Agri-Food (Pilot)

You must have the following work experience

  • within the last three years, you have accumulated at least one year (1,560 hours), full-time, non-seasonal work experience in Canada, under a valid work permit, in one or more eligible combinations of the National Occupational Classification (NOC) and North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (see below list of eligible occupation (NOC) and industry (NAICS) combinations,
  • your work experience must have been authorized on a work permit issued on the basis of a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) with a duration of a least 12 months
  • you have performed the actions in the lead statement of the NOC
  • you have performed a substantial number of the main duties of the NOC, including all of the essential duties
  • your work experience must have been for paid work (volunteer work or unpaid internships do not count)
  • any periods of self-employment or unauthorized work will not be included when calculating the period of qualifying work experience.

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