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Trade Occupations List For New Targeted Express Entry Draws

Last Updated On 4 August 2023, 8:44 AM EDT (Toronto Time)

Trade Occupations List Canada: This article enlists all the trade occupations and job titles with NOC codes that are being targeted by Trades Express Entry draws in 2023.

First ever Express Entry draw targeted 10 Trade occupations inviting 1,500 profiles to apply for permanent residency (PR).

However, many are unaware that there can be multiple job titles that fall under these occupations and NOC codes.

Click on the links above to get example job titles that fall under these occupations and what they do.

73200 – Residential and commercial installers and servicers

Residential and commercial installers and service technicians install and maintain an extensive array of interior and exterior prefabricated products, including windows, doors, electrical appliances, water heaters, fences, play structures, and septic and irrigation systems, on residential, commercial, and institutional properties.

They are employed by businesses that specialize in the installation and maintenance of specific products.

Example titles:

  • Aluminum window installer
  • Eavestrough installer
  • Electric appliance installer
  • Exterior cladder
  • Fence erector
  • Hot tub installer
  • Irrigation technician – installation and maintenance
  • Kitchen cupboard and vanity installer
  • Recreation structure erector
  • Siding installer
  • Sign installer
  • Swimming pool installer
  • Water conditioner servicer
  • Water heater servicer
  • Window installer

72406 – Elevator constructors and mechanics

Elevator constructors and mechanics install, maintain, and repair freight and passenger elevators, escalators, and other related equipment.

They are employed by companies that construct and maintain elevators. In addition, apprentices are included in this subdivision group.

Example titles:

  • Elevator constructor
  • Elevator mechanic
  • Elevator mechanic apprentice
  • Escalator repairer

72405 – Machine fitters

Machine technicians install, assemble, and construct heavy industrial and transportation machinery and equipment, including aircraft engines.

They are employed in the manufacturing of industrial apparatus and conveyance equipment.

Example titles:

  • Aircraft engine fitter
  • Assembly fitter
  • Heavy equipment fitter
  • Machine builder
  • Machine fitter
  • Machine tool builder
  • Mechanical fitter

72402 – Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics

They install, maintain, repair, and overhaul residential central air conditioning systems, commercial and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

Employers include heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning installation contractors, diverse industrial settings, food wholesalers, engineering firms, and retail and service businesses.

The mechanics of transport refrigeration are included in this unit group. In addition, apprentices are included in this subdivision group.

Example titles:

  • Central air conditioning mechanic
  • Commercial air conditioning mechanic
  • Heating and cooling mechanic
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanic
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic apprentice
  • Refrigeration mechanic
  • Transport refrigeration mechanic

72400 – Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics

Industrial mechanics and millwrights install, maintain, troubleshoot, renovate, and repair industrial machinery and mechanical equipment that is stationary.

This unit group contains mechanics and repairers of industrial textile apparatus. Employers of construction millwrights are millwrighting contractors.

Industrial mechanics work in factories, utilities, and other industrial facilities. In addition, apprentices are included in this subdivision group.

Example titles:

  • Card fixer
  • Card grinder
  • Construction millwright
  • Industrial mechanic
  • Industrial mechanic apprentice
  • Industrial sewing machine mechanic
  • Knitting machine mechanic
  • Loom fixer
  • Loom setter – textile manufacturing
  • Loom technician
  • Maintenance millwright
  • Millwright
  • Millwright apprentice
  • Open-end technician
  • Plant equipment mechanic
  • Spinning fixer
  • Textile fixer
  • Textile machine mechanic
  • Textile machinery fixer
  • Treatment plant maintenance mechanic

72310 – Carpenters

Carpenters build, erect, install, maintain, and repair structures and structural components made from timber, wood substitutes, lightweight steel, and other materials.

They may employed by construction companies, carpentry contractors, and maintenance departments of factories, plants, and other establishments. In addition, apprentices are included in this subdivision group.

Example titles:

  • Apprentice carpenter
  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter-joiner
  • Finish carpenter
  • Journeyman/woman carpenter
  • Maintenance carpenter
  • Metal framer – carpentry
  • Renovation carpenter
  • Rough carpenter
  • Stair builder-carpenter

72300 – Plumbers

In residential, commercial, and industrial structures, plumbers install, repair, and maintain pipelines, fixtures, and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution and waste water discharge.

They work in the maintenance departments of factories, plants, and other similar establishments, for plumbing contractors, or as independent contractors. In addition, apprentices are included in this subdivision group.

Example titles:

  • Maintenance plumber
  • Plumber
  • Plumber apprentice
  • Plumbing mechanic

72200 – Electricians (except industrial and power system)

In buildings and other structures, electricians (excluding industrial and power system electricians) plan, assemble, install, test, rectify, and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices, and related equipment.

They may be employed by electrical contractors, building maintenance departments, and other establishments. In addition, apprentices are included in this subdivision group.

Example titles:

  • Apprentice electrician
  • Construction electrician
  • Construction electrician apprentice
  • Domestic and rural electrician
  • Electrician

To weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals, welders utilize welding equipment. This unit group also includes machine operators who operate production welding, brazing, and soldering equipment that has been previously set up.

They are employed by companies that manufacture structural steel and platework, furnaces, heavy machinery, aircraft and ships, and other metal products, as well as by welding contractors and welding businesses.

In addition, apprentices are included in this subdivision group.

Example titles:

  • Aviation welding technician
  • Brazing machine operator
  • Brazing machine setter
  • Electric arc welder
  • Journeyman/woman welder
  • Laser welding operator
  • Pressure vessel welder
  • Production welder
  • Soldering machine operator
  • Spot welder
  • Submerged arc welder
  • Welder
  • Welder apprentice
  • Welder-fitter

72014 – Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers

Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers, and servicers supervise and coordinate the activities of the following subordinate categories of tradespeople, installers, repairers, and servicers:

Bricklayers and Insulators (7232), Concrete finishers, tile setters, and plasterers (7310), Roofers, Glaziers, Painters, decorators, and flooring installers (7311), and Building maintenance installers, service technicians, and repairers (7320).

They are employed by a wide variety of establishments, which are specified in the unit group descriptions.

This unit group also consists of prefabricated product installation and service contractors as well as proprietors of some repair and service businesses.

Example titles:

  • Bicycle repair shop supervisor
  • Bricklaying contractor
  • Cement finishing contractor
  • Glaziers foreman/woman
  • Insulators foreman/woman
  • Painters and decorators supervisor
  • Painting contractor
  • Pest control supervisor
  • Plasterer foreman/woman
  • Roofing contractor
  • Tilesetters supervisor

What was the cutoff score in latest Express Entry draw for Trade occupations Canada?

Latest Express Entry draw for trade occupations sent out 1,500 invitations to apply (ITAs) with CRS score of 388 or above.

Click here for full list of trade occupations and their job titles.

What are the sectors that offers Trade occupations in Canada?

Construction, motive power, industrial, and service sectors employ trade occupations in Canada.

Most of these occupations need trade certification to get a job.


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