Check your Profession

Canada has a need for professionals in many diverse areas of work. To immigrate, your job profile and work experience must match with certain types of professions and jobs in Canada.

  • You must have at least one year of full-time work experience. You must have been paid for this work.
  • Your work experience must be in the category of Skill Type 0 , or Skill Level A or B on the Canadian National Occupational Classification (NOC).
  • You must have had this experience within the last 10 years.

The immigration selection process does not require you to have a credential assessment, recognition of your credentials and licensing. But, they are important steps to help you find work in Canada . Although it is not practical to list each job title and responsibilities in this website, when we start the process we can make an assessment and initiate action.

Most of the occupations can be broadly classified under the following categories.

Academics, Scholars & Teachers

University Professors & Lecturers
University professors teach courses to undergraduate and graduate students and conduct research at universities and degree-granting colleges. University professors / Lecturers are included in this unit group.

University professors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Teach one or more university subjects to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to students and conduct laboratory sessions or discussion groups
  • Prepare, administer and grade examinations, laboratory assignments and reports
  • Advise students on course and academic matters and career decisions
  • Direct research programs of graduate students and advise on research matters
  • Conduct research in field of specialization and publish findings in scholarly journals or books
  • May serve on faculty committees dealing with such matters as curriculum planning and degree requirements, and perform a variety of administrative duties
  • May represent their universities as speakers and guest lecturers
  • May provide professional consultative services to government, industry and private individuals.

School Teachers and Vocational Instructors
This unit group includes teachers, both primary and secondary, instructors who teach applied arts, academic, technical and vocational subjects to students at school level in any discipline such as agricultural colleges, technical institutes, language schools and other vocational schools. This unit group also includes trainers who are employed by private training establishments, companies, community agencies and governments to teach internal training or development courses.

College and other vocational instructors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Teach students using a systematic plan of lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, laboratory work, shop sessions, seminars, case studies, field assignments and independent or group projects
  • Develop curriculum and prepare teaching materials and outlines for courses
  • Prepare, administer and mark tests and papers to evaluate students' progress
  • Advise students on program curricula and career decisions
  • Provide individualized tutorial/remedial instructions
  • Supervise independent or group projects, field placements, laboratory work or hands-on training
  • May serve on committees concerned with matters such as budgets, curriculum revision, and course and diploma requirements.

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Banking & Service Industry Workers

Bankers , Finance and Insurance Clerks
Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Accounting and Related Clerks , Payroll Clerks , Customer Service Representatives - Financial Services , Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Clerks and Collectors They are employed by banks and other financial institutions, insurance companies, and by other establishments throughout the private and public sectors.

Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Implement efficient working processes and coordinate, assign and review the work of clerks engaged in the following duties: administering accounts payable and receivable; processing, verifying and recording financial documents and forms; administering payrolls; serving customers in banks, trust companies and other financial institutions; processing, verifying and recording insurance claims and forms; and collecting user fees and payments on overdue accounts
  • Examine and verify accuracy of work and authorize routine payments, credits, deposits and withdrawals
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
  • Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Identify training needs and train workers in job duties and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Ensure smooth operation of computer systems and equipment and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Insurance Agents, Underwriters and Brokers
Insurance agents and brokers sell life, automobile, property, health and other types of insurance to individuals, businesses and public institutions. Insurance brokers purchase insurance from a variety of companies on behalf of clients. Insurance agents are employed by individual insurance companies or are independent representatives of specific insurance companies. Insurance brokers are employed by brokerage firms, or may work in partnerships or hold sole proprietorship.

Example Titles:

    Insurance agent
    Insurance broker
    Insurance sales representative

Insurance agents and brokers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Sell automobile, fire, health, life, property, marine, aircraft and other types of insurance to clients
  • Establish client insurance coverage, calculate premiums and establish method of payment
  • Provide information concerning group and individual insurance packages, the range of risk coverage, benefits paid and other policy features
  • Ensure appropriate forms, medical examinations and other policy requirements are completed
  • Monitor insurance claims and respond to clients' enquiries

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Medical/Health Workers

These include doctors, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, social workers and hospital technicians.

