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In-Demand (NOC)s Occupations Lists for (PNP)

In-Demand (NOC)s Occupations Lists for (PNP)

In-Demand Occupations for Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs)

Certain Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) feature specialized streams tailored for candidates with work experience in specific, in-demand occupations within a particular province. In these instances, possessing a job offer is typically not a prerequisite for eligibility in the stream.

However, it’s important to note that such streams are limited to a few provinces, and there may be additional factors restricting candidates residing and working outside of Canada from applying.

This article provides insights into the occupations currently in-demand within various provinces. Click on the province of your interest below for more details.

Ontario In-Demand Occupations

Ontario (OINP) has one stream called Human Capital Priorities that does not required holding a job offer. On July 11, 2019, OINP announced that it will start inviting candidates with experience in the following NOC codes in the Technology sector: 

  • NOC 21211 – Data Scientists
  • NOC 21231 – Software engineers and designers
  • NOC 21230 – Computer systems developers and programmers
  • NOC 21232 – Software developers and programmers
  • NOC 21234 – Web developers and programmers
  • NOC 21233 – Web designers
  • NOC 21233 – Database analysts and data administrators
  • NOC 20012 – Computer and information systems managers
  • NOC 21311 – Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers​

Another stream, called In-Demand Skills targets workers who already have a 9-month work experience in Ontario and have a job offer in one of the in-demand occupations below:​​​​

  • Eligible for jobs offers inside or outside the Greater Toronto Area (GTA):
    • NOC 44101 – Home support workers, caregivers and related occupations
    • NOC 75110 – Construction trades helpers and labourers
    • NOC 84120 – Specialized livestock workers and farm machinery operators
    • NOC 85100 – Livestock labourers
    • NOC 85101 – Harvesting labourers
    • NOC 85103 – Nursery and greenhouse labourers
    • NOC 94141 – Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers
    • NOC 65202 – Meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale
  • Eligible for job offers only outside the Greater Toronto Area (GTA):
    • NOC 94100 – Machine operators, mineral and metal processing
    • NOC 94105 – Metalworking and forging machine operators
    • NOC 94106 – Machining tool operators
    • NOC 94107 – Machine operators of other metal products
    • NOC 94110 – Chemical plant machine operators
    • NOC 95102 – Labourers in chemical products processing and utilities
    • NOC 94111 – Plastics processing machine operators
    • NOC 94124 – Woodworking machine operators
    • NOC 94132 – Industrial sewing machine operators
    • NOC 94140 – Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing
    • NOC 94201 – Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers
    • NOC 94204 – Mechanical assemblers and inspectors
    • NOC 94213 – Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators
    • NOC 94219 – Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors
Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

British Columbia In-Demand Occupations

that targets IT and Technology skilled workers, and allows candidates to benefit from quicker processing times. As this program is an “add-on” to the Skilled Worker and International Graduate streams, candidates will also need a job offer in one the following eligible occupations:

