BC PNP Occupation List

British Columbia PNP In-Demand Occupation List

British Columbia Province has a list of occupations that are in high demand in the province. British Columbia is one of the most in-demand PNP.

High Demand Occupations in Management Usually Requiring a Combination of Education and Work Experience

NOC Code Eligible Occupations
0621 Retail and wholesale trade managers
0631 Restaurant and food service managers
0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services
0714 Facility operation and maintenance managers
0213 Computer and information systems managers
0111 Financial managers
0601 Corporate sales managers
0122 Banking, credit and other investment managers
0016 Senior managers – construction, transportation, production and utilities
0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
0015 Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services
0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers
0821 Managers in agriculture
0731 Managers in transportation
0712 Home building and renovation managers
0632 Accommodation service managers
0114 Other administrative services managers
0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services
0112 Human resources managers
0014 Senior managers – health, education, social and community services and membership organizations
0125 Other business services managers
0651 Managers in customer and personal services
0422 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
0113 Purchasing managers
0421 Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training
0211 Engineering managers
0012 Senior government managers and officials
0513 Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors
0512 Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
0912 Utilities managers
0212 Architecture and science managers
0412 Government managers – economic analysis, policy development and program administration
0414 Other managers in public administration

High Demand Occupations Usually Requiring Bachelor’s, Graduate or First Professional Degree

NOC CodeEligible Occupations
1111Financial auditors and accountants
4032Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
2171Information systems analysts and consultants
2174Computer programmers and interactive media developers
1114Other financial officers
1122Professional occupations in business management consulting
2173Software engineers and designers
1123Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
4021College and other vocational instructors
2131Civil engineers
4011University professors and lecturers
4163Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
1121Human resources professionals
5131Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
4152Social workers
4153Family, marriage and other related counsellors
2175Web designers and developers
5121Authors and writers
4165Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers
1112Financial and investment analysts
4161Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers
1113Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers
2147Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)

High Demand Occupations Usually Requiring Diploma, Certificate or Apprenticeship Training

NOC CodeEligible Occupations
1221Administrative officers
4212Social and community service workers
1311Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
1241Administrative assistants
4214Early childhood educators and assistants
6232Real estate agents and salespersons
7321Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
5241Graphic designers and illustrators
6341Hairstylists and barbers
5254Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness
6221Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade
1224Property administrators
4311Police officers (except commissioned)
6231Insurance agents and brokers
6235Financial sales representatives
2281Computer network technicians
2242Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
6211Retail sales supervisors
1215Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations
1242Legal administrative assistants
1222Executive assistants
2282User support technicians
1243Medical administrative assistants
2271Airline pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors
4211Paralegal and related occupations
1312Insurance adjusters and claims examiners
7315Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
1223Human resources and recruitment officers
1212Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers
4313Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces
1315Customs, ship and other brokers

High Demand Occupations Usually Requiring High School and/or Occupation Specific Training

NOC CodeEligible Occupations
6513Food and beverage servers
4412Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
4411Home childcare providers
7513Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs
1513Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors
1512Letter carriers
1511Mail, postal and related workers

High Demand Health Occupations

NOC CodeEligible Occupations
3112Family physicians
Nurse Practitioners
3413Health care assistants
3143Occupational therapists
3233Licensed practical nurses
3012Specialty registered nurses

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