AGRI - Annex B: National occupational classification skill levels - May 22, 2020

National occupational classification (NOC) skill levels

NOC 0

Typically senior or middle management occupations

E.g., Managers across all sectors such as transportation, construction, sales, health, manufacturing

NOC A

Typically requires university level education

E.g., Physicians, applied scientists, engineers, teachers and instructors, accountants

NOC B

Typically requires college, apprenticeship or combination of high school/on-the-job training/work experience

E.g., Medical technicians, police officers, electricians, carpenters, mechanics, chefs, cooks

NOC C

Typically requires secondary education and on-the job training

E.g., Retail sale, occupations in food and beverage services, clerks, machine operators, security guards

NOC D

Typically on-the-job training only, no formal education required

E.g., Food counter attendants, labourers, harvesters, cashiers, cleaners

The list of the National Occupation Classifications (NOC) can be found here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/immigrate-canada/express-entry/eligibility/find-national-occupation-code.html

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