Quebec releases a list of occupations eligible for facilitated (LMIA), for 2022

Quebec releases a list of occupations eligible for facilitated LMIA, for 2022, and Quebec expects newcomers will fill nearly 22% of the labour market needs by 2026.

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Quebec has expanded the list of occupations eligible for the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to 228 for this year 2022, up from 181 for the previous year in 2021. This list covers all parts of the province, to meet the demands of the labor market in all regions of Quebec. Quebec expects new arrivals to fill nearly 22% of the labour market needs by 2026.

According to Quebec’s Ministry of Immigration, from February 24, 2022, the new list will come into effect immediately. Note that The Department of Immigration provides an updated annual list of occupations where Canadian employers may or may need to hire a Temporary Foreign Worker (TFWP).

The purpose of announcing the list annually is to speed up the recruitment of temporary foreign workers to work in sectors with a large employment deficit, to help employers who cannot find resident or Canadian workers to fill in the jobs, and make it easier to meet the needs of the province’s labour market.

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The Ministry of Immigration grants a 30-day transition period, from February 24, 2022, to March 24, 2022, to allow the employer, or their representative, to have applications submitted under last year’s list reviewed If the profession does not appear on the current list. This list is based on the Federal Government’s National Professional Classification System (NOC) for 2016.

Quebec employers offering jobs that correspond to one of the occupations on this list must follow the LMIA facilitator procedure. Here’s the list of occupations eligible for simplified processing under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, effective February 24, 2022:

NOC No.Title of the profession
0111  CFOs 
0112  Human Resources Managers 
0113  Purchasing managers 
0121  Insurance, real estate, and financial brokerage managers 
0122  Banking, credit, and other investment managers 
0124  Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers 
0131  Managers of telecommunications companies 
0211  Engineering Services Managers
0213  IT Systems Managers * 
0311health care managers 
0421 Administrators — post-secondary education and vocational training (only for educational institutions designated and recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education or another government department or agency) 
0423  Managers of Social and Community Services (only this designation)
0513  Directors of sports, recreation, and fitness programs and services
0601  Corporate Sales Managers
0631  Restaurant and Food Service Managers 
0632  Accommodation Services Managers 
0711  Construction managers 
0712  Home construction and renovation managers 
0731  Transportation Managers 
0811  Natural resources and fishing managers
0821  Agricultural managers 
0822  Horticulture Managers 
0911  Manufacturing managers 
0912  Utility Managers
1111  Financial auditors and accountants 
1112  Financial Analysts/Financial Analysts and Investment Analysts 
1113  Securities Agents, Investment Agents, and Traders 
1114 Financial Planners and Financial Advisors  (this designation only) 
1121  Agents/agentes d’administration
1122  Business management consulting professionals 
1123  Professionals in advertising, marketing, and public relations 
1211  Supervisors of office clerks and administrative support staff 
1214  Postal and courier service supervisors 
1215  Supervisors of supply chain coordination, tracking, and scheduling staff 
1221  Executive Assistants 
1222  Executive Assistants 
1223  Human Resources and Recruitment Officers 
1224  Property management officers 
1225  Purchasing Agents 
1226  Conference and event planners
1241  Administrative Assistants
1243  Medical Administrative Assistants 
1252  Health Information Management Professionals
1253  Records Management Technicians
1254  Statistical Officers and Related Research Support Occupations
1311  Accounting Technicians and Bookkeepers  
1312  Adjusters and Claims Writers 
1313  Insurance Specialist 
2112  Chemists 
2113  Geoscientists  and oceanographers 
2121  Biologists and related scientific personnel 
2122  Forest science professionals 
2123  Agronomists, advisors, and agricultural specialists 
2131  Civil engineers 
2132  Mechanical engineers 
2133  Electrical and electronics engineers 
2134  Chemical engineers 
2141  Industrial and manufacturing engineers 
2142  Metallurgical and materials engineers 
2143  Mining engineers 
2144  Geological engineers
2147  Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers  ) * 
2151  Architects 
2152  Architectes paysagistes 
2153  Urban and land use planners 
2154  Land surveyors 
2161  Mathematicians, statisticians, and actuaries * 
2171  IT analysts and consultants * 
2172  Database analysts and data administrators *
2173  Software engineers and designers * 
2174  Programmers and Interactive Media Developers * 
2175  Web designers and developers * 
2211  Chemical technologists and technicians
2212  Geological and Mineral Technologists and Technicians
2221  Biological Technologists and Technicians
2223  Forest science technologists and technicians 
2225  Landscaping and horticulture technicians and specialists 
2231  Civil engineering technologists and technicians 
2232  Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians 
2233  Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians 
2234  Construction estimators 
2241  Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians 
2242  Electronic Service Technicians (Household and Commercial Goods)
2243  Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
2244  Avionics and aircraft electrical instrumentation and equipment mechanics, technicians, and inspectors
2252  Industrial designers/industrial designers 
2253  Drafting Technologists and Technicians
2254  Survey Technologists and Technicians 
2255  Technical staff in geomatics and meteorology
2261  Auditors and testers of non-destructive testing
2263  Public health, environmental and occupational health and safety inspectors 
2264  Construction inspectors 
2273  Deck officers, water transport
2275  Rail Traffic Controllers and Marine Traffic Regulators
2281  Computer Network Technicians * 
2282  User Support Agents 
2283 Computer Systems Evaluators and  Video Game Testers* 
3011  Nursing coordinators and supervisors 
3012  Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses 
3111  Specialist doctors 
3112  General Practitioners and Family Medicine Physicians 
3113  Dentists 
3114  Veterinarians 
3121  Optometrists 
3122  Chiropractors 
3124  Allied Practitioners in Primary Health Care 
3131  Pharmacists 
3132  Dietitians and nutritionists 
3141  Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists 
3142  Physiotherapists 
3143  Occupational therapists 
3211  Medical Laboratory Technologists 
3212  Medical Laboratory Technicians and Pathologists’ Assistants 
3213  Animal Health Technologists and Veterinary Technicians 
3214  Respiratory therapists,  cardiovascular perfusionists, and cardiopulmonary technologists 
3215  Medical radiation technologists 
3219 Pharmacy technical assistants  (only this designation) 
3222  Dental hygienists and therapists 
3223  Dental technologists and technicians and dental laboratory assistants
3231  Dispensing opticians
3233  Practical nurses 
3234  Ambulance and paramedics 
4011  University professors and lecturers 
4012  Teaching and research assistants at the post-secondary level  (only for educational institutions designated and recognized by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Higher Education or another ministry or an agency mandated by the State )
4021  Teachers at the college level and other vocational training instructors  (only for educational institutions designated by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education or another government department or agency) 
