Alberta Province has updated its most famous Opportunity Stream details on March 03, 2021. This shows Alberta will continue to invite applicants regardless of FSWP invitations in year 2021. This is the first draw of Year 2021 for those who already had job offers. Since its purely for those applicants who area already living and working in Alberta. Now, there is no CRS defined as Alberta has recently launched their online portal where applicants can submit application for faster processing. There is a total of 2,450 applications are in queue and currently AINP is assessing applications received before August 14, 2020. There are more details into it.

What is Alberta Opportunity Stream?

Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS) as its known for applying Provincial Nomination Application catering those workers who are living and working in Alberta Province on a full-time open or closed work permit. The specific job should be from an eligible Employer. The job offer should be supported by an LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) otherwise an exemption is accepted for specific NOC codes. Apart from job offer, there are multiple eligibility factors which the applicant should be eligible to apply.

Occupational NOC codes eligible under AOS

Strangely most of the NOC codes under all skill levels 0, A, B, C or D are eligible under Alberta Immigration Nomination Program however Alberta has specifically updated some occupations which can not be nominated under Alberta Opportunity Stream.

Here is the list

NOC Code (2016)NOC Skill LevelOccupation
4220School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
4230Managers in social, community and correctional services
4320Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
0651*0Escort agency managers, massage parlour managers
4031ASecondary school teachers
4032AElementary school and kindergarten teachers
4154AProfessional occupations in religion
5121AAuthors and writers
5133AMusicians and singers
5135AActors and comedians
5136APainters, sculptors and other visual artists
1227BCourt officers and justices of the peace
3223*BDental laboratory assistants/bench workers
4214*BEarly 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)
4216BOther instructors
4217BOther religious occupations
5232BOther performers, not elsewhere classified
5244BArtisans and craftspersons
6232BReal estate agents and salespersons
4411CHome child care providers
4412CHome support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
4413CElementary and secondary school teacher assistants
6533CCasino occupations
6564COther personal service occupations
7513CTaxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs
8442CTrappers and hunters
6623DOther sales related occupations
6722DOperators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport
6742DOther service support occupations, not elsewhere classified
8611DHarvesting labourers
8612DLandscaping and grounds maintenance labourers
8613DAquaculture and marine harvest labourers
8614DMine labourers