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NOC

NOC 2018-01-17T00:59:17+00:00

Find your NOC
We use the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system to classify jobs (occupations). Jobs are grouped based on the type of:

job duties
work a person does
For immigration purposes, the main job groups are:

Skill Type 0 (zero): management jobs, such as:
restaurant managers
mine managers
shore captains (fishing)
Skill Level A: professional jobs that usually call for a degree from a university, such as:
doctors
dentists
architects
Skill Level B: technical jobs and skilled trades that usually call for a college diploma or training as an apprentice, such as:
chefs
plumbers
electricians
Skill Level C: intermediate jobs that usually call for high school and/or job-specific training, such as:
industrial butchers
long-haul truck drivers
food and beverage servers
Skill Level D: labour jobs that usually give on-the-job training, such as:
fruit pickers
cleaning staff
oil field workers