NOC 85100 For Canada Immigration

NOC 85100 Livestock labourers


Immigrating to Canada with the job code of Livestock labourers 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 Livestock labourers is Noc 85100.


Note: NOC 85100 Livestock labourers replaces NOC 8252. The new NOC structure for “Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers” uses the NOC Code 85100 and the Skill requirement of Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements..

The level of demand in Canada for NOC 85100 is Above Average. This means that according to Statistics Canada, the role of Livestock labourers in Canada currently has more jobs advertised than available candidates.


Why Do I Need to Know the NOC Code for Livestock labourers?


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 “Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers” uses the NOC Code 85100 and the Skill requirement of Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements..


  • The TEER level for 85100 is Short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements..


Employment Description for 85100 Livestock labourers


To be able to use National Occupation Classification 85100 your work history and experience should closely match the following description:


  • “Livestock Farm Workers perform routine tasks in livestock, egg and wool production. You can work as a Livestock Farm Worker without formal qualifications.”


Canada Visa Options for NOC 85100


There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 85100 including:


  • Federal Skilled Visas


  • Canadian Experience Class


  • Provincial Nomination


Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) which use the NOC 85100


NOC code 85100 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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