National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0
This broad category comprises middle management occupations in natural resources, agriculture and related production, as well as occupations concerned with supervision and equipment operation in the natural resource-based sectors of mining, oil and gas production, forestry and logging, agriculture, horticulture and fishing. Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers are also included. Most occupations in this category are industry specific and do not occur outside of the primary resources industries.
This major group comprises occupations in natural resources and related production. 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).
This sub-major group comprises occupations in natural resources and fisheries, including underground miners, oil and gas drillers and related occupations; logging machinery operators; and fishing vessel masters and fishermen/women.
This minor group comprises underground miners, oil and gas drillers and related occupations, including underground production and development miners; oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers. They are employed by coal, metal and non-metallic mineral underground mines; specialized contractors in mine construction, shaft sinking and tunnelling; drilling and well service contractors; petroleum producing companies; and well logging and testing companies.
This minor group comprises logging machinery operators. They are employed by logging companies and contractors.
This minor group comprises fishing vessel masters and fishermen/women. They are usually self-employed owner-operators of fishing vessels. They may also be employed by establishments engaged in operating commercial fishing vessels.