  • NOC 10030 – Telecommunication carriers managers
  • NOC 20012 – Computer and information systems managers
  • NOC 21100 – Physicists and astronomers
  • NOC 21210 – Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
  • NOC 21211 – Data scientists
  • NOC 21220 – Cybersecurity specialists
  • NOC 21221 – Business systems specialists
  • NOC 21222 – Information systems specialists
  • NOC 21223 – Database analysts and data administrators
  • NOC 21230 – Computer systems developers and programmers
  • NOC 21231 – Software engineers and designers
  • NOC 21232 – Software developers and programmers
  • NOC 21233 – Web designers
  • NOC 21234 – Web developers and programmers
  • NOC 21300 – Civil engineers
  • NOC 21301 – Mechanical engineers
  • NOC 21310 – Electrical and electronics engineers
  • NOC 21311 – Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
  • NOC 21320 – Chemical engineers
  • NOC 21399 – Other professional engineers
  • NOC 22110 – Biological technologists and technicians
  • NOC 22220 – Computer network and web technicians
  • NOC 22221 – User support technicians
  • NOC 22222 – Information systems testing technicians
  • NOC 22310 – Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
  • NOC 50011 – Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
  • NOC 22312 – Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
  • NOC 51111 – Authors and writers (except technical)
  • NOC 51112 – Technical writers
  • NOC 51120 – Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
  • NOC 52119 – Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts
  • NOC 52112 – Broadcast technicians
  • NOC 52113 – Audio and video recording technicians
  • NOC 52120 – Graphic designers and illustrators
  • NOC 53111 – Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators
Below are the lists of priority occupations that may be invited to apply in periodic targeted draws, besides the BC Tech occupations,  under the Skilled Worker and International Graduate streams. Candidates will still need a job offer in one the following eligible occupations (updated November 16, 2023) :
  • Targeted draw – Healthcare occupations
    • NOC 30010 – Managers in health care
    • NOC 31100 – Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
    • NOC 31101 – Specialists in surgery
    • NOC 31102 – General practitioners and family physicians
    • NOC 31110 – Dentists
    • NOC 31112 – Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
    • NOC 31120 – Pharmacists
    • NOC 31121 – Dietitians and nutritionists
    • NOC 31200 – Psychologists
    • NOC 31201 – Chiropractors
    • NOC 31202 – Physiotherapists
    • NOC 31203 – Occupational therapists
    • NOC 31204 – Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
    • NOC 31209 – Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
    • NOC 31300 – Nursing coordinators and supervisors
    • NOC 31301 – Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
    • NOC 31302 – Nurse practitioners
    • NOC 31303 – Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals
    • NOC 32101 – Licensed practical nurses
    • NOC 32102 – Paramedical occupations
    • NOC 32103 – Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
    • NOC 32109 – Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
    • NOC 32110 – Denturists
    • NOC 32111 – Dental hygienists and dental therapists
    • NOC 32112 – Dental technologists and technicians
    • NOC 32120 – Medical laboratory technologists
    • NOC 32121 – Medical radiation technologists
    • NOC 32122 – Medical sonographers
    • NOC 32123 – Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists
    • NOC 32124 – Pharmacy technicians
    • NOC 32129 – Other medical technologists and technicians
    • NOC 32200 – Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists
    • NOC 33100 – Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants
    • NOC 33101 – Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations
    • NOC 33102* – Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
    • NOC 33103 – Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
    • NOC 41300 – Social workers
    • NOC 41301 – Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies
    • NOC 42201 – Social and community service workers
*For the purposes of the BC PNP, only health care assistants / health care aides are eligible under NOC 33102.
  • Targeted draw – Childcare occupations
    • NOC ​42202 – Early childhood educators and assistants​
  • Targeted draw – Construction occupations
    • ​​NOC 22114 – Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists 
    • NOC 72102 – Sheet metal workers
    • NOC 72103 – Boilermakers
    • NOC 72104 – Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
    • NOC 72105 – Ironworkers
    • NOC 72106 – Welders and related machine operators
    • NOC 72200 – Electricians (except industrial and power system)
    • NOC 72201 – Industrial electricians
    • NOC 72300 – Plumbers
    • NOC 72301 – Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
    • NOC 72302 – Gas fitters
    • NOC 72310 – Carpenters
    • NOC 72311 – Cabinetmakers
    • NOC 72320 – Bricklayers
    • NOC 72400 – Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
    • NOC 72401 – Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
    • NOC 72402 – Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
    • NOC 72500 – Crane operators
    • NOC 73100 – Concrete finishers
    • NOC 73101 – Tilesetters
    • NOC 73102 – Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
    • NOC 73110 – Roofers and shinglers
    • NOC 73111 – Glaziers
    • NOC 73112 – Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
    • NOC 73113 – Floor covering installers
  • Targeted draw – Veterinary care occupations
    • NOC 31103 – Veterinarians
    • NOC 32104 – Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)

Alberta In-Demand Occupations

Since December 2021, the AAIP has launched a program called Accelerated Tech Pathway. The latter allows candidates with a job offer in the technology sector to be invited to submit an application more quickly and to benefit from less processing times. The eligible NOC codes are the following:

