Federal Skilled Worker Program Occupation List 2017-18

 

Canadian employers sponsor experienced workers for Canadian permanent residence. Sponsored applicants must be working in eligible Occupations in Canada under the Federal Skilled Worker Program.

The Federal Skilled Worker Program Occupation list mentioned below aids an applicant to apply against his/her respective profile and enhance their chances to get selected for Canada immigration. Opting for the right occupation, best suited for your growth and career can not only lead you closer to your goals but also help you attain positive aspects in terms of living standards ahead.

Find your NOC under the Federal Skilled Worker Program; the following occupations are eligible for application:

 Long Term Skill Shortage List 
Professionals
OccupationLong Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listedQualifications required for the Purposes of the Job Search Policy for General Skills Category applicants and for the purposes of claiming bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute shortage under the Skilled Migrant CategoryQualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed
Architect
232111
Bachelor of Architecture or equivalent AND NZ registrationBachelor of Architecture or equivalent AND NZ registration
Auditor
221213, 221214
External Auditor: Bachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification majoring in accountancy and membership or provisional membership with the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA). Internal Auditor: Certified Internal Auditor.External Auditor: Bachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification majoring in accountancy and membership or provisional membership with the New Zealand Institute of Chartered
Accountants (NZICA). Internal Auditor: Certified Internal Auditor.
Civil Engineering Technician
312212
National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Level 6) or Level 6 Diploma in Civil Engineering and at least three years work experience including at least 12 months relevant work experience in the past 18 monthsGraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) or Bachelor of Education - Teaching (Secondary)
Early Childhood (Pre-primary) School Teacher
241111
A qualification in Early Childhood Education (ages 0-5) at a minimum of Level 7, which is approved by the New Zealand Teachers Council AND NZ registrationA qualification in Early Childhood Education (ages 0-5) at a minimum of Level 7, which is approved by the New Zealand Teachers Council AND NZ registration
Electrical Engineering
Technician

312312
Bachelors degree in Engineering (Level 7) majoring in electrical engineering AND three years relevant experienceBachelors Degree in Engineering (Level 7) majoring in electrical engineering
Engineering Professionals
233111 to 233999
Telecommunications Engineering Professionals
263311, 263312
Bachelor Degree (level 7) qualification and registered on the International Professional Engineers Register or Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Engineers Register OR a Washington Accord accredited engineering degreeA Washington Accord accredited engineering degree
Environmental Research Scientist
234313
Bachelor of Science or Applied Science in environmental studiesBachelor of Science or Applied Science in environmental studies
Food Technologists
234212
Bachelor of Science (Food Science) OR Bachelor of Technology (Food Science) OR Bachelor of Engineering (Food Engineering) AND a minimum of three years relevant work experience in the industryBachelor of Science (Food Science) OR Bachelor of Technology (Food Science) OR Bachelor of Engineering (Food Engineering)
Life Scientist (Regulatory Toxicologist)234599Bachelor degree in toxicology or ecotoxicology OR bachelor degree in a related science (such as chemistry, biology or pharmacology) and a post graduate toxicology or ecotoxicology qualificationBachelor degree in toxicology or ecotoxicology OR bachelor degree in a related science (such as chemistry, biology or pharmacology) and a post graduate toxicology or ecotoxicology qualification
Project Builder (including Building Project Manager and Site Foreman)
133112
National Diploma in Construction Management (Level 6) AND three years relevant post qualification experienceNational Diploma in Construction Management (Level 6)
Quantity Surveyor
233213
Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying) AND three years relevant post-qualification experienceBachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying)
Secondary School Teachers
241411
Bachelors degree (or equivalent) with a major in a NZ teaching subject AND a secondary teaching qualification
recognised for registration purposes by the New Zealand Teachers Council OR a four-year Bachelor of Education/Teaching (Secondary) with a major in a NZ teaching subject
Bachelors degree (or equivalent) with a major in a NZ teaching subject AND a secondary teaching qualification recognised for registration purposes by the New Zealand Teachers Council OR a four-year Bachelor of Education/Teaching (Secondary) with a major in a NZ teaching subject
Social Worker
272511
Bachelor of Social Work OR Graduate Diploma of Social WorkBachelor of Social Work OR Graduate
Diploma of Social Work
Supply and Distribution Manager (Procurement Professional)
133611
Minimum of five years relevant experience AND professional certification by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Australasia (MCIPS)Minimum of five years relevant experience AND professional certification by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Australasia (MCIPS)
Surveyors
232212
Bachelor of SurveyingBachelor of Surveying
University Lecturer
242111
Masters degree or PhDMasters Degree or PhD (Level 9 or 10) AND at least twelve months work experience as a university lecturer (or a post doctoral fellow)
Urban and Regional Planners
232611
Bachelors degree (or higher) in environmental or resource planningBachelors degree (or higher) in environmental or resource planning
Veterinarian
234711
Bachelor of Veterinary Science OR equivalent, approved by the Veterinary Council of New Zealand AND registration with the New Zealand Veterinary CouncilBachelor of Veterinary Science OR equivalent, approved by the Veterinary Council of New Zealand AND registration with the New Zealand Veterinary Council
Health Groups
Occupation Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listedQualifications required for the Purposes of the Job Search Policy for General Skills Category applicants and for the purposes of claiming bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category  Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed
Ambulance Paramedic
(Advanced Life Support)

