NOC 32100 For Canada Immigration

Canada Immigration Visas

NOC 32100 Opticians

 

Opticians wanting to move to Canada must correctly identify the National Occupation Classification (“NOC”) Code for their occupation. The NOC for the category of Opticians is 32100.

 

The NOC code is the most important piece of information you require to immigrate to Canada. Without knowing your job classification or NOC code you are unable to work out your eligility to immigrate to Canada or make an application. The NOC is developed and maintained between Statistics Canada (STC) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).

 

The level of demand in Canada for NOC 32100 is Average to High. Therefore, the role of Opticians in Canada in 2024 has more jobs advertised than available candidates, resulting in Immigration opportunities.

 

Why Do I Need to Know the NOC Code for Opticians?

 

Whenever applicants for Canadian Immigration are asked to identify work experience, they must do so on the requisite forms by stating the NOC code that best fits their employment, skills and  experience. Some Canada immigration pathways are only open to applicants that have experience in occupations identified by very specific NOC codes.

 

Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER)

 

  • The NOC structure for Opticians uses the NOC Code 32100 and the Skill requirement of “Completion of a post-secondary education program of two to three years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of two to five years; or Occupations with supervisory or significant safety responsibilities; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 3 (when applicable).”.

 

  • The TEER level for 32100 is “Completion of a post-secondary education program of two to three years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of two to five years; or Occupations with supervisory or significant safety responsibilities; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 3 (when applicable).”.

 

Employment Description for 32100 Opticians

 

To be able to use National Occupation Classification 32100 your work history and experience should closely match the following description:

 

  • “Opticians fit clients with prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses, assist clients in the selection of eyeglass frames, arrange for the production of eyeglasses or contact lenses and mount lenses in eyeglass frames. They are employed in optical retail outlets or other establishments with optical dispensing departments, or they may be self-employed. Student opticians and opticians who are managers of optical retail outlets are included in this group.”

 

Canada Visa Options for NOC 32100

 

There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 32100 including:

 

  • Federal Skilled Visas

 

  • Canadian Experience Class

 

  • Provincial Nomination

 

Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) which use the NOC 32100

 

NOC code 32100 is used for Provincial Nomination in following streams:

 

  • PNP Skilled Worker streams

 

  • PNP Semi-Skilled Worker streams

 

  • PNP Graduate streams

 

  • PNP Family Sponsorship streams.

 

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