Skilled Occupations (NOC 0, A or B)

Several Canadian immigration categories require applicants to have work experience in a "skilled occupation."

Listed below are some examples of occupations from Canada's National Occupational Classification (NOC) system that represent skill type/level 0, A or B, which are also referred to as "skilled occupations". These occupations are listed in alphabetical order.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Occupation starting with Letter: A

0632Accommodation Service Managers
6313Accommodation, Travel, Tourism and Related Services Supervisors
1311Accounting Technicians and Bookkeepers
5135Actors and Comedians
1241Administrative Assistants
1221Administrative Officers
0421Administrators - Post-Secondary Education and Vocational
0124Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations Managers
2146Aerospace Engineers
2222Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors
8252Agricultural Service Contractors, Farm Supervisors and Specialized Livestock Workers
2123Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists
8252Agricultural Service Contractors, Farm Supervisors, and Specialized Livestock Workers
2271Air Pilots, Flight Engineers and Flying Instructors
2272Air Traffic Control and Related Occupations
2244Aircraft Instrument, Electrical and Avionics Mechanics, Technicians and Inspectors
7315Aircraft Mechanics and Aircraft Inspectors
3124Allied Primary Health Practitioners
3213Animal Health Technologists and Veterinary Technicians
5231Announcers and Other Broadcasters
7332Appliance Servicers and Repairers
2251Architectural Technologists and Technicians
0212Architecture and Science Managers
5244Artisans and Craftpersons
1314Assessors, Valuators and Appraisers
5225Audio and Video Recording Technicians
3141Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
5121Authors and Writers
7321Automotive Service Technicians, Truck Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers

Occupation starting with Letter: B

0122Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers
2221Biological Technologists and Technicians
2121Biologists and Related Scientists
5224Broadcast Technicians
4163Business Development Officers and Marketing Researchers and Consultants
6331Butchers, Meat Cutters and Fishmongers - retail and wholesale

Occupation starting with Letter: C

7247Cable Television Service and Maintenance Technicians
3217Cardiology Technologists and Electrophysiological Diagnostic Technologists, n.e.c.
9231Central Control and Process Operators, Mineral and Metal Processing
2134Chemical Engineers
2211Chemical Technologists and Technicians
2231Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
2131Civil Engineers
6315Cleaning Supervisors
4021College and Other Vocational Instructors
0433Commissioned Officers of the Canadian Forces
0431Commissioned Police Officers
0213Computer and Information Systems Managers
2281Computer Network Technicians
2147Computer Engineers (Except Software Engineers and Designers)
2174Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers
7282Concrete Finishers
5132Conductors, Composers and Arrangers
1226Conference and Event Planners
2224Conservation and Fishery Officers
5112Conservators and Curators
2234Construction Estimators
2264Construction Inspectors
0711Construction Managers
7311Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
7204Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades
7202Contractors and Supervisors, Electrical Trades and Telecommunications
7302Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Equipment Operator Crews
7301Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades
8222Contractors and Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Services
7201Contractors and Supervisors, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting Trades and Related Occupations
7205Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers
7203Contractors and Supervisors, Pipefitting Trades
8255Contractors and Supervisors, Landscaping, Grounds Maintenance and Horticulture Services
0601Corporate Sales Managers
1227Court Officers and Justices of the Peace
1251Court Reporters, Medical Transcriptionists and Related Occupations
7371Crane Operators
6314Customer and Information Services Supervisors
1315Customs, Ship and Other Brokers

Occupation starting with Letter: D

2172Database Analysts and Data Administrators
2273Deck Officers, Water Transport
3222Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists
3223Dental Technologists, Technicians and Laboratory Assistants
3132Dietitians and Nutritionists
2253Drafting Technologists and Technicians
7372Drillers and Blasters - Surface Mining, Quarrying and Construction

Occupation starting with Letter: E

4214Early Childhood Educators and Assistants
4162Economists and Economic Policy Researchers and Analysts
4166Education Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers
4033Educational Counsellors
2241Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians
2133Electrical and Electronics Engineers
7333Electrical Mechanics
7244Electrical Power Line and Cable Workers
7241Electricians (Except Industrial and Power System)
3217Electrophysiological Diagnostic Technologists and Cardiology Technologists
2242Electronic Service Technicians (Household and Business Equipment)
4032Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers
7318Elevator Constructors and Mechanics
4156Employment Counsellors
1228Employment Insurance, Immigration, Border Services and Revenue Officers
2274Engineer Officers, Water Transport
2262Engineering Inspectors and Regulatory Officers
0211Engineering Managers
1222Executive Assistants
6312Executive Housekeepers

Occupation starting with Letter: F

0714Facility Operation and Maintenance Managers
4153Family, Marriage and Other Related Counsellors
5222Film and Video Camera Operators
1112Financial and Investment Analysts
1111Financial Auditors and Accountants
0111Financial Managers
0432Fire Chiefs and Senior Firefighting Officers
8261Fishing Masters and Officers
7295Floor Covering Installers
6311Food Service Supervisors
2122Forestry Professionals
2223Forestry Technologists and Technicians
6346Funeral Directors and Embalmers