411112
Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) (Level 7) AND two years experience in this roleBachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) (Level 7) AND two years experience in this role
Ambulance Paramedic(Intermediate Life Support)
411112
Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) (Level 7) AND two years experience in this roleNational Diploma in Ambulance (Paramedic) (Level 7) AND two years experience in this role
Anaesthetics
Technician

311211
Certificate in Anaesthetic TechnologyCertificate in Anaesthetic Technology
Anaesthetist
263211
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.
Anatomist or Physiologist (Clinical Respiratory Physiologist/Scientist)
234512
Postgraduate qualification in respiratory science and being a Certified Respiratory Function Scientist (credentialed by the Australia and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Scientists (ANZSRS)) or equivalentPostgraduate qualification in respiratory science and being a Certified Respiratory Function Scientist (credentialed by the Australia and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Scientists (ANZSRS)) or equivalent
Audiologist
252611
Master of AudiologyMaster of Audiology
Cardiac Technician (Clinical Cardiac Physiologist)
311212
Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Technology AND two years relevant work experience AND NZ registrationPostgraduate Diploma in Medical Technology AND two years relevant work experiences
Clinical Psychologist
272311
Educational Psychologist
272312
Master of Psychology OR Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology AND NZ registrationMaster of Psychology OR Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology AND NZ registration
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
253917
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Dietician
251111
Bachelor of Science (Human Nutrition) or Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and NZ registrationBachelor of Science (Human Nutrition) or Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics
General Medical Practitioner
253111
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional general, general provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Intensive Care Specialist
253317
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
251211
Medical Radiation Therapist
251212
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
251213
Bachelor in Health Science specializing in Medical Radiation Therapy OR specializing in Medical Imaging AND NZ registrationBachelor in Health Science specializing in Medical Radiation Therapy OR specializing in Medical Imaging AND NZ registration
Medical Laboratory Scientist [including cytotechnologist (cytoscientist)]
234611
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science and NZ registrationBachelor of Medical Laboratory Science and NZ registration
Medical Oncologist
253314
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Midwife
254111
Bachelor of Midwifery AND NZ registrationBachelor of Midwifery AND NZ registration
Nurse - includes
Nurse Manager (254311)
Nurse Researcher (254212),  Nurse Practitioner (254411),  Registered Nurses
(254412 to 254499)
Bachelor of Nursing or Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing, diploma or hospital based certificate and NZ registrationBachelor of Nursing or Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing, diploma or hospital based certificate and NZ registration
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
253913
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional general or general cope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional general or general cope of practice with MCNZ
Occupational Therapists
252411
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy) and NZ registrationBachelor of Occupational Therapy or Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy) and NZ registration
Osteopath
252112
Masters degree in Osteopathy AND NZ registrationMasters degree in Osteopathy AND NZ registration
Pathologist
253915
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Pharmacists (Hospital, Industrial and Retail)
251511 to 251513
Bachelor of Pharmacy AND NZ registrationBachelor of Pharmacy AND NZ registration
Physicist (Medical)
234914
Masters degree in Medical PhysicsMasters degree in Medical Physics
Physiotherapist
252511
Bachelor of Physiotherapy and NZ registrationBachelor of Physiotherapy and NZ registration
Psychiatrist
253411
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Radiation Oncologist
253918
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Renal Medicine Specialist
253322
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Sonographer
251214
Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultra SonographyGraduate Diploma in Medical Ultra Sonography
Specialist Physician in Palliative Medicine
253399
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Speech Language Therapist
23412
Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy, AND/OR Masters of Speech and Language TherapyBachelor of Speech and Language Therapy, AND/OR Masters of Speech and Language Therapy
Surgeon (General)
253511
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery AND registered within a provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with MCNZ
Trades
OccupationLong Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listedQualifications required for the Purposes of the Job Search Policy for General Skills Category applicants and for the purposes of claiming bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed
Automotive Electrician
321111
National Certificate in Automotive Engineering Level 4 OR National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical Engineering) Level 4National Certificate in Automotive Engineering Level 4 OR National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical Engineering) Level 4
