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If you want to immigrate to Canada through Express Entry, your occupation and experience should match this skill type 0, A or B.

  •  Skill Type 0 (zero): management jobs, such as:
    1.   restaurant managers
    2.   mine managers
    3.   shore captains (fishing)

  •  Skill Level A: professional jobs. Applicant need degree from a university, such as:
    1.   doctors
    2.   dentists
    3.   architects

  •  Skill Level B: technical jobs and skilled trades, Applicant need - a college diploma or training as an apprentice, such as:
    1.   chefs
    2.   plumbers
    3.   electricians

    If your job code is in skill level C or D

    you may be able to migrate to Canada as a provincial nominee

  •  Skill Level C: intermediate jobs - Applicant need: high school and/or job-specific training, such as:
    1.   industrial butchers
    2.   long-haul truck drivers
    3.   food and beverage servers

  •  Skill Level D: labour jobs - Usually need: on-the-job training, such as:
    1.   fruit pickers
    2.   cleaning staff
    3.   oil field workers

    For Express Entry Visa you can apply as a

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • Canadian Experience Class
  • If you want to Migrate Canada as a skilled immigrant (Atlantic Immigration Pilot)

  • Your work experience must be skill type/level 0, A, B, or C.
  • Find your job title, code and skill type is: 0

    NOC CODE JOB TITLE Skill level or type
    0011 Legislators 0
    0012 Senior government managers and officials 0
    0013 Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services 0
    0014 Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations 0
    0015 Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. 0
    0016 Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities 0
    0111 Financial managers 0
    0112 Human resources managers 0
    0113 Purchasing managers 0
    0114 Other administrative services managers 0
    0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers 0
    0122 Banking, credit and other investment managers 0
    0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers 0
    0125 Other business services managers 0
    0131 Telecommunication carriers managers 0
    0132 Postal and courier services managers 0
    0211 Engineering managers 0
    0212 Architecture and science managers 0
    0213 Computer and information systems managers 0
    0311 Managers in health care 0
    0411 Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration 0
    0412 Government managers - economic analysis, policy development and program administration 0
    0413 Government managers - education policy development and program administration 0
    0414 Other managers in public administration 0
    0421 Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training 0
    0422 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education 0
    0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services 0
    0431 Commissioned police officers 0
    0432 Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers 0
    0433 Commissioned officers of the Canadian Armed Forces 0
    0511 Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers 0
    0512 Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts 0
    0513 Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors 0
    0601 Corporate sales managers 0
    0621 Retail and wholesale trade managers 0
    0631 Restaurant and food service managers 0
    0632 Accommodation service managers 0
    0651 Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c. 0
    0711 Construction managers 0
    0712 Home building and renovation managers 0
    0714 Facility operation and maintenance managers 0
    0731 Managers in transportation 0
    0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing 0
    0821 Managers in agriculture 0
    0822 Managers in horticulture 0
    0823 Managers in aquaculture 0
    0911 Manufacturing managers 0
    0912 Utilities managers 0

    Find your job title, code and skill type is: A

    NOC CODE JOB TITLE Skill level or type
    1111 Financial auditors and accountants A
    1112 Financial and investment analysts A
    1113 Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers A
    1114 Other financial officers A
    1121 Human resources professionals A
    1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting A
    1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations A
    2111 Physicists and astronomers A
    2112 Chemists A
    2113 Geoscientists and oceanographers A
    2114 Meteorologists and climatologists A
    2115 Other professional occupations in physical sciences A
    2121 Biologists and related scientists A
    2122 Forestry professionals A
    2123 Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists A
    2131 Civil engineers A
    2132 Mechanical engineers A
    2133 Electrical and electronics engineers A
    2134 Chemical engineers A
    2141 Industrial and manufacturing engineers A
    2142 Metallurgical and materials engineers A
    2143 Mining engineers A
    2144 Geological engineers A
    2145 Petroleum engineers A
    2146 Aerospace engineers A
    2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) A
    2148 Other professional engineers, n.e.c. A
    2151 Architects A
    2152 Landscape architects A
    2153 Urban and land use planners A
    2154 Land surveyors A
    2161 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries A
    2171 Information systems analysts and consultants A
    2172 Database analysts and data administrators A
    2173 Software engineers and designers A
    2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers A
    2175 Web designers and developers A
    3011 Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors A
    3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses A
    3111 Specialist physicians A
    3112 General practitioners and family physicians A
    3113 Dentists A
    3114 Veterinarians A
    3121 Optometrists A
    3122 Chiropractors A
    3124 Allied primary health practitioners A
    3125 Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating A
    3131 Pharmacists A
    3132 Dietitians and nutritionists A
    3141 Audiologists and speech-language pathologists A
    3142 Physiotherapists A
    3143 Occupational therapists A
    3144 Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment A
    4011 University professors and lecturers A
    4012 Post-secondary teaching and research assistants A
    4021 College and other vocational instructors A
    4031 Secondary school teachers A
    4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers A
    4033 Educational counsellors A
    4111 Judges A
    4112 Lawyers and Quebec notaries A
    4151 Psychologists A
    4152 Social workers A
    4153 Family, marriage and other related counsellors A
    4154 Professional occupations in religion A
    4155 Probation and parole officers and related occupations A
    4156 Employment counsellors A
    4161 Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
    4162 Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts A
    4163 Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants A
    4164 Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
    4165 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
    4166 Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
    4167 Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
    4168 Program officers unique to government A
    4169 Other professional occupations in social science, n.e.c. A
    5111 Librarians A
    5112 Conservators and curators A
    5113 Archivists A
    5121 Authors and writers A
    5122 Editors A
    5123 Journalists A
    5125 Translators, terminologists and interpreters A
    5131 Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations A
    5132 Conductors, composers and arrangers A
    5133 Musicians and singers A
    5134 Dancers A
    5135 Actors and comedians A
    5136 Painters, sculptors and other visual artists A

