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OccupationNOC
Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors3011
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses3012
Specialist physicians3111
General practitioners and family physicians3112
Dentists3113
Optometrists3121
Chiropractors3122
Allied primary health practitioners3124
Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating3125
Pharmacists3131
Dietitians and nutritionists3132
Audiologists and speech-language pathologists3141
Physiotherapists3142
Occupational therapists3143
Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment3144
Medical laboratory technologists3211
Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants3212
Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists3214
Medical radiation technologists3215
Medical sonographers3216
Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c.3217
Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)3219
Denturists3221
Dental hygienists and dental therapists3222
Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants3223
Opticians3231
Practitioners of natural healing3232
Licensed practical nurses3233
Paramedical occupations3234
Massage therapists3236
Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment3237
Dental assistants3411
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates3413
Other assisting occupations in support of health services3414
Psychologists4151
Social workers4152
Family, marriage and other related counsellors4153
Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers4165
Social and community service workers4212
Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations4412
Unit GroupOccupationNOC Code
Sales support occupationsCashiers6611
Service station attendants6621
Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers6622
Other sales related occupations6623
Industrial, electrical and construction tradesContractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations7201
Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations7202
Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades7203
Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades7204
Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers7205
Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors7231
Tool and die makers7232
Sheet metal workers7233
Boilermakers7234
Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters7235
Ironworkers7236
Welders and related machine operators7237
Electricians (except industrial and power system)7241
Industrial electricians7242
Power system electricians7243
Electrical power line and cable workers7244
Telecommunications line and cable workers7245
Telecommunications installation and repair workers7246
Cable television service and maintenance technicians7247
Plumbers7251
Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers7252
Gas fitters7253
Carpenters7271
Cabinetmakers7272
Bricklayers7281
Concrete finishers7282
Tilesetters7283
Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers7284
Roofers and shinglers7291
Glaziers7292
Insulators7293
Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)7294
Floor covering installers7295
Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlersResidential and commercial installers and servicers7441
Waterworks and gas maintenance workers7442
Pest controllers and fumigators7444
Other repairers and servicers7445
Longshore workers7451
Material handlers7452
Transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance occupationsTransport truck drivers7511
Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators7512
Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs7513
Delivery and courier service drivers7514
Heavy equipment operators (except crane)7521
Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers7522
Railway yard and track maintenance workers7531
Water transport deck and engine room crew7532
Boat and cable ferry operators and related occupations7533
Air transport ramp attendants7534
Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers7535
Trades helpers, construction labourers and related occupationsConstruction trades helpers and labourers7611
Other trades helpers and labourers7612
Public works and maintenance labourers7621
Railway and motor transport labourers7622
Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourersHarvesting labourers8611
Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers8612
Aquaculture and marine harvest labourers8613
Mine labourers8614
Oil and gas drilling, servicing and related labourers8615
Logging and forestry labourers8616
Mail and message distribution occupationsMail, postal and related workers1511
Letter carriers1512
Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors1513
Retail salespersonRetail salespersons6421
CleanersLight duty cleaners6731
Specialized cleaners6732
Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents6733
Agriculture and horticulture workersGeneral farm workers8431
Nursery and greenhouse workers8432
Other workers in fishing and trapping and hunting occupationsFishing vessel deckhands8441
Trappers and hunters8442
Machine operators and related workers in food, beverage and associated products processingProcess control and machine operators, food and beverage processing9461
Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers9462
Fish and seafood plant workers9463
Testers and graders, food and beverage processing9465
Other groupsManagers in agriculture821
Managers in horticulture822
French and French Immersion Secondary school teachers (language of instruction must be French4031
French and French Immersion Elementary school and kindergarten teachers (language of instruction must be French)4032
Home child care providers4411
Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants4413
Retail butchers6331
Airline ticket and service agents6523
Ground and water transport ticket agents, cargo service representatives and related clerks6524
Security guards and related security service occupations6541
Customer services representatives - financial institutions6551
Other customer and information services representatives6552
Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers8252
Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services8255
Labourers in food and beverage processing9617
Labourers in fish and seafood processing9618
Major Group 72, industrial, electrical and construction trades
7201 Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
7202 Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
7203 Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
7204 Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
7205 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
7231 Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
7232 Tool and die makers
7233 Sheet metal workers
7234 Boilermakers
7235 Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
7236 Ironworkers
7237 Welders and related machine operators
7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system)
7242 Industrial electricians
7243 Power system electricians
7244 Electrical power line and cable workers
7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers
7246 Telecommunications installation and repair workers
7247 Cable television service and maintenance technicians
7251 Plumbers
7252 Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
7253 Gas fitters
7271 Carpenters
7272 Cabinetmakers
7281 Bricklayers
7282 Concrete finishers
7283 Tilesetters
7284 Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
7291 Roofers and shinglers
7292 Glaziers
7293 Insulators
7294 Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
7295 Floor covering installers
Major Group 73, maintenance and equipment operation trades;
7301 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
7302 Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
7303 Supervisors, printing and related occupations
7304 Supervisors, railway transport operations
7305 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
7311 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
7313 Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
7314 Railway carmen/women
7315 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
7316 Machine fitters
7318 Elevator constructors and mechanics
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers
7331 Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics
7332 Appliance servicers and repairers
7333 Electrical mechanics
7334 Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
7335 Other small engine and small equipment repairers
7361 Railway and yard locomotive engineers
7362 Railway conductors and brakemen/women
7371 Crane operators
7372 Drillers and blasters - surface mining, quarrying and construction
7373 Water well drillers
7381 Printing press operators
7384 Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.
Major Group 82, supervisors and technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture and related production
8211 Supervisors, logging and forestry
8221 Supervisors, mining and quarrying
8222 Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services
8231 Underground production and development miners
8232 Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers
8241 Logging machinery operators
8252 Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers
8255 Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services
8261 Fishing masters and officers
8262 Fishermen/women
Major Group 92, processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators;
9211Supervisors, mineral and metal processing
9212 Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities
9213 Supervisors, food and beverage processing
9214 Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
9215 Supervisors, forest products processing
9217 Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing
9221 Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling
9222 Supervisors, electronics manufacturing
9223 Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing
9224 Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing
9226 Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing
9227 Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly
9231 Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing
9232 Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing
9235 Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators
9241 Power engineers and power systems operators
9243 Water and waste treatment plant operators
Minor Group 632, chefs and cooks
6321 Chefs
6322 Cooks
Minor Group 633, butchers and bakers
6331 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale
6332 Bakers

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