Diesel Motor Mechanic
321212
National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Heavy Engineering) Level 4 AND minimum of three years relevant work experienceNational Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Heavy Engineering) Level 4 AND minimum of three years relevant work experience
Electric Line Mechanic
342211
National Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Distribution) (Level 4) or National Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Transmission) (Level 4) and NZ registration as a line mechanic with the Electrical Workers Registration BoardNational Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Distribution) (Level 4) or National Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Transmission) (Level 4) and NZ registration as a line mechanic with the Electrical Workers Registration Board
Electrician (General)
341111
New Zealand Electrical RegistrationNew Zealand Electrical Registration
Information Technology (IT)
Occupation Long Term Skill Shortage List RequirementsQualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listedQualifications required for the Purposes of the Job Search Policy for General Skills Category applicants and for the purposes of claiming bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute shortage under the Skilled Migrant CategoryQualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed
ICT Professionals
261111 to 263312
ICT Customer Support Officer (Technical advice and Consultancy)
313112
Organization and Methods Analyst
224712
ICT Project Manager
135112
Bachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification majoring in computer science, information science or information technology AND three years of relevant work experienceBachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification majoring in computer science, information science or information technology
Creative
Occupation
Long Term Skill Shortage List RequirementsQualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listedQualifications required for the Purposes of the Job Search Policy for General Skills Category applicants and for the purposes of claiming bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed
Multimedia Designer (Film Animator)
232413
Minimum of three years specialist work experience in film animation in Maya, Soft Image/ XSI, 3D Studio Max, Combustion, After Effects, Unix, Linux, C, C++, Perl, GUI, CGIBachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification majoring in multimedia, computer graphics, digital design, computer programming or software development AND minimum of three years specialist work experience in film animation
Electronics
OccupationLong Term Skill Shortage List RequirementsQualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listedQualifications required for the Purposes of the Job Search Policy for General Skills Category applicants and for the purposes of claiming bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed
Electronic Engineering Technician
312412
National Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Electronics), OR relevant Bachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification (for example, BTech in Electronics, BSc or BE) AND three years of work experience AND at least 12 months relevant work experience in the past 18 monthsNational Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Electronics), OR relevant Bachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification (for example, BTech in Electronics, BSc or BE)
Electronics Engineer (Design Engineers – Electronics/Product Engineer)
233411
Bachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification majoring in electronics, computer science or telecommunications AND three years of work experience with at least 12 months relevant work experience in the past 18 monthsBachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification majoring in electronics, computer science or telecommunications
Management & Project Management staff
139999
Bachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification majoring in electronics, computer science, or telecommunications AND three years of work experience with at least 12 months relevant work experience in the past 18 monthsBachelor Degree (Level 7) qualification majoring in electronics, computer science, or telecommunications
Service and Sales
Occupation
Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements
Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed
Qualifications required for the Purposes of the Job Search Policy for General Skills Category applicants and for the purposes of claiming bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed
Chef
351311
Either National Certificate in Hospitality (Professional Cookery) Level 4 OR National Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery) Level 4 plus National Certificate in Hospitality (Basic Cookery) (Level 3) OR a Level 5 Diploma (specializing in the area of professional cookery) AND a minimum of five years combined experience in establishments offering a la carte/banqueting or commercial catering, with a minimum of two years at Chef de Partie (Section Leader level or higher)Either National Certificate in Hospitality (Professional Cookery) Level 4 OR National Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery) Level 4 plus National Certificate in Hospitality (Basic Cookery) (Level 3) OR a Level 5 Diploma (specializing in the area of professional cookery) AND a minimum of five years combined experience in establishments offering a la carte/banqueting or commercial catering, with a minimum of two years at Chef de Partie (Section Leader level or higher)

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