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NOC 9211 “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing”

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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9211 is the National Occupation Classification Code for “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 9211 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 9211

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  “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” 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 9211 “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing”. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 9211 for “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing”?

If you have been employed directly in the area of “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 9211.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 9211 your job will likely fall under the broad category of “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 9211 Description

“Supervisors, mineral and metal processing, supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following groups: Central Control and Process Operators, Mineral and Metal Processing (J111), Machine Operators and Related Workers in Metal and Mineral Products Processing (J12) and Labourers in Mineral and Metal Processing (J311). They are employed in mineral ore and metal processing plants such as copper, lead and zinc refineries, uranium processing plants, steel mills, aluminum plants, precious metal refineries, cement processing plants, clay, glass and stone processing plants and foundries.”

NOC 9211 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 9211 “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing”. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 9211.

The “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” 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 “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” in Canada presently. The level for NOC 9211 “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” “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 9211

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 9211. 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 9211. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 9211 in demand in Canada

9211″Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” is is Extreme demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” 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 9211 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” 9211

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 9211″Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” will change in late 2022 to the following:

“Supervisors, mineral and metal processing” will be classed as “Supervisors, mineral and metal processing”

The NOC Code of 9211 will change to NOC 92010

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