  • NOC 00012 – Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services
  • NOC 10011 – Human resources managers
  • NOC 10022 – Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
  • NOC 10030 – Telecommunication carriers managers
  • NOC 11200 – Human resources professionals
  • NOC 11202 – Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
  • NOC 12101 – Human resources and recruitment officers
  • NOC 20010 – Engineering managers
  • NOC 20011 – Architecture and science managers
  • NOC 20012 – Computer and information systems managers
  • NOC 21210 – Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
  • NOC 21211 – Data scientists
  • NOC 21220 – Cybersecurity specialists
  • NOC 21221 – Business systems specialists
  • NOC 21222 – Information systems specialists
  • NOC 21233 – Web designers
  • NOC 21223 – Database analysts and data administrators
  • NOC 21231 – Software engineers and designers
  • NOC 21230 – Computer systems developers and programmers
  • NOC 21232 – Software developers and programmers
  • NOC 21234 – Web developers and programmers
  • NOC 21300 – Civil engineers
  • NOC 21301 – Mechanical engineers
  • NOC 21310 – Electrical and electronics engineers
  • NOC 21311 – Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
  • NOC 22110 – Biological technologists and technicians
  • NOC 22212 – Drafting technologists and technicians
  • NOC 22220 – Computer network and web technicians
  • NOC 22221 – User support technicians
  • NOC 22222 – Information systems testing technicians
  • NOC 22301 – Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
  • NOC 22302 – Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
  • NOC 22310 – Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
  • NOC 32120 – Medical laboratory technologists
  • NOC 32129 – Other medical technologists and technicians
  • NOC 33101 – Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations
  • NOC 41402 – Business development officers and market researchers and analysts
  • NOC 50011 – Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
  • NOC 51120 – Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
  • NOC 52120 – Graphic designers and illustrators
  • NOC 60010 – Corporate sales managers
  • NOC 72200 – Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • NOC 72201 – Industrial electricians
  • NOC 72205 – Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians
Alberta Immigration Streams AINP

Nova Scotia In-Demand Occupations

Nova Scotia has two another streams (the Labour Market Priorities for Physicians stream which is aligned with Express Entry, and the Physician stream that is not aligned) that have 3 occupations that are in-demand in the province:

  • NOC 31102 – General practitioners and family physicians
  • NOC 31100 – Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
  • NOC 31101 – Specialists in surgery

However, to be eligible to the stream, you need to have a job offer with the Nova Scotia Health Authority or the IWK Health Centre.

Nova Scotia has also another stream (the Occupations In Demand stream) that has a few occupations that are in-demand in the province: 

  • NOC 33102 – Nurse Aides
  • NOC 65200 – Food and beverage servers
  • NOC 65201 – Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
  • NOC 65310 – Light duty cleaners
  • NOC 73300 – Transport truck drivers
  • NOC 73400 – Heavy equipment operators
  • NOC 75110 – Construction trades helpers and labourers

However, to be eligible to the stream, you need to have a job offer from a Nova Scotia employer.

Nova Scotia has introduced in 2021 a new stream (the International Graduates in Demand stream) that has a few occupations that are in-demand in the province (updated September 22, 2023) 

  • NOC 32102 – Paramedical occupations
  • NOC 32124 – Pharmacy technicians
  • NOC 33102 – Nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates
  • NOC 42202 – Early childhood educators and assistants

​However, to be eligible to the stream, you need to have a job offer from a Nova Scotia employer and have completed a minimum 30-week related course of study.

Nova Scotia has introduced in 2023 a new stream (the Critical Construction Workers Pilot stream) that has construction occupations that are in-demand in the province (updated October 21, 2023) 
  • NOC 70010 – Construction managers
  • NOC 70011 – Home building and renovation managers
  • NOC 72011 – Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
  • NOC 72014 – Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
  • NOC 72020 – Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
  • NOC 72106 – Welders and related machine operators
  • NOC 72200 – Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • NOC 72201 – Industrial electricians
  • NOC 72310 – Carpenters
  • NOC 72320 – Bricklayers
  • NOC 72401 – Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  • NOC 72402 – Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
  • NOC 72500 – Crane operators
  • NOC 73100 – Concrete finishers
  • NOC 73102 – Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
  • NOC 73110 – Roofers and shinglers
  • NOC 73200 – Residential and commercial installers and servicers
  • NOC 73400 – Heavy equipment operators
  • NOC 75101 – Material handlers
  • NOC 75110 – Construction trades helpers and labourers
  • NOC 75119 – Other trades helpers and labourers
​However, to be eligible to the stream, you need to have a job offer from a Nova Scotia employer.
Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)

New Brunswick In-Demand Occupations

New Brunswick (NBPNP) has a stream, called NB Express Entry, that accepts applications from candidates without a job offer, but that must have French proficiency (at least CLB7) and score at least 67 points on the Express Entry self-assessment grid.

