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NOC 41406 “Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers”

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 4167 “Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers” has changed to the following:

NOC 4167 has become Noc 41406

NOC 41406 replaces NOC 4167 for the job title of “Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers”

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.

“Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers” 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 4167 changed to NOC 41406?

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 “Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers”?

The old NOC structure (NOC 2016) for NOC 4167 was categorized based on Skill Level. Level.

The old level of 4167 “Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers” “has skill Level A: University degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate) is required”.

The new NOC structure for “Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers” uses the NOC Code 41406 and the Skill requirement of “Completion of a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate) or Previous experience and expertise in subject matter knowledge from a related occupation found in TEER 2 (when applicable).”

NOC 41406 Summary

NOC 41406 was previously 4167

The job title for both 41406 and 4167 is now “Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers”

The TEER level for 41406 is “Completion of a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate) or Previous experience and expertise in subject matter knowledge from a related occupation found in TEER 2 (when applicable).”

The level of demand in Canada for the role remains High

Canada Visa Options for NOC 41406

There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 4167. These include:

Federal Skilled Visas

Canadian Experience Class

Provincial Nomination

Is NOC 41406 in demand in Canada

NOC 41406

“Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers”

Demand: High

This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of “Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers” 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 41406 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

NOC 41406

NOC 41406 “Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers”

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