Information regarding assessment of qualifications for the purpose of employment in Canada for specific professions and trades


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Note: If we do not list the occupation that interests you, please contact us directly, or consult Canada's National Occupational Classification External Link/Lien externe (NOC) Web site.

Attention: The fact that an occupation is not in our list has no bearing on your eligibility for immigration to Canada.


Regulated occupation
A regulated occupation is one that is controlled by provincial and territorial (and sometimes federal) law and governed by a professional organization or regulatory body. More...
Non-regulated occupation
A non-regulated occupation is a profession/trade for which there is no legal requirement or restriction on practice with regard to licences, certificates, or registration. More...
Red Seal Trade
A Red Seal Trade is a trade for which all the provinces and territories have agreed on standards for entry into the occupation allowing for the portability of qualifications across Canada. More...
Skill Types
In the context of the National Occupational Classification (NOC), the skill type refers to the type of work performed, but it also reflects the field of training or experience that is normally required for entry into the occupation. More... External Link/Lien externe
Skill Levels
In the context of the National Occupational Classification (NOC), skill levels refer to the type and/or amount of training or education required for the work of an occupation. The NOC consists of four skill levels identified A through D. More... External Link/Lien externe
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