​The in-demand occupations list is no longer published by the NBPNP. The following list presents the in-demand occupations before they stopped the publication:​​​​
  • NOC 0013 – Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services
  • NOC 0311 – Managers in health care
  • NOC 0631 – Restaurant and food service managers
  • NOC 1112 – Financial and investment analysts
  • NOC 1121 – Human resources professionals
  • NOC 1222 – Executive assistants
  • NOC 1225 – Purchasing agents and officers
  • NOC 1241 – Administrative assistants
  • NOC 1311 – Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
  • NOC 2171 – Information systems analysts and consultants
  • NOC 2172 – Database analysts and data administrators
  • NOC 2173 – Software engineers and designers
  • NOC 2174 – Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  • NOC 2281 – Computer network technician
  • NOC 4214 – Early childhood educators and assistants
  • NOC 5125 – Translators, terminologists and interpreters
  • NOC 6211 – Retail sales supervisors
  • NOC 6222 – Retail and wholesale buyers
  • NOC 6322 – Cooks
New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)

Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupations

Saskatchewan (SINP) has 2 streams (the Saskatchewan Express Entry and the Occupation In-Demand streams) that do not require a job offer to be eligible, but candidates need to (i) score at least 60 points on the assessment grid, and (ii) receive an invitation to apply (which depends on the cutoff score and the candidate’s occupation/NOC code). 

​As of September 18, 2019, the SINP has increased by around 200 the number of eligible occupations in its list of in-demand occupations. However, having work experience in one of the NOC codes below does not necessarily mean that you will receive an invitation from the SINP.

Below is the list of in-demand NOC codes for the two SINP streams (if a licence and/or education are required, you can check the requirements in the Saskatchewan Express Entry and the Occupation In-Demand streams guides):
 
NOC CodeOccupation
20010Engineering managers
21300Civil engineers
21301Mechanical engineers
21310Electrical and electronics engineers
21321Industrial and manufacturing engineers
21311Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
21200Architects
21203Land surveyors
21231Software engineers and designers
21233Web designers and developer
31200Psychologists
42201Social and community service workers
42202Early childhood educators and assistants
32120Medical laboratory technologists
32122Medical sonographers
10022Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers
40030Managers in social, community, and correctional services
11101Financial and investment analysts
11201Professional occupations in business management consulting
10022Professional occupations in advertising, marketing, and public relations
22100Chemical technologists and technicians
22101Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
21110Biologists and related scientists
21112Agricultural representatives, consultants, and specialists
22114Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
22300Civil engineering technologists and technicians
22310Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
22311Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
22312Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
22212Drafting technologists and technicians
70012Facility operation and maintenance managers
63201Meat cutters
72100Machinists
72311Cabinetmakers
72400Industrial mechanics
72401Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
72410Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics
72411Motor vehicle body repairers
72106Welders
80010Managers in natural resources production and fishing
80020Managers in agriculture
90010Manufacturing managers
90011Utility managers

 

