National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0

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6 - Sales and service occupations

This broad category comprises middle management occupations in wholesale and retail trade, and customer services, as well as occupations concerned with wholesale and retail sales, and customer, personal and support service occupations related to a wide range of industries, such as accommodation and food services, travel, tourism and cleaning services.

63 - Occupations in sales and services

This major group comprises occupations in sales and services. These occupations come with Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER) identified as TEER 3. Occupations classified in TEER 3, as those included in this group with a 3 as the second digit of their code, typically require completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or more than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or the accumulation of several years of experience in a related occupation found in TEER 4, when applicable (TEER 4 includes occupations with a 4 as a second digit in their code).

631 - Occupations in sales

This sub-major group comprises occupations in sales, including insurance agents and brokers; real estate agents and salespersons; and financial sales representatives.

632 - Occupations in services

This sub-major group comprises occupations in services, including cooks, butchers and bakers; hairstylists and estheticians; and shoe repairers, shoemakers and upholsterers.

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