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NOC 94141 “Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers”

Canada is making some significant changes to its Immigration National Occupation Classification system.

The current NOC List is currently being updated. As a result, the details for NOC 9462 “Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers” has changed to the following:

NOC 9462 has become Noc 94141

NOC 94141 replaces NOC 9462 for the job title of “Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers”

Will this change affect me?

The new 2021 NOC codes will likely impact Express Entry and PNP candidates, especially those with occupations previously at NOC Skill Level B.

“Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers” applicants need to identify which occupation, or NOC code, their work falls under. Making the correct choice of NOC is therefore a vital part of a successful Canadian Immigration project.

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Why has NOC 9462 changed to NOC 94141?

Every seven to ten years Canadian Immigration adjusts the National Occupation Classification Code to reflect changes in immigration and the economy. It also reflects the broader needs of employers and the overall nature of work in Canada. The NOC is developed and maintained between Statistics Canada (STC) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).

In 2021 a new National Occupation Code index was announced. This new 2021 NOC List replaces all previous versions of the Canadian NOC List.

The old Skill Levels were based on four categories; Skill Level A, B, C, D.

These have been replaced with levels of Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER).

Every NOC Code and Occupation now has a TEER level for Immigration purposes rather than one of the traditional Skill Levels.

What’s changed for the job title “Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers”?

The old NOC structure (NOC 2016) for NOC 9462 was categorized based on Skill Level. Level.

The old level of 9462 “Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers” “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”.

The new NOC structure for “Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers” uses the NOC Code 94141 and the Skill requirement of Completion of secondary school; or Several weeks of on-the-job training with some secondary school education; or Experience in a related occupation from TEER 5 (when applicable).

NOC 94141 Summary

NOC 94141 was previously 9462

The job title for both 94141 and 9462 is now “Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers”

The TEER level for 94141 is Completion of secondary school; or Several weeks of on-the-job training with some secondary school education; or Experience in a related occupation from TEER 5 (when applicable).

The level of demand in Canada for the role remains High

Canada Visa Options for NOC 94141

There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 9462. These include:

Federal Skilled Visas

Canadian Experience Class

Provincial Nomination

Is NOC 94141 in demand in Canada

NOC 94141

“Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers”

Demand: High

This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of “Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers 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 94141 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

NOC 94141

NOC 94141 “Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers”

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