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NOC 7511 Transport truck drivers

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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7511 is the National Occupation Classification Code for Transport truck drivers used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 7511 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 7511

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  Transport truck drivers 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 7511 Transport truck drivers. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 7511 for Transport truck drivers?

If you have been employed directly in the area of Transport truck drivers then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 7511.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 7511 your job will likely fall under the broad category of Transport truck drivers and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 7511 Description

“Truck drivers operate heavy trucks to transport goods and materials over urban, interurban, provincial and international routes. They are employed by transportation companies, manufacturing and distribution companies, moving companies and employment service agencies, or they may be self-employed. This unit group also includes shunters who move trailers to and from loading docks within trucking yards or lots.”

NOC 7511 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 7511 Transport truck drivers. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 7511.

The Transport truck drivers 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 Transport truck drivers in Canada presently. The level for NOC 7511 Transport truck drivers “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 7511

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 7511. 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 7511. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 7511 in demand in Canada

7511Transport truck drivers is is Massive demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Transport truck drivers 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 7511 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for Transport truck drivers 7511

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 7511Transport truck drivers will change in late 2022 to the following:

Transport truck drivers will be classed as Transport truck drivers

The NOC Code of 7511 will change to NOC 73300

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