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If you find your occupation listed below Universal Migration has exciting opportunities for you to work in Canada with the option of Canadian citizenship after three years.

After the three years you could be eligible to qualify for a Canadian visa that will allow you to continue working and also leads to citizenship.
You may qualify if:

  • You are aged between 21 and 49
  • You speak English or French
  • You have over one years experience in your chosen field

Complete our online assessment form and an immigration advisor will contact you to discuss your options.

Shortlist of occupations for a Canadian Visa

MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS

Major Group 00
SENIOR MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS

  1. Legislators and Senior Management
  2. Legislators
  3. Senior Government Managers and Officials
  4. Senior Managers - Financial, Communications and Other Business
  5. Senior Managers - Health, Education, Social and Community
  6. Senior Managers - Trade, Broadcasting and Other Services, n.e.c.
  7. Senior Managers - Goods Production, Utilities, Transportation and Construction

Major Group 01-09
MIDDLE AND OTHER MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS

  1. Administrative Services Managers
  2. Financial Managers
  3. Human Resources Managers
  4. Purchasing Managers
  5. Other Administrative Services Managers
  6. Managers in Financial and Business Services
  7. Insurance, Real Estate and Financial Brokerage Managers
  8. Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers
  9. Other Business Services Managers
  10. Managers in Communication (Except Broadcasting)
  11. Telecommunication Carriers Managers
  12. Postal and Courier Services Managers
  13. Managers in Engineering, Architecture, Science and Information Systems
  14. Engineering Managers
  15. Architecture and Science Managers
  16. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  17. Managers in Health, Education, Social and Community Services
  18. Managers in Health Care
  19. Administrators - Post-Secondary Education and Vocational
  20. School Principals and Administrators of Elementary and Secondary
  21. Managers in Social, Community and Correctional Services
  22. Managers in Public Administration
  23. Government Managers - Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration
  24. Government Managers - Economic Analysis, Policy Development
  25. Government Managers - Education Policy Development and Program Administration
  26. Other Managers in Public Administration
  27. Managers in Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport
  28. Library, Archive, Museum and Art Gallery Managers
  29. Managers - Publishing, Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and Performing Arts
  30. Recreation and Sports Program and Service Directors
  31. Sales, Marketing and Advertising Managers
  32. Sales, Marketing and Advertising Managers
  33. Managers in Retail Trade
  34. Retail Trade Managers
  35. Managers in Food Service and Accommodation
  36. Restaurant and Food Service Managers
  37. Accommodation Service Managers
  38. Managers in Protective Service
  39. Commissioned Police Officers
  40. Fire Chiefs and Senior Fire fighting Officers
  41. Commissioned Officers, Armed Forces
  42. Managers in Other Services
  43. Other Services Managers
  44. Managers in Construction and Transportation
  45. Construction Managers
  46. Residential Home Builders and Renovators
  47. Transportation Managers
  48. Facility Operation and Maintenance Managers
  49. Facility Operation and Maintenance Managers
  50. Managers in Primary Production (Except Agriculture)
  51. Primary Production Managers (Except Agriculture)
  52. Managers in Manufacturing and Utilities
  53. Manufacturing Managers
  54. Utilities Managers

BUSINESS, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION OCCUPATIONS

Major Group 11
PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN BUSINESS AND FINANCE

  1. Auditors, Accountants and Investment Professionals
  2. Financial Auditors and Accountants
  3. Financial and Investment Analysts
  4. Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and Brokers
  5. Other Financial Officers
  6. Human Resources and Business Service Professionals
  7. Specialists in Human Resources
  8. Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management

