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NOC 6511 Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses

You can find your NOC code by searching the NOC matrix either by your industry, or by keywords such as your job title. Be sure to check that the lead statement matches your job description, and that you perform the majority of the duties and responsibilities listed under the NOC code.

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6511 is the National Occupation Classification Code for Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 6511 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 6511

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  Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses 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 6511 Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 6511 for Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses?

If you have been employed directly in the area of Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 6511.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 6511 your job will likely fall under the broad category of Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 6511 Description

“Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses greet patrons and escort them to tables, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of food and beverage servers. They are employed in restaurants, hotel dining rooms, private clubs, cocktail lounges and similar establishments.”

NOC 6511 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 6511 Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 6511.

The Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses 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 Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses in Canada presently. The level for NOC 6511 Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses “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”

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 6511

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 6511. 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 6511. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 6511 in demand in Canada

6511Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses is is High demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses 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 6511 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses 6511

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 6511Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses will change in late 2022 to the following:

Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses will be classed as Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses

The NOC Code of 6511 will change to NOC 64300

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