Employer and Candidate Overview


Employer Direct Recruitment Pathway – Employer & Candidate Overview


Minimum Requirements

Work Experience /Age

  • Minimum of 2 years in past 5 years of employment experience relevant to occupation being recruited for, or other relevant experience identified by employer; OR
  • Relevant experience as identified by employer if more than 2 years.
  • Between ages 21 and 45 or as specified by the employer

*truck drivers must demonstrate 3 years of full-time work experience in past five years

Additional Employment / Job Offer Requirements

  • Long-term, full-time job offer that meets Manitoba’s employment and wage standards for the occupation
  • Employer has registered commercial business operating in Manitoba for at least 3 years immediately preceding application to MPNP Employer Services
  • Working conditions consistent with those of Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada
  • Position is not home-based, part-time, temporary, seasonal, or commission-based


  • Minimum official-language proficiency depends on assessed NOC:
  • Minimum CLB/NCLC 7 for regulated occupations
  • Minimum CLB/NCLC 6 for compulsory trades
  • Minimum CLB/NCLC 5 for all other NOC 0, A, or B, C, D occupations

*language tests must not be older than two years

  • Must demonstrate ability and intent to reside in Manitoba


  • Must have post-secondary education and/or training related to occupation being recruited for or identified by employer
  • If position requires licensure or certification, candidate must apply to the regulatory body to have qualifications and skills assessed
  • For NOC C or D occupations,  MPNP Employer Services reserves the right to select individuals with no post-secondary education, providing they possess the required training for the job according to employer requirements and NOC description