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Immigration and citizenship consultants

OaSIS code 41403.04

Immigration and citizenship consultants conduct research, advise clients and prepare immigration, citizenship and visas applications.

Overview

Also known as

  • Immigration and citizenship consultant

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Conduct research, advise clients and prepare immigration, citizenship and visas applications. They may also represent clients at tribunals and before administrative bodies.

Additional information

  • Progression to managerial positions is possible with experience.

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NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

4 – Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services

TEER

1 – Occupations usually require a university degree

Major group

41 – Professional occupations in law, education, social, community and government services

Sub-major group

414 – Professional occupations in government services

Minor group

4140 – Policy and program researchers, consultants and officers

Unit group

41403 – Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers

Occupational profile

41403.04 – Immigration and citizenship consultants

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Applying New Knowledge
4 - High Level
Clerical Activities
4 - High Level
Communicating with Coworkers
4 - High Level
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance
4 - High Level
Getting Information
4 - High Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
3 - Moderate amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
2 - Between 35 to 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
3 - Somewhat close (e.g. share office)

Physical Demands

Standing
Duration
2 - Less than half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
1 - Very little time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
5 - Every day, almost continuously
Duration
5 - All the time, or almost all the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
4 - Highly important
Frequency
4 - Every day, a few times per day

Workplaces/employers

  • Consulting firms
  • Government departments and agencies
  • International organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Professional associations
  • Self-employment

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Near Vision
4 - High Level
Speech Clarity
4 - High Level
Speech Recognition
4 - High Level
Verbal Ability
4 - High Level
Categorization Flexibility
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Oral Communication: Active Listening
4 - High Level
Oral Communication: Oral Expression
4 - High Level
Social Perceptiveness
4 - High Level
Coordinating
3 - Moderate Level
Critical Thinking
3 - Moderate Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Adaptability
4 - Highly important
Analytical Thinking
4 - Highly important
Attention to Detail
4 - Highly important
Collaboration
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important