National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.1


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7 - Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

These occupations include trades supervisors and contractors, construction and mechanical tradespersons, operators of transportation and heavy equipment and trades helpers. These occupations are found in a wide range of industrial sectors, with many in the construction and transportation industries.

This category includes most of the apprenticeable trades, including all those related to the construction industry. Other occupations in this category usually require completion of college or vocational education programs combined with on-the-job training. Helpers obtain training on the job site. Progression to supervisory positions or self-employed contractor status is possible with experience. There is limited mobility or transferability of skills among occupations in this category due to specific apprenticeship, training and licensing requirements for most occupations.

74 - Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers

This major group comprises other installer, material handler, repairer and servicer occupations with some secondary school education or on-the-job training. It includes other installers, repairers and servicers, longshore workers and material handlers.

744 - Other installers, repairers and servicers

This minor group includes residential and commercial installers and servicers; waterworks and gas maintenance workers; pest controllers and fumigators; and other repairers and servicers. They are employed by companies specializing in specific product installation and service; water filtration and distribution plants and waste treatment plants; gas distribution companies; pest control companies; and product specialty repair shops and service establishments; or they may be self-employed.

745 - Longshore workers and material handlers

This minor group includes longshore workers and material handlers. They are employed by marine cargo handling companies, shipping agencies and shipping lines; transportation, storage and moving companies; and a variety of manufacturing and processing companies and retail and wholesale warehouses.

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