Major Group 12
SKILLED ADMINISTRATIVE AND BUSINESS OCCUPATIONS

  1. Clerical Supervisors
  2. Supervisors, General Office and Administrative Support Clerks
  3. Supervisors, Finance and Insurance Clerks
  4. Supervisors, Library, Correspondence and Related Information Clerks
  5. Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations
  6. Supervisors, Recording, Distributing and Scheduling Occupations
  7. Administrative and Regulatory Occupations
  8. Administrative Officers
  9. Executive Assistants
  10. Personnel and Recruitment Officers
  11. Property Administrators
  12. Purchasing Agents and Officers
  13. Conference and Event Planners
  14. Court Officers and Justices of the Peace
  15. Immigration, Employment Insurance and Revenue Officers
  16. Finance and Insurance Administrative Occupations
  17. Bookkeepers
  18. Loan Officers
  19. Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners
  20. Insurance Underwriters
  21. Assessors, Valuators and Appraisers
  22. Customs, Ship and Other Brokers
  23. Secretaries, Recorders and Transcriptionists
  24. Secretaries (Except Legal and Medical)
  25. Legal Secretaries
  26. Medical Secretaries
  27. Court Recorders and Medical Transcriptionists

NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

Major Group 21
PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

  1. Physical Science Professionals
  2. Physicists and Astronomers
  3. Chemists
  4. Geologists, Geochemists and Geophysicists
  5. Meteorologists
  6. Other Professional Occupations in Physical Sciences
  7. Life Science Professionals
  8. Biologists and Related Scientists
  9. Forestry Professionals
  10. Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists
  11. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical Engineers
  12. Civil Engineers
  13. Mechanical Engineers
  14. Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  15. Chemical Engineers
  16. Other Engineers
  17. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers
  18. Metallurgical and Materials Engineers
  19. Mining Engineers
  20. Geological Engineers
  21. Petroleum Engineers
  22. Aerospace Engineers
  23. Computer Engineers (Except Software Engineers)
  24. Other Professional Engineers, n.e.c.
  25. Architects, Urban Planners and Land Surveyors
  26. Architects
  27. Landscape Architects
  28. Urban and Land Use Planners
  29. Land Surveyors
  30. Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries
  31. Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries
  32. Computer and Information Systems Professionals
  33. Information Systems Analysts and Consultants
  34. Database Analysts and Data Administrators
  35. Software Engineers
  36. Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers
  37. Web Designers and Developers

Major Group 22
TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS RELATED TO NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

  1. Technical Occupations in Physical Sciences
  2. Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  3. Geological and Mineral Technologists and Technicians
  4. Meteorological Technicians
  5. Technical Occupations in Life Sciences
  6. Biological Technologists and Technicians
  7. Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors
  8. Forestry Technologists and Technicians
  9. Conservation and Fishery Officers
  10. Landscape and Horticultural Technicians and Specialists
  11. Technical Occupations in Civil, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  12. Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  13. Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  14. Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists and Technicians
  15. Construction Estimators
  16. Technical Occupations in Electronics and Electrical Engineering
  17. Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  18. Electronic Service Technicians (Household and Business
  19. Industrial Instrument Technicians and Mechanics
  20. Aircraft Instrument, Electrical and Avionics Mechanics, Technicians and Inspectors
  21. Technical Occupations in Architecture, Drafting, Surveying and Mapping
  22. Architectural Technologists and Technicians
  23. Industrial Designers
  24. Drafting Technologists and Technicians
  25. Land Survey Technologists and Technicians
  26. Mapping and Related Technologists and Technicians
  27. Other Technical Inspectors and Regulatory Officers
  28. Nondestructive Testers and Inspectors
  29. Engineering Inspectors and Regulatory Officers
  30. Inspectors in Public and Environmental Health and Occupational Health and Safety
  31. Construction Inspectors
  32. Transportation Officers and Controllers
  33. Air Pilots, Flight Engineers and Flying Instructors
  34. Air Traffic Control and Related Occupations
  35. Deck Officers, Water Transport
  36. Engineer Officers, Water Transport
  37. Railway Traffic Controllers and Marine Traffic Regulators
  38. Technical Occupations in Computer and Information Systems
  39. Computer and Network Operators and Web Technicians
  40. User Support Technicians
  41. Systems Testing Technicians

HEALTH OCCUPATIONS

Major Group 31
PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN HEALTH

  1. Physicians, Dentists and Veterinarians
  2. Specialist Physicians
  3. General Practitioners and Family Physicians
  4. Dentists
  5. Veterinarians
  6. Optometrists, Chiropractors and Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Professionals
  7. Optometrists
  8. Chiropractors
  9. Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating
  10. Pharmacists, Dieticians and Nutritionists
  11. Pharmacists
  12. Dieticians and Nutritionists
  13. Therapy and Assessment Professionals
  14. Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
  15. Physiotherapists
  16. Occupational Therapists
  17. Other Professional Occupations in Therapy and Assessment
  18. Nurse Supervisors and Registered Nurses
  19. Head Nurses and Supervisors
  20. Registered Nurses 