    Find your job title, code and skill type is: B

    NOC CODE JOB TITLE Skill level or type
    1211 Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers B
    1212 Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers B
    1213 Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers B
    1214 Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations B
    1215 Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations B
    1221 Administrative officers B
    1222 Executive assistants B
    1223 Human resources and recruitment officers B
    1224 Property administrators B
    1225 Purchasing agents and officers B
    1226 Conference and event planners B
    1227 Court officers and justices of the peace B
    1228 Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers B
    1241 Administrative assistants B
    1242 Legal administrative assistants B
    1243 Medical administrative assistants B
    1251 Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations B
    1252 Health information management occupations B
    1253 Records management technicians B
    1254 Statistical officers and related research support occupations B
    1311 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers B
    1312 Insurance adjusters and claims examiners B
    1313 Insurance underwriters B
    1314 Assessors, valuators and appraisers B
    1315 Customs, ship and other brokers B
    2211 Chemical technologists and technicians B
    2212 Geological and mineral technologists and technicians B
    2221 Biological technologists and technicians B
    2222 Agricultural and fish products inspectors B
    2223 Forestry technologists and technicians B
    2224 Conservation and fishery officers B
    2225 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists B
    2231 Civil engineering technologists and technicians B
    2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians B
    2233 Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians B
    2234 Construction estimators B
    2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians B
    2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) B
    2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics B
    2244 Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors B
    2251 Architectural technologists and technicians B
    2252 Industrial designers B
    2253 Drafting technologists and technicians B
    2254 Land survey technologists and technicians B
    2255 Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology B
    2261 Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians B
    2262 Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers B
    2263 Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety B
    2264 Construction inspectors B
    2271 Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors B
    2272 Air traffic controllers and related occupations B
    2273 Deck officers, water transport B
    2274 Engineer officers, water transport B
    2275 Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators B
    2281 Computer network technicians B
    2282 User support technicians B
    2283 Information systems testing technicians B
    3211 Medical laboratory technologists B
    3212 Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants B
    3213 Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians B
    3214 Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists B
    3215 Medical radiation technologists B
    3216 Medical sonographers B
    3217 Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. B
    3219 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) B
    3221 Denturists B
    3222 Dental hygienists and dental therapists B
    3223 Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants B
    3231 Opticians B
    3232 Practitioners of natural healing B
    3233 Licensed practical nurses B
    3234 Paramedical occupations B
    3236 Massage therapists B
    3237 Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment B
    4211 Paralegal and related occupations B
    4212 Social and community service workers B
    4214 Early childhood educators and assistants B
    4215 Instructors of persons with disabilities B
    4216 Other instructors B
    4217 Other religious occupations B
    4311 Police officers (except commissioned) B
    4312 Firefighters B
    4313 Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces B
    5211 Library and public archive technicians B
    5212 Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries B
    5221 Photographers B
    5222 Film and video camera operators B
    5223 Graphic arts technicians B
    5224 Broadcast technicians B
    5225 Audio and video recording technicians B
    5226 Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts B
    5227 Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts B
    5231 Announcers and other broadcasters B
    5232 Other performers, n.e.c. B
    5241 Graphic designers and illustrators B
    5242 Interior designers and interior decorators B
    5243 Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers B
    5244 Artisans and craftspersons B
    5245 Patternmakers - textile, leather and fur products B
    5251 Athletes B
    5252 Coaches B
    5253 Sports officials and referees B
    5254 Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness B
    6211 Retail sales supervisors B
