New Canadians

Consistently recognized as a global leader in quality of life, employee rights, and happiness, Canada is an amazing country to live and work in - whether you’re born here or choose to immigrate.

Navigating a new country’s working policies can be daunting, but Agilus has the resources and skills to help. We want you to be a part of this great landscape.

In considering making the move to work in Canada, your National Occupational Classification (NOC) code is the first thing you need to know. Whether it is filling your immigration application, getting your application accepted, knowing the demand for your profession or finding a job in Canada, NOC codes play an important role in your career and settlement in Canada.

What is an NOC Code?

An NOC Code is the four-digit code set in place by Government of Canada to classify jobs of the basis of job duties and what work a person does.

With such a large and diverse group of people wanting to work in Canada, the Canadian government has put in place a standardized system to identify individuals’ professions. This standardized system is National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Why is an NOC code important?

From an immigration perspective, Canada classifies professions in five main categories depending on the experience and type of skill required. Once your job group is determined, immigration programs use the latest version of NOC to decide if a job or type of work experience meets their eligibility.

Knowing your NOC is one of the most crucial aspects of being able to find work as a new immigrant in Canada. This helps the Immigration, Refuge, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) determine if your occupation is in demand in Canada. Having this information will help you to more smoothly transition into your job search. If you need help finding your NOC code, or want to know the job prospects in the category you qualify in, you can find more information here.

Coming to Canada?

If you need to apply to travel, study, work or immigrate to Canada, apply for citizenship, or a permanent resident card, you can review the many resources available here.

Newly landed and looking for work?

At Agilus we are driven by the needs of people like you. We know this is an exciting yet stressful time in your life, and we would like to be the ones to help you find your first Canadian opportunity.  Let our Recruitment Consultants hold your hand through the registration and onboarding process, and before you know it, we will be offering you meaningful work.  We have placed thousands of new Canadians like you, let's place you next!