Major Group 32

TECHNICAL AND SKILLED OCCUPATIONS IN HEALTH

  1. Medical Technologists and Technicians (Except Dental Health)
  2. Medical Laboratory Technologists and Pathologists' Assistants
  3. Medical Laboratory Technicians
  4. Veterinary and Animal Health Technologists and
  5. Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Perfusionists and Cardio-Pulmonary Technologists
  6. Medical Radiation Technologists
  7. Medical Sonographers
  8. Cardiology Technologists
  9. Electroencephalographic and Other Diagnostic Technologists, n.e.c.
  10. Other Medical Technologists and Technicians (Except Dental Health)
  11. Technical Occupations in Dental Health Care
  12. Dentists
  13. Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists
  14. Dental Technologists, Technicians and Laboratory
  15. Other Technical Occupations in Health Care (Except Dental)
  16. Opticians
  17. Midwives and Practitioners of Natural Healing
  18. Licensed Practical Nurses
  19. Ambulance Attendants and Other Paramedical Occupations
  20. Other Technical Occupations in Therapy and Assessment

OCCUPATIONS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE, EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT SERVICE AND RELIGION

Major Group 41
PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE, EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND RELIGION

  1. Judges, Lawyers and Quebec Notaries
  2. Judges
  3. Lawyers and Quebec Notaries
  4. University Professors and Assistants
  5. University Professors
  6. Post-Secondary Teaching and Research Assistants
  7. College and Other Vocational Instructors
  8. College and Other Vocational Instructors
  9. Secondary and Elementary School Teachers and Educational Counsellors
  10. Secondary School Teachers
  11. Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers
  12. Educational Counsellors
  13. Psychologists, Social Workers, Counsellors, Clergy and Probation Officers
  14. Psychologists
  15. Social Workers
  16. Family, Marriage and Other Related Counsellors
  17. Ministers of Religion
  18. Probation and Parole Officers and Related Occupations
  19. Policy and Program Officers, Researchers and Consultants
  20. Natural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers
  21. Economists and Economic Policy Researchers and Analysts
  22. Business Development Officers and Marketing Researchers and Consultants
  23. Social Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers
  24. Health Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers
  25. Education Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers
  26. Recreation, Sports and Fitness Program Supervisors Consultants
  27. Program Officers Unique to Government
  28. Other Professional Occupations in Social Science, n.e.c.

Major Group 42
PARAPROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN LAW, SOCIAL SERVICES, EDUCATION AND RELIGION

  1. Paralegals, Social Services Workers and Occupations in Education and Religion, n.e.c.
  2. Paralegal and Related Occupations
  3. Community and Social Service Workers
  4. Employment Counsellors
  5. Early Childhood Educators and Assistants
  6. Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities
  7. Other Instructors
  8. Other Religious Occupations

OCCUPATIONS IN ART, CULTURE, RECREATION AND SPORT

Major Group 51
PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN ART AND CULTURE

  1. Librarians, Archivists, Conservators and Curators
  2. Librarians
  3. Conservators and Curators
  4. Archivists
  5. Writing, Translating and Public Relations Professionals
  6. Authors and Writers
  7. Editors
  8. Journalists
  9. Professional Occupations in Public Relations and Communications
  10. Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters
  11. Creative and Performing Artists
  12. Producers, Directors, Choreographers and Related Occupations
  13. Conductors, Composers and Arrangers
  14. Musicians and Singers
  15. Dancers
  16. Actors and Comedians
  17. Painters, Sculptors and Other Visual Artists

