Variant of the National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0 for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
STEM occupations refer to occupations which generate advancements and create innovations through the application of knowledge and expertise from one or more fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as a central function of the occupation.
STEM-related occupations refer to occupations requiring the application of knowledge and expertise from one or more fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to perform central functions related to the occupation.
Other than STEM occupations (Non-STEM) refer to occupations requiring knowledge and competencies in one or more areas (usually related to the occupation) other than STEM to complete central functions of a job. Fundamental STEM knowledge may be used to varying degrees to support tasks. This category includes a wide variety of occupational areas such as senior management, law, culture, recreation, operations, trades and sales. These occupational areas may require knowledge and/or expertise acquired through formal and non-formal education or training.