General Practitioners and Family Physicians
General practitioners and family physicians diagnose and treat the diseases, physiological disorders and injuries of patients. They provide primary contact and continuous care toward the management of patients' health. They usually work in private practice, including group or team practices, hospitals and clinics. Residents in training to be general practitioners and family physicians are included in this unit group.

General practitioners and family physicians perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Examine patients and take their histories, order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures and consult with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients' physical and mental health
  • Prescribe and administer medications and treatments
  • Perform and assist in routine surgery
  • Provide emergency care
  • Provide acute care management
  • Inoculate and vaccinate patients
  • Deliver babies and provide pre-natal and post-natal care
  • Advise patients and their families on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention
  • Provide counselling and support to patients and their families on a wide range of health and lifestyle issues
  • Perform patient advocacy role
  • Co-ordinate or manage primary patient care
  • Provide continuous care to patients
  • Supervise home care services
  • Report births, deaths, and contagious and other diseases to governmental authorities.

Dentists and Dental Surgeons
Dentists diagnose, treat, prevent and control disorders of the teeth and mouth. They work in private practice or may be employed in hospitals, clinics, public health facilities or universities.

Dentists perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Examine patients' teeth, gums and surrounding tissue to diagnose disease, injury and decay and plan appropriate treatment
  • Restore, extract and replace diseased and decayed teeth
  • Perform oral surgery, periodontal surgery and other treatments
  • Clean teeth and instruct patients on oral hygiene
  • Design bridgework, fit dentures and provide appliances to correct abnormal positioning of the teeth and jaws, or write fabrication instructions or prescriptions for use by denturists and dental technicians
  • Supervise dental hygienists, dental assistants and other staff.

Dentists may specialize in such areas as oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics, oral pathology, oral radiology or public health dentistry.

Pharmacists
Community pharmacists and hospital pharmacists compound and dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals and provide consultative services to both clients and health care providers. They are employed in community and hospital pharmacies, or they may be self-employed. Industrial pharmacists participate in the research, development, promotion and manufacture of pharmaceutical products. They are employed in pharmaceutical companies and government departments and agencies.

Community pharmacists and hospital pharmacists perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Check prescriptions for proper dosage
  • Compound prescribed pharmaceutical products by calculating, measuring and mixing the quantities of drugs and other ingredients required and filling appropriate containers with correct quantity
  • Dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals to customers or to other health care professionals and advise them on indications, contraindications, adverse effects, drug interactions and dosage
  • Maintain medication profiles of customers including registry of poisons and narcotic and controlled drugs
  • Ensure proper preparation, packaging, distribution and storage of vaccines, serums, biologicals and other drugs and pharmaceuticals
  • Order and maintain stock of pharmaceutical supplies
  • Advise customers on selection and use of nonprescription medication
  • May supervise and co-ordinate the activities of other pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, pharmacy technicians and other staff.

Industrial pharmacists perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Participate in basic research for the development of new drugs
  • Formulate new drug products developed by medical researchers
  • Test new drug products for stability and to determine their absorption and elimination patterns
  • Co-ordinate clinical investigations of new drugs
  • Control the quality of drug products during production to ensure that they meet standards of potency, purity, uniformity, stability and safety
  • Develop information materials concerning the uses, properties and risks of particular drugs
  • Evaluate labelling, packaging and advertising of drug products
  • Promote pharmaceutical products to health professionals.

Registered Nurses

This unit group includes registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses and graduates of a nursing program who are awaiting registration (graduate nurses). They provide direct nursing care to patients, deliver health education programs and provide consultative services regarding issues relevant to the practice of nursing. They are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, extended care facilities, rehabilitation centres, doctors' offices, clinics, community agencies, companies and private homes, or they may be self-employed.

