find your noc code

Are you applying for one of the Canadian immigration programs such as Express Entry and Provincial Nominee Programs? Finding your NOC code is a key part of the process and can qualify you for special programs. Canadian federal and provincial programs are often looking for individuals with experience in NOC codes that are high demand occupations. 

Use the C&A NOC Finder to:
Find your NOC Code by NOC Hierarchy or by Job Title
Get Details About Your NOC Code
Check if the NOC Code is a Skilled Occupation (O,A,B Level NOC Codes)





When determining your NOC Code, it’s important to understand whether or not your NOC Code is considered a skilled occupation. In Canada, a skilled occupation is defined as NOC Codes with type 0, A, or B. Check if your NOC is a skilled NOC Code with our NOC Finder tool. For immigration purposes, the main job groups are as follows:

These are management jobs, such as:

    • Restaurant Managers
    • Mine Managers
    • Information Systems Managers
    • Software Development Manager

Professional jobs that usually call for a degree from a university, such as:

  • Doctors
  • Architects
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Engineers
  • Management Consultant
  • Business Analyst

These include technical jobs and skilled trades that usually call for a college diploma or training as an apprentice, such as:

  • Chefs
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Construction Contractors
  • Food Service Supervisors
  • Administrative Assistants

These are intermediate jobs that usually call for high school and/or job-specific training, such as:

  • Industrial Butchers
  • Long-haul Truck Drivers
  • Food and Beverage Servers
  • Customer Service Representative

These are labour jobs that usually give on-the-job training, such as:

  • Fruit Pickers
  • Janitors/Cleaning Staff
  • Oil Field Workers

Frequently Asked Questions

FIND YOUR CANADA NOC CODE with chitra & Associates

The National Occupation Code (NOC) code system is used to classify your job. It is used by Canadian Immigration to determine if your job is skilled, semi-skilled, or unskilled. When applying for Canada’s immigration programs, your NOC code plays a vital role as it determines which immigration programs you will be eligible for.

NOC Codes depend on your job duties and the work you do. You can find your NOC Code with the NOC Finder tool in one of two ways:

  • By Your Job Title: Type in your job title and keywords to determine which NOCs could apply to you.
  • By NOC Hierarchy: NOC codes follow a hierarchical system. It is often useful to start with the broadest category of codes and narrow down your choices. You can use our tool to determine your NOC as per the hierarchies that may apply to you. 

Please note that determining your NOC code is a vital part of your application and should be confirmed with a professional before submitting your application. Determining your NOC Code can often be tricky and can make you lose out on opportunities is you select the wrong NOC Code. 

Canada uses NOC Codes to determine if your job is a skilled occupation. NOC Codes that have 0,A,B level skill types are considered “Skilled” occupations. 

Check if your job is a skilled occupation using our NOC Finder tool

Express Entry is Canada’s system for managing Permanent Residence applications for the Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades Program, or the Canadian Experience Class. To use Express Entry, your job and past work experience must be in a skilled occupation (0,A,B Skill Level).

Not sure if you qualify? Book a Consultation to confirm your NOC Code and check your qualification for Express Entry programs.

To qualify for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot, your work experience must be skill type/level 0, A, B, or C.

Not sure if you qualify? Book a Consultation to confirm your NOC Code and check your qualification for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program.

If the skill level for your NOC code is C or D, don’t worry! You may still have some programs that you can qualify for. Some of the ways you may be able to apply are: 

To find out which programs you may qualify for, Book a Consultation with an RCIC today!

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