National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0


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7 - Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

This broad category comprises middle management occupations in trades, transportation and equipment, as well as occupations such as technical trades and transportation officers and controllers; general trades; mail and message distribution, other transport equipment operators and related maintenance workers; and helpers and labourers and other transport drivers, operators and labourers.

73 - General trades

This major group comprises general trades. 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).

731 - General construction trades

This sub-major group comprises general construction trades, including concrete finishers, tilesetters and plasterers, as well as roofers, glaziers, painters, decorators and floor covering installers.

732 - Building maintenance installers, servicers and repairers

This sub-major group comprises building maintenance installers, servicers and repairers, including residential and commercial installers and servicers; general building maintenance workers and building superintendents; pest controllers and fumigators; and other repairers and servicers.

733 - Transportation occupations

This sub-major group comprises transportation occupations, including transport truck and transit drivers, and train crew operating occupations.

734 - Operators, drillers and blasters

This sub-major group comprises operators, drillers and blasters, including heavy equipment operators; printing press operators; and drillers and blasters in surface mining, quarrying and construction.

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