    6221 Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade B
    6222 Retail and wholesale buyers B
    6231 Insurance agents and brokers B
    6232 Real estate agents and salespersons B
    6235 Financial sales representatives B
    6311 Food service supervisors B
    6312 Executive housekeepers B
    6313 Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors B
    6314 Customer and information services supervisors B
    6315 Cleaning supervisors B
    6316 Other services supervisors B
    6321 Chefs B
    6322 Cooks B
    6331 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale B
    6332 Bakers B
    6341 Hairstylists and barbers B
    6342 Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners B
    6343 Shoe repairers and shoemakers B
    6344 Jewellers, jewellery and watch repairers and related occupations B
    6345 Upholsterers B
    6346 Funeral directors and embalmers B
    7201 Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations B
    7202 Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations B
    7203 Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades B
    7204 Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades B
    7205 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers B
    7231 Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors B
    7232 Tool and die makers B
    7233 Sheet metal workers B
    7234 Boilermakers B
    7235 Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters B
    7236 Ironworkers B
    7237 Welders and related machine operators B
    7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system) B
    7242 Industrial electricians B
    7243 Power system electricians B
    7244 Electrical power line and cable workers B
    7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers B
    7246 Telecommunications installation and repair workers B
    7247 Cable television service and maintenance technicians B
    7251 Plumbers B
    7252 Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers B
    7253 Gas fitters B
    7271 Carpenters B
    7272 Cabinetmakers B
    7281 Bricklayers B
    7282 Concrete finishers B
    7283 Tilesetters B
    7284 Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers B
    7291 Roofers and shinglers B
    7292 Glaziers B
    7293 Insulators B
    7294 Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) B
    7295 Floor covering installers B
    7301 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades B
    7302 Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews B
    7303 Supervisors, printing and related occupations B
    7304 Supervisors, railway transport operations B
    7305 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators B
    7311 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics B
    7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics B
    7313 Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics B
    7314 Railway carmen/women B
    7315 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors B
    7316 Machine fitters B
    7318 Elevator constructors and mechanics B
    7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers B
    7322 Motor vehicle body repairers B
    7331 Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics B
    7332 Appliance servicers and repairers B
    7333 Electrical mechanics B
    7334 Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics B
    7335 Other small engine and small equipment repairers B
    7361 Railway and yard locomotive engineers B
    7362 Railway conductors and brakemen/women B
    7371 Crane operators B
    7372 Drillers and blasters - surface mining, quarrying and construction B
    7373 Water well drillers B
    7381 Printing press operators B
    7384 Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. B
    8211 Supervisors, logging and forestry B
    8221 Supervisors, mining and quarrying B
    8222 Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services B
    8231 Underground production and development miners B
    8232 Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers B
    8241 Logging machinery operators B
    8252 Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers B
    8255 Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services B
    8261 Fishing masters and officers B
    8262 Fishermen/women B
    9211 Supervisors, mineral and metal processing B
    9212 Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities B
    9213 Supervisors, food and beverage processing B
    9214 Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing B
    9215 Supervisors, forest products processing B
    9217 Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing B
    9221 Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling B
    9222 Supervisors, electronics manufacturing B
    9223 Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing B
    9224 Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing B
    9226 Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing B
    9227 Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly B
    9231 Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing B
    9232 Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing B
    9235 Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators B
    9241 Power engineers and power systems operators B
    9243 Water and waste treatment plant operators B

