NOC 72404 For Canada Immigration

NOC 72404 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

 

Immigrating to Canada with the job code of Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors using the Express Entry Permanent Residency pathway requires that you correctly identify the National Occupation Classification (“NOC”) Code for your occupation.

 

The NOC code is the most important piece of information you require to immigrate to Canada. Without knowing your job classification or NOC code you are unable to work out your eligility to immigrate to Canada or make an application. The NOC is developed and maintained between Statistics Canada (STC) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).

 

The National Occupation Classification for Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors is Noc 72404.

 

Note: NOC 72404 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors replaces NOC 7315. The new NOC structure for Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors uses the NOC Code 72404 and the Skill requirement of “Completion of a post-secondary education program of two to three years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of two to five years; or Occupations with supervisory or significant safety responsibilities; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 3 (when applicable).”.

The level of demand in Canada for NOC 72404 is Average to High. This means that according to Statistics Canada, the role of Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors in Canada currently has more jobs advertised than available candidates.

 

Why Do I Need to Know the NOC Code for Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors?

 

Whenever applicants for Canadian Immigration are asked to identify work experience, they must do so on the requisite forms by stating the NOC code that best fits their employment, skills and  experience. Some Canada immigration pathways are only open to applicants that have experience in occupations identified by very specific NOC codes.

 

Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER)

 

  • The NOC structure for Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors uses the NOC Code 72404 and the Skill requirement of “Completion of a post-secondary education program of two to three years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of two to five years; or Occupations with supervisory or significant safety responsibilities; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 3 (when applicable).”.

 

  • The TEER level for 72404 is “Completion of a post-secondary education program of two to three years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of two to five years; or Occupations with supervisory or significant safety responsibilities; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 3 (when applicable).”.

 

Employment Description for 72404 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

 

To be able to use National Occupation Classification 72404 your work history and experience should closely match the following description:

 

  • “Aircraft mechanics maintain, repair, overhaul, modify and test aircraft structural and mechanical and hydraulic systems. Aircraft inspectors inspect aircraft and aircraft systems following manufacture, modification, maintenance, repair or overhaul. Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors are employed by aircraft manufacturing, maintenance, repair and overhaul establishments, and by airlines, the armed forces and other aircraft operators.”

 

Canada Visa Options for NOC 72404

 

There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 72404 including:

 

  • Federal Skilled Visas

 

  • Canadian Experience Class

 

  • Provincial Nomination

 

Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) which use the NOC 72404

 

NOC code 72404 is used for Provincial Nomination in following streams:

 

  • PNP Skilled Worker streams

 

  • PNP Semi-Skilled Worker streams

 

  • PNP Graduate streams

 

  • PNP Family Sponsorship streams.

 

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