HELP IN SEARCHING TRADES AND OCCUPATIONS
Choose a region
You first have to select a region. “All of Québec” is selected by default.
Search for information on trades and occupations
To search for information on a trade or an occupation, you have to pick one of the nine search options.
To display the results, click the “Search” button.
On the results page, the “Sort by” pull-down menu allows you to sort the occupations according to various criteria.
You can launch a new search at any time, using the search menu on the left side of the screen.
Option 1: containing the word(s)
You have to enter one or more keywords (at least three letters long) that are part of the name of the occupation or job title.
To display the occupations for which the name or job title contains these word(s), click the “Search” button.
Option 2: with the NOC code
If you know the National Occupational Classification (NOC) code for the occupation that interests you, enter it. Enter the two-, three- or four-digit code without any spaces.
To display the occupations listed under the chosen NOC code, click the “Search” button.
If you click “Assisted search,” you are sent to a page that allows you to search the National Occupational Classification.
Option 3: among those currently most in demand
To display the list of occupations among those currently most in demand in the chosen region, click the “Search” button.
Option 4: that employ the most people
To display the 50 occupations that employ the most people in the chosen region, click the “Search” button.
Option 5: for which jobs are part-time
To display the occupations with higher-than average part-time employment, for all of Québec, click the “Search” button.
Option 6: considered nontraditional
To display the occupations with a lower percentage of female employees than the average for occupations in Québec, click the “Search” button.
Option 7: related to ICT
To display the occupations related to information and communications technology, for all of Québec, click the “Search” button.
Option 8: targeted by the Workplace Apprenticeship Program
To display the occupations targeted by the Workplace Apprenticeship Program, for all of Québec, click the “Search” button.
Option 9: corresponding to the following criteria
The advanced search function offers various optional criteria that let you narrow down your search.
To display the occupations corresponding to the chosen advanced search criteria, click the “Search” button.