NEW IMMIGRATION LAW


As of May 1, 2014, there is an overall cap of 25,500 for new federal skilled worker applications. This includes a cap of 500 applications from PhD students. There are also sub-caps of 1,000 for each of the 50 eligible occupations. The caps do not affect people with a valid job offer.

Total received toward the overall cap: 4,003 of 25,000 ( as of September 26th 2014)

NOC
Code
Eligible occupation 
(by National Occupational Classification [NOC] code)
Number of complete applications counted towards the 1,000 sub-cap
     
0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services 32
0015 Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. 11
0111 Financial managers 109
0112 Human resources managers 31
0113 Purchasing managers 45
0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers 19
0311 Managers in health care 13
0711 Construction managers 20
0712 Home building and renovation managers 3
0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing 1
0911 Manufacturing managers 55
1111 Financial auditors and accountants 129
1112 Financial and investment analysts 646
1113 Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers -
1114 Other financial officers 47
1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 64
1212 Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers 40
1224 Property administrators 3
2113 Geoscientists and oceanographers 13
2131 Civil engineers 194
2132 Mechanical engineers 304
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers 172
2145 Petroleum engineers 9
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants 275
2172 Database analysts and data administrators 54
2173 Software engineers and designers 343
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers  718
2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians 7
2234 Construction estimators 3
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians 21
2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics 10
2263 Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety 44
2281 Computer network technicians 193
3011 Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors 5
3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 120
3111 Specialist physicians 6
3112 General practitioners and family physicians 6
3132 Dietitians and nutritionists 1
3141 Audiologists and speech-language pathologists 4
3142 Physiotherapists 148
3143 Occupational Therapists 2
3214 Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists 1
3215 Medical Radiation Technologists 2
3216 Medical Sonographers 4
3233 Licensed practical nurses 5
3234 Paramedical occupations 1
4011 University professors and lecturers 55
4151 Psychologists 2
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants 6
5125 Translators, terminologists and interpreters 7