3 Health occupations

According to the NOC 2011 tutorial, the coding for the major groups (first two digits) means the following:

Skill type: 3. Health Occupations

This Skill Type category includes occupations concerned with providing health care services directly to patients and occupations that provide support to professional and technical health care staff.

Skill level:

0 or 1. University degree

University degree at the bachelor's, master's or doctorate level.

2 or 3. College degree or other alternative combinations

Two to three years of post-secondary education at a community college, an institute of technology or CEGEP or

Two to five years of apprenticeship training or

Three to four years of secondary school and more than two years of on-the-job training, specialized training courses or specific work experience.

Occupations with supervisory responsibilities and occupations with significant health and safety responsibilities, such as firefighters, police officers and registered nursing assistants are all assigned this Skill Levels.

4 or 5. Secondary school plus on-the-job training

Some secondary school education, with up to two years of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience.

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