7384 Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.
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Lead statementThis unit group includes tradespersons and related skilled workers, not elsewhere classified, who repair, service, install, calibrate or fabricate a variety of products. This unit group includes commercial divers. They are employed by a wide range of establishments, or they may be self-employed.
- aircraft patternmaker
- vault repairer
- saw fitter
- small arms repairer
- recreation vehicle technician
- die setter
- commercial diver
- underwater contractor
- restoration steeplejack
- safe maker
- reclamation diver
- explosive ordnance detector
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of a two- to four-year apprenticeship program in a relevant trade, such as locksmith, recreation vehicle technician or saw fitter
or College, high school or industry courses combined with several years of related work experience
or Several years of on-the-job training are required.
- Trade certification for locksmiths is available, but voluntary, in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
- Trade certification for recreation vehicle service technicians is compulsory in Alberta and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia and the Yukon.
- Sawfiler/fitter and sawfitter trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Quebec, British Columbia and the Yukon.
- Provincial trade certification or licensing may be required for other occupations in this unit group.
- Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified recreation vehicle service technicians upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.
- Commercial divers must meet the requirements of CSA Standard Z275.4-02, Competency Standard for Diving Operations.
- Commercial divers require an Occupational Diver Certificate of Competency issued by the Diver Certification Board of Canada (DCBC) or qualification earned through a formal education program, training courses in diving or a combination of education and practical experience.
- Commercial divers require certification of competency and a diving medical examination from an approved hyperbaric physician.
- Commercial divers may require military or police diving experience.
- Commercial divers usually require a provincial blaster's licence for the setting and detonation of explosives.
- The Red Seal endorsement allows for interprovincial mobility.
- There is little or no mobility among occupations in this unit group.
- Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
- Automotive service technicians
- Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
- Other small engine and small equipment repairers
- Police divers
43114311 Police officers (except commissioned))
- Welders and related machine operators