Atlantic International Graduate Program

Atlantic International Graduate Program

Atlantic Pilot Project - Atlantic International Graduate Program

The Atlantic International Graduate Program of the Atlantic Pilot Project or Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) is specially designed for all the candidates having a degree, or a diploma or any other course pursued from a public-funded educational institute in any of the Atlantic provinces.

1. Job Offer

An applicant must have a legal and qualified job offer

  • Made by an AIP-designated employer in any of the Atlantic provinces.
  • A full-time and non-seasonal offer (minimum of 30 hours/week).
  • That is suitable for skill level 0, A, B, or C.
  • That is Permanent.
  • That is made following a correct form generated by the federal government.

An applicant’s job offer need not be in the same field as the previous one.

2. Work Experience

No work experience is necessary.

3.Education

Applicants must have:

  • At least a 2-year degree, or diploma, or certificate, or any sort of apprenticeship credential pursued from a reputed public-funded educational institute in any of the Atlantic provinces.
  • Pursued a full-time course in Canada for a minimum period of 2 years.
  • Been awarded a Graduate degree within 2 years prior to their date of application.
  • Stayed in any one of the Atlantic provinces for a minimum period of 16 out of the past 24 months before completing graduation.
  • A valid permit to work, or study or obtain training in Canada.

An applicant doesn’t qualify if his/her study or training includes:

  • English or French as second language courses for over half of their study program.
  • Distance learning for over half of their study program.

4. Language

Applicants must:

  • Score a minimum of level 4 in CLB in English or NCLC in the French language.
  • Appear for a globally approved language test and secure the minimum score in speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Submit the language test results within 2 years of the date of application.

5. Proof of Funds

Applicants are required to testify that their financial status is sufficient to support all the financial needs of themselves as well as their families after immigration. The amount of funds depends upon the family size.

The proof of funds isn’t required if an applicant already stays and works in Canada holding a valid work permit.