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just joined this site, please excuse my spelling its not my strong point.
i no you proberly get this all the time on here but here goes, i am looking to move to canada with my family, i have done these test on the internet that tell you if your elegable to move to canada but they all come back saying i have not scored high enough, or there are companys that want £10,000 up front to help me get a visa,
I am 32 years old with a partner and 3 children ages 15, 3, and 1.5. my partner is 39, are these ages a problem?.
my work experince is fully qualified diesel fitter and car mechanic with experience in light commercials and some plant machinery also have class 1 hgv licence (5 years) i have managed and run companys in this sector and have a lot of experience for my age, i thought these things where classed as skills but not according to this stupid questionaires,
I live in the uk and have no criminal convictions, dont take drugs or drink to much, we have the money to move to canada,

Is there ways to get around theses visa test, i have been told that if you can get employment in canada this helps does anyone no which websites help with this i dont mind traveling to canada for interviews before i come over, sorry to go on but the mrs is nagging me to sort this out as she is set on the idea now

any help would be great and you would make my christmas card list
dave clarke
 

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hello
just joined this site, please excuse my spelling its not my strong point.
i no you proberly get this all the time on here but here goes, i am looking to move to canada with my family, i have done these test on the internet that tell you if your elegable to move to canada but they all come back saying i have not scored high enough, or there are companys that want £10,000 up front to help me get a visa,
I am 32 years old with a partner and 3 children ages 15, 3, and 1.5. my partner is 39, are these ages a problem?.
my work experince is fully qualified diesel fitter and car mechanic with experience in light commercials and some plant machinery also have class 1 hgv licence (5 years) i have managed and run companys in this sector and have a lot of experience for my age, i thought these things where classed as skills but not according to this stupid questionaires,
I live in the uk and have no criminal convictions, dont take drugs or drink to much, we have the money to move to canada,

Is there ways to get around theses visa test, i have been told that if you can get employment in canada this helps does anyone no which websites help with this i dont mind traveling to canada for interviews before i come over, sorry to go on but the mrs is nagging me to sort this out as she is set on the idea now

any help would be great and you would make my christmas card list
dave clarke
Hi, have you attended any of the emmigrate shows? They are well worth a visit and could answer alot of your questions. Do you know where you want to live in Canada? Each province will be looking for people with different job skills. Good Luck.
 

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Yes, Missmop has a good point, those shows are there purely for people like you/me to help with whatever questions you may have. One point though, please avoid those companies that profess they can help you get a visa for £10,000. Stick with the emigrate shows (we went to one in Sandown) and forums like this, where someone will have advice for you that will be sound.

I hope your dreams come true and I'm looking forward to a nice Christmas card!
 

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Have you checked out the official web site:

Immigrating to Canada: Skilled workers and professionals - Who can apply

If that's where you took the eligibility test then I'm not sure what you could do except to try and pre-arraign a job or to do something to increase your score like get more education or learn French.

It's pretty simple, if your occupation is on "the list" (could you fit the heavy duty equipment mechanic category?) and your score is high enough, then you're in. If not, then you need to find an employer who wants you bad enough to get you a visa. I don't know how those immigration companies work but I'd be a bit leery of anyone guaranteeing a visa. Though maybe they have the contacts and resources to connect you with an employer.

Good luck!
 

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Look at the province you want to live in for job opportunites on the local web sites then apply via email. Then find out what you need to have for a Provincial Nominee Program for that province. This process is much quicker than the Skilled Worker program.
Hopes this helps
 
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