National Occupational Classification Matrix 2016

Skill type 0 – Management is present across all skill types and is also in skill level A.

Skill types 1 to 9 are presented in columns and skills A to D are presented in rows.

  1

Business, finance and administration occupations

2

Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

3

Health occupations

4

Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services

5

Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

6

Sales and service occupations

7

Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

8

Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations

9

Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

0

Management occupations

(Skill level A)

Major Group 00

Senior management occupations

001 Legislators and Senior Management

Major Group 01-05

Specialized middle management occupations

Major Group 06

Middle management occupations in retail and wholesale trade and customer services

Major Group 07-09

Middle management occupations in trades, transportation, production and utilities

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 care
041
Managers in public administration
042
Managers in education and social and community services
043
Managers in public protection services
051
Managers in art, culture, recreation and sport
060
Corporate sales managers
062
Retail and wholesale trade managers
063
Managers in food service and accommodation
065
Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.
071
Managers in construction and facility operation and maintenance
073
Managers in transportation
081
Managers in natural resources production and fishing
082
Managers in agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture
091
Managers in manufacturing and utilities
Skill level
A

Occupations usually require university education

   

Major Group 30

Professional occupations in nursing

301
Professional occupations in nursing

Major Group 40

Professional occupations in education services

401
University professors and post-secondary assistants
402
College and other vocational instructors
403
Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors
         

Major Group 11

Professional occupations in business and finance

111
Auditors, accountants and investment professionals
112
Human resources and business serviceb professionals

Major Group 21

Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences

211
Physical science professionals
212
2 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 (except nursing)

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

Major Group 41

Professional occupations in law and social, community and government services

411
Judges, lawyers and Quebec notaries
415
Social and community service professionals
416
Policy and program researchers, consultants and officers

Major Group 51

Professional occupations in art and culture

511
Librarians, archivists, conservators and curators
512
Writing, translating and related communications professionals
513
Creative and performing artists
       
Skill level
B

Occupations usually require college education or apprenticeship training

Major Group 12

Administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations

121
Administrative services supervisors
122
Administrative and regulatory occupations
124
Office administrative assistants - general, legal and medical
125
Court reporters, transcriptionists, records management technicians and statistical officers

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, geomatics and meteorology
226
Other technical inspectors and regulatory officers
227
Transportation officers and controllers
228
Technical occupations in computer and information systems

Major Group 32

Technical 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

Major Group 42

Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services

421
Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services

Major Group 52

Technical occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

521
Technical occupations in libraries, public 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, n.e.c.
524
Creative designers and craftspersons
525
Athletes, coaches, referees and related occupations

Major Group 62

Retail sales supervisors and specialized sales occupations

621
Retail sales supervisors
622
Technical sales specialists in wholesale trade and retail and wholesale buyers
623
Insurance, real estate and financial sales occupations

Major Group 72

Industrial, electrical and construction trades

720
Contractors and supervisors, industrial, electrical and construction trades and related workers
723
Machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades
724
Electrical trades and electrical power line and telecommunications workers
725
Plumbers, pipefitters and gas fitters
727
Carpenters and cabinetmakers
728
Masonry and plastering trades
729
Other construction trades

Major Group 82

Supervisors and technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture and related production

821
Supervisors, logging and forestry
822
Contractors and supervisors, mining, oil and gas
823
Underground miners, oil and gas drillers and related occupations
824
Logging machinery operators
825
Contractors and supervisors, agriculture, horticulture and related operations and services
826
Fishing vessel masters and fishermen/women

Major Group 92

Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators

921
Supervisors, processing and manufacturing occupations
922
Supervisors, assembly and fabrication
923
Central control and process operators in processing and manufacturing
924
Utilities equipment operators and controllers

Major Group 13

Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations

131
Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations
   

Major Group 43

Occupations in front-line public protection services

431
Occupations in front-line public protection services
 

Major Group 63

Service supervisors and specialized service occupations

631
Service supervisors
632
Chefs and cooks
633
Butchers and bakers
634
Specialized occupations in personal and customer services

Major Group 73

Maintenance and equipment operation trades

730
Contractors and supervisors, maintenance trades and heavy equipment and transport operators
731
Machinery and transportation equipment mechanics (except motor vehicle)
732
Automotive service technicians
733
Other mechanics and related repairers
736
Train crew operating occupations
737
Crane operators, drillers and blasters
738
Printing press operators and other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.
   
Skill level
C

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

Major Group 14

Office support occupations

141
General office workers
142
Office equipment operators
143
Financial, insurance and related administrative support workers
145
Library, correspondence and other clerks
 

Major Group 34

Assisting occupations in support of health services

341
Assisting occupations in support of health services

Major Group 44

Care providers and educational, legal and public protection support occupations

441
Home care providers and educational support occupations
442
Legal and public protection support occupations
 

Major Group 64

Sales representatives and salespersons - wholesaleand retail trade

641
Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)
642
Retail salespersons

Major Group 74

Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers

744
Other installers, repairers and servicers
745
Longshore workers and material handlers

Major Group 84

Workers in natural resources, agriculture and related production

841
Mine service workers and operators in oil and gas drilling
842
Logging and forestry workers
843
Agriculture and horticulture workers
844
Other workers in fishing and trapping and hunting occupations

Major Group 94

Processing and manufacturing machine operators and related productions workers

941
Machine operators and related workers in mineral and metal products processing and manufacturing
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 and manufacturing
944
Machine operators and related workers in textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing
946
Machine operators and related workers in food, beverage and associated products processing
947
Printing equipment operators and related occupations

Major Group 15

Distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations

151
Mail and message distribution occupations
152
Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations
       

Major Group 65

Service representatives and other customer and personal services occupations

651
Occupations in food and beverage service
652
Occupations in travel and accommodation
653
Tourism and amusement services occupations
654
Security guards and related security service occupations
655
Customer and information services representatives
656
Other occupations in personal service

Major Group 75

Transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance occupations

751
Motor vehicle and transit drivers
752
Heavy equipment operators
753
Other transport equipment operators and related maintenance workers
 

Major Group 95

Assemblers in manufacturing

952
Mechanical, electrical and electronics assemblers
953
Other assembly and related occupations
Skill level
D

On-the-job training is usually provided for occupations

         

Major Group 66

Sales support occupations

661
Cashiers
662
Other sales support and related 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

Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers

861
Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers

Major Group 96

Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities

961
Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities
         

Major Group 67

Service support and other service occupations n.e.c.

671
Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
672
Support occupations in accommodation, travel and amusement services
673
Cleaners
674
Other service support and related occupations, n.e.c.