The Canadian Experience Class Program is a popular program of immigration for qualified temporary foreign workers and student graduates with professional, managerial and skilled work experience in Canada. The CEC Program allows an applicant’s experience in Canada to be considered a key selection factor when immigrating to Canada.
To apply under the CEC Program, you must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Have at least 12 months of full-time (or an equal amount in part-time) skilled work experience in Canada in the three years before you apply;
- Have gained your experience in Canada with the proper authorization;
- Meet the required language levels needed for your job for each language ability (speaking, reading, writing, and listening);
- Plan to live outside the province of Quebec.