Minimum requirements

You must required language levels needed for your job




30 hours/week for 12 months = 1 year full-time (1,560 hours)


15 hours/week for 24 months = 1 year full time (1,560 hours)

More Than 1 Job

30 hours/week for 12 months at more than 1 job = 1 year full time (1,560 hours)

Calculate work experience

Your skilled work experience must be paid work including paid wages or earned commission. We don’t count volunteer work or unpaid internships.

For part-time work, you can work more or less than 15 hours/week as long as it adds up to 1,560 hours. You can work more than 1 part-time job to get the hours you need to apply.

We don’t count any hours you work above 30 hours/week.

What is the NOC list

The National Occupational Classification list is a database that is developed by the government of Canada. It categorizes all occupations in the country present in the Canadian labor market.

Express Entry: If you want to immigrate to Canada through Express Entry you must be grouped in must be skill type 0, A or B.

Atlantic Immigration Pilot: If you want to immigrate to Canada through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot your work experience must be skill type/level 0, A, B, or C.

List of NOC

NOC Code Job Title
0111 Finance Manager
0112 HR Manager
0211 Project Manager
0213 Computer and Information Systems Manager
0711 Constructions Managers
1111 Financial Auditors and Accountants
1112 Financial and Investment Analyst
1114 Financial Officers
1211 Supervisor, General Officer, and Administrative Support Workers
1414 Receptionists
2133 Electrical and Electronics Engineer
2175 Web Designers and Developers
3012 Registered Nurse
4163 Business Development Officers
6222 Merchandiser
6411 Sales Associate
7312 Heavy-duty Mechanic
7327 Welder
7425 Flying Crews
7511 Transport Truck Drivers
7521 Heavy Equipment Operators
7611 Construction Trade Helpers and Labourers