Occupations

National Occupational Standards: Introduction – Benefits and Uses (2011)

This document offers an introduction to National Occupation Standards (NOS), which describe the standard knowledge, skill, and performance required to be considered competent in a particular occupation.

These standards apply to all employees in an occupation, regardless of their work setting or company size, and are compiled in collaboration with occupational and industry experts, the authors explain.

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2014-04-03

Educators' Guide: National Occupational Standards (2011)

This document provides guidelines, tips, and templates to help workplace educators and trainers design programs based on National Occupational Standards (NOS), which describe the standard knowledge, skill, and performance levels required to be considered competent in a particular occupation.

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2014-04-02

Employers' guide: Teaching Businesses how to Implement National Occupational Standards in the Workplace (2011)

This document provides guidelines and tips for the design of human resources programs based upon National Occupational Standards (NOS) for various positions within the food processing industry. The NOS describe the skills and knowledge needed to perform competently in an occupation.

The guide is divided into two parts, with the first part providing a general introduction to NOS and highlighting their benefits and uses.

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2014-03-31

Portrait of Canada's Labour Force: National Household Survey, 2011 (2013)

Analytical document

This document offers a look at Canada’s labour force at the time of the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS), conducted by Statistics Canada.

The results show an employment rate of 60.9 percent, with Yukon and Alberta showing the highest employment rates in Canada at 69.7 and 69.0 percent respectively. The lowest employment rates were observed in Newfoundland and Labrador, with 50.7 percent, and Nunavut, with 52.1 percent.

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2014-01-06

Work Ready Tools – Non-Regulated Skilled and Semi-Skilled Occupations (2009)

Developed by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB), this document is one of a series of tools that can be used by human resources professionals who are helping immigrants find employment.

The target group here is immigrants seeking jobs in non-regulated skilled and semi-skilled occupations.

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2013-11-29

Chart Aligning the Curriculum to the OALCF – Retail (2013)

This chart is part of a curriculum developed to help learners upgrade their skills to prepare for entry-level jobs in retail. It is part of a program called Bridging the Employment Gap, developed by the Simcoe/Muskoka Literacy Network (SMLN) in Ontario.

The program includes a series of occupational-related curriculum manuals. Other manuals in the series are entitled Clerical, Janitorial, Kitchen Help, Retail, and Ready for Work.

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2013-09-18

Chart Aligning the Curriculum to the OALCF – Ready For Work (2013)

Developed by the Simcoe/Muskoka Literacy Network (SMLN) in Ontario, the Bridging the Employment Gap program consists of a series of occupation-related curricula, designed to help learners upgrade their literacy, numeracy and other essential skills within the context of an entry-level occupation. There are six manuals in the series: Clerical, Grounds Maintenance, Janitorial, Kitchen Help, Retail, and Ready for Work.

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2013-09-11

Chart Aligning the Curriculum to the OALCF – Kitchen Help (2013)

This chart is part of a curriculum developed to help learners upgrade their skills in preparation for entry-level jobs as kitchen helpers.

It is part of a program called Bridging the Employment Gap, developed by the Simcoe/Muskoka Literacy Network (SMLN) in Ontario, which includes a series of occupation-related curriculum manuals. Other manuals in the series focus on clerical, janitorial, retail, and readiness for work.

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2013-09-04

Chart Aligning the Curriculum to the OALCF – Janitorial (2013)

Developed by the Simcoe/Muskoka Literacy Network (SMLN) in Ontario, the Bridging the Employment Gap program consists of a series of occupation-related curricula, designed to help learners upgrade their literacy, numeracy and other essential skills within the context of an entry-level occupation. There are six manuals in the series: Clerical, Grounds Maintenance, Janitorial, Kitchen Help, Retail, and Ready for Work.

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2013-08-30

How do Essential Skills Profiles relate to the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system? Interview with Amy Read [Audio – 15:48] (2013)

Essential Skills Profiles and the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system are both tools developed and used by the Government of Canada.

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2013-08-27

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