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NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION MATRIX 2006

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The NOC 2006 Matrix

1
BUSINESS, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION OCCUPATIONS

2
NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

3
HEALTH OCCUPATIONS

4
OCCUPATIONS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE, EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT SERVICE AND RELIGION

5 OCCUPATIONS IN ART, CULTURE, RECREATION AND SPORT

6
SALES AND SERVICE OCCUPATIONS

7
TRADES, TRANSPORT AND EQUIPMENT OPERATORS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

8
OCCUPATIONS UNIQUE TO PRIMARY INDUSTRY

9
OCCUPATIONS UNIQUE TO PROCESSING, MANUFACTURING AND UTILITIES

Major Group 00 SENIOR MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS 001 Legislators and Senior Management

0 MANAGEMENT OCCUPATIONS

011 Administrative
Services Managers
012 Managers in
Financial and
Business Services
013 Managers in
Communication
(Except Broadcasting)

021 Managers in Engineering, Architecture, Science and Information Systems

031 Managers in Health, Education, Social and Community Services
041 Managers in Public Administration

051 Managers in Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport

061 Sales, Marketing
and Advertising
Managers
062 Managers in
Retail Trade
063 Managers in Food
Service and
Accommodation
064 Managers in
Protective Service
065 Managers in
Other Services

071 Managers in Construction and Transportation
072 Facility Operation and Maintenance Managers

081 Managers in Primary Production (Except Agriculture)

91 Managers in Manufacturing and Utilities

SKILL LEVEL A

Occupations usually require university education .

Major Group 11
PROFESSIONAL
OCCUPATIONS IN
BUSINESS AND
FINANCE

111 Auditors,
Accountants and
Investment
Professionals
112 Human
Resources and
Business Service
Professionals

Major Group 21 PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

211 Physical Science Professionals
212 Life Science Professionals
213 Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical
Engineers
214 Other Engineers
215 Architects, Urban Planners
and Land Surveyors
216 Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries
217 Computer and Information
Systems Professionals

Major Group 31 PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN HEALTH

311 Physicians, Dentists and Veterinarians
312 Optometrists, Chiropractors and Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Professionals
313 Pharmacists, Dietitians and Nutritionists
314 Therapy and Assessment Professionals
315 Nurse Supervisors and Registered Nurses

Major Group 41 PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE, EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND RELIGION

411 Judges, Lawyers and Quebec Notaries
412 University Professors and Assistants
413 College and Other Vocational Instructors
414 Secondary and Elementary School Teachers and Educational Counsellors
415 Psychologists, Social Workers, Counsellors, Clergy and Probation Officers
416 Policy and Program Officers, Researchers and Consultants

Major Group 51 PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN ART AND CULTURE

511 Librarians, Archivists, Conservators and Curators
512 Writing, Translating and Public Relations Professionals
513 Creative and Performing Artists

SKILL LEVEL B

Occupations usually require college education or apprenticeship training.

Major Group 12
SKILLED
ADMINISTRATIVE
AND BUSINESS
OCCUPATIONS

121 Clerical
Supervisors
122 Administrative
and Regulatory
Occupations
123 Finance and
Insurance
Administrative
Occupations
124 Secretaries,
Recorders and
Transcriptionists

Major Group 22
TECHNICAL OCCUPATIONS RELATED TO NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

221 Technical Occupations in Physical
Sciences
222 Technical Occupations in
Life Sciences
223 Technical Occupations in Civil, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
224 Technical Occupations in Electronics and Electrical Engineering
225 Technical Occupations in Architecture, Drafting,
Surveying and Mapping
226 Other Technical Inspectors and Regulatory
Officers
227 Transportation Officers and Controllers
228 Technical Occupations in Computer and Information Systems

Major Group 32
TECHNICAL AND SKILLED OCCUPATIONS IN HEALTH

321 Medical Technologists
and Technicians (Except Dental Health)
322 Technical Occupations in Dental Health Care
323 Other Technical Occupations in Health Care (Except Dental)

Major Group 42
PARAPROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN LAW, SOCIAL SERVICES, EDUCATION AND RELIGION

421 Paralegals, Social Services Workers and Occupations in Education and Religion, n.e.c.

Major Group 52
TECHNICAL AND SKILLED OCCUPATIONS IN ART, CULTURE, RECREATION AND SPORT

521 Technical Occupations in Libraries, Archives, Museums and Art Galleries
522 Photographers, Graphic Arts Technicians and Technical and Co-ordinating Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting and the Performing Arts
523 Announcers and Other Performers
524 Creative Designers and Craftpersons
525 Athletes, Coaches, Referees and Related Occupations

Major Group 62
SKILLED SALES AND
SERVICE OCCUPATIONS

621 Sales and Service
Supervisors
622 Technical Sales
Specialists, Wholesale
Trade
623 Insurance and
Real Estate Sales
Occupations and
Buyers
624 Chefs and
Cooks
625 Butchers and
Bakers
626 Police Officers
and Firefighters
627 Technical
Occupations in
Personal Service

