List of 38 occupations - Canada

The list of 38 eligible occupations for processing under Federal Skilled Workers application of Canada has finally been published! CHECK UPDATED OCCUPATIONS LIST! 29 in Demand Occupations in Canada.

If you have at least 4 years work experience, where one year of which is in one or more of the following occupations, your application may be prioritized:

0111: Financial Managers
0213: Computer and Information Systems Managers
0311: Managers in Health Care
0631: Restaurant and Food Service Managers
0632: Accommodation Service Managers
0711: Construction Managers
1111: Financial Auditors and Accountants
2113: Geologists, Geochemists and Geophysicists
2143: Mining Engineers
2144: Geological Engineers
2145: Petroleum Engineers
3111: Specialist Physicians
3112: General Practitioners and Family Physicians
3141: Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists
3143: Occupational Therapists
3142: Physiotherapists
3151: Head Nurses and Supervisors
3152: Registered Nurses
3215: Medical Radiation Technologists
3233: Licensed Practical Nurses
4121: University Professors
4131: College and Other Vocational Instructors
6241: Chefs
6242: Cooks
7213: Contractors and Supervisors, Pipefitting Trades
7215: Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades
7217: Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews
7241: Electricians (Except Industrial and Power System)
7242: Industrial Electricians
7251: Plumbers
7252: Steamfitters, Pipe fitters and Sprinkler System Installers
7265: Welders and Related Machine Operators
7312: Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
7371: Crane Operators
7372: Drillers and Blasters – Surface Mining, Quarrying and Construction
8221: Supervisors, Mining and Quarrying
8222: Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service
9212: Supervisors, Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Processing and Utilities

OF course each application is different, there will be some who has less experience but will already be eligible for processing.

This is just a quick post to inform you of the said list of 38 occupations. For those who filed after Feb 27, 2008 whose occupations are included on the list, it's not the end of the world yet. I will be publishing future posts that will put into detail the occupational titles for the above listed list.

Moreover, I will be discussing possible options if you want to immigrate to Canada.

To find out your chances email your resume to


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