The following occupation list is associated with the Express Entry stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). The occupations are classified with National Occupational Classification (NOC). The NOC helps determine whether a job meets the skill levels established for skilled and semi-skilled occupations, and whether the candidate’s qualifications and experience match the requirements of the job.

However, this list is subjected to change periodically. Hence before applying for visa, contact Visas Abroad immigration consultant.

Occupation title NOC Skill level
Financial Auditors and Accountants 1111 A
Financial and Investment Analysts 1112 A
Human Resources Professionals 1121 A
Purchasing Agents and Officers 1225 B
Geo-scientists and Oceanographers 2113 A
Civil Engineers 2131 A
Mechanical Engineers 2132 A
Electrical and Electronic Engineers 2133 A
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers 2141 A
Computer Engineers 2147 A
Information Systems Analysts and Consultants 2171 A
Database Analysts and Data Administrators 2172 A
Software Engineers 2173 A
Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers 2174 A
Web Designers and Developers 2175 A
Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians 2231 B
Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians 2232 B
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians 2241 B
Drafting Technologists and Technicians 2253 B
Engineering Inspectors and Regulatory Officers 2262 B
User Support Technicians 2282 B
Registered Nurses 3012 A
Physiotherapists 3142 A
Occupational Therapists 3143 A
Medical Laboratory Technologists 3211 B
Licensed Practical Nurses 3233 B
Psychologists 4151 A
Family, Marriage and Other Related Counsellors 4153 A
Financial Sales Representatives 6235 B