List Of NOC Occupations Canada Seeks

There are so many Canadian immigration categories which desires that applicants have work experience in one of the skilled occupations.

Many occupations on the in-demand list are limited to specific skilled streams of the MPNP and candidates must meet the specific requirements and criteria for one of the specific pathways listed under each stream. Candidates working in an in-demand occupation will be prioritized during Expression of Interest draws.

Listed below are examples of some occupations from Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC) system that represent skill levels A, B, or 0, which are also referred to as “skilled occupations.” These occupations are listed in alphabetical order R to W.


Occupation starting with Letter: R

NOC Occupation
7361 Railway and Yard Locomotive Engineers
7314 Railway Carmen/women
7362 Railway Conductors and Brakemen/women
1253 Records Management Technicians
2275 Railway Traffic Controllers and Marine Traffic Regulators
6232 Real Estate Agents and Salespersons
0513 Recreation and Sports Program and Service Directors
4167 Recreation, Sports and Fitness Program Supervisors Consultants
7313 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics
3012 Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses
4217 Religious Occupations (other)
3214 Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Perfusionists and Cardio-Pulmonary Technologists
0631 Restaurant and Food Service Managers
6222 Retail and Wholesale Buyers
0621 Retail Trade Managers
6211 Retail Trade Supervisors
7291 Roofers and Shinglers

Occupation starting with Letter: S

NOC Occupation
0422 School Principals and Administrators of Elementary and Secondary
1113 Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and Brokers
0012 Senior Government Managers and Officials
0013 Senior Managers – Financial, Communications and Other Business
0016 Senior Managers – Goods Production, Utilities, Transportation and Construction
0014 Senior Managers – Health, Education, Social and Community
0015 Senior Managers – Trade, Broadcasting and Other Services, n.e.c.
6343 Shoe Repairers and Shoemakers
4212 Social and Community Service Workers
4164 Social Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers
4169 Social Science, n.e.c. (Other Professional Occupations)
4152 Social Workers
2173 Software Engineers
3111 Specialist Physicians
5253 Sports Officials and Referees
1254 Statistical Officers and Related Research Support Occupations
7252 Steamfitters, Pipefitters and Sprinkler System Installers
7252 Steamfitters, Pipefitters and Sprinkler System Installers
7235 Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters
9223 Supervisors, Electrical Products Manufacturing
9222 Supervisors, Electronics Manufacturing
1212 Supervisors, Finance and Insurance Clerks
9213 Supervisors, Food, Beverage and Tobacco Processing
9215 Supervisors, Forest Products Processing
9224 Supervisors, Furniture and Fixtures Manufacturing
1211 Supervisors, General Office and Administrative Support Clerks
1213 Supervisors, Library, Correspondence and Related Information Clerks
8211 Supervisors, Logging and Forestry
1214 Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations
9211 Supervisors, Mineral and Metal Processing
8221 Supervisors, Mining and Quarrying
7305 Supervisors, Motor Transport and Other Ground Transit Operators
9221 Supervisors, Motor Vehicle Assembling
9226 Supervisors, Other Mechanical and Metal Products Manufacturing
9227 Supervisors, Other Products Manufacturing and Assembly
9212 Supervisors, Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Processing and Utilities
9214 Supervisors, Plastic and Rubber Products Manufacturing
7303 Supervisors, Printing and Related Occupations
7304 Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations
1215 Supervisors, Supply Chain, Tracking and Scheduling Coordination Occupations
9217 Supervisors, Textile, Fabric, Fur and Leather Products Processing and Manufacturing
5227 Support Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and the Performing Arts

Occupation starting with Letter: T

NOC Occupation
6342 Tailors, Dressmakers, Furriers and Milliners
5212 Technical Occupations Related to Museums and Art Galleries
6221 Technical Sales Specialists – Wholesale Trade
0131 Telecommunication Carriers Managers
7246 Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers
7245 Telecommunications Line and Cable Workers
5243 Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers
3144 Therapy and Assessment (Other Professional Occupations)
7283 Tilesetters
7232 Tool and Die Makers
5125 Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters

Occupation starting with Letter: U

NOC Occupation
8231 Underground Production and Development Miners
4011 University Professors and Lecturers
6345 Upholsterers
2153 Urban and Land Use Planners
2282 User Support Technicians
0912 Utilities Managers

Occupation starting with Letter: V

NOC Occupation
3114 Veterinarians

Occupation starting with Letter: W

NOC Occupation
7373 Water Well Drillers
9243 Water and Waste Treatment Plant Operators
2175 Web Designers and Developers
7237 Welders and Related Machine Operators

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