8 March 2022 Mrs. Jaspreet Bhatia
When it comes to the best employment opportunities and standard of living, people all across the world vouch for Canada. Immigrants with Canadian PR across the globe make up for the Canadian economy, significantly. Said that experts at Landmark Immigration, bring forth the effects of the NOC update of 2022 on Canadian Immigration.
Getting a PR in Canada is fairly faster than in other countries. Even then you must qualify by having one-year full-time work experience. This calls for you to be eligible under the skilled worker categories.
Canada is a very attractive place for immigrants from throughout the globe since it provides an excellent benchmark of employment and living opportunities. The Canadian economy gets a substantial boost from international immigrants who get PR based on their skillset.
Occupational Categories in NOC 2016
- The NOV 0 stands for Managerial jobs
- The NOC A stands for Professional jobs that hold a university degree compulsorily
- The NOC B stands for jobs that are related to technical work and skilled trading, mandatory training, or diploma
- The NOC C stands for immediate or semi-skilled jobs
- The NOC D stands for labor jobs
The NOC supports Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Refugees, Canada Immigration, and other Canadian provinces, considering the application for immigrants under various skilled worker programs in the country. The NOC is utilized to evaluate (LMIA) Labor Market Impact Assessment by the (ESDC) Employment and Social Development Canada.
Significant Changes in the Skill Levels according to the NOC 2021
The Canadian government recently introduced various structural changes during its latest publication in the NOC list. These modifications are brought nearly while maintaining the market and economic trends in the backdrop. The subsequent mentioned points highlight the significant changes that have been announced:
Swapping Skill Levels With TEER System:
TEER is an abbreviation for Training, Education, Experience, and Responsibilities. This TEER system was introduced to concentrate more on the educational and occupational part instead of just the skills. According to the Statistics in Canada, the NOC categories had to be replaced since the categories were unable to properly differentiate between high and low skilled workers. Following this change, the NOC will be able to filter out the highly qualified individuals or professionals precisely.
- The TEER 0 stands for managerial related jobs
- The TEER 1 stands for people who hold some years of work experience in a specific occupation that is listed in the TEER2, such as a university degree, Ph.D., postgrad, and undergrad
- The TEER 2 stands for occupations that are related to important or supervisory safety responsibilities, or it stands for individuals that hold several years of experience in a specific occupation listed in TEER 3 or for individuals who have completed up to 3 years of CEGEP, institute of technology, or a community college or people who have a 2. to 5 years of experience after completing an apprenticeship
- The TEER 3 stands for individuals that hold several years of experience in a specific occupation listed in TEER 4 or for individuals who have completed up to 6 months of training in a particular occupation that is currently in demand and have completed secondary school education, or for individuals who have completed up to 2 years of CEGEP, institute of technology, or a community college, or people who have 1 to 2 years of experience after completing an apprenticeship
- The TEER 4 stands for people who have some experience in specific occupations from TEER 5, or, who have completed secondary school education, or who have worked for some weeks and hold secondary school education
- The TEER 5 stands for people who have only work experience
To prepare for being considered under Canada’s skilled worker classifications and obtain a permanent residency in Canada, you need to maintain a minimum of up to one year of full-time professional experience. This is compulsory to authorize all skilled immigration programs in Canada, such as the (TFWP) Temporary Foreign Worker Program or Federal Skilled Worker Program.
This experience is graded and calculated as per the (NOC) National Occupational Classification list, which undergoes changes and revisions after every five years. The latest NOC list defines the occupational requirements for the fall of 2022 for all immigrants.