NOC 73310 For Canada Immigration

NOC 73310 Railway and yard locomotive engineers

 

Immigrating to Canada with the job code of Railway and yard locomotive engineers 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 Railway and yard locomotive engineers is Noc 73310.

 

Note: NOC 73310 Railway and yard locomotive engineers replaces NOC 7361. The new NOC structure for Railway and yard locomotive engineers uses the NOC Code 73310 and the Skill requirement of “Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or More than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 4 (when applicable).”.

The level of demand in Canada for NOC 73310 is Above Average. This means that according to Statistics Canada, the role of Railway and yard locomotive engineers in Canada currently has more jobs advertised than available candidates.

 

Why Do I Need to Know the NOC Code for Railway and yard locomotive engineers?

 

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 Railway and yard locomotive engineers uses the NOC Code 73310 and the Skill requirement of “Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or More than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 4 (when applicable).”.

 

  • The TEER level for 73310 is “Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or More than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 4 (when applicable).”.

 

Employment Description for 73310 Railway and yard locomotive engineers

 

To be able to use National Occupation Classification 73310 your work history and experience should closely match the following description:

 

  • “Railway locomotive engineers operate railway locomotives to transport passengers and freight. They are employed by railway transport companies. Yard locomotive engineers operate locomotives within yards of railway, industrial or other establishments. They are employed by railway transport companies and industrial or commercial users of rail transport.”

 

Canada Visa Options for NOC 73310

 

There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 73310 including:

 

  • Federal Skilled Visas

 

  • Canadian Experience Class

 

  • Provincial Nomination

 

Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) which use the NOC 73310

 

NOC code 73310 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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