National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0
This broad category comprises managers in public administration, in education and social and community services and in public protection services, as well as occupations concerned with teaching, law, counselling, conducting social science research, developing government policy, and administering government and other programs, and related support occupations.
42 - Front-line public protection services and paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community, education services
This major group comprises front-line public protection services and paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community, education services. These occupations come with Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER) identified as TEER 2. Occupations classified in TEER 2, as those included in this group with a 2 as the second digit of their code, typically require completion of a post-secondary education program of two to three years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or completion of an apprenticeship training program of two to five years; or supervisory or significant safety responsibilities; or the accumulation of several years of experience in a related occupation found in TEER 3, when applicable (TEER 3 includes occupations with a 3 as a second digit in their code).
This sub-major group comprises occupations in front-line public protection services, including police officers other than commissioned, firefighters, and specialized members of the Canadian Armed Forces.
This sub-major group comprises paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services, including paralegals and related occupations; social and community service workers; early childhood educators and assistants; instructors of persons with disabilities; and religion workers.