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Manitoba High Demand Occupation List 2021

MPNP provides an immigration pathway to permanent residency to the candidates who want to live and settle in the province of Manitoba. MPNP nominates those immigrants who are able to meet the demands and the requirements of the local labour market. In order to do so, MPNP releases the list of occupations that are in-demand in the province which is facing the shortage of skilled workers in the provinces labour market  MPNP Occupation In-Demand List.


What is the eligibility for the MPNP Occupation List?

Following are the minimum requirements to be eligible for Manitoba provincial nomination:

  • Education/Experience  Past education, training, work experience as well as any applicable certification, license or registration (regulatory requirements) necessary for your occupation in Manitoba
  • NOC Requirements  Present requirement for your skills and potential for long-term employment as well as career growth which will contribute to developing the Manitoba labour market
  • Must be proficient in the English language to be eligible for Canada PR Visa
  • Past education, training, work experience as well as any applicable certification, license or registration (regulatory requirements) necessary for your occupation in Manitoba
  • Description of duties, skills, talents, and work settings in the Canadian economy described in the NOC 2011.
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Manitoba PNP Occupation In-Demand List 2021


Business, finance, and administration occupations

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0111Financial Managers
0112Human Resource Managers
0114Other administrative services managers
0121Insurance, real estate, and financial Brokerage Managers
0122Banking, credit and other investment managers
0124Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers
1111Financial auditors and accountants
-Perfusionists
1112Financial and investment analysis
1114Other financial officers
1121Human resource professionals
1122Professional occupations in business management consulting
1123Professional occupations in advertising, marketing, and public relations
1212Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers
1215Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations
1221Administrative officers
1223Human resources and recruitment officers
1224Property administrators
1241Administrative assistants
1242Legal administrative assistants
1251Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations
1311Accounting technicians and bookkeepers

Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0211Engineering managers
0212Architecture and science managers
0213Computer and information systems managers
2121Biologists and related scientists
2123Agricultural representatives, consultants, and specialists
2131Civil engineers
2132Mechanical engineers
2133Electrical and electronics engineers
2141Industrial and manufacturing engineers
2151Architects
2154Land Surveyors
2161Mathematicians, statisticians, and actuaries
2171Information systems analysts and consultants
2172Database analysts and data administrators
2174Computer programmers and interactive media developers
2175Web designers and developers
2211Chemical technologists and technicians
2212Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
2221Biological technologists and technicians
2222Agricultural and fish products inspectors
2231Civil engineering technologists and technicians
2232Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
2233Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
2234Construction estimators
2241Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
2242Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
2244Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors
2253Drafting technologists and technicians
2271Air Pilots, Flight Engineers, and flying instructors
2281Computer network technicians
2282User support technicians

Health Occupations

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0311Managers in Health Care
3131Pharmacists
3132Dietitians and nutritionists
3141Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
3142Physiotherapists
3143Occupational therapists
3211Medical laboratory technologists
3212Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists assistants
3213Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
3214Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
3215Medical radiation technologists
3219Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)
3222Dental hygienists and dental therapists
3236Massage therapists

Occupations in social science, education, government service, and religion

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0423Managers in social, community and correctional services
4112Lawyers and Quebec notaries
4151Psychologists
4152Social workers
4153Family, marriage and other related counselors
4161Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers
4163Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
4164Social policy researchers, consultants, and program officers
4165Health policy researchers, consultants, and program officers
4166Education policy researchers, consultants, and program officers
4167Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers
4168Program officers unique to government
4211Paralegal and related occupations
4212Social and community service workers
4214Early childhood educators and assistants
4215Instructors of persons with disabilities


Occupations in art, culture, recreation, and sport

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0513Recreation, sports, and fitness program and service directors
5131Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
5225Audio and video recording technicians
5241Graphic designers and illustrators
5242Interior designers and interior decorators
5243Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers
5254Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport, and fitness

Sales and Service Occupations

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0601Corporate sales managers
0621Retail and wholesale trade managers
0651Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.
6221Technical sales specialists  wholesale trade
6222Retail and wholesale buyers
6232Real estate agents and salespersons
6235Financial sales representatives
6311Foodservice supervisors
6322Cooks
6332Bakers

Trades, Transport and equipment operators, and related occupations

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0711Construction managers
0712Homebuilding and renovation managers
0714Facility operation and maintenance managers
0731Managers in transportation
7231Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
7232Tool and die makers
7233Sheet metal workers
7237Welders and related machine operators
7241Electricians (except industrial and power system)
7242Industrial electricians
7244Electrical power line and cable workers
7245Telecommunications line and cable workers
7246Telecommunications installation and repair workers
7251Plumbers
7271Carpenters
7282Concrete finishers
7284Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
7294Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
7295Floor covering installers
7311Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
7312Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
7313Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
7315Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
7316Machine fitters
7321Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics, and mechanical repairers
7361Railway and yard locomotive engineers
7362Railway conductors and brakemen/women
7371Crane operators

Occupation Unique to Primary Industry

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0821Managers in Agriculture

Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing, and utilities

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0911Manufacturing Managers
0912Utility Managers
9241Power engineers and power systems Operators

Some of the occupations that are removed from the occupation in-demand list (Manitoba PNP occupation list 2021) are as follows:

NOC CodeOccupation Name
0114Other administrative services managers
1221Administrative Officers
1241Administrative assistants
0311Managers in Health Care
0601Corporate sales managers
0621Retail and wholesale trade managers
0651Managers in customer and personal services

There were some changes to the occupation regarding their Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level requirements. These changes were made in the following occupations:


NOC CodeOccupation NameCLB Increased or Decreased?
0211Engineering managersIncreased to CLB 7
0212Architecture and science managersIncreased to CLB 7
2123Agricultural representatives, consultants, and specialistsDecreased to CLB 5
2281Computer networks techniciansDecreased to CLB 5
0711Construction managersIncreased to CLB 7
0712Homebuilding and renovation managersIncreased to CLB 7
0714Facility operation and maintenance managersIncreased to CLB 7