General duty registered nurses perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Assess patients to identify appropriate nursing interventions
  • Collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary health team to plan, implement, co-ordinate and evaluate patient care in consultation with patients and their families
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician or according to establish policies and protocols
  • Monitor, assess, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients' conditions
  • Operate or monitor medical apparatus or equipment
  • Assist in surgery and other medical procedures
  • May supervise licensed practical nurses and other nursing staff
  • May develop and implement discharge planning process on admission of patients
  • May teach and counsel patients and their families on health-related issues in collaboration with other health care providers.

Registered nurses may specialize in areas such as surgery, obstetrics care, psychiatric care, critical care, pediatrics, geriatrics, community health, occupational health, emergency care, rehabilitation or oncology.

  • Occupational health nurses develop and implement employee health education programs and provide registered nursing care in private businesses and industry.
  • Community health nurses provide health education and registered nursing care in public health units and through home visits, manage complex home care cases, participate in community needs assessment and program development, conduct disease screening and deliver immunization programs.
  • Psychiatric nurses provide nursing care, supportive counselling and life skills programming to patients in psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics, long-term care and community-based settings.
  • Nursing consultants provide consultative services to institutes, associations and health care organizations regarding issues and concerns relevant to the nursing profession and nursing practice.
  • Nursing researchers engaged in research activities related to nursing are self-employed or are employed by hospitals, public and private organizations and governments.
  • Clinical nurses provide leadership, advice and counsel on the provision of research-based care for specific patient groups within the care of particular health care organizations.

Social Workers
Social workers help individuals, couples, families, groups, communities and organizations develop the skills and resources they need to enhance social functioning and provide counselling, therapy and referral to other supportive social services. Social workers also respond to other social needs such as unemployment, racism and poverty. They are employed by hospitals, school boards, social service agencies, child welfare organizations, correctional facilities, community agencies, employee assistance programs and Aboriginal band councils, or they may work in private practice.

Social workers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, to assess their situation and problems and determine the types of services required
  • Provide counsel and therapy to assist clients in developing skills to deal with and resolve their social and personal problems
  • Plan programs of assistance for clients including referral to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
  • Investigate cases of child abuse or neglect and take authorized protective action when necessary
  • Serve as members on interdisciplinary teams of professionals working with client groups
  • Act as advocates for client groups in the community, lobby for solutions to problems directly affecting client groups and develop prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs
  • Develop or advise on social policy legislation, conduct social research and assist in community development
  • Provide mediation services and psychosocial assessments
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling and social programs
  • May provide public education and consultation to professionals or groups regarding counselling services, issues and methods
  • May supervise other social workers.

Social workers may specialize in fields of practice such as child welfare, family services, corrections, gerontology or addictions.

Health Technicians
Some of the health workers / Technicians in hospital setting or clinics have the following titles:

    Technician, diagnostic echography
    technician, diagnostic ultrasonography
    technician, diagnostic ultrasound
    technician, electrolysis
    technician, electroencephalograph (EEG)
    technician, electrocardiographic (ECG)
    technician, EMG (electromyography)
    technician, food and nutrition dietetics

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Engineers & Technicians

Engineers
Civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, aviation, industrial, power, chemical and textile engineers are some of the types under job title of engineers.. These professions have different job specifications and job responsibilities. Engineers often work in a multidisciplinary environment and acquire knowledge and skills through work experience that may allow them to practice in associated areas of science, engineering, sales, marketing or management.

Licensing by a provincial or territorial association of professional engineers is required to approve engineering drawings and reports and to practice as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.). Engineers are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program , and after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering and passing a professional practice examination.

