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NOC 7243 Power system electricians

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7243 is the National Occupation Classification Code for Power system electricians used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 7243 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 7243

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  Power system electricians 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 7243 Power system electricians. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 7243 for Power system electricians?

If you have been employed directly in the area of Power system electricians then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 7243.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 7243 your job will likely fall under the broad category of Power system electricians and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 7243 Description

“Power system electricians install, maintain, test and repair electrical power generation, transmission and distribution system equipment and apparatus. They are employed by electric power generation, transmission and distribution companies.”

NOC 7243 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 7243 Power system electricians. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 7243.

The Power system electricians 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 Power system electricians in Canada presently. The level for NOC 7243 Power system electricians “is Skill Level B which means the requirement is two to three years of post-secondary education at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP, or Two to five years of apprenticeship training. Alternatively, three to four years of secondary school and more than two years of on-the-job training, occupation-specific training courses or specific work experience may be acceptable.”

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 7243

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 7243. 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 7243. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 7243 in demand in Canada

7243Power system electricians is is Unprecedented demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Power system electricians 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 7243 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for Power system electricians 7243

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 7243Power system electricians will change in late 2022 to the following:

Power system electricians will be classed as Power system electricians

The NOC Code of 7243 will change to NOC 72202

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