry stream: for candidates with their profiles registered in the federal Express Entry pool and work/study experience in Prince Edward Island

‘Base’ PNP streams –

  • Labour Impact Category

·        Those who have a job offer in a skilled occupation and who have a valid work permit in Canada can apply through the Skilled Worker Stream.

·        If you are a graduate with a Post-Graduation Work Permit, have worked for an employer for at least six months, and have a valid job offer from the same employer, you may be eligible to apply through the International Graduate Stream.

To apply under the AIP, candidates must have a job offer from a designated employer and must have an individualized settlement plan. Atlantic Canada consists of four provinces: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island.

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