British Columbia occupation in-demand list

British Columbia has its Occupation in demand list which comprises of Priority Occupations in demand list and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled Occupation in Demand list for BC PNP.  BC PNP has several occupations that are in high demand such as Tech Occupations, Healthcare, Construction, Childcare, etc. To be eligible for BC PNP under these occupations the applicant must have a job offer letter.

British Columbia PNP - Priority construction occupations List

In order to be eligible under the targeted occupation (Priority Occupation in Demand List) invitation under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the construction sector, you have to meet the set eligibility criteria where it is necessary to have job offer from one of the occupations mentioned under the Occupation in Demand List of BC PNP for Construction Sector.Furthermore, aspiring immigrants must possess a valid trade certificate issued by or have an apprenticeship registered with SkilledTrades BC, with the trade certificate aligning with the offered position. Priority occupations within the construction sector stand to benefit from targeted invitations upon the submission of registration.
 
NOC Occupation Title 
22114 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists 
72102Sheet metal workers
72103Boilermakers
72104Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
72105Ironworkers
72106 Welders and related machine operators
72200 Electricians (except industrial and power system)
72201Industrial electricians
72300Plumbers
72301Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
72302 Gas fitters
72310 Carpenters
72311 Cabinetmakers
72320 Bricklayers
72400Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
72401Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
72402 Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
72500 Crane operators
73100Concrete finishers
73101Tilesetters
73102 Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
73110 Roofers and shinglers
73111Glaziers
73112Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
73113Floor covering installers

British Columbia PNP - Priority healthcare occupations: List

Applicant applying for healthcare under the BC PNP must have their occupation in the targeted or priority occupation in the demand list, and they must also hold a job offer letter for the same. Even if the immigrant applying for the Healthcare occupation does not have a job under the Occupation in-demand list of BC PNP but has a job offer letter, then a targeted invitation to apply may be extended to them. Priority Occupations in the healthcare sector stand to benefit from the targeted invitation upon the submission of the registration.
 
NOC Occupation Title
30010Managers in health care
31100Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
31101 Specialists in surgery
31102General practitioners and family physicians
31110Dentists
31112Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
31120Pharmacists
31121Dietitians and nutritionists
31200Psychologists
31201Chiropractors
31202Physiotherapists
31203 Occupational therapists
31204Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
31209Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
31300Nursing coordinators and supervisors
31301Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
31302Nurse practitioners
31303Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals
32101Licensed practical nurses
32102Paramedical occupations
32103Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
32109Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
32110Denturists
32111Dental hygienists and dental therapists
32112Dental technologists and technicians
32120 Medical laboratory technologists
32121Medical radiation technologists
32122Medical sonographers
32123Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists
32124Pharmacy technicians
32129Other medical technologists and technicians
32200Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists
33100Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants
33101Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations
33102 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
33103Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
41300 Social workers
41301Therapists in counseling and related specialized therapies
42201Social and community service workers
 

British Columbia PNP - Priority Technology Occupations List

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) extends a pathway to permanent residence for skilled workers in specific and high-demand technology occupations. Uniquely tailored to address the distinctive requirements of B.C.'s technology sector, priority technology occupations under this program do not necessitate a permanent job offer. To be eligible for targeted invitations, workers in the technology sector must fulfill certain criteria, including securing a job offer in one of the designated priority technology occupations. The job offer should have a duration of at least one year (365 days), and there must be a minimum of 120 calendar days remaining on the job offer at the time of application.
 
NOC Occupation Title 
10030 Telecommunication carriers managers
20012Computer and information systems managers
21100Physicists and astronomers
21210Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
21211Data scientists
21200Cybersecurity specialists
21221Business systems specialists
21222 Information systems specialists
21223Database analysts and data administrators
21230Computer systems developers and programmers
21231 Software engineers and designers
21232 Software developers and programmers
21233Web designers
21234Web developers and programmers
21300Civil engineers
21301 Mechanical engineers
21310Electrical and electronics engineers
21311Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
21320Chemical engineers
21399Other professional engineers
22110 Biological technologists and technicians
22220Computer network and web technicians
22221User support technicians
22222Information systems testing technicians
22310 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
22312 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
50011Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
51111Authors and writers (except technical)
51112 Technical writers
51120 Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
52119Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts
52112Broadcast technicians
52113Audio and video recording technicians
52120Graphic designers and illustrators
53111Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators

British Columbia PNP - semi-skilled Occupations List

Entry Level and Semi-Skilled Streams in British Columbia provide a way for Canada PR to skilled workers who fall under tourism/ hospitality or food processing occupations. To qualify under the Occupation in Demand list for BC PNP, the applicant must have a job offer letter from a B.C. employer in an eligible occupation under NOC TEER 4 or 5.

The applicants must have at least a complete 9-month full-time employment under BC PNP employer under the Occupation in Demand list. Additionally, individuals must be qualified to perform the job offered and meet any necessary certification or registration requirements in the province. An immigrant must have the minimum language eligibility points required by the BC PNP. The mentioned criteria collectively ensure a comprehensive evaluation of candidates seeking permanent Canadian residence through this stream.
 
NOCOccupation Title 
64314Hotel front desk clerks
64320Tour and travel guides
64321 Casino workers
64322Outdoor sport and recreational guides
64300Maîtres d’hotel and hosts/hostesses
64301Bartenders
65200Food and beverage servers
65201Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
65210Support occupations in accommodation, travel and facilities set-up services
65310Light duty cleaners
65311Specialized cleaners
65312Janitors, caretakers and heavy-duty cleaners
65320Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations
65329Other service support occupations
94140Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing
94141Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry prepare and related workers
94142Fish and seafood plant workers
94143Testers and graders, food and beverage processing
95106 Labourer in food and beverage processing
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