NOC 65109 Other sales 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 6623 Other sales related occupations has changed to the following:
NOC 6623 has become Noc 65109
NOC 65109 replaces NOC 6623 for the job title of Other sales 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.
Other sales 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 6623 changed to NOC 65109?
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 Other sales related occupations?
The old NOC structure (NOC 2016) for NOC 6623 was categorized based on Skill Level. Level.
The old level of 6623 Other sales related occupations “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 Other sales related occupations uses the NOC Code 65109 and the Skill requirement of Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements.
NOC 65109 Summary
NOC 65109 was previously 6623
The job title for both 65109 and 6623 is now Other sales related occupations
The TEER level for 65109 is Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements.
The level of demand in Canada for the role remains Exceptional
Canada Visa Options for NOC 65109
There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 6623. These include:
Federal Skilled Visas
Canadian Experience Class
Is NOC 65109 in demand in Canada
Other sales related occupations
This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Other sales 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 65109 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.