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Alberta PNP Occupation List and Points Calculator -2020

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The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) is the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of Alberta province in Canada. Alberta assess the profile of the applicants and subsequently, nominate the selected candidates for Permanent Residency (PR) in Canada to IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

The AINP has three key streams, i.e.

  • Alberta Opportunities Stream
  • Alberta Express Entry Stream
  • Alberta Self Employed Farmer Stream

Alberta PNP Occupation list 2020

Well, in general, Alberta don’t have any in demand occupation list, however, most occupations under National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill levels 0, A, B, C and D are eligible to apply in Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program with some exceptions, which are mentioned later in this page.

Alberta Opportunities Stream

It is one of the three main categories of Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. The province of Alberta has a list of ineligible Occupation, which you must take note of, as an applicant of AINP- Opportunities Stream.

List of Ineligible Occupations for Alberta Opportunity Stream of AINP

The individuals working in the following occupations at the time of application and assessment are not eligible to apply for or be nominated under the Alberta Opportunity Stream:

Find below the list of ineligible occupations for Alberta Opportunity Stream:

NOC Code (2016) NOC Skill Level Occupation
0011 0 Legislators
0422 0 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
0423 0 Managers in social, community and correctional services
0432 0 Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
0651* 0 Escort agency managers, massage parlour managers
4031 A Secondary school teachers
4032 A Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
4154 A Professional occupations in religion
5121 A Authors and writers
5133 A Musicians and singers
5135 A Actors and comedians
5136 A Painters, sculptors and other visual artists
1227 B Court officers and justices of the peace
3223* B Dental laboratory assistants/bench workers
4214* B Early childhood educators who do not have certification through Alberta Children’s Services – Child Care Staff Certification Office or who have been certified as child development assistant (formerly Level 1)
4216 B Other instructors
4217 B Other religious occupations
5232 B Other performers, not elsewhere classified
5244 B Artisans and craftspersons
5251 B Athletes
6232 B Real estate agents and salespersons
4411 C Home child care providers
4412 C Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
4413 C Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants
6533 C Casino occupations
6564 C Other personal service occupations
7513 C Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs
8442 C Trappers and hunters
6623 D Other sales related occupations
6722 D Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport
6742 D Other service support occupations, not elsewhere classified
8611 D Harvesting labourers
8612 D Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers
8613 D Aquaculture and marine harvest labourers
8614 D Mine labourers

Alberta- Express Entry stream

This is one of the most popular streams of AINP and is linked with federal express entry system of Canada. It issues NOI (Notifications of Interest) to apply for provincial nomination to the suitable candidates in the express entry pool. However, as an applicant, if you meet one or more of the following factors, it can reduce your chances of receiving a Notification of Interest (NOI) letter:

  • As an applicant, your Express Entry profile Expiring in 3 months or before that
  • As an applicant, you are presently working in an occupation:
    • on the list of High-wage and low-wage occupations in the province of Alberta set out on the online Government of Canada Refusal to Process a Labour Market Impact Assessment list
    • on the Alberta Opportunity Stream Ineligible Occupations list, posted on this page under the Alberta Opportunity Stream section
    • which has a high volume of submissions across all streams of Alberta PNP

List of High and Low Wage Occupations in Alberta (Occupations Not Eligible)

Find below the list of High and Low Wage Occupations. If your occupation reflect in this list, it will decrease your chances of receiving a Notification of Interest (NOI) letter:

Management occupations

Number National Occupational Classification code Positions that will not be processed
1 0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers
2 0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
3 0211 Engineering managers
4 0212 Architecture and science managers
5 0213 Computer and information systems managers
6 0601 Corporate sales managers

Business, finance, and administration occupations

Number National Occupational Classification code Positions that will not be processed
7 1212 Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers
8 1225 Purchasing agents and officers

Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

Number National Occupational Classification code Positions that will not be processed
9 2113 Geoscientists and oceanographers
10 2131 Civil engineers
11 2133 Electrical and electronic engineers
12 2234 Construction estimators
13 2252 Industrial designers

Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

Number National Occupational Classification code Positions that will not be processed
14 7201 Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
15 7203 Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
16 7236 Ironworkers
17 7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system)
18 7242 Industrial electricians
19 7251 Plumbers
20 7271 Carpenters
21 7293 Insulators
22 7322 Motor vehicle body repairers
23 7371 Crane operators
(except all terrain crane operators)

Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

Number National Occupational Classification code Positions that will not be processed
24 9212 Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities

Note: The ineligible occupation lists shared above are subject to change/update periodically, as per the announcement regarding the same from the Alberta state government or AINP. Hence, to confirm the latest status, i.e. whether or not your occupation is eligible for a given AINP stream, you may write to our expert at

Alberta PNP Points Calculator 2020

Since the AINP- Express Entry stream is aligned with the Federal Express Entry system of Canada, therefore, you must have account in express entry system and score minimum 67 points under FSW category of Express Entry.

Moreover, your points for this particular stream are also calculated based on the factors, similar to express entry FSW (Federal Skilled worker) category, i.e.

  • Age
  • Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • Language proficiency
  • Adaptability
  • Arranged Employment, etc.

Click here to calculate your FSW eligibility points for Alberta- Express Entry stream

The applicant with top profile score based on the above parameters, get selected by the Alberta for invitation.

How to apply in AINP?

If you wish to apply in AINP in 2020 to obtain nomination for Canada PR, you may contact the highly qualified and experienced immigration experts at Visas Avenue Immigration. Visas Avenue is a top and registered Visa and Immigration Documentation Consultancy Service for Canada. You may call Visas Avenue immigration expert on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777 or you fill the free assessment form here to receive a call back from our expert.


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