Technicians & Technologists
If you are a technician or a technologist, your occupation may fall under one of the following job titles, who may be eligible for immigration to Canada.

    technician, aeromedicine
    technician, aerospace engineering
    technician, agricultural engineering
    technician, aircraft engines
    technician, aircraft gas turbine engines
    technician, aircraft hydraulics shop
    technician, aircraft instruments
    technician, aircraft mechanical systems
    technician, aircraft propeller systems
    technician, aircraft reciprocating engines
    technician, aircraft structural repair
    technician, airframes - military
    technician, alarm system
    technician, ambulance
    technician, animal care
    technician, animal health
    technician, application testing
    technician, architectural
    technician, assistive listening devices
    technician, audiology
    technician, audiometric
    technician, autopsy
    technician, aviation medicine
    technician, biochemistry (except medical)
    technician, blood bank
    technician, body department - motor vehicle manufacturing
    technician, bridge design
    technician, building materials
    technician, cable television
    technician, cardiac catheterization
    technician, cardiology
    technician, cast room
    technician, central supply room - hospital
    technician, chemical engineering
    technician, chemical processing quality control
    technician, civil engineering
    technician, communication lines
    technician, composite repair
    technician, computer equipment - household and business equipment
    technician, computer field service
    technician, computer service
    technician, concrete
    technician, conservation - museums and art galleries
    technician, construction
    technician, construction engineering
    technician, contact lenses
    technician, dairy products
    technician, darkroom - photographic processing
    technician, dental equipment - military
    technician, dental laboratory
    technician, dentures
    technician, diagnostic echography
    technician, diagnostic ultrasonography
    technician, diagnostic ultrasound
    technician, dyeing
    technician, echoencephalography
    technician, educational resources
    technician, electrical testing - motor vehicle manufacturing
    technician, electrical tests - motor vehicle manufacturing
    technician, electrocardiographic (ECG)
    technician, electrocardiography
    technician, electrocardiology
    technician, electroencephalograph (EEG)
    technician, electrolysis
    technician, electromyography (EMG)
    technician, electromyography (EMG) lab
    technician, electronic games - household and business equipment
    technician, electronics - household and business equipment
    technician, EMG (electromyography)
    technician, EMG (electromyography) lab
    technician, environmental
    technician, field service - household and business equipment
    technician, film processing
    technician, finishing department - motor vehicle manufacturing
    technician, fisheries
    technician, food
    technician, food and nutrition - dietetics
    technician, food processing quality control
    technician, forest engineering
    technician, forest resource management
    technician, forestry
    technician, forestry conservation and preservation
    technician, formulation
    technician, geographic information systems (GIS)
    technician, geological engineering
    technician, geological information system
    technician, geological mapping
    technician, geological survey
    technician, geomatics - aerial surveys
    technician, geomatics - cartography
    technician, geomatics - geographical information systems (GIS)
    technician, geomatics - photogrammetry
    technician, geomatics - remote sensing
    technician, geomatics - surveying
    technician, geophysical data
    technician, geophysical survey
    technician, GIS (geographic information system)
    technician, graphic arts
    technician, gravity data
    technician, hair replacement
    technician, hearing aids
    technician, hearing assessment
    technician, hearing disorders
    technician, highway
    technician, highway traffic
    technician, household and business equipment
    technician, hulls - military
    technician, hydrology
    technician, industrial engineering
    technician, industrial instruments
    technician, internet web site
    technician, laboratory animals
    technician, land information system (LIS)
    technician, land survey
    technician, lawn and garden equipment
    technician, library
    technician, LIS (land information system)
    technician, logs
