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NOC 65201 “Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support 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 6711 “Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations” has changed to the following:

NOC 6711 has become Noc 65201

NOC 65201 replaces NOC 6711 for the job title of “Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support 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.

“Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support 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 6711 changed to NOC 65201?

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 “Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations”?

The old NOC structure (NOC 2016) for NOC 6711 was categorized based on Skill Level. Level.

The old level of 6711 “Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support 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 “Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations” uses the NOC Code 65201 and the Skill requirement of Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements.

NOC 65201 Summary

NOC 65201 was previously 6711

The job title for both 65201 and 6711 is now “Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations”

The TEER level for 65201 is Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements.

The level of demand in Canada for the role remains Huge

Canada Visa Options for NOC 65201

There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 6711. These include:

Federal Skilled Visas

Canadian Experience Class

Provincial Nomination

Is NOC 65201 in demand in Canada

NOC 65201

“Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations”

Demand: Huge

This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of “Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support 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 65201 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

NOC 65201

NOC 65201 “Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations”

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