National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.2


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9 - Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

This category contains supervisory, production and labouring occupations in manufacturing, processing and utilities.

Occupations in this category are characterized by either technical training or internal progression, and on-the-job training. Process control occupations in this category are increasingly technical and post-secondary training is usually required. For many occupations in this category, workers typically start out as labourers and progress to machine operation occupations through experience. Progression to supervisory positions requires experience in the occupations supervised. Mobility in some of these occupations may be limited by seniority provisions of collective agreements, or may require additional training.

92 - Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators

This major group comprises supervisors and central control operator occupations in processing, manufacturing and utilities which usually require completion of secondary school and several years of experience, and may require a college diploma, some postsecondary education, a licence or certification. This major group includes processing and manufacturing supervisors; assembly and fabrication supervisors; central control and process operators in processing and manufacturing; and utilities equipment operators and controllers.

94 - Processing and manufacturing machine operators and related production workers

This major group comprises occupations in processing and manufacturing machine operation and related production work which usually require completion of secondary school and experience or on-the-job training. It includes machine operators and related workers in mineral and metal products processing and manufacturing; chemical, plastic and rubber processing; pulp and paper production and wood processing and manufacturing; textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing; food, beverage and associated products processing; and printing equipment operators and related occupations.

95 - Assemblers in manufacturing

This major group comprises assemblers in manufacturing occupations which usually require some secondary education and experience or on-the-job training, and may require completion of secondary school, college courses or a college program. It includes mechanical, electrical and electronics assemblers; and other assembly and related occupations.

96 - Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities

This major group comprises labourers in manufacturing and utilities occupations which may require some secondary school education or completion of secondary school. It includes labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities.

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