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Nova Scotia High Demand Occupation List 2023

The province of Nova Scotia has ample work opportunities in the service sector, specifically in health and education, IT industries, banking. However, there are quite a few occupations that have an urgent need of skilled workers who can meet the required labour requirements and also contribute towards the growing economy of the budding Nova Scotia Province.

The occupations listed below are classified with National Occupations Classification (NOC). These occupations are most in-demand in Nova- Scotia nowadays. So, if your job falls under any of these occupations with relevant work experience, there are good chances of applying for Nova Scotia PNP.

Check Your Eligibility for Nova Scotia

The NOC is a code that helps to determine a candidate’s skill level created for skilled, semi-skilled occupations. For applying to a demanding profession, a candidate must have one year of work experience with the required educational qualification.

Check from the list provided and be sure about your occupation before applying for Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program:

Sr. No. Occupation List NOC Skills
1 Financial auditors and accountants 11100 A
2 Other financial officers 11109 A
3 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 11202 A
4 Administrative assistants 13110 B
5 Accounting and related clerks 14200 B
6 Civil engineers 21300 A
7 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 31301 A
8 Licensed practical nurses 32101 B
9 College and other vocational instructors 41210 A
10 Paralegal and related occupations 42200 B
11 Social and community service workers 42201 B

Requirements for Applying in Nova Scotia Demand Occupations List 2023

To apply for Nova Scotia, an applicant is required to meet with the minimum eligibility criteria for the process. Check first the in-demand list along with the relevant NOC code. After that, you are required to:

  1. A job offer letter from Nova Scotia employer on the full-time base
  2. Must be 18-49 years of age.
  3. Should attain language ability (IELTS or CLB) minimum score.
  4. Possessed 1 year of job experience in desired occupational field.
  5. An equivalent qualification diploma/certificate to Canadian education system.
  6. You must have a positive intention to live in the province.

Nova Scotia Occupation in Demand Processing time

Nova Scotia PNP helps employers meet their human resource needs for workers, by enabling them to recruit foreign workers and international students. The processing time for application in one of the occupations in the demand list depends on your applying. If you have a better understanding of the overall process and provide related documents on time, then there will be better chance of getting faster approval. The processing time may vary from 3-6 months. Finding Other Canada PNP Eligibility and requirements

Who Can Apply in Nova Scotia PNP in Demand Occupation List 2023?

Any candidate who meets with the eligibility criteria and its job is mentioned in the above demand list is eligible for applying in Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program. Nova Scotia PNP is also aligned with federal government’s Express Entry program. You avail 600 points in your Express Entry application once you received a Nomination Certificate from Nova Scotia government. Contact our highly qualified experts to apply in Nova Scotia PNP program.


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