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SEARCH BY INDEX OF TITLES

This option allows you to search the Index of Titles containing approximately 30,000 titles. It also allows you to search the Example Titles section of the NOC.

Index of Titles - Alphabetical Search

The alphabetical search feature allows you to click on a letter or number in order to receive an alphabetical listing of all titles in the NOC Index of Titles.

Index of Titles - Keyword(s)

The Keyword(s) Search allows you to enter one or more keywords in order to receive a listing of titles in the Index of Titles.

Index of Titles - NOC Code

The NOC Code Search allows you to enter a NOC Code in order to receive a listing of titles in the Index of Titles.

Index of Titles - Search Skill Type and Skill Level

By selecting one of the Skill Types, you will get a list of all job titles found under the Skill Type you have chosen. By selecting one of the Skill Levels, you will get a list of all job titles in the Skill Level you have chosen. You may choose to search only one of these parameters or a combination of both.

Search the Structure

The Structure search allows you to search the NOC Structure using Skill Type and/or Skill Level. You may choose to search only one of these parameters or a combination of both. This type of search can lead you to the NOC descriptions.

Skill Type

The Skill Type is based on the type of work performed. The Skill Type represents the first digit of a NOC Code.

  • 0 - Management occupations
  • 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

Skill Level

The Skill Level corresponds to the second digit of the NOC code. It corresponds to the type and/or amount of training or experience required to work in a given occupation.

  • A - Occupations usually require university education
  • B - Occupations usually require college education or skilled apprenticeship training
  • C - Occupations usually require secondary school and/or occupation-specific training
  • D - Short demonstration or on-the-job training is usually provided

There are four skill levels that are identified by a range of letters, A to D, which are then further assigned a numerical value ranging from 1 to 6.

  • A = Level 1
  • B = Level 2 and/or 3
  • C = Level 4 and/or 5
  • D = Level 6

Management Occupations for the Selected Skill Type

This checkbox allows you to get all the Management Occupations for the Skill Type that has been selected.

Search The Descriptions

The NOC Occupational Descriptions Search allows you to search all sections of the 500 NOC Occupational Descriptions by using a range of search methods.

Keyword(s) or Numerical Textbox

The textbox allows you to input one or many keywords or numerical values that will be used to perform the search.

Search Sections

The Description section allows the user to search the different sections of a NOC profile. You must select at least one of the options below in order to receive results.

  • Group Title
  • Lead Statement
  • Example Titles
  • Main Duties
  • Specialization
  • Employment Requirements
  • Additional Information
  • Exclusion
  • All

Search By Using:

Using - And (Default value)

If more than one keyword or numerical code is inserted in the textbox, it is possible to manage the relationship between the keywords. The "Using" operator defines the relationship between the keywords. If you select the "And" operator, the search will have to find each keyword or numerical code at least once in the searched field in order to return a result.

Using - Or

If you select the "Or" operator, the search will return a result if at least one of the keywords or numerical codes is found in the searched field.

Using - Like (Default value), Exact, Begins With, Ends With, Exclude

This section defines the different search options that are available when performing a keyword search:
Search Options Description Example(s)
"Like" This search returns results that include every string in the specific order as entered.
The string may be included anywhere in the associated text.
A search for "wheel maker" will return "abrasive wheel maker," "abrasive wheel maker, diamond," and "abrasive wheel maker, rubber."
"Exact" This search returns results that match exactly the string(s) entered. A search for "wheel maker" will return "abrasive wheel maker," "abrasive wheel maker, diamond," and "abrasive wheel maker, rubber."
"Begins with" This search returns results that include every string in the specific order as entered. A search for "accounting" will return: "accounting clerk," and "accounting clerks supervisor."
"Ends with" This search returns results that ends with the specified string(s) entered. A search for "supervisor" will return: "accounting clerks supervisor," and "accountants supervisor."
"Exclude" This search returns results that do not include the string(s) entered. A search for a title not including the input string "art painter" will return: "apprentice industrial painter and decorator" and "agricultural sciences technician."


Sort Results By:

This section allows you to select how the results will be displayed. The results may be sorted either: Alphabetically, by NOC Code, Skill Level, unit group, numerical, ascending or descending.

Alphabetical (Default value)

By selecting this option, your results will be sorted alphabetically.

NOC Code

By selecting this option, your results will be sorted by NOC code.

Skill Level

By selecting this option, your results will be sorted by Skill Level.

Unit Group Title

By selecting this option, your results will be sorted by Unit Group Title.

Numerical

By selecting this option, your results will be sorted by numerical order of the NOC Code.

Ascending or Descending

You can also choose the order in which you wish to display the results: Ascending (default value) or Descending.

Complex Search

This allows you to do a complex search of the NOC by keyword(s) or NOC code, using and/or, like, exact, begins with, ends with. It also allows you to search sections of the structure, the descriptions and or the Index of Titles. Furthermore, and you can indicate the order of the results to be displayed by choosing ascending, descending, code, group title and skill level.

Search Button

The search button allows you to activate the search mechanism. The results will be shown once the search has been completed.