On May 15, Canada invites Express Entry trade candidates with the Comprehensive Ranking Scores as low as 332 to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

According to CIC news, skilled work experience eligible for the Federal Skilled Trades Class falls under the following categories of Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC):
Major Group 72: Industrial, electrical and construction trades
Major Group 73: Maintenance and equipment operation trades
Major Group 82: Supervisors and technical jobs in natural resources, agriculture and related production
Major Group 92: Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators
Minor Group 632: Chefs and cooks
Minor Group 633: Butchers and bakers
Today’s cut-off score of 332 was 106 points lower than the lowest cut-off score this year in an all-program Express Entry draw, which was 438.
“Today’s draw is a good reminder of the value of having your skilled trades qualifications certified if you have the required experience,” said David Cohen, senior partner with the Campbell, Cohen Canadian immigration law firm in Montreal.
“It’s also a good reminder of how innovation can happen at any time at the federal or provincial levels and open doors you may not be expecting.”
Source: (CIC News)