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Comparison of the NOC from 2016 to 2021 and the new TEER system

The table below provides employment types and examples that correspond with each TEER category and matches NOC 2016 skill types and levels with NOC 2021 TEER categories.

NOC 2016 NOC 2021 Occupation Types Examples
Skill Level 0 TEER 0 Management occupations Financial managers Managers of marketing Public relations and advertising
Skill Level A TEER 1 Jobs that typically demand a university degree Financial Planners;Software engineers
Skill Level B TEER 2 Jobs that often require a college degree include supervisory positions or apprenticeships that last at least two years. Medical laboratory technologists; Online and computer network technicians
Skill Level B TEER 3 Jobs that often require a college degree include those that require less than two years of apprenticeship training or more than six months of on-the-job training. . Bakers, dental hygienists, and dental lab technicians
Skill Level c TEER 4 Jobs that typically call either a high school diploma or a few weeks of on-the-job training Providers of in-home childcare, retail salespeople, and visual merchandisers
Skill Level D TEER 5 Jobs that typically require only a brief period of work experience and no formal education Labourers for landscaping and grounds upkeep; delivery drivers and door-to-door distributors

16 professions now Express Entry-eligible thanks to NOC 2021

The following 16 professions are now Express Entry-eligible thanks to NOC 2021.

  • Administrators of Payroll
  • Dental assistants and assistants in the dental laboratory
  • Orderlies, patient service representatives, and nurse assistants
  • Pharmacy assistants and technical pharmacy assistants
  • Teacher helpers in elementary and secondary schools
  • Bailiffs and sheriffs
  • Officers in the correctional service
  • Officers responsible for enforcing regulations and bylaws
  • Electrologists, estheticians, and related professions
  • Installers and service providers for both homes and businesses
  • Fumigators and Pest controllers
  • Other service providers and mechanics
  • Drivers of transport trucks
  • Drivers of buses, subway cars, and other forms of public transportation
  • Operators of heavy machinery
  • Aircraft assemblers and inspectors of aircraft assembling

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