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NOC 5133 Musicians and singers

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5133 is the National Occupation Classification Code for Musicians and singers used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 5133 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 5133

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  Musicians and singers 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 5133 Musicians and singers. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 5133 for Musicians and singers?

If you have been employed directly in the area of Musicians and singers then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 5133.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 5133 your job will likely fall under the broad category of Musicians and singers and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 5133 Description

“This unit group includes musicians, singers and teachers of vocal and instrumental music. Musicians and singers perform with orchestras, choirs, opera companies and popular bands in establishments such as concert halls, lounges and theatres and in film, television and recording studios. Music teachers teach in conservatories, academies and private homes.”

NOC 5133 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 5133 Musicians and singers. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 5133.

The Musicians and singers 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 Musicians and singers in Canada presently. The level for NOC 5133 Musicians and singers “has skill Level A: University degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate) is required”

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 5133

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 5133. 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 5133. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 5133 in demand in Canada

5133Musicians and singers is is Exceptional demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Musicians and singers 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 5133 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for Musicians and singers 5133

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 5133Musicians and singers will change in late 2022 to the following:

Musicians and singers will be classed as Musicians and singers

The NOC Code of 5133 will change to NOC 51122

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