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NOC 40020 Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training

Canada is making some significant changes to its Immigration National Occupation Classification system.

The current NOC List is currently being updated. As a result, the details for NOC 0421 Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training has changed to the following:

NOC 0421 has become Noc 40020

NOC 40020 replaces NOC 0421 for the job title of Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training

Will this change affect me?

The new 2021 NOC codes will likely impact Express Entry and PNP candidates, especially those with occupations previously at NOC Skill Level B.

Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training applicants need to identify which occupation, or NOC code, their work falls under. Making the correct choice of NOC is therefore a vital part of a successful Canadian Immigration project.

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Why has NOC 0421 changed to NOC 40020?

Every seven to ten years Canadian Immigration adjusts the National Occupation Classification Code to reflect changes in immigration and the economy. It also reflects the broader needs of employers and the overall nature of work in Canada. The NOC is developed and maintained between Statistics Canada (STC) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).

In 2021 a new National Occupation Code index was announced. This new 2021 NOC List replaces all previous versions of the Canadian NOC List.

The old Skill Levels were based on four categories; Skill Level A, B, C, D.

These have been replaced with levels of Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER).

Every NOC Code and Occupation now has a TEER level for Immigration purposes rather than one of the traditional Skill Levels.

What’s changed for the job title Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training?

The old NOC structure (NOC 2016) for NOC 0421 was categorized based on Skill Level. Level.

The old level of 0421 Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training “has skill Level A: University degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate) is required”.

The new NOC structure for Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training uses the NOC Code 40020 and the Skill requirement of University undergraduate degree plus any relevant post graduate qualifications and significant experience.

NOC 40020 Summary

NOC 40020 was previously 0421

The job title for both 40020 and 0421 is now Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training

The TEER level for 40020 is University undergraduate degree plus any relevant post graduate qualifications and significant experience.

The level of demand in Canada for the role remains Exceptional

Canada Visa Options for NOC 40020

There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 0421. These include:

Federal Skilled Visas

Canadian Experience Class

Provincial Nomination

Is NOC 40020 in demand in Canada

NOC 40020

Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training

Demand: Exceptional

This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training 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 40020 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

NOC 40020 Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training

NOC 40020 Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training

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