Nova Scotia in Demand Occupation List

Nova Scotia In-Demand Occupation List is aligned with the Federal Government’s Express Entry program and consists of all the occupations that have high demand in the Nova Scotia province. It consists of the occupations that are classified with National Occupation Classification (NOC).

Applicant who is an international Skilled Worker, International Student or looking forward to working in Nova Scotia, have to meet the points-based system in order to be eligible to apply for Nova Scotia Immigration under Express Entry.

Nova Scotia welcomes the skilled workers to the province through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). Nova Scotia Express Entry Stream (Category B) is the popular steam and is aligned with the Federal Express Entry Stream.

Following are the Immigration streams under which the NSNP accepts applications:

  1. Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry
  2. Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry
  3. Skilled Worker Stream
  4. Entrepreneur Stream
  5. International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream

Nova Scotia Express Entry

Applicants who apply under the Express Entry stream have to submit their profile in the Express Entry system and along with that, all the eligibility requirements need to be content. An applicant must have required qualification and at least one year of work experience in any of the occupations that are listed on the occupation list.

There are two categories under the stream:

a) Category A: Arranged Employment in Nova Scotia

This stream demands an arranged employment offer from the applicant supported by a positive labor Market Impact Assessment from a Nova Scotia employer. The employment offer must be in a National Occupational Classification (NOC) Skills Level 0, A, or B occupation.

b) Category B: Paid Work Experience in an Opportunity Occupation

This stream demands at least one year of work experience (or 1,560 hours) or approximately, equals to a part-time paid work experience in the last ten years in one of the opportunity occupations.

The Latest Nova Scotia Demand List 2020 is shown below:

Occupation titleNOCSkill level
Financial Auditors and Accountants1111A
Other Financial Officers1114A
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations1123A
Administrative assistants1241B
Accounted nurses and registered psychiatric nurses1311B
Civil Engineers2131A
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses3012A
Licensed practical nurses3233B
College and other vocational instructors4021A
Paralegal and related occupations4211B
Social and community service workers4212B

For more updates upon the Nova Scotia Occupation List please do call us on +91-7042184185/Email your queries on info@makevisas.com. Calculate your eligibility points for Nova Scotia Immigration with our Nova Scotia Point Calculator.

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