NOC 65101 Service station attendants
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 6621 Service station attendants has changed to the following:
NOC 6621 has become Noc 65101
NOC 65101 replaces NOC 6621 for the job title of Service station attendants
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.
Service station attendants 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 6621 changed to NOC 65101?
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 Service station attendants?
The old NOC structure (NOC 2016) for NOC 6621 was categorized based on Skill Level. Level.
The old level of 6621 Service station attendants “is Skill Level D which requires short work demonstration or on-the-job training. Alternatively, it could be the case that no formal educational requirements”.
The new NOC structure for Service station attendants uses the NOC Code 65101 and the Skill requirement of Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements.
NOC 65101 Summary
NOC 65101 was previously 6621
The job title for both 65101 and 6621 is now Service station attendants
The TEER level for 65101 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 65101
There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 6621. These include:
Federal Skilled Visas
Canadian Experience Class
Is NOC 65101 in demand in Canada
Service station attendants
This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Service station attendants 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 65101 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.