Immigration to Canada Skilled worker List

Immigration to Canada Skilled worker List

 Canadian Occupation List 

To apply for Canada Permanent Resident Visa as a “Highly Skilled Migrant” your Occupation must be available in the following Canadian occupation list as your Occupation is the base to apply under skilled category visa. To apply for a Permanent resident visa your work experience must fall under Skill type O, A and B. To know your eligibility in detail you can contact – KAN Visa Direction.  

Canada Occupation List 2015 – 2017


 Skill Level/Type
Legislators 0
Senior government managers and officials 0
Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services 0
Senior managers – health, education, social and community services and membership organizations 0
Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. 0
Senior managers – construction, transportation, production and utilities 0
Financial managers 0
Human resources managers 0
Purchasing managers 0
Other administrative services managers 0
Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers 0
Banking, credit and other investment managers 0
Advertising, marketing and public relations managers 0
Other business services managers 0
Telecommunication carriers managers 0
Postal and courier services managers 0
Engineering managers 0
Architecture and science managers 0
Computer and information systems managers 0
Managers in health care 0
Government managers – health and social policy development and program administration 0
Government managers – economic analysis, policy development and program administration 0
Government managers – education policy development and program administration 0
Other managers in public administration 0
Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training 0
School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education 0
Managers in social, community and correctional services 0
Commissioned police officers 0
Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers 0
Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces 0
Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers 0
Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts 0
Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors 0
Corporate sales managers 0
Retail and wholesale trade managers 0
Restaurant and food service managers 0
Accommodation service managers 0
Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c. 0
Construction managers 0
Home building and renovation managers 0
Facility operation and maintenance managers 0
Managers in transportation 0
Managers in natural resources production and fishing 0
Managers in agriculture 0
Managers in horticulture 0
Managers in aquaculture 0
Manufacturing managers 0
Utilities managers 0
Financial auditors and accountants A
Financial and investment analysts A
Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers A
Other financial officers A
Human resources professionals A
Professional occupations in business management consulting A
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations A
Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers B
Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers B
Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers B
Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations B
Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations B
Administrative officers B
Executive assistants B
Human resources and recruitment officers B
Property administrators B
Purchasing agents and officers B
Conference and event planners B
Court officers and justices of the peace B
Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers B
Administrative assistants B
Legal administrative assistants B
Medical administrative assistants B
Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations B
Health information management occupations B
Records management technicians B
Statistical officers and related research support occupations B
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers B
Insurance adjusters and claims examiners B
Insurance underwriters B
Assessors, valuators and appraisers B
Customs, ship and other brokers B
Physicists and astronomers A
Chemists A
Geoscientists and oceanographers A
Meteorologists and climatologists A
Other professional occupations in physical sciences A
Biologists and related scientists A
Forestry professionals A
Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists A
Civil engineers A
Mechanical engineers A
Electrical and electronics engineers A
Chemical engineers A
Industrial and manufacturing engineers A
Metallurgical and materials engineers A
Mining engineers A
Geological engineers A
Petroleum engineers A
Aerospace engineers A
Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) A
Other professional engineers, n.e.c. A
Architects A
Landscape architects A
Urban and land use planners A
Land surveyors A
Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries A
Information systems analysts and consultants A
Database analysts and data administrators A
Software engineers and designers A
Computer programmers and interactive media developers A
Web designers and developers A
Chemical technologists and technicians B
Geological and mineral technologists and technicians B
Biological technologists and technicians B
Agricultural and fish products inspectors B
Forestry technologists and technicians B
Conservation and fishery officers B
Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists B
Civil engineering technologists and technicians B
Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians B
Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians B
Construction estimators B
Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians B
Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) B
Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics B
Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors B
Architectural technologists and technicians B
Industrial designers B
Drafting technologists and technicians B
Land survey technologists and technicians B
Technical occupations in Geomatics and meteorology B
Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians B
Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers B
Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety B
Construction inspectors B
Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors B
Air traffic controllers and related occupations B
Deck officers, water transport B
Engineer officers, water transport B
Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators B
Computer network technicians B
User support technicians B
Information systems testing technicians B
Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors A
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses A
Specialist physicians A
General practitioners and family physicians A
Dentists A
Veterinarians A
Optometrists A
Chiropractors A
Allied primary health practitioners A
Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating A
Pharmacists A
Dietitians and nutritionists A
Audiologists and speech-language pathologists A
Physiotherapists A
Occupational therapists A
Other professional occupations in therapy and A
Medical laboratory technologists B
Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants B
Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians B
Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists B
Medical radiation technologists B
Medical sonographers B
Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. B
Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) B
Denturists B
Dental hygienists and dental therapists B
Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants B
Opticians B
Practitioners of natural healing B
Licensed practical nurses B
Paramedical occupations B
Massage therapists B
Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment B
University professors and lecturers A
Post-secondary teaching and research assistants A
College and other vocational instructors A
Secondary school teachers A
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers A
Educational counsellors A
Judges A
Lawyers and Quebec notaries A
Psychologists A
Social workers A
Family, marriage and other related counsellors A
Professional occupations in religion A
Probation and parole officers and related occupations A
Employment counsellors A
Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts A
Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants A
Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers A
Program officers unique to government A
Other professional occupations in social science, n.e.c. A
Paralegal and related occupations B
Social and community service workers B
Early childhood educators and assistants B
Instructors of persons with disabilities B
Other instructors B
Other religious occupations B
Police officers (except commissioned) B
Firefighters B
Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Forces B
Librarians A
Conservators and curators Archivists A
Authors and writers A
Editors A
Journalists A
Translators, terminologists and interpreters A
Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations A
Conductors, composers and arrangers A
Musicians and singers A
Dancers A
Actors and comedians A
Painters, sculptors and other visual artists A
Library and public archive technicians B
Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries B
Photographers B
Film and video camera operators B
Graphic arts technicians B
Broadcast technicians B
Audio and video recording technicians B
Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts B
Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts B
Announcers and other broadcasters B
Other performers, n.e.c. B
Graphic designers and illustrators B
Interior designers and interior decorators B
Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers B
Artisans and craftspersons B
Patternmakers – textile, leather and fur products B
Athletes B
Coaches B
Sports officials and referees B
Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness B
Retail sales supervisors B
Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade B
Retail and wholesale buyers B
Insurance agents and brokers B
Real estate agents and salespersons B
Financial sales representatives B
Food service supervisors B
Executive housekeepers B
Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors B
Customer and information services supervisors B
Cleaning supervisors B
Other services supervisors B
Chefs B
Cooks B
Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale B
Bakers B
Hairstylists and barbers B
Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners B
Shoe repairers and shoemakers B
Jewellers, jewellery and watch repairers and related occupations B
Upholsterers B
Funeral directors and embalmers B
Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations B
Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations B
Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades B
Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades B
Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers B
Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors B
Tool and die makers B
Sheet metal workers B
Boilermakers B
Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters B
Ironworkers B
Welders and related machine operators B
Electricians (except industrial and power system) B
Industrial electricians B
Power system electricians B
Electrical power line and cable workers B
Telecommunications line and cable workers B
Telecommunications installation and repair workers B
Cable television service and maintenance technicians B
Plumbers B
Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers B
Gas fitters B
Carpenters B
Cabinetmakers B
Bricklayers B
Concrete finishers B
Tilesetters B
Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers B
Roofers and shinglers B
Glaziers B
Insulators B
Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) B
Floor covering installers B
Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades B
Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews B
Supervisors, printing and related occupations B
Supervisors, railway transport operations B
Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators B
Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics B
Heavy-duty equipment mechanics B
Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics B
Railway carmen/women B
Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors B
Machine fitters B
Elevator constructors and mechanics B
Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers B
Motor vehicle body repairers B
Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics B
Appliance servicers and repairers B
Electrical mechanics B
Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics B
Other small engine and small equipment repairers B
Railway and yard locomotive engineers B
Railway conductors and brakemen/women B
Crane operators B
Drillers and blasters – surface mining, quarrying and construction B
Water well drillers B
Printing press operators B
Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. B
Supervisors, logging and forestry B
Supervisors, mining and quarrying B
Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services B
Underground production and development miners B
Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers B
Logging machinery operators B
Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers B
Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services B
Fishing masters and officers B
Fishermen/women B
Supervisors, mineral and metal processing B
Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities B
Supervisors, food, beverage and associated products processing B
Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing B
Supervisors, forest products processing B
Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing B
Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling B
Supervisors, electronics manufacturing B
Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing B
Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing B
Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing B
Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly B
Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing B
Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators B
Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators B
Power engineers and power systems operators B
Water and waste treatment plant operators B
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