National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0

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

This major group comprises professional occupations in law, education, social, community and government services. 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 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).

411 - Professional occupations in law

This sub-major group comprises professional occupations in law, including judges, lawyers (across Canada) and Quebec notaries.

412 - Professional occupations in education services

This sub-major group comprises professional occupations in education services, including university professors and post-secondary assistants; college and other vocational instructors; secondary, elementary and kindergarten school teachers.

413 - Professional occupations in social and community services

This sub-major group comprises professional occupations in social and community services, including social and community service professionals; police investigators and probation officers; and educational and employment counsellors.

414 - Professional occupations in government services

This sub-major group comprises professional occupations in government services, including natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers; economists and economic policy researchers and analysts; business development officers and market researchers and analysts; researchers, consultants and program officers in the areas of social policy, health policy, education policy, recreation, sports and fitness policy; program officers unique to government; and other professional occupations in social science.

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