Major Group 52
TECHNICAL AND SKILLED OCCUPATIONS IN ART, CULTURE, RECREATION AND SPORT

  1. Technical Occupations in Libraries, Archives, Museums and Art Galleries
  2. Library and Archive Technicians and Assistants
  3. Technical Occupations Related to Museums and Art Galleries
  4. Photographers, Graphic Arts Technicians and Technical and Co-ordinating Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and the Performing Arts
  5. Photographers
  6. Film and Video Camera Operators
  7. Graphic Arts Technicians
  8. Broadcast Technicians
  9. Audio and Video Recording Technicians
  10. Other Technical and Co-ordinating Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting
  11. Support Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and the Performing Arts
  12. Announcers and Other Performers
  13. Announcers and Other Broadcasters
  14. Other Performers
  15. Creative Designers and Craftsperson’s
  16. Graphic Designers and Illustrators
  17. Interior Designers
  18. Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers
  19. Artisans and Craftsperson’s
  20. Patternmakers - Textile, Leather and Fur Products
  21. Athletes, Coaches, Referees and Related Occupations
  22. Athletes
  23. Coaches
  24. Sports Officials and Referees
  25. Program Leaders and Instructors in Recreation and Sport

SALES AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS

Major Group 62
SKILLED SALES AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS

  1. Sales and Service Supervisors
  2. Retail Trade Supervisors
  3. Food Service Supervisors
  4. Executive Housekeepers
  5. Dry Cleaning and Laundry Supervisors
  6. Cleaning Supervisors
  7. Other Service Supervisors
  8. Technical Sales Specialists, Wholesale Trade
  9. Technical Sales Specialists - Wholesale Trade
  10. Insurance and Real Estate Sales Occupations and Buyers
  11. Insurance Agents and Brokers
  12. Real Estate Agents and Salespersons
  13. Retail and Wholesale Buyers
  14. Grain Elevator Operators
  15. Chefs and Cooks
  16. Chefs
  17. Cooks
  18. Butchers and Bakers
  19. Butchers and Meat Cutters - Retail and Wholesale
  20. Bakers
  21. Police Officers and Firefighters
  22. Police Officers (Except Commissioned)
  23. Firefighters
  24. Technical Occupations in Personal Service
  25. Hairstylists and Barbers
  26. Funeral Directors and Embalmers

TRADES, TRANSPORT AND EQUIPMENT OPERATORS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

Major Group 72-73
TRADES AND SKILLED TRANSPORT AND EQUIPMENT OPERATORS

  1. Contractors and Supervisors, Trades and Related Workers
  2. Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations
  3. Contractors and Supervisors, Electrical Trades and Telecommunications
  4. Contractors and Supervisors, Pipefitting Trades
  5. Contractors and Supervisors, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting Trades
  6. Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades
  7. Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades
  8. Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews
  9. Supervisors, Printing and Related Occupations
  10. Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers
  11. Supervisors, Railway and Motor Transportation Occupations
  12. Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations
  13. Supervisors, Motor Transport and Other Ground Transit Operators
  14. Machinists and Related Occupations
  15. Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors
  16. Tool and Die Makers
  17. Electrical Trades and Telecommunication Occupations
  18. Electricians (Except Industrial and Power System)
  19. Industrial Electricians
  20. Power System Electricians
  21. Electrical Power Line and Cable Workers
  22. Telecommunications Line and Cable Workers
  23. Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers
  24. Cable Television Service and Maintenance Technicians
  25. Plumbers, Pipefitters and Gas Fitters
  26. Plumbers
  27. Steamfitters, Pipefitters and Sprinkler System Installers
  28. Gas Fitters
  29. Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting Trades
  30. Sheet Metal Workers
  31. Boilermakers
  32. Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters
  33. Ironworkers
  34. Welders and Related Machine Operators
  35. Blacksmiths and Die Setters
  36. Carpenters and Cabinetmakers
  37. Carpenters
  38. Cabinetmakers
  39. Masonry and Plastering Trades
  40. Bricklayers
  41. Concrete Finishers
  42. Tile setters
  43. Plasterers, Drywall Installers and Finishers and Lathers
  44. Other Construction Trades
  45. Roofers and Shinglers
  46. Glaziers
  47. Insulators
  48. Painters and Decorators
  49. Floor Covering Installers
  50. Machinery and Transportation Equipment Mechanics (Except Motor Vehicle)
  51. Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics (Except Textile)
  52. Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  53. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics
  54. Railway Carmen/women
  55. Aircraft Mechanics and Aircraft Inspectors
  56. Machine Fitters
  57. Textile Machinery Mechanics and Repairers
  58. Elevator Constructors and Mechanics
  59. Automotive Service Technicians
  60. Automotive Service Technicians, Truck Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers
  61. Motor Vehicle Body Repairers
  62. Other Mechanics
  63. Oil and Solid Fuel Heating Mechanics
  64. Electric Appliance Servicers and Repairers
  65. Electrical Mechanics
  66. Motorcycle and Other Related Mechanics
  67. Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics
  68. Upholsterers, Tailors, Shoe Repairers, Jewellers and Related Occupations
  69. Upholsterers
  70. Tailors, Dressmakers, Furriers and Milliners
  71. Shoe Repairers and Shoemakers
  72. Jewellers, Watch Repairers and Related Occupations
  73. Stationary Engineers and Power Station and System Operators
  74. Stationary Engineers and Auxiliary Equipment Operators
  75. Power Systems and Power Station Operators
  76. Train Crew Operating Occupations
  77. Railway and Yard Locomotive Engineers
  78. Railway Conductors and Brakemen/women
  79. Crane Operators, Drillers and Blasters
  80. Crane Operators
  81. Drillers and Blasters Ð Surface Mining, Quarrying and Construction
  82. Water Well Drillers
  83. Printing Press Operators, Commercial Divers and Other Trades and Related Occupations, n.e.c.
  84. Printing Press Operators
  85. Commercial Divers
  86. Other Trades and Related Occupations

