Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Canada Immigration, and Refuges shall be evocative to the 2021 version of the national occupation classification system nowadays, a difference that has been in progress since the declaration on July 27. This change impacted the shift in eligibility for some of Canada’s 100+ immigration programs, concluding express entry.
For example, when the current NOC method needs that an express entry applicant has the experience of the task categorized under NOC skill types 0, A, or B, IRCC’s shift to NOC 2021 shall conduct with it a shift to the coaching, education, experience, and responsibilities (TEER)
This is the strategy of skill type classification of the current NOC system that lines up with the TEER categories of the 2021 NOC system.
|NOC 2016||NOC 2021|
|Skill Type 0||TEER 0|
|Skill Level A||TEER 1|
|Skill Level B||TEER 2|
|Skill Level B||TEER 3|
|Skill Level C||TEER 4|
|Skill Level D||TEER 5|
|Eligibility criteria||Canadian Experience Class||Federal Skilled Worker Program||Federal Skilled Trades Program|
|English or French skills||CLB 7 for TEER 0 or TEER 1 occupations; CLB 5 for TEER 2 or TEER 3 occupations||CLB 7||CLB 5 for speaking and listening; CLB 4 for reading and writing|
|Type/Level of work experience||Canadian work experience in an occupation listed in one or more of these NOC TEER Categories: TEER 0, TEER 1, TEER 2, or TEER 3.||Work experience in an occupation listed in one of these NOC TEER Categories: TEER 0, TEER 1, TEER 2, or TEER 3.||Work experience in a skilled trade under key groups of TEER 2 or TEER 3.*|
|Amount of work experience||One year in Canada in the last three years (either combination of full-time or part-time work).||One year continuous within the last 10 years (combination of part-time, full-time or more than one job in your primary occupation).||Two years within last five years (either combination of full-time or part-time work)|
|Job offer||Not required.||Not required, but you can get selection criteria (FSW) points for having a valid job offer.||A valid job offer of full-time employment for a total period of at least one year or a certificate of qualification in that skilled trade issued by a Canadian provincial, territorial or federal authority.|
|Education||Not required.||Secondary education is needed. You can get more selection criteria (FSW) points for your post-secondary education.||Not required.|
* Key groups of TEER 2 and 3 that are eligible for the FSTP include Major Group 72, technical trades and transportation officers and controllers, excluding Sub-Major Group 726, transportation officers and controllers; Major Group 73, general trades; Major Group 82, supervisors in natural resources, agriculture, and related production; Major Group 83, occupations in natural resources and related production; Major Group 92, processing, manufacturing and utility supervisors, and utilities operators and controllers; Major Group 93, central control and process operators and aircraft assembly assemblers and inspectors, excluding Sub-Major Group 932, aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors; Minor Group 6320, cooks, butchers and bakers, and; Unit Group 62200, chefs.
Note: CLB refers to Canadian Language Benchmark
The score given for selection factors as a role of the Federal Skilled Workers Program (FSWP)shall now follow the updated skill type/Level graph introduced with the NOC 2021 system. For instance, If an applicant desire to get 10 points for arranged job/hiring in skill level 0,1,2 or 3
With the transition to NOC 2021, around 16 businesses will be concluded as the latest eligible for Canada express entry, when 3 businesses become ineligible. The newly three ineligible businesses will remain eligible for various projects with broader business ability zone, for example, some streams of the provincial nominee program.
Latest Eligible Businesses
Three Newly Ineligible Occupations:
Other skilful project leaders in recreation, sport, and fitness, tailors, dressmakers, and milliners.
Transition to NOC 2011 will have implications on the CRS like the modifications expressed above with the FSWP, the CRS scores given for arranged employment will now observe the updated skill type/level graph introduced with the NOC 2021 system.
Example: if a candidate had received 50 scores for arranged employment in skill type/ Level 0, A or B, They will still get those points if their TEER 0, 1,2 or 3.
Based on where an applicant is in the journey of express entry, IRCC needs various actions in accordance with the switch of NOC 2021.
In the beginning, those who have not yet done an express entry profile but plan to do so on or after the current switch will be needed to discover and submit their occupation’s code in line with the NOC 2021 when completing the profile.
For the moment, an applicant who has fulfilled a profile but has not got an Invitation to Apply has various instructions from IRCC. In this system, applicants shall update their fulfilled express entry profile any time after the modifications are implemented the next day. This will need the individual to find the NOC 2021 list on Employment and Social Development Canada. Website and latest updated profile with their TEER category and five-digit occupation code.
At last, Anyone who got their ITA prior to November 16 should fulfil their express entry application using NOC 2016 (utilizing the NOC code offered at the time of receipt).
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