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Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

These occupations include trades supervisors and contractors, construction and mechanical tradespersons, operators of transportation and heavy equipment and trades helpers. These occupations are found in a wide range of industrial sectors, with many in the construction and transportation industries. This category includes most of the apprenticeable trades, including all those related to the construction industry. Other occupations in this category usually require completion of college or vocational education programs combined with on-the-job training. Helpers obtain training on the job site. Progression to supervisory positions or self-employed contractor status is possible with experience. There is limited mobility or transferability of skills among occupations in this category due to specific apprenticeship, training and licensing requirements for most occupations.

72 · Industrial, electrical and construction trades
95 Jobs

This major group comprises occupations in industrial, electrical and construction trades, which usually require three or more years of apprenticeship, or several years of work…

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73 · Maintenance and equipment operation trades
45 Jobs

This major group comprises occupations in maintenance and equipment operation trades, which usually require more than two years of apprenticeship or on-the-job training in the…

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74 · Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers
143 Jobs

This major group comprises other installer, material handler, repairer and servicer occupations with some secondary school education or on-the-job training. It includes other installers, repairers…

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75 · Transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance occupations
123 Jobs

This major group comprises occupations in transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance which usually require completion of secondary school and a licence or…

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76 · Trades helpers, construction labourers and related occupations
35 Jobs

This major group comprises trades helpers, construction labourers and related occupations with some experience or some secondary school, and may require certification. It includes trades…

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