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4313 – Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces

Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces (NCOs) or members of other non-commissioned ranks provide collective defence measures to protect Canadian waters, land, airspace and other interests. All ranks of non-commissioned officers and members in the air force, army, and navy are included in this unit group.

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Example titles

  • Able seaman - armed forces
  • Chief warrant officer
  • Master corporal
  • Master seaman
  • Ordinary seaman - armed forces
  • Petty officer first class
  • Private
  • Sergeant

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Operate armoured vehicles, artillery, hand-held weapons and other military combat equipment and defence systems
  • Conduct peacekeeping operations and enforce cease-fire agreements
  • Engage in non-combat operations for humanitarian efforts
  • Provide assistance in emergency situations, such as civil disorder, natural disasters and major accidents
  • Participate in drills and other training in preparation for peacekeeping, combat and natural disaster relief duties
  • Perform administrative and guard duties.

Personnel in this unit group are assigned to specific operations related to reconnaissance, peacekeeping, disaster relief and combat.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Three months of basic military training are provided.
  • Specialized training in the operation and maintenance of military equipment and systems is provided.

Additional information

  • Progression to commissioned officer occupations is possible with additional training and experience.

Exclusions

  • Commissioned officers of the Canadian Armed Forces (0433)

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
4 - Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services
Skill level
3 - Occupations usually require college education, specialized training or apprenticeship training
Major group
43 - Occupations in front-line public protection services
Minor group
431 - Occupations in front-line public protection services
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2016
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