    technician, loom - textile manufacturing
    technician, mammography
    technician, manufacturing
    technician, mass spectrometer
    technician, mass spectrometry
    technician, materials - military
    technician, materials testing
    technician, mechanical engineering
    technician, mechanical tests - motor vehicle manufacturing
    technician, medical records
    technician, metallurgical engineering
    technician, microbiology (except medical)
    technician, mine production
    technician, mine survey
    technician, mineralogy
    technician, mining
    technician, mining engineering
    technician, mining survey
    technician, morgue
    technician, museum
    technician, NDT (non-destructive testing) maintenance
    technician, noise abatement
    technician, noise reduction
    technician, non-destructive examinations
    technician, non-destructive inspection
    technician, nuclear medicine
    technician, occupational therapy
    technician, open-end - textile manufacturing
    technician, operating room - nursing
    technician, ophthalmic (except retail)
    technician, ophthalmic goods antireflection (AR) coating
    technician, ophthalmic lab - retail
    technician, optical laboratory
    technician, optical laboratory - retail
    technician, orthopedic
    technician, orthotic
    technician, outdoor power equipment
    technician, paint department - motor vehicle manufacturing
    technician, paints
    technician, petrochemical engineering
    technician, petroleum engineering
    technician, petrology
    technician, pharmacy
    technician, photo
    technician, photo lab
    technician, photocopy machines
    technician, photogrammetric
    technician, physical rehabilitation
    technician, physiotherapy
    technician, pilot plant
    technician, planning
    technician, plastics
    technician, plastics and synthetic resins
    technician, pollution control
    technician, preventive medicine - military
    technician, process - chemical processing
    technician, propulsion
    technician, prosthetic
    technician, prosthetic-orthotic
    technician, pulp and paper
    technician, radiation oncology
    technician, radio installation and repair
    technician, radio maintenance
    technician, radioisotope
    technician, radiotherapy
    technician, railway
    technician, real estate appraisal
    technician, recreation vehicles
    technician, refinery process
    technician, regional transmitter
    technician, remote sensing (RS)
    technician, reservoir engineering
    technician, restoration
    technician, road traffic
    technician, rotorcraft mechanical systems
    technician, RS (remote sensing)
    technician, safe and vault
    technician, security alarms
    technician, ship repair
    technician, short-wave receiving station
    technician, silkscreen
    technician, silviculture
    technician, small engine
    technician, software testing
    technician, soil science - mining
    technician, solar heating
    technician, solid waste disposal
    technician, speech
    technician, spinning - textile manufacturing
    technician, stereo repair
    technician, structural engineering
    technician, structural repair
    technician, surgical - nursing
    technician, surveying and optical instruments
    technician, synthetic textiles
    technician, telecommunications
    technician, telephone communications
    technician, telephone line
    technician, terminal equipment - military
    technician, textile
    technician, textile dyes
    technician, thermology and electrolysis
    technician, topographic survey
    technician, ultrasonography
    technician, ultrasound
    technician, urban planning
    technician, veterinary
    technician, veterinary laboratory
    technician, video equipment installation and repair - household and business equipment
    technician, visual orthesis
    technician, visual orthotic devices
    technician, water distribution systems
    technician, water well drilling
    technician, web
    technician, wildlife
    technician, wildlife resources
    technician, X-ray (radiology)
    technological institute instructor
    technological institute teacher
    technological subjects vocational instructor
    technologist, aerospace engineering
    technologist, analytical chemistry
    technologist, anatomical pathology
    technologist, anesthesia
    technologist, animal care
    technologist, animal health
    technologist, architectural
    technologist, autopsy - medical laboratory
    technologist, biochemistry
    technologist, biochemistry (except medical)
    technologist, biochemistry laboratory
    technologist, brachytherapy