    Find your job title, code and skill type is: C

    NOC CODE JOB TITLE Skill level or type
    1411 General office support workers C
    1414 Receptionists C
    1415 Personnel clerks C
    1416 Court clerks C
    1422 Data entry clerks C
    1423 Desktop publishing operators and related occupations C
    1431 Accounting and related clerks C
    1432 Payroll administrators C
    1434 Banking, insurance and other financial clerks C
    1435 Collectors C
    1451 Library assistants and clerks C
    1452 Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks C
    1454 Survey interviewers and statistical clerks C
    1511 Mail, postal and related workers C
    1512 Letter carriers C
    1513 Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors C
    1521 Shippers and receivers C
    1522 Storekeepers and partspersons C
    1523 Production logistics co-ordinators C
    1524 Purchasing and inventory control workers C
    1525 Dispatchers C
    1526 Transportation route and crew schedulers C
    3411 Dental assistants C
    3413 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates C
    3414 Other assisting occupations in support of health services C
    4411 Home child care providers C
    4412 Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations C
    4413 Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants C
    4421 Sheriffs and bailiffs C
    4422 Correctional service officers C
    4423 By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers, n.e.c. C
    6411 Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical) C
    6421 Retail salespersons C
    6511 Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses C
    6512 Bartenders C
    6513 Food and beverage servers C
    6521 Travel counsellors C
    6522 Pursers and flight attendants C
    6523 Airline ticket and service agents C
    6524 Ground and water transport ticket agents, cargo service representatives and related clerks C
    6525 Hotel front desk clerks C
    6531 Tour and travel guides C
    6532 Outdoor sport and recreational guides C
    6533 Casino occupations C
    6541 Security guards and related security service occupations C
    6551 Customer services representatives - financial institutions C
    6552 Other customer and information services representatives C
    6561 Image, social and other personal consultants C
    6562 Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations C
    6563 Pet groomers and animal care workers C
    6564 Other personal service occupations C
    7441 Residential and commercial installers and servicers C
    7442 Waterworks and gas maintenance workers C
    7444 Pest controllers and fumigators C
    7445 Other repairers and servicers C
    7451 Longshore workers C
    7452 Material handlers C
    7511 Transport truck drivers C
    7512 Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators C
    7513 Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs C
    7514 Delivery and courier service drivers C
    7521 Heavy equipment operators (except crane) C
    7522 Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers C
    7531 Railway yard and track maintenance workers C
    7532 Water transport deck and engine room crew C
    7533 Boat and cable ferry operators and related occupations C
    7534 Air transport ramp attendants C
    7535 Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers C
    8411 Underground mine service and support workers C
    8412 Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators C
    8421 Chain saw and skidder operators C
    8422 Silviculture and forestry workers C
    8431 General farm workers C
    8432 Nursery and greenhouse workers C
    8441 Fishing vessel deckhands C
    8442 Trappers and hunters C
    9411 Machine operators, mineral and metal processing C
    9412 Foundry workers C
    9413 Glass forming and finishing machine operators and glass cutters C
    9414 Concrete, clay and stone forming operators C
    9415 Inspectors and testers, mineral and metal processing C
    9416 Metalworking and forging machine operators C
    9417 Machining tool operators C
    9418 Other metal products machine operators C
    9421 Chemical plant machine operators C
    9422 Plastics processing machine operators C
    9423 Rubber processing machine operators and related workers C
    9431 Sawmill machine operators C
    9432 Pulp mill machine operators C
    9433 Papermaking and finishing machine operators C
    9434 Other wood processing machine operators C
    9435 Paper converting machine operators C
    9436 Lumber graders and other wood processing inspectors and graders C
    9437 Woodworking machine operators C
    9441 Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers C
    9442 Weavers, knitters and other fabric making occupations C
    9445 Fabric, fur and leather cutters C
    9446 Industrial sewing machine operators C
    9447 Inspectors and graders, textile, fabric, fur and leather products manufacturing C
    9461 Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing C
    9462 Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers C
    9463 Fish and seafood plant workers C
    9465 Testers and graders, food and beverage processing C
    9471 Plateless printing equipment operators C
    9472 Camera, platemaking and other prepress occupations C
    9473 Binding and finishing machine operators C
    9474 Photographic and film processors C
    9521 Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors C
    9522 Motor vehicle assemblers, inspectors and testers C
    9523 Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers C
    9524 Assemblers and inspectors, electrical appliance, apparatus and equipment manufacturing C
    9525 Assemblers, fabricators and inspectors, industrial electrical motors and transformers C
    9526 Mechanical assemblers and inspectors C
    9527 Machine operators and inspectors, electrical apparatus manufacturing C
    9531 Boat assemblers and inspectors C
    9532 Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors C
    9533 Other wood products assemblers and inspectors C
    9534 Furniture finishers and refinishers C
    9535 Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors C
    9536 Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators C
    9537 Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors C

    Find your job title, code and skill type is: D

    NOC CODE JOB TITLE Skill level or type
    6611 Cashiers D
    6621 Service station attendants D
    6622 Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers D
    6623 Other sales related occupations D
    6711 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations D
    6721 Support occupations in accommodation, travel and facilities set-up services D
    6722 Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport D
    6731 Light duty cleaners D
    6732 Specialized cleaners D
    6733 Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents D
    6741 Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations D
    6742 Other service support occupations, n.e.c. D
    7611 Construction trades helpers and labourers D
    7612 Other trades helpers and labourers D
    7621 Public works and maintenance labourers D
    7622 Railway and motor transport labourers D
    8611 Harvesting labourers D
    8612 Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers D
    8613 Aquaculture and marine harvest labourers D
    8614 Mine labourers D
    8615 Oil and gas drilling, servicing and related labourers D
    8616 Logging and forestry labourers D
    9611 Labourers in mineral and metal processing D
    9612 Labourers in metal fabrication D
    9613 Labourers in chemical products processing and utilities D
    9614 Labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing D
    9615 Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing D
    9616 Labourers in textile processing D
    9617 Labourers in food and beverage processing D
    9618 Labourers in fish and seafood processing D
    9619 Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities D