At least 12-months of continuous, full-time, skilled work experience completed within the previous 10 years
Skilled work experience must be classified under NOC Skill Level 0, A, or B
Reach a minimum of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 7 on an approved English or French language test
A minimum of a Canadian high school diploma or the equivalent in foreign education
Enough funds to support themselves and any spouse and/or children in settlement in Canada
If a candidate meets the requirements listed above, they also must demonstrate that they score a minimum of 67 out of 100 points on the FSW eligibility points.