Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) transitioned to the 2021 version of the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system.

IRCC transitioned to the 2021 version of the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system

With the transition to NOC 2021, 16 occupations will become eligible for Express Entry for the first time, while three will become ineligible. The three newly ineligible occupations will continue to be eligible for programs with broader occupational eligibility requirements, such as some streams of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

16 newly eligible occupations:
  • Payroll administrators
  • Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants
  • Nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates
  • Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
  • Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants
  • Sheriffs and bailiffs
  • Correctional service officers
  • By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers
  • Estheticians, electrologists, and related occupations
  • Residential and commercial installers and servicers
  • Pest controllers and fumigators
  • Other repairers and servicers
  • Transport truck drivers
  • Bus drivers, subway operators, and other transit, operators
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors

Three newly ineligible occupations:
  • Other performers
  • Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport, and fitness
  • Tailors, dressmakers, furriers, and milliners

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