Nova Scotia added new NOC codes for the Occupations In-Demand stream

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Nova Scotia added new NOC codes for the Occupations In-Demand stream

Some Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) offer streams that are targeted to applicants who have professional experience in a given field that is in demand in that province. Only a few provinces offer these kinds of streams, and occasionally there are additional conditions that would prevent an applicant applying who lives and works outside of Canada. 


Nova Scotia In-Demand Occupations

One of the streams of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP), a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) run by the province of Nova Scotia, is named “Occupations In Demand.” This stream aims to hire people who have a job offer from a Nova Scotian employer in a wanted profession.


The National Occupational Classification’s TEER category 3, 4, or 5 occupations that are in high demand on the Nova Scotian labor market are the focus of the Occupations in Demand stream. Nova Scotia. Jobs that are in high demand change from time to time. Nova Scotia increased the number of National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes eligible under the Occupations In-Demand stream. 


Nova Scotia PNP – Occupations In-Demand stream:

The updated list of eligible occupations with new NOC codes is as follows :

  • NOC 65200 – Food and beverage servers 
  • NOC 65201 – Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers, and related support occupations
  • NOC 65310 – Light duty cleaners
  • NOC 75110 – Construction trades helpers and laborers
  • NOC 73400 Heavy equipment operators
  • NOC 75110 Construction trades helpers and laborers.


Nova Scotia PNP – International Graduates in Demand stream:

Two in-demand professions in Nova Scotia have a new stream that has introduced new NOC codes:

  • NOC 33102: nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates
  • NOC 42202: early childhood educators and assistants


Nova Scotia PNP – Physician Streams:

The province has two more streams that include three in-demand professions that are listed below according to their new NOC codes

  • NOC 31102 – General practitioners and family physicians
  • NOC 31100 – Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
  • NOC 31101 – Specialists in surgery


Candidates with a job offer from one of Nova Scotia’s companies can apply for this PNP stream. After receiving a nomination under the stream, applicants can apply for Permanent Residence in the Federal Government of Canada.


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