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Canadian Authorities use the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system to classify jobs/occupations for candidates interested in immigration to Canada.

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: labor jobs that usually give on-the-job training, such as:

  • fruit pickers

  • cleaning staff

  • oil field workers



If you want to come to Canada as a skilled immigrant (Express Entry)

Your job, and the work you have done in the past, must be skill type 0, or level A or B to use Express Entry. The Express Entry system manages applications for permanent residence if you want to be considered:

Federal Skilled Worker
Federal Skilled Trades Worker
Canadian Experience Class


Do you require more information?

1. Email ( Your  CV/Resume, 4-5 sentences about Yourself/Family Situation, If you or your spouse took IELTS – Test results, family in Canada (if any)


2. We will review your documents and appoint a consultant/lawyer to contact you with a brief assessment of Your chances to immigrate. 



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