6 Sales and service occupations

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

Skill type: 6. Sales and service occupations

This Skill Type category contains sales occupations and personal and customer service occupations including hospitality and tourism.

Skill 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 Level.

Skill level: 4 or 5. Some secondary school and on-the-job training

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

Skill level: 6 or 7. On-the-job training

Short work demonstration or on-the-job training or

No formal educational requirements.

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