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Nova Scotia PNP In Demand Occupation List 2024

Nova Scotia is one of the popular provinces in Canada, which attract a vast number of skilled professionals from overseas every year. The Canada PR aspirants often choose Nova Scotia as their destination to settle in view of its ideal work environment, professional opportunities and infrastructure facilities.

How to move to Nova Scotia?

The province of Nova Scotia invites the skilled professionals to the province through its popular Provincial Nominee Program, i.e. Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). Nova Scotia Demand – Express Entry Stream (Category B) is the most popular stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program, which is aligned with Federal Express Entry Stream. Hence, the applicants interested in applying in the Nova Scotia Demand – Express Entry Stream need to have their profile registered in the Express Entry system and also mee the basic eligibility requirements of the stream.


NSNP In-Demand Occupation list 2023

Also, as an applicant of this stream, you must have required experience in any of the occupations listed in Nova Scotia PNP in-demand occupation list 2023. Find below the NSNP in-demand occupation list:

Note: Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) has switched to latest TEER based NOC system 2021 w.e.f. November 16, 2022. Therefore, NSNP has adopted new 5 digit codification system for the in demand occupations under NOC version 2021.

In-Demand Occupations 2021-2023

  0 - Management

Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training

Computer and information systems managers

Construction managers

Engineering Managers

Home building and renovation managers

Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers

Managers in health care

Managers in social, community and correctional services

Manufacturing managers

Retail and wholesale trade managers

Senior managers - financial, communication and other business services

 1- Business, Finance and Administration

  • Accountants and financial auditors
  • Advertising, marketing and public relations professionals
  • Business management consulting professionals
  • Human resources and recruitment officers
  • Human resources professionals
  • Medical administrative assistants
  • Other financial officers
  • Property administrators
  • Shippers and receivers
  • Supervisors – finance and insurance office workers

  2 - Engineering, Math, Science and Information Technology

  • Computer engineers (except software engineers)
  • Computer network technicians
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  • Construction estimators
  • Database analysts and database administrators
  • Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
  • Engineer officers, water transport
  • Information systems analysts and consultants
  • Information systems testing technicians
  • Other professional engineers
  • Software engineers and designers
  • User support technicians
  • Web designers and developers

  3- Health

  • Audiologists and Speech-language Pathologists
  • Continuing care assistants, nurse aides, orderlies and patient services associates
  • Dental assistants
  • Dental hygienists and dental therapists
  • Dentists
  • Family physicians and general practitioners
  • Licenced practical nurses
  • Massage Therapists
  • Medical laboratory technologists
  • Medical radiation technologists
  • Nursing coordinators and supervisors
  • Occupational therapists
  • Opticians
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)
  • Other professional occupations in health diagnosis and treating
  • Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Registered nurses
  • Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
  • Specialist physicians

  4 - Education, Law, Government, Social and Community Services

  • Lawyers
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Paralegals and related occupations
  • Early childhood educators and assistants
  • Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations

  5- Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport

  • Graphic designers and illustrators
  • Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness

  Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses

  6 - Sales and Service

  • Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors
  • Bakers
  • Cashiers
  • Chefs
  • Cleaning supervisors
  • Cooks
  • Food and beverage servers
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
  • Food service supervisors
  • Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents
  • Light duty cleaners
  • Other customer and information services representatives
  • Real estate agents and salespersons
  • Retail salespersons
  • Retail sales supervisors
  • Sales and account representatives – wholesale trade (non-technical)
  • Security guards and related security service occupations
  • Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers

 7 - Trades and Transportation

  • Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Concrete finishers
  • Construction trades helpers and labourers
  • Contractors and supervisors – electrical trades and telecommunication occupations
  • Contractors and supervisors – other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
  • Crane operators
  • Floor covering installers
  • Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  • Heavy equipment operators (except crane)
  • Industrial electricians
  • Machinist and machining tooling inspectors
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
  • Residential and commercial installers and servicers
  • Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
  • Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
  • Transport truck drivers

  8 - Farming, Fishing, Forestry, and Mining

  • General farm workers

9 - Manufacturing and Utilities

  • Boat assemblers and inspectors
  • Fish and seafood plant workers
  • Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing

 Language Requirement for Latest TEER Categories

To qualify, you must:

Have at least 12 months of work experience related to your job. Workers in TEER category 4 or 5 of the latest NOC Version 2021 must have at least 6 months of experience with the employer.

Score at least CLB Level 5 if falling under NOC TEER category 0, 1, 2, or 3 occupation. Workers in a NOC TEER 4 or 5 occupation category must have language test results to prove that they scored CLB 4 even if English or French is their first language.

In case, you wish to confirm the latest status of the Nova Scotia in-demand occupations list 2023 or need complete assistance and support to apply in NSNP this year, you may drop an email to our expert at info@canadapravenue.com.

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