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.

72 - Technical trades and transportation officers and controllers

This major group comprises technical trades and transportation officers and controllers. 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).

725 - Technical equipment operation trades

This sub-major group comprises the technical equipment operation trades, including crane operators and water well drillers.

7250 - Crane operators and water well drillers

This minor group comprises crane operators and water well drillers. They are employed by construction, industrial, cargo handling, railway, water well drilling contractors; and governments; or they may be self-employed.

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