    technologist, CAD (computer-aided design)
    technologist, cardiac catheterization
    technologist, cardiology
    technologist, cardiovascular perfusion
    technologist, chemical engineering
    technologist, chemical processing quality control
    technologist, chemical products quality control
    technologist, civil engineering
    technologist, civil engineering studies
    technologist, clinical laboratory
    technologist, computer-aided design (CAD)
    technologist, construction
    technologist, diagnostic medical radiation
    technologist, diagnostic radiography
    technologist, dyeing and finishing
    technologist, ECG (electrocardiographic)
    technologist, echoencephalographic
    technologist, echography
    technologist, electrocardiographic (ECG)
    technologist, electrocardiography
    technologist, electrocardiology
    technologist, electroencephalograph
    technologist, electroencephalograph (EEG)
    technologist, electromyography (EMG)
    technologist, electroneurodiagnostic (END)
    technologist, EMG (electromyography)
    technologist, END (electroneurodiagnostic)
    technologist, evoked potential (EP)
    technologist, extracorporal circulation
    technologist, fisheries
    technologist, food
    technologist, food processing quality control
    technologist, forest engineering
    technologist, forest products
    technologist, forestry
    technologist, forestry conservation and preservation
    technologist, geographic information systems (GIS)
    technologist, geological engineering
    technologist, geological information system
    technologist, geomatics - aerial surveys
    technologist, geomatics - cartography
    technologist, geomatics - geographical information systems
    technologist, geomatics - photogrammetry
    technologist, geomatics - remote sensing
    technologist, geomatics - surveying
    technologist, GIS (geographic information systems)
    technologist, groundwater
    technologist, home economics
    technologist, HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning)
    technologist, hydrographic survey
    technologist, industrial engineering
    technologist, industrial hygiene
    technologist, inhalation
    technologist, land information system (LIS)
    technologist, land survey
    technologist, LIS (land information system)
    technologist, magnetic resonance
    technologist, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    technologist, mammography
    technologist, manufacturing
    technologist, marine engineering
    technologist, marine geoscience
    technologist, materials testing
    technologist, mechanical engineering
    technologist, medical laboratory
    technologist, medical radiation
    technologist, metallurgical engineering
    technologist, microbiology (except medical)
    technologist, mine development
    technologist, mine survey
    technologist, mineralogy
    technologist, mining
    technologist, mining engineering
    technologist, mining survey
    technologist, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
    technologist, NMRI (nuclear magnetic resonance imaging)
    technologist, nuclear engineering
    technologist, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMRI)
    technologist, nuclear medicine
    technologist, oil geology
    technologist, oncology
    technologist, ophthalmic
    technologist, orthopedic
    technologist, perfusion
    technologist, PET (positron-emission tomography
    technologist, petrochemical engineering
    technologist, petrochemical laboratory
    technologist, petroleum engineering
    technologist, petroleum geology
    technologist, petroleum research
    technologist, photogrammetric
    technologist, pilot plant
    technologist, positron-emission tomography (PET)
    technologist, pulmonary function
    technologist, pulp and paper
    technologist, quality control - industrial engineering
    technologist, quality control of chemical products
    technologist, radiation oncology
    technologist, radiation oncology simulator
    technologist, radiation therapy
    technologist, radiography
    technologist, radioisotope
    technologist, radiology
    technologist, radiotherapy
    technologist, remote sensing (RS)
    technologist, residential buildings
    technologist, respiratory
    technologist, RS (remote sensing)
    technologist, silviculture
    technologist, soil testing
    technologist, structural design
    technologist, textile
    technologist, topographic survey
    technologist, traffic
    technologist, ultrasonography
    technologist, ultrasound
    technologist, vascular
    technologist, veterinary
    technologist, welding