4031 Teachers at the secondary level  (only for educational establishments designated  and recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education or another ministry or agency mandated by the State)  
4032 Teachers at primary and preschool levels  (only for educational institutions designated  and recognized  by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education or another ministry or state-mandated body) 
4033  School information counselors 
4112  Lawyers (everywhere in Canada) and notaries (in Quebec) 
4151  Psychologists 
4152  Social workers 
4153 Marriage therapists, family therapists, and psychoeducation  (only this designation) 
4161  Researchers, consultants, program officers, natural and applied sciences 
4162  Economists, Researchers, and Economic Policy Analysts 
4163  Economic Development Officers, Marketing Researchers, and Consultants 
4164  Social Policy Researchers, Consultants, and Program Officers 
4165  Health Policy Researchers, Consultants, and Program Officers 
4166  Education Policy Researchers, Consultants, and Program Officers 
4167  Sports, Recreation and Fitness Researchers, Consultants, and Program Officers
4168  Government Specific Program Officers 
4212  Social and community service workers 
4214 Educators with a college or university degree in early childhood education or child development and early childhood educator assistants with a high school diploma (including the authorized employer to be hired is an educational establishment designated and recognized by the Ministère de l’Éducation and the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur or another government department or agency, or a childcare service recognized by the Ministère de la Family)
4215  Instructors for Persons with Disabilities 
4312  Firefighters 
5111  Librarians
5113  Archivists
5122  Editors, Editors, and News Editors
5123  Journalists
5125  Translators, terminologists, and interpreters 
5131 Producers, directors/directors, choreographers, and the designation technical, creative and artistic directors/technical, creative and artistic directors and project managers – visual effects, digital animation, and video games * 
5211  Technicians in libraries and public archives 
5225  Audio and video recording technicians
5241  Graphic designers and illustrators and the designation animators, designers, and animation technicians in the field of 2D and 3D digital media*
5242  Sales Supervisors – Retail  Interior Designers and Decorators
5254  Sports, Recreation, and Fitness Program Leaders and Leaders
6221  Technical Sales Specialists – Wholesale 
6231  Insurance agents and brokers 
6311 Foodservice supervisors
6314  Information and customer service supervisors 
6322Qualified or experienced cooks/qualified or experienced cooks (only this designation) 
6331  Butchers, meat cutters, and fishmongers – wholesale and retail trade 
6342  Tailors, seamstresses, furriers, and milliners
6345  Upholsterers
7201 Foremen/women, machinists and metal forming, profiling, and erection trades  (this designation only) 
7202 Supervisors, Electrical and Telecommunications  (only this title) 
7204 Foremen/women in carpentry (only this designation) 
7205 Foremen/women, other trades in construction and repair and installation services (only this title)
7231  Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors 
7232  Tool and die makers
7233  sheet metal workers 
7236  Ironworkers 
7237  Welders and operators of welding and brazing machines 
7241  Electricians (except industrial and power system electricians)
7242  Industrial electricians 
7243  Power system electricians 
7244  Line and cable workers
7246  Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers 
7251  Plumbers
7252  Pipefitters, steamfitters, and sprinkler fitters
7271  Carpenters 
7281  Bricklayers-masons 
7282  Concrete finishers 
7283  Carreleurs / carreleuses 
7284  Plasterers, installers, and finishers of interior  systems and laths 
7291  Roofers and shinglers 
7292  Glaziers 
7293  Insulators 
7294  Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) 
7295  Interior covering installers 
7301 Foremen/women in mechanics (only this title) 
7302 Supervisors of heavy equipment operator crews  (this designation only) 
7303  Supervisors, printing, and related occupations 
7311  Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics 
7312  Heavy Equipment Mechanics 
7313  Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
7314  Railway car repairers
7315  Aircraft mechanics and inspectors
7316  Machine fitters 
7318  Elevator constructors and mechanics 
7321  Motor vehicle, truck, and bus mechanics and repairers 
7322  Dent repairers and body repairers
7332  Appliance repairers and maintainers 
7333  Electrical mechanics 
7361  Locomotive and yard engineers
7371  crane operators 
7372  Drillers and blasters in surface mines, quarries, and construction sites
7381  Printing press operators 
8211  Forestry Supervisors 
8241  Tree felling machine operators 
8252 Supervisors of farms and specialized laborers in animal husbandry  (only this designation) 
8255  Landscaping, grounds maintenance, and horticulture supervisors (this designation only) 
9212  Supervisors, petroleum refining, gas and chemical processing, and utilities
9213  Supervisors, food and beverage processing
9214  Supervisors, rubber and plastic products manufacturing 
9215  Supervisors, Forest Products Processing 
9217  Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur, and leather products manufacturing and processing
9224  Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing
9232  Central control room and industrial process operators, petroleum refining and gas and chemical processing
9235  Pulp and paper pulping, papermaking, and coating control operators 
9241  Power Plant Mechanics and Power System Operators 
9243  Water and waste treatment plant operators 

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