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NOC 8412 Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators

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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8412 is the National Occupation Classification Code for Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 8412 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 8412

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 drilling and related workers and services operators 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 8412 Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 8412 for Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators?

If you have been employed directly in the area of Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 8412.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 8412 your job will likely fall under the broad category of Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 8412 Description

“Oil and gas well drilling workers operate drilling and service rig machinery as intermediate members of the rig crew. Oil and gas well services operators drive trucks and operate specialized hydraulic pumping systems to place cement in wells or to treat wells with chemicals, sand mixtures or gases to stimulate production. Workers in this unit group are employed by drilling and well service contractors and by petroleum producing companies.”

NOC 8412 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 8412 Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 8412.

The Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators 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 drilling and related workers and services operators in Canada presently. The level for NOC 8412 Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators “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 8412

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 8412. 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 8412. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 8412 in demand in Canada

8412Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators is is Exceptional demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators 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 8412 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators 8412

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 8412Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators will change in late 2022 to the following:

Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators will be classed as Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators

The NOC Code of 8412 will change to NOC 84101

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