NOC 45100 “Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations”
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 6541 Security guards and related security service occupations has changed to the following:
NOC 6541 has become Noc 45100
NOC 45100 replaces NOC 6541 for the job title of “Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations”
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.
“Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations” 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 6541 changed to NOC 45100?
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 “Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations”?
The old NOC structure (NOC 2016) for NOC 6541 was categorized based on Skill Level. Level.
The old level of 6541 Security guards and related security service occupations “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”.
The new NOC structure for Security guards and related security service occupations uses the NOC Code 45100 and the Skill requirement of Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements.
NOC 45100 Summary
NOC 45100 was previously 6541
The job title for both 45100 and 6541 is now “Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations”
The TEER level for 45100 is Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements.
The level of demand in Canada for the role remains Extreme
Canada Visa Options for NOC 45100
There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 6541. These include:
Federal Skilled Visas
Canadian Experience Class
Is NOC 45100 in demand in Canada
“Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations”
This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of “Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations” 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 45100 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.