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NOC 1525 Dispatchers

You can find your NOC code by searching the NOC matrix either by your industry, or by keywords such as your job title. Be sure to check that the lead statement matches your job description, and that you perform the majority of the duties and responsibilities listed under the NOC code.

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1525 is the National Occupation Classification Code for Dispatchers used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 1525 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 1525

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is Canada’s national system for describing occupations including Financial auditors and accountants. The NOC is often used by employers to help them write job descriptions and identify skill requirements for new job postings. The NOC is also used by Canada Immigration to identify skills shortages in the Canadian job market.

If your job role or job description closely matches that of  Dispatchers then your NOC Code will be {Nownoc}.

Finding your NOC code is the first step in applying to Immigrate to Canada.

Knowing your NOC Code will allow you to assess whether you have the right skills and qualifications required for emigrating to Canada under NOC 1525 Dispatchers. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 1525 for Dispatchers?

If you have been employed directly in the area of Dispatchers then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 1525.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 1525 your job will likely fall under the broad category of Dispatchers and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 1525 Description

“Dispatchers operate radios and other telecommunication equipment to dispatch emergency vehicles and to co-ordinate the activities of drivers and other personnel. They are employed by police, fire and health departments, other emergency service agencies, taxi, delivery and courier services, trucking and utilities companies, and other commercial and industrial establishments. Radio operators receive, transmit and record signals and messages using radios and other telecommunication equipment. They are employed by transportation companies, mining, forestry and other industrial establishments.”

NOC 1525 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 1525 Dispatchers. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 1525.

The Dispatchers Skill Level is set by Immigration Canada, and is representative of the level of qualifications desirable and acceptable for someone already holding the role of Dispatchers in Canada presently. The level for NOC 1525 Dispatchers “is Skill Level C requiring completion of secondary school and some short-duration courses or training specific to the occupation. Alternatively, some secondary school education, with up to two years of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience”

If you do not have the required Skill Level then take our Free Visa Assessment to work out your other options.

Canada Visa Options for NOC 1525

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 1525. These include:

Canada Experience Class

Federal Skilled Visas

Provincial Nomination

In order to be eligible for one of the visas you’ll first need to submit your Express Entry application under National Occupation Code 1525. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 1525 in demand in Canada

1525Dispatchers is is Huge demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Dispatchers in Canada currently has more jobs advertised than available candidates. It is anticipated that over the next 18 to 24 months the Canadian Skills shortage for the National Occupation Code 1525 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for Dispatchers 1525

Every few years Canadian Immigration update their National Occupation Classification List based on job demand, skills shortage, previous immigration and future plans including economic growth.

The current NOC List is currently being updated. Details for NOC 1525Dispatchers will change in late 2022 to the following:

Dispatchers will be classed as Dispatchers

The NOC Code of 1525 will change to NOC 14404

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