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IT & Computer Professionals

Computer and information systems managers / professionals plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of organizations that analyze, design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors and perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP) departments and companies
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems operations and development
  • Meet with clients to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
  • Assemble and manage teams of information systems personnel to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
  • Control the budget and expenditures of the department, company or project
  • Recruit and supervise computer analysts, engineers, programmers, technicians and other personnel and oversee their professional development and training

Example Titles:

    computer and related services manager
    computer animator
    computer application programmer
    computer applications engineer
    computer applications manager
    computer applications sales engineer
    computer assisted electromechanical design draftsperson
    computer audit specialist
    computer based trainer
    computer communications technician
    computer consultant
    computer department co-ordinator
    computer development division head
    computer education director
    computer engineer (except software)
    computer equipment installer
    computer equipment operator
    computer equipment repairer
    computer equipment sales specialist
    computer equipment technician - household and business equipment
    computer facility manager
    computer field service technician
    computer game developer
    computer graphics design technician
    computer graphics operator
    computer graphics specialist
    computer graphics technician
    computer hardware engineer
    computer hardware specialist
    computer hardware technologist
    computer help desk representative - systems
    computer help desk supervisor
    computer inspector-tester
    computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) engineer
    computer manager
    computer networks manager
    computer numerical control (CNC) machinist
    computer numerical control (CNC) Mastercam programmer
    computer numerically controlled (CNC) band saw operator
    computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine set-up operator - metal machining
    computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining centre operator
    computer numerically controlled coordinate measuring machine (CNC-CMM) programmer
    computer operations supervisor
    computer operator
    computer operators supervisor
    computer peripheral equipment operator
    computer photocompositor
    computer phototypesetter
    computer products dealer - retail
    computer products store manager
    computer programmer
    computer programming instructor - college or vocational institute
    computer programs manager
    computer projects manager
    computer repair technician
    computer salesperson - retail
    computer science college teacher
    computer science professor - university
    computer search librarian
    computer service technician
    computer services sales representative
    computer simulations analyst
    computer software design manager
    computer software engineer
    computer software sales representative
    computer system operations manager
    computer system sales representative
    computer systems analysis technical consultant
    computer systems analyst
    computer systems development co-ordinator
    computer systems development manager
    computer systems engineer
    computer systems manager
    computer tape librarian
    computer technology school director
    computer technology teacher - secondary school
    computer telecommunications software specialist
    computer telecommunications specialist
    computer terminal operator
    computer trainer
    computer training instructor
    computer training representative
    computer typesetter
    computer-aided design (CAD) specialist - drafting
    computer-aided design (CAD) technologist
    computer-aided page maker-up
    computer-assisted design and drafting technologist
    computer-assisted design/computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM) programmer
    computer-assisted drafting (CAD) instructor - college or vocational institute
    computer-assisted drafting (CAD) technician
    computer-assisted letterer-engraver
    computer-assisted machinist
    computerized accounting clerk
    computerized information systems manager
    computerized panel saw tender
    computerized technical information manager

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Managers & Supervisors

Managers, Administrative Officers, Supervisors

This unit group includes those who provide services to management such as analyzing the operations, managerial methods or functions of an organization in order to propose, plan and implement improvements, or analyzing advertising needs and developing appropriate advertising plans. They are employed by management consulting firms, advertising agencies and throughout the public and private sectors or are self-employed.

Managers / Management consultants perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Analyze and provide advice on the managerial methods and organization of a public or private sector establishment
  • Conduct research to determine efficiency and effectiveness of managerial policies and programs
  • Conduct assessments and propose improvements to methods, systems and procedures in areas such as operations, human resources, records management and communications
  • Conduct quality audits and develop quality management and quality assurance standards for ISO (International Organization for Standardization) registration
  • Plan the re-organization of the operations of an establishment
  • May supervise contracted researchers or clerical staff.

Advertising and promotion consultants perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Assess characteristics of products or services to be promoted and advise on the advertising needs of an establishment
  • Advise clients on advertising or sales promotion strategies
  • Develop and implement advertising campaigns appropriate for print or electronic media.

Administrative officers oversee and implement administrative procedures, establish work priorities and co-ordinate the acquisition of administrative services such as office space, supplies and security services. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

Administrative officers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Oversee and co-ordinate office administrative procedures and review, evaluate and implement new procedures
  • Establish work priorities, delegate work to office support staff, and ensure deadlines are met and procedures are followed
  • Carry out administrative activities associated with admissions to post-secondary educational institutions
  • Administer policies and procedures related to the release of records in processing requests under government access to information and privacy legislation
  • Co-ordinate and plan for office services, such as accommodation, relocations, equipment, supplies, forms, disposal of assets, parking, maintenance and security services
  • Assist in preparation of operating budget and maintain inventory and budgetary controls
  • Assemble data and prepare periodic and special reports, manuals and correspondence.

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Other Occupations (Not Listed)

There are hundreds of other professions which are not listed here but are recognized for the purposes of National Occupation Code (NOC) categorization who are qualified for immigration to Canada. You may check your job title from the NOC Job Code listings covered by Citizenship & Canada Immigration.

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