Under the Provincial Nominee program of Canada is the Alberta - Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program - AINP.
As a province the province of Alberta has its own set of rules and requirements in its Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program.
The following is a summary of what its provincial Nominee program has to offer.
Notice: The AINP is currently not accepting applications under the AINP U.S. Visa Holder
Category and the AINP Family Stream. Applications postmarked after August 23, 2010 will be returned. Applications postmarked on or before August 23, 2010 that meet all program criteria will be accepted for processing and will be processed according to AINP Processing Times and U.S. Visa Holder Category or Family Stream criteria.
See the following News Release for further information [from source http://www.albertacanada.com/]
Streams and Categories:
Skilled worker or Alberta employer
You are a foreign worker and have a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer in a skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, B-Managerial, Professional, Skilled and Trade)
You are an Alberta employer wanting to retain a skilled foreign worker on a permanent, full-time basis.
read about it from the source - Skilled Worker Category
International graduate or Alberta employer
You are a recent graduate from a Canadian post-secondary institution and have a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer in a skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, B- Managerial, Professional, Skilled and Trade)
You are an Alberta employer wanting to retain an international graduate on a permanent, full-time basis As a candidate you must at least show that you graduated under a post secondary, undergraduate or graduate levels of education in Alberta and has had at least 6 months work experience related to the field of study you have graduated from.
read about it from the source - International Graduate Category
Semi-skilled worker or Alberta employer
You are a foreign worker and have a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer in an eligible semi-skilled occupation (NOC C or D - semi skilled occupations).
You are an Alberta employer wanting to retain an eligible semi-skilled foreign worker on a permanent, full-time basis.
Please note: only select occupations from the following industries are eligible:
Food and beverage processing industry
Hotel and lodging industry:
Food and beverage servers and room attendants
Front desk agent/clerk
Long-Haul Trucking industry
Food services industry (pilot project)
As a candidate you must be currently working in Canada Alberta on a work permit for an eligible AINP Semi-Skilled Occupation, must prove that you are a high school graduate (note that for Filipinos Canada standards on High school graduate may mean second year college because they have additional grade levels in their primary education standards)
read about it from the source - Semi-Skilled Worker Category
You are a tradesperson who has an Alberta Qualification Certificate in a Compulsory or Optional Trade and you have received an invitation to apply to the AINP.
As a candidate you must show that you have a certificate from Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT), currently working in Alberta in the Compulsory and optional trades eligible occupations or have at least 6 (six) months work experience in these occupations in Alberta within the last 2 years.
read about it from the source - Compulsory and optional trades
You are an engineer, designer or drafter with Alberta work experience.
As a candidate you must currently be working or have worked for at least six months within the last 2 years for a A recognized, reputable and well-established Alberta Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) Company as a designer or drafter, and must be currently residing in Alberta
Learn more: Engineering Occupations Category
You are a farmer who wants to come to Alberta to establish or purchase a farming business.
As a candidate you must be able to prove that you have the necessary education, skills and experience to manage your own farming business in Alberta, must meet the minimum investment requirements via financial documentations and be able to propose a financially viable business in Alberta.
Learn more: Self-Employed Farmer Stream
Since the direct relative stream of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program is currently suspended its clear that to be nominated by the province of Alberta Canada, you should either be nominated by an employer. The province can also nominate you if you can prove that you can manage a business or show that you possess a certificate from the Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) under the compulsory and optional trades program.
All information narrated in this post is from the website of the province of Alberta - http://www.albertacanada.com.