OCCUPATIONS UNIQUE TO PRIMARY INDUSTRY

Major Group 82
SKILLED OCCUPATIONS IN PRIMARY INDUSTRY

  1. Supervisors, Logging and Forestry
  2. Supervisors, Logging and Forestry
  3. Supervisors, Mining, Oil and Gas
  4. Supervisors, Mining and Quarrying
  5. Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service
  6. Underground Miners, Oil and Gas Drillers and Related Workers
  7. Underground Production and Development Miners
  8. Oil and Gas Well Drillers, Servicers, Testers and Related Workers
  9. Logging Machinery Operators
  10. Logging Machinery Operators
  11. Contractors, Operators and Supervisors in Agriculture, Horticulture and Aquaculture
  12. Farmers and Farm Managers
  13. Agricultural and Related Service Contractors and Managers
  14. Farm Supervisors and Specialized Livestock Workers
  15. Nursery and Greenhouse Operators and Managers
  16. Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Contractors and Managers
  17. Supervisors, Landscape and Horticulture
  18. Aquaculture Operators and Managers
  19. Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women
  20. Fishing Masters and Officers
  21. Fishing Vessel Skippers and Fishermen/women

OCCUPATIONS UNIQUE TO PROCESSING, MANUFACTURING AND UTILITIES

Major Group 92
PROCESSING, MANUFACTURING AND UTILITIES SUPERVISORS AND SKILLED OPERATORS

  1. Supervisors, Processing Occupations
  2. Supervisors, Mineral and Metal Processing
  3. Supervisors, Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Processing and Utilities
  4. Supervisors, Food, Beverage and Tobacco Processing
  5. Supervisors, Plastic and Rubber Products Manufacturing
  6. Supervisors, Forest Products Processing
  7. Supervisors, Textile Processing
  8. Supervisors, Assembly and Fabrication
  9. Supervisors, Motor Vehicle Assembling
  10. Supervisors, Electronics Manufacturing
  11. Supervisors, Electrical Products Manufacturing
  12. Supervisors, Furniture and Fixtures Manufacturing
  13. Supervisors, Fabric, Fur and Leather Products Manufacturing
  14. Supervisors, Other Mechanical and Metal Products Manufacturing
  15. Supervisors, Other Products Manufacturing and Assembly
  16. Central Control and Process Operators in Manufacturing and Processing
  17. Central Control and Process Operators, Mineral and Metal Processing
  18. Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Process Operators
  19. Pulping Control Operators
  20. Papermaking and Coating Control Operators

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