Saskatchewan PNP Excluded Occupation List

NOC CodeOccupation
00010Legislators
00011Senior government managers and officials
00014Senior managers trade, broadcasting, and other services, n.e.c.
30010Managers in health care
40010Government managers  health and social policy development and program administration
40011Government managers  economic analysis, policy development, and program administration
40012Government managers  education policy development and program administration
40019Other managers in public administration
40021School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
40040Commissioned police officers
40041Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
40040Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces
50010Library, archive, museum, and art gallery managers
50011Managers  publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting, and performing arts
50012Recreation, sports, and fitness program and service directors
80022Managers in aquaculture
11100Financial auditors and accountants
11103Securities agents, investment dealers, and brokers
10019Court officers and justices of the peace
12104Employment insurance and revenue officers
12201Insurance adjusters and claims examiners
12203Assessors, valuators, and appraisers
13200Customs, ship, and other brokers
21100Physicists and astronomers
21102Geoscientists and oceanographers
21103Meteorologists and climatologists
21109Other professional occupations in physical sciences
21111Forestry professionals
21332Petroleum engineers
21390Aerospace engineers
21201Landscape architects
21202Urban and land use planners
72600Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors
72602Deck officers, water transport
72603Engineer officers, water transport
72604Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators
31300Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors
31301Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
31100Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
31102General practitioners and family physicians
31110Dentists
31103Veterinarians
31111Optometrists
31302Nurse practitioners
31209Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
31120Pharmacists
31121Dietitians and nutritionists
31112Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
31202Physiotherapists
31204Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
32104Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
32110Denturists
32111Dental hygienists and dental therapists
32100Opticians
32200Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists
32101Licensed practical nurses
32201Massage therapists
41201Post-secondary teaching and research assistants
41220Secondary school teachers
41221Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
41100Judges
41101Lawyers and Quebec notaries
41302Professional occupations in religion
41311Probation and parole officers
41407Program officers unique to government
42204Other religious occupations
42100Police officers (except commissioned)
42101Firefighters
42100Police officers (except commissioned)
51100Librarians
51101Conservators and curators
51102Archivists
51111Authors and writers (except technical)
51110Editors
51113Journalists
51114Translators, terminologists, and interpreters
51120Producers, directors, choreographers, and related occupations
51121Conductors, composers, and arrangers
51122Musicians and singers
53120Dancers
53121Actors and comedians
52100Library and public archive technicians
53100Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries
53110Photographers
52110Film and video camera operators
52111Graphic arts technicians
52112Broadcast technicians
51102Archivists
52113Audio and video recording technicians
52119Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, and the performing arts
53111Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography, and the performing arts
52114Announcers and other broadcasters
55109Other performers, n.e.c.
52120Graphic designers and illustrators
52121Interior designers and interior decorators
53123Theatre, fashion, exhibit, and other creative designers
53124Artisans and crafts persons
53125Patternmakers  textile, leather, and fur products
53200Athletes
53201Coaches
53202Sports officials and referees
54100Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport, and fitness
63100Insurance agents and brokers
63101Real estate agents and salespersons
62020Food service supervisors
62023Customer and information services supervisors
63210Hairstylists and barbers
63220Shoe repairers and shoemakers
62201Funeral directors and embalmers
72102Sheet metal workers
72204Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers
72302Gas fitters
72022Supervisors, printing, and related occupations
72405Machine fitters
72406Elevator constructors and mechanics
72420Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics
72420Railway and yard locomotive engineers
73402Drillers and blasters  surface mining, quarrying, and construction
83101Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers, and related workers
83120Fishing masters and officers
83121Fishermen/women
92013Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
92015Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur, and leather products processing and manufacturing
92020Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling
92021Supervisors, electronics manufacturing
92021Supervisors, electronics and electrical products manufacturing
92022Supervisors, furniture, and fixtures manufacturing
92024Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly
93102Pulping, papermaking, and coating control operators
92101Water and waste treatment plant operators

Another stream, called the Hard-to-Find Skills stream targets workers who have a job offer in one of the in-demand occupations below:​​​

  • NOC 14400 – Shippers and receivers
  • NOC 14401 – Storekeepers and partspersons
  • NOC 14404 – Dispatchers
  • NOC 32109 – Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
  • NOC 33102 – Nurse aides, orderlies and patient associates
  • NOC 33103 – Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
  • NOC 33109 – Other assisting occupations in support of health services
  • NOC 44101 – Home support workers, caregivers and related occupations*
  • NOC 64314 – Hotel front desk clerks
  • NOC 65102 – Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers
  • NOC 65200 – Food and beverage servers
  • NOC 65201 – Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
  • NOC 65310 – Light duty cleaners
  • NOC 65312 – Janitors, caretakers and heavy-duty cleaners
  • NOC 73201 – General building maintenance workers and building superintendents
  • NOC 73300 – Transport truck drivers
  • NOC 73400 – Heavy Equipment operators (except crane)
  • NOC 75101 – Material handlers
  • NOC 75110 – Construction trades helpers and labourers
  • NOC 84120 – Specialized livestock workers and farm machinery operators
  • NOC 85100 – Livestock labourers
  • NOC 85101 – Harvesting labourers
  • NOC 85111 – Oil and gas drilling, servicing and related labourers
  • NOC 94105 – Metalworking and forging machine operators
  • NOC 94106 – Machining tool operators
  • NOC 94120 – Sawmill machine operators
  • NOC 94140 – Process control and machine operators, food, beverage and associated processing
  • NOC 94141 – Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers
  • NOC 94204 – Mechanical assemblers and inspectors
  • NOC 94213 – Industrial painters, coaters and Metal finishing process operators
  • NOC 95101 – Labourers in Metal fabrication
  • NOC 95106 – Labourers in food, beverage and associated Products processing
  • NOC 95109 – Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities

* This stream is not available for Home Support Workers, Housekeepers and Related Occupations (NOC 44101) who reside in the client’s residence or their place of work. 

