The Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the Home Support Worker Pilot are 5-year pilot programs that let qualified caregivers and their family members come to Canada with the goal of becoming permanent residents.


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must have at least three years’ work experience in either childcare or senior care.
  2. Proficiency in English – At least Canadian Language Benchmarks level 5 in these four areas: listening, speaking, reading, and Writing.
  3. Your test results from the following list must be less than two years old at the time that we receive your application:
    • IELTS: International English Language Testing System (General Training test only)
    • CELPIP: Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (General test only)
  4. You must get an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) from an approved organization. An ECA is used to check that your completed foreign educational credential is valid and equal to a completed Canadian one-year post-secondary education credential or higher. This can be a degree, diploma, certificate or other proof of your education. 
Need assistance in securing ECA? Reliable Nanny and Caregiver Placement Agency charges a service fee of $262.50 GST inclusive excluding the ECA-Evaluation Credential Assessment of $200.00 plus courier fee.