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NOC 8232 “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers”

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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8232 is the National Occupation Classification Code for “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 8232 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 8232

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  “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” 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 8232 “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers”. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 8232 for “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers”?

If you have been employed directly in the area of “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 8232.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 8232 your job will likely fall under the broad category of “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 8232 Description

“Oil and gas well drillers and well servicers control the operation of drilling and hoisting equipment on drilling and service rigs, and direct the activities of the rig crew under supervision of the rig manager. Oil and gas well loggers, testers and related workers operate specialized mechanical or electronic equipment, tools or instruments to provide services in conjunction with well drilling, completion or servicing. Workers in this unit group are employed by drilling and well service contractors, petroleum producing companies and well logging or testing companies.”

NOC 8232 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 8232 “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers”. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 8232.

The “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” 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 “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” in Canada presently. The level for NOC 8232 “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” “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 8232

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 8232. 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 8232. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 8232 in demand in Canada

8232″Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” is is Exceptional demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” 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 8232 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” 8232

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 8232″Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” will change in late 2022 to the following:

“Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers” will be classed as “Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers”

The NOC Code of 8232 will change to NOC 83101

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