Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program – Positions In Demand

Feb 20, 2018Immigration

Manitoba In-Demand Occupations

The MPNP is locally driven and based on the needs of Manitoba employers. We select internationally trained and experienced workers who have the skills needed in the local labour market.

 In-Demand Occupations List

The MPNP In-demand Occupations list provides a regularly updated listing of which occupations qualify as ‘in-demand’ in Manitoba.

Many occupations on the in-demand list are limited to specific skilled streams of the MPNP and candidates must meet the specific criteria and requirements for one of the specific pathways listed under each stream. Candidates working in an in-demand occupation will be prioritized during Expression of Interest draws.


1 – Business, finance and administration occupations

NOC Occupation Title Skill Level Minimum CLB
0211 Engineering managers 0 5
0212 Architecture and science managers 0 5
0213 Computer and information systems managers 0 5
2121 Biologists and related scientists A 5
2123 Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists * A 7
2131 Civil engineers * A 7
2132 Mechanical engineers * A 7
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers * A 7
2141 Industrial and manufacturing engineers * A 7
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) * A 7
2151 Architects * A 7
2154 Land surveyors * A 7
2161 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries A 5
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants A 5
2172 Database analysts and data administrators A 5
2173 Software engineers and designers * A 7
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers A 5
2175 Web designers and developers A 5
2211 Chemical technologists and technicians B 5
2212 Geological and mineral technologists and technicians * B 7
2221 Biological technologists and technicians * B 7
2222 Agricultural and fish products inspectors B 5
2231 Civil engineering technologists and technicians * B 7
2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians * B 7
2233 Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians * B 7
2234 Construction estimators B 5
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians * B 7
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) * B 7
2244 Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors * B 7
2253 Drafting technologists and technicians * B 7
2271 Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors B 5
2281 Computer network technicians * B 7
2282 User support technicians B 5

* Regulated Occupation


3 – Health occupations

NOC Occupation Title Skill Level Minimum CLB
0821 Managers in agriculture 0 5
NOC Occupation Title Skill Level Minimum CLB
0911 Manufacturing managers 0 5
0912 Utilities managers 0 5
9241 Power engineers and power systems operators B 5


The renewed Skilled Worker Overseas Stream (SWO) is for applicants who demonstrate an established connection to Manitoba through:

  • the support of family members or friends;
  • through previous education or work experience in the province; or
  • through an Invitation to Apply received directly from the MPNP as part of a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

The renewed stream will offer a new pathway to nominate qualified applicants for the federal Express Entry program. Priority will be given to candidates with close family connections in Manitoba and spouses who have the language proficiency, training and experience to quickly find jobs in in-demand occupations.

There will be two pathways:

  • Manitoba Express Entry Pathway
  • Human Capital Pathway

To be eligible under this stream, you must meet the minimum eligibility criteria and score a minimum of 60 points to be considered for nomination.


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