Another stream, called the Tech Talent Pathway stream targets workers who have a job offer in one of the in-demand Tech occupations below. This stream can be aligned with Express Entry.

  • NOC 20012 – Computer and information systems managers
  • NOC 21310 – Electrical and Electronics engineers
  • NOC 21311 – Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
  • NOC 21211 – Data Scientist
  • NOC 21220 – Cybersecurity specialists
  • NOC 21221 – Business system specialist
  • NOC 21222 – Information System specialist
  • NOC 21233 – Web designer
  • NOC 21223 – Database analysts and data administrator
  • NOC 21231 – Software engineers and designers
  • NOC 21230 – Computer systems developers and programmers
  • NOC 21232 – Software developers and programmers
  • NOC 21234 – Web developers and programmers
  • NOC 21233 – Web designers
  • NOC 22220 – Computer network and web technicians
  • NOC 22221 – User support technicians
  • NOC 22222 – Information systems testing technicians

In December 2021, the SINP launched a new International Healthcare Worker Expression of Interest (EOI) Pool. This is a a pre-application form that can be filled by healthcare workers (inside or outside Canada) in order to show their interest in working in Saskatchewan. This pool will be used to match eligible healthcare workers with healthcare sector employers. Candidates may then apply through the SINP Employment Offer stream or the Hard-to-Fill Skills stream.

The International Healthcare Workers EOI system is open to the following occupations:

  • NOC 12111 – Health Information Management Practitioner
  • NOC 21120 – Public and environmental health and safety professionals
  • NOC 22232 – Occupational health and safety specialists
  • NOC 31301 – Registered Nurse and Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • NOC 31201 – Chiropractors
  • NOC 31302 – Nurse Practitioner
  • NOC 32103 – Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
  • NOC 31303 – Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals
  • NOC 31120 – Pharmacist
  • NOC 31112 – Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist
  • NOC 31202 – Physiotherapists
  • NOC 32109 – Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
  • NOC 31203 – Occupational Therapist
  • NOC 32120 – Medical laboratory technologists
  • NOC 32121 – Medical radiation technologists
  • NOC 32122 – Medical sonographers
  • NOC 32123 – Cardiology Technologist and Electrophysiological Diagnostic Technologist
  • NOC 32124 – Pharmacy Technician
  • NOC 32129 – Other medical technologists and technicians
  • NOC 33103 – Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
  • NOC 32112 – Dental technologists and technicians
  • NOC 33100 – Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants
  • NOC 32101 – Licensed practical nurses
  • NOC 32102 – Paramedical occupations
  • NOC 33109 – Other assisting occupations in support of health services
  • NOC 33102 – Nurse aides, orderlies and patient associates
  • NOC 31200 – Psychologists
  • NOC 41301 – Therapists in counselling and related to specialized therapies
Saskatchewan Experience streams
The Saskatchewan Experience streams all require a job offer and working for the employer for at least 6 months to be eligible. Each stream has specific NOC job codes in order to be eligible:
  • Existing Work Permit – Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker
    • ​​NOC 85100 – Livestock labourers
    • NOC 85101 – Harvesting labourers
    • NOC 84120 – Specialized livestock workers and farm machinery operators
    • ​NOC 85103 – Nursery and Greenhouse labourers
  • Hospitality Workers 
    • NOC 65200 – Food/Beverage Server
    • NOC 65201 – Food Counter Attendant/Kitchen Helper
    • NOC 65310 – Housekeeping/Cleaning Staff
  • Long-Haul Truck Driver
    • NOC 73300 – Long-haul truck drivers 
  • Health Professionals
    • Physicians, nurses, and other health professions. The SINP does not provide a specific list of NOC codes.

