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NOC 6513 Food and beverage servers

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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6513 is the National Occupation Classification Code for Food and beverage servers used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 6513 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 6513

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  Food and beverage servers 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 6513 Food and beverage servers. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 6513 for Food and beverage servers?

If you have been employed directly in the area of Food and beverage servers then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 6513.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 6513 your job will likely fall under the broad category of Food and beverage servers and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 6513 Description

“Food and beverage servers take patrons’ food and beverage orders and serve orders to patrons. They are employed in restaurants, hotels, bars, taverns, private clubs, banquet halls and similar establishments.”

NOC 6513 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 6513 Food and beverage servers. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 6513.

The Food and beverage servers 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 Food and beverage servers in Canada presently. The level for NOC 6513 Food and beverage servers “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 6513

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 6513. 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 6513. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 6513 in demand in Canada

6513Food and beverage servers is is Huge demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Food and beverage servers 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 6513 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for Food and beverage servers 6513

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 6513Food and beverage servers will change in late 2022 to the following:

Food and beverage servers will be classed as Food and beverage servers

The NOC Code of 6513 will change to NOC 65200

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