Nova Scotia Nominee Program Occupation in Demand

Nova Scotia is a province known for its beauty, tasty cuisine, and high standard of living. If you are interested in living in this vibrant province, its Provincial Nominee Program may be the route for you.

Nova Scotia has opened its doors even wider with its Regional Labour Market Demand Stream of its Provincial Nominee Program. What’s so great about this Stream? You do not require a job, as long as you intend to pursue an occupation that is in demand in the province.

Is My Intended Occupation In Demand?

One of the first questions you have to ask yourself before you consider applying under the Provincial Nominee Program Regional Labour Market Demand Stream is whether the occupation you intend to pursue in Nova Scotia is in demand in the province.

You have to determine the job outlook for your intended occupation in the specific area in Nova Scotia you intend to settle – the outlook must be either good or fair in your intended area of residence.

How Do I Know if My Occupation is in Demand?

In order to determine whether the occupation you intend to pursue in Nova Scotia is in demand, you have to ensure that your intended occupation is on the In Demand Occupation List provided by the Province.

The In Demand Occupation List is based on Human Resources and Skills Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC) System.

According to the In Demand Occupation List:

  • Your intended occupation must be a NOC O, A or B skill-level occupation
  • The outlook for intended occupation must be good, or at least, fair

Many of the occupations listed in the In-Demand Occupation List fall under the following major categories:

  • Managers
  • Accountants
  • Engineers
  • Analysts
  • Consultants
  • Designers
  • Computer Programmers
  • Technicians
  • Data Administrators
  • Contractors and Supervisors
  • Welders
  • Mechanics

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