 

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

Manitoba In-Demand Occupations

Manitoba (MPNP) has skilled workers streams (also aligned with Express Entry) in which candidates do not need a job offer to be eligible. However, having a close friends and/or relatives residing in Manitoba or having experience in an in-demand occupations will increase your chances of being invited to apply.
​For the Morden’s Community Driven Immigration Initiative (MCDII), the targeted in-demand jobs are (updated November 16, 2023) :
  • NOC 42202 – Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (those with two years of recent work experience teaching or assisting with children less than 5 years old).
  • NOC ​72401 – Heavy Duty Mechanics (Vehicle)
  • NOC 72106 – Welders
  • NOC 94213 – Industrial Painters
  • NOC 33102 Nurse’s Assistants (note that this is for applicants with two years of recent experience as a Nurse’s Aid, nurse’s assistant, or Health Care Aid, NOT as a nurse)​​

Having an experience in one of these occupations does not necessarily mean receiving a provincial nomination. Indeed, the Morden program only accepts around 50 families per year, and only the occupations that are most in need in the city of Morden will be chosen.
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

Quebec In-Demand Occupations

To be eligible, the work experience and the job offer in Quebec must correspond to one of the following occupations:

  • NOC 94141 – Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers
  • NOC 95106 – Labourers in Food and Beverage Processing
  • NOC 95107 – Labourers in Fish and Seafood Processing
  • NOC 65311 – Specialty Cleaners
  • NOC 94140 – Machine and Process Operators in Food and Beverage Processing
  • NOC 85100 – Labourers in the care of livestock, but only the job title chicken gatherer
  • NOC 94142 – Workers in fish and seafood processing plants

Both work experience and job offer must also belong to one of the following eligible sectors:

  • NAICS 311 – Food manufacturing
  • NAICS 3121 – Beverage manufacturing

To be eligible, the job offer in Quebec must correspond to the following occupation: 

  • NOC 33102 – Nurse aide, orderly and patient service associate

Under the ​Work stream, 12 months out of the 24 months of work experience required as an orderly in Quebec (NOC 3413) could have been obtained outside Quebec in the health sector and related to basic personal care. The following occupation are eligible for the 12-month period:

  • NOC 31300 – Nursing coordinator and supervisor
  • NOC 31301 – Registered nurse and registered psychiatric nurse
  • NOC 31302 – Nurse Practitioners
  • NOC 32101 – Licensed practical nurses

Under the Work-study stream, 12 months of work experience as an orderly (NOC 33102) in Quebec are required.

Under the Artificial intelligence stream​, the job offer in Quebec must be in the artificial intelligence sector with an official notice, issued by the Comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre en technologies de l’information et des communications, attesting that the job is in the artificial intelligence sector and that the skill profile of the candidate meets the requirements of the job.
Under the Information technologies and visual effects stream, the work experience and the job offer in Quebec must correspond to one of the following occupations:
  • NOC 21223 – Database Analysts and Data Administrators
  • NOC 21233 – Web Designers
  • NOC 52120 – Graphic Designer and Illustrator (only if in the visual effects sector)
  • NOC 21232 – Software Developers and Programmers
  • NOC 21230 – Computer Systems Developers and Programmers
  • NOC 20012 – Computer Systems Manager
  • NOC 21231 – Software engineers and designers
  • NOC 21310 – Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • NOC 51120 – Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations (only if in the visual effects sector)
  • NOC 41200 – University professors and lecturers (only if in the information technology or visual effects sectors)
  • NOC 21211 – Data Scientists
  • NOC 21220 – Cybersecurity Specialists
  • NOC 21222 – Computer Specialists
  • NOC 21221 – Commercial Systems Specialists
  • NOC 52113 – Audio and video recording technicians (only if in the visual effects sector)
  • NOC 52111 – Graphic design technicians (only if in the visual effects sector)
  • NOC 22220 – Computer Network and Web Technicians 
  • NOC 22310 – Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP)

Prince Edward Island In-Demand Occupations

Prince Edward Island (PEIPNP) has one stream called Occupations In-Demand that does still require having a job offer with the following eligible occupations : 

  • NOC 33102 – Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
  • NOC 73300 – Transport truck drivers
  • NOC 75110 – Construction trades helpers and labourers
  • NOC 65310 – Light duty cleaners
  • NOC 95109 – Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities
  • NOC 75101 – Material handlers
  • NOC 94140 – Process control and machine operators food and beverage processing
  • NOC 94141 – Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers
Prince Edward Island Business Impact

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