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Nova Scotia Occupation List

Nova Scotia Occupation List

You have at least one year of continuous full-time (or 1,560 hours or more) or an equal amount in part-time paid work experience in the last 6 years in an opportunity occupation.

The following occupation list represents professions where there may be employment opportunities in Nova Scotia. The occupations are classified with National Occupational Classification 2011 (NOC). The NOC helps determine whether a job meets the skill levels established for skilled and semi-skilled occupations, and whether the candidate’s qualifications and experience match the requirements of the job. The NOC Matrix provides an overview of the entire occupational classification structure based on skill levels and skill types.

Financial Auditors and Accountants1111A
Other financial officers1114A
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations1123A
Administrative assistants1241B
Accounting and related clerks1311B
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

NSOI reserves both the right to consider only certain types of jobs and occupations for nomination and to limit those occupations that are eligible for the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream or to target specific occupations, groups of occupations, occupations in specific industries or occupations in specific sectors of the economy. The NSOI reserves the right to modify this occupation list at its discretion, at any time

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