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Before you start, there are 2 terms you need to know:

National Occupation Classification (NOC) code

The NOC is a list of all the occupations in the Canadian labor market. It describes each job according to skill type and skill level. For immigration purposes, these are the main job groups:

  • Skill Type 0 (zero): Management jobs
  • Skill Level A: Professional jobs that usually call for a degree from a university
  • Skill Level B: Technical jobs and skilled trades that usually call for a college diploma or training as an apprentice
  • Skill Level C: Intermediate jobs that usually call for high school and/or job-specific training
  • Skill Level D: Labour jobs that usually give on-the-job training
Find Your NOC

Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB)

The CLB is the Canadian standard used to describe, measure and recognize English language ability of adult immigrants and prospective immigrants who plan to live and work in Canada, or apply for citizenship.

The Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens is used to assess abilities in the French language.

There are 4 language ability tests:

  • writing
  • reading
  • listening
  • speaking

Canadian Experience Class

CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited

Eligibilities

Language skills

English or French skills:

  • CLB 7 if your NOC is 0 or A
  • CLB 5 if your NOC is B

Amount of work experience

One year in Canada in the last 3 years (either combination of full-time or part-time work)

Job offer

Not required.

Education

Not required.

Type/Level of work experience

Canadian experience in 1 of these NOCs:

0 or A or B

Federal Skilled Trades

CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited

Eligibilities

Language skills

English or French skills:

  • CLB 5 for speaking and listening
  • CLB 4 for reading and writing

Amount of work experience

Two years within last 5 years (either combination of full-time or part-time work)

Job offer

Required:

  • A valid job offer of full-time employment for a total period of at least 1 year; or
  • A certificate of qualification in that skilled trade issued by a Canadian provincial, territorial or federal authority

Education

Not required.

Type/Level of work experience

Canadian or foreign experience in a skilled trade under key groups of NOC B

Provincial Nominee Program

CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited

Eligibilities

If you’re eligible for one of the above programs, you can also apply through Express Entry for the Provincial Nominee Program.

If you’re nominated, you’ll get extra 600 points so you can be invited to apply quickly.

Note 1: You must have a nomination certificate from a province or territory.

Note 2: 600 points have been added to your CRS score on the chart.

No program specified

CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited

Eligibilities

If you’re eligible for one of the above programs, you can also apply through Express Entry for the Provincial Nominee Program.

If you’re nominated, you’ll get extra 600 points so you can be invited to apply quickly.

Note 1: You must have a nomination certificate from a province or territory.

Note 2: 600 points have been added to your CRS score on the chart.