Major Group 72/73
TRADES AND SKILLED TRANSPORT AND EQUIPMENT OPERATORS

721 Contractors and Supervisors, Trades and Related Workers
722 Supervisors, Railway and Motor Transportation Occupations
723 Machinists and Related Occupations 724 Electrical Trades and Telecommunication Occupations
725 Plumbers, Pipefitters and Gas Fitters
726 Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting Trades
727 Carpenters and Cabinetmakers
728 Masonry and Plastering Trades 729 Other Construction Trades 731 Machinery and Transportation Equipment Mechanics (Except Motor Vehicle)
732 Automotive Service Technicians 733 Other Mechanics
734 Upholsterers, Tailors, Shoe Repairers, Jewellers and Related Occupations
735 Stationary Engineers and Power Station and System Operators 736 Train Crew Operating Occupations
737 Crane Operators, Drillers and Blasters
738 Printing Press Operators, Commercial Divers and Other Trades and Related Occupations, n.e.c.

Major Group 82 SKILLED OCCUPATIONS IN PRIMARY INDUSTRY

821 Supervisors, Logging and Forestry
822 Supervisors, Mining, Oil and Gas
823 Underground Miners, Oil and Gas Drillers and Related Workers 824 Logging Machinery Operators
825 Contractors, Operators and Supervisors in Agriculture, Horticulture and Aquaculture
826 Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women

Major Group 92
PROCESSING, MANUFACTURING AND UTILITIES SUPERVISORS AND SKILLED OPERATORS

921 Supervisors, Processing Occupations
922 Supervisors, Assembly and Fabrication
923 Central Control and Process Operators in Manufacturing and Processing

SKILL LEVEL C

Occupations usually require secondary school and/or occupation-specific training

Major Group 14
CLERICAL
OCCUPATIONS

141 Clerical Occupations,
General Office Skills
142 Office Equipment
Operators
143 Finance and
Insurance Clerks
144 Administrative
Support Clerks
145 Library,
Correspondence
and Related
Information Clerks
146 Mail and
Message
Distribution
Occupations
147 Recording,
Scheduling and
Distributing
Occupations

Major Group 34
ASSISTING OCCUPATIONS IN SUPPORT OF HEALTH SERVICES

341 Assisting Occupations in Support of
Health Services

Major Group 64
INTERMEDIATE
SALES AND
SERVICE
OCCUPATIONS

641 Sales
Representatives,
Wholesale Trade
642 Retail
Salespersons
and Sales Clerks
643 Occupations
in Travel and
Accommodation
644 Tour and
Recreational
Guides and
Casino Occupations
645 Occupations in
Food and Beverage
Service
646 Other
Occupations in
Protective Service
647 Childcare and
Home Support
Workers
648 Other
Occupations in
Personal Service

Major Group 74
INTERMEDIATE OCCUPATIONS IN TRANSPORT, EQUIPMENT OPERATION, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE

741 Motor Vehicle and Transit Drivers 742 Heavy Equipment Operators
743 Other Transport Equipment Operators and Related Workers 744 Other Installers, Repairers and Servicers
745 Longshore Workers and Material Handlers

Major Group 84
INTERMEDIATE OCCUPATIONS IN PRIMARY INDUSTRY

841 Mine Service Workers and Operators in Oil and Gas Drilling 842 Logging and Forestry Workers 843 Agriculture and Horticulture Workers
844 Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations

Major Group 94/95
PROCESSING AND MANUFACTURING MACHINE OPERATORS AND ASSEMBLERS

941 Machine Operators and Related Workers in Metal and Mineral Products Processing
942 Machine Operators and Related Workers in Chemical, Plastic and Rubber Processing
943 Machine Operators and Related Workers in Pulp and Paper Production and Wood Processing
944 Machine Operators and Related Workers in Textile Processing
945 Machine Operators and Related Workers in Fabric, Fur and Leather Products Manufacturing 946 Machine Operators and Related Workers in Food, Beverage and Tobacco Processing
947 Printing Machine Operators and Related Occupations
948 Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Assemblers
949 Other Assembly and Related Occupations
951 Machining, Metalworking, Woodworking and Related Machine Operators

SKILL LEVEL D

On-the-job training is usually provided for occupations.

Major Group 66 ELEMENTAL SALES
AND
SERVICE
OCCUPATIONS

661 Cashiers
662 Other Sales and
Related Occupations
664 Food Counter
Attendants, Kitchen
Helpers and Related
Occupations
665 Security Guards
and Related Occupations
666 Cleaners
667 Other Occupations
in Travel, Accommodation,
Amusement and Recreation
668 Other Elemental
Service Occupations

Major Group 76 TRADES HELPERS, CONSTRUCTION LABOURERS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

761 Trades Helpers and Labourers
762 Public Works and Other Labourers, n.e.c.

Major Group 86 LABOURERS IN PRIMARY INDUSTRY

861 Primary Production Labourers

Major Group 96 LABOURERS IN PROCESSING, MANUFACTURING AND UTILITIES

961 Labourers in Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities