Home Child Care Provider (HCCP) and Home Support Worker (HSW) Pilots

You can get a Work Permit (no LMIA [1] needed) if you qualify to do the job. This is a pathway to permanent residence status in less than 3 years. The whole family can come to Canada. The spouse can work and the children can go to school.
Eligibility Requirements Include:

  • Education: at least 1 year of post-secondary education completed.
  • Language: CLB 5 minimum in English or French (must be able to communicate well in order to do the job).
  • Work Experience:.
  • HSW – National Occupational Classification NOC 4412. Home Support Workers provide personal care and companionship for seniors, persons with disabilities and convalescent clients.
  • HCCP – National Occupational Classification NOC 4411. Home Child Care Providers care for children. They care for their wellbeing and physical and social development, assist parents with child care.

How the Process Works:

  1. You apply to either the Home Child Care Provider Pilot or the Home Support Worker Pilot, depending on which occupation you plan to work in.
  2. You submit a work permit application together with your permanent residence application.
  3. If you meet the requirement, you get a work permit to work in Canada temporarily. National Institute Chandigarh
  4. The work permit you get is an occupation- restricted open work permit which lets you work as a caregiver for any employer. (some conditions apply).
  5. Get at least 24 months of experience to qualify for permanent residence..
  6. You don’t need to live in your employer’s home to qualify.

Family Members

An LMIA is a Labour Market Impact Assessment. The government of Canada often demands that employers offer available work to Canadians or permanent residents first. The LMIA is a way to determine if there are Canadians available to fill a certain occupation. With a positive assessment of an LMIA, the employer may offer the work to a foreign national. While Employers are responsible to obtain the LMIA, we are here to assist them.

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