National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0
This broad category comprises occupations in natural sciences (including basic and applied sciences and experimental development), engineering, architecture and information technology. These occupations cover specialized middle management occupations in engineering, architecture, science and information systems; professional occupations in natural sciences (basic and applied sciences and experimental development); and technical occupations related to natural sciences (including basic and applied sciences and experimental development).
This major group comprises professional occupations in natural sciences; professional occupations in applied sciences and professional occupations in engineering. These occupations come with Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER) identified as TEER 1. Occupations classified in TEER 1, as those in this group with a 1 as the second digit of their code, typically require a university degree (bachelor's, master's or doctorate) or the accumulation of several years of experience and expertise in the subject matter knowledge in a related occupation found in TEER 2, when applicable (which includes occupations with a 2 as a second digit in their code).
This sub-major group comprises professional occupations in natural sciences, including physical science professionals, life science professionals, and public and environmental health and safety professionals.
This sub-major group comprises professional occupations in applied sciences, other than engineering, including architects, urban planners and land surveyors; mathematicians, statisticians, actuaries and data scientists; computer and information systems professionals; and computer, software and Web designers and developers.
This sub-major group comprises professional occupations in engineering, including civil and mechanical engineers; electrical, electronics and computer engineers; manufacturing and processing engineers; natural resources engineers; and other engineers.