Occupation starting with Letter: G

7253Gas Fitters
3112General Practitioners and Family Physicians
2212Geological and Mineral Technologists and Technicians
2144Geological Engineers
2113Geoscientists and Oceanographers
0412Government Managers - Economic Analysis, Policy Development
0413Government Managers - Education Policy Development and Program Administration
0411Government Managers - Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration
5223Graphic Arts Technicians
5241Graphic Designers and Illustrators

Occupation starting with Letter: H

6341Hairstylists and Barbers
1252Health Information Management Occupations
4165Health Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers
7312Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
0712Home-Building and Renovation Managers
1223Human Resources and Recruitment Officers
0112Human Resources Managers
1121Human Resources Professionals

Occupation starting with Letter: I

1228Immigration, Employment Insurance, Border Services and Revenue Officers
2141Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers
2252Industrial Designers
7242Industrial Electricians
2233Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists and Technicians
2243Industrial Instrument Technicians and Mechanics
2171Information Systems Analysts and Consultants
2283Information Systems Testing Technicians
2263Inspectors in Public and Environmental Health and Occupational Health and Safety
4216Instructors (other)
4215Instructors of Persons with Disabilities
1312Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners
6231Insurance Agents and Brokers
1313Insurance Underwriters
0121Insurance, Real Estate and Financial Brokerage Managers
5242Interior Designers and Interior Decorators

Occupation starting with Letter: J

6344Jewellers, Watch Repairers and Related Occupations

Occupation starting with Letter: L

2254Land Survey Technologists and Technicians
2154Land Surveyors
2225Landscape and Horticultural Technicians and Specialists
2152Landscape Architects
4112Lawyers and Quebec Notaries
1242Legal Administrative Assistants
5211Library and Public Archive Technicians
0511Library, Archive, Museum and Art Gallery Managers
3233Licensed Practical Nurses
8241Logging Machinery Operators

Occupation starting with Letter: M

7231Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors
7316Machine Fitters
0651Managers in Customer and Personal Services, n.e.c.
0512Managers - Publishing, Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and Performing Arts
0821Managers in Agriculture
0823Managers in Aquaculture
0311Managers in Health Care
0822Managers in Horticulture
0811Managers in Natural Resources Production and Fishing
0423Managers in Social, Community and Correctional Services
0731Managers in Transportation
0414Managers in Public Administration (other)
0423Managers in Social, Community and Correctional Services
0911Manufacturing Managers
3236Massage Therapists
2161Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries
2232Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
2132Mechanical Engineers
3212Medical Laboratory Technicians and Pathologists Assistants
3211Medical Laboratory Technologists
3215Medical Radiation Technologists
1243Medical Administrative Assistants
3216Medical Sonographers
3219Medical Technologists and Technicians (other - except Dental Health)
2142Metallurgical and Materials Engineers
2213Technical Occupations in Geomatics and Meteorology
2114Meteorologists and Climatologists
2143Mining Engineers
4154Professional Occupations in Religion
5226Motion Pictures, Broadcasting (other Technical and Co-ordinating Occupations)
7322Motor Vehicle Body Repairers
7334Motorcycle, All-terrain Vehicle and Other Related Mechanics
5133Musicians and Singers

Occupation starting with Letter: N

4161Natural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers
4313Non-Commissioned Officers of the Canadian Forces
2261Non-destructive Testers and Inspectors
3011Nursing Coordinators and Supervisors

Occupation starting with Letter: O

3143Occupational Therapists
8232Oil and Gas Well Drillers, Servicers, Testers and Related Workers
7331Oil and Solid Fuel Heating Mechanics
0114Other Administrative Services Managers
0125Other Business Service Managers
1114Other Financial Officers
5232Other Performers, n.e.c.
3125Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating
2115Other Professional Occupations in Physical Sciences
7335Other Small Engine and Small Equipment Repairers
3237Other Technical Occupations in Therapy and Assessment
7384Other Trades and Related Occupations, n.e.c.

Occupation starting with Letter: P

7294Painters and Decorators (except Interior Decorators)
5136Painters, Sculptors and Other Visual Artists
4211Paralegal and Related Occupations
3234Paramedical Occupations
5245Patternmakers - Textile, Leather and Fur Products
1223Personnel and Recruitment Officers
2145Petroleum Engineers
9232Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Process Operators
3111Physicians - Specialist
2111Physicists and Astronomers
7284Plasterers, Drywall Installers and Finishers and Lathers
4311Police Officers (Except Commissioned)
0132Postal and Courier Services Managers
4012Post-Secondary Teaching and Research Assistants
7243Power System Electricians
9241Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
3232Practitioners of Natural Healing
7381Printing Press Operators
4155Probation and Parole Officers and Related Occupations
5131Producers, Directors, Choreographers and Related Occupations
2148Professional Engineers, n.e.c. (other)
1122Professional Occupations in Business Management Consulting
1123Professional Occupations in Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations
4154Professional Occupations in Religion
5254Program Leaders and Instructors in Recreation and Sport
4168Program Officers Unique to Government
1224Property Administrators
9235Pulping, Papermaking and Coating Control Operators
1225Purchasing Agents and Officers
0113Purchasing Managers

Occupation starting with Letter: R

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

Occupation starting with Letter: S

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

Occupation starting with Letter: T

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

Occupation starting with Letter: U

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

Occupation starting with Letter: V


Occupation starting with Letter: W

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

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