Alberta Opportunity Stream - Ineligible Occupations

Applications are not being accepted under the Alberta Opportunity Stream until January 2, 2018. The information below is for reference purposes only. Applications for the Alberta Opportunity Stream postmarked before January 2, 2018 will not be accepted.

Check the list of ineligible occupations below. If your current Occupation Title is on this list, you will NOT be eligible to apply under the Alberta Opportunity Stream.

Factors for an occupation to be ineligible include, but are not limited to:

  • individuals in occupation are self-employed
  • individuals in occupation are seasonally employed
  • individuals in occupation must be permanent residents to perform occupation
  • limited economic value of occupation, and/or
  • economic need filled by Albertans and Canadians

* Refers to a National Occupation Classification (NOC) Code which consists of both eligible occupations and ineligible occupations. The ‘Occupation Title’ column specifies which occupations are ineligible for each NOC Code listed.

If you are unsure whether you are eligible you can:

NOC Code (2011) NOC Skill Level Occupation Title
0011 0 Legislators
0422 0 School Principals and Administrators of Elementary and Secondary Education
0423 0 Managers in Social, Community and Correctional Services
0432 0 Fire Chiefs and Senior Firefighting Officers
0651* 0 Escort Agency Managers, Massage Parlour Managers
4031 A Secondary School Teachers
4032 A Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers
4154 A Professional Occupations in Religion
5121 A Authors and Writers
5133 A Musicians and Singers
5135 A Actors and Comedians
5136 A Painters, Sculptors and Other Visual Artists
1227 B Court Officers and Justices of the Peace
3223* B Dental Laboratory Bench Workers
4214 B Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (only those without certification as a Child Development Worker (Level 2) or Child Development Supervisor (Level 3) through Alberta Children's Services – Child Care Staff Certification Office)*
4216 B Other Instructors
4217 B Other Religious Occupations
5232 B Other Performers, n.e.c.
5244 B Artisans and Craftspersons
5251 B Athletes
6232 B Real Estate Agents and Salespersons
4411 C Home Child Care Providers
4412 C Home Support Workers, Housekeepers and Related Occupations
4413 C Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Assistants
6533 C Casino Occupations
6564 C Other Personal Service Occupations
7513 C Taxi and Limousine Drivers and Chauffeurs
8442 C Trappers and Hunters
6623 D Other Sales Related Occupations
6722 D Operators and Attendants in Amusement, Recreation and Sport
6742 D Other Service Support Occupations, n.e.c.
8611 D Harvesting Labourers
8612 D Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourers
8613 D Aquaculture and Marine Harvest Labourers
8614 D Mine Labourers

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