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NOC 53111 “Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators”

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 5227 “Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts” has changed to the following:

NOC 5227 has become Noc 53111

NOC 53111 replaces NOC 5227 for the job title of “Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators”

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.

“Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators” 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 5227 changed to NOC 53111?

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 “Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators”?

The old NOC structure (NOC 2016) for NOC 5227 was categorized based on Skill Level. Level.

The old level of 5227 “Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts” “is Skill Level B which means the requirement is two to three years of post-secondary education at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP, or Two to five years of apprenticeship training. Alternatively, three to four years of secondary school and more than two years of on-the-job training, occupation-specific training courses or specific work experience may be acceptable.”.

The new NOC structure for “Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts” uses the NOC Code 53111 and the Skill requirement of “Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or More than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 4 (when applicable).”

NOC 53111 Summary

NOC 53111 was previously 5227

The job title for both 53111 and 5227 is now “Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators”

The TEER level for 53111 is “Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or More than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 4 (when applicable).”

The level of demand in Canada for the role remains Exceptional

Canada Visa Options for NOC 53111

There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 5227. These include:

Federal Skilled Visas

Canadian Experience Class

Provincial Nomination

Is NOC 53111 in demand in Canada

NOC 53111

“Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators”

Demand: Exceptional

This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of “Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators” 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 53111 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

NOC 53111

NOC 53111 “Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators”

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