7384 – Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. | Canada NOC |

7384 – Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.

Workers in other skilled trades occupations repair, service, install, calibrate or fabricate a variety of products, not elsewhere classified. This unit group also includes commercial divers. They are employed by a wide range of establishments, or they may be self-employed.


Index of titles

Example titles

Aircraft mock-up maker

Aircraft model maker

Aircraft patternmaker


Apprentice marine repair technician

Apprentice recreation vehicle mechanic

Apprentice saw repairer


Blacksmith – agriculture

Blacksmith – manufacturing

Bomb-disposal expert

Circular saw filer

Clearance diver

Commercial diver

Commercial free-diver

Commercial scuba diver

Commercial skin diver

Deep-sea diver

Die setter


Diving contractor

Diving supervisor

Explosive ordnance detector

Farm blacksmith


Forest products saw filer

Glass calibrator

Gun repairer



Hard-hat diver


Linesman/woman – shipbuilding

Lock expert

Lock fitter

Lock repairer

Lock repairman/woman

Lock setter


Locksmithing expert

Loftsman/woman – aircraft manufacturing

Loftsman/woman – shipbuilding

Marine repair technician

Model and mock-up maker

Model and mock-up maker – aeronautics

Model and mould maker – concrete products

Model maker

Motor vehicle model maker

Offshore diver

Patternmaker – aeronautics

Plaster mould maker – aircraft

Plaster pattern maker

Plaster pattern maker – aircraft

Reclamation diver

Recreation vehicle apprentice mechanic

Recreation vehicle mechanic

Recreation vehicle repairer

Recreation vehicle service technician

Recreation vehicle technician

Remote operated vehicle (ROV) operator

Restoration steeplejack

Rope access technician (RAT)

Safe and vault installer-servicer

Safe and vault repairer

Safe and vault servicer

Safe and vault technician

Safe expert

Safe maker

Salvage diver

Saw doctor

Saw filer

Saw fitter

Saw fitter-filer

Saw maker

Saw repairer

Saw repairman/woman

Sawmill saw fitter


Scale calibrator

Scientific instrument calibrator

Search and rescue diver

Ship model maker

Small arms repairer

Small-aircraft model maker

Smokestack repairer


Stonework patternmaker

Template maker

Template maker – aeronautics

Template maker – shipbuilding

Time lock expert


Underwater contractor

Underwater worker

Vault repairer

Vault servicer

Working model maker – aircraft

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Fabricate guns and repair and modify firearms according to blueprints or customers’ specifications.


Repair, install and adjust locks, make keys and change lock combinations.

Recreation vehicle technicians

Repair or replace electrical wiring, plumbing, propane gas lines, appliances, windows, doors, cabinets and structural frames in recreational vehicles.

Safe and vault servicers

Install, repair and maintain safes and vaults in banks and other establishments.

Saw fitters

Repair, set and sharpen band saws, chain saws, circular saws and other types of saw blades according to specifications.

Die setters

Select dies for forging according to work order and specifications; position align and bolt dies to ram and anvil of power presses and hammers.

Commercial divers

Perform underwater activities related to construction, inspection, search, salvage, repair and photography.

Employment requirements

Completion of secondary school is usually required.

Completion of a two- to four-year apprenticeship program in a relevant trade, such as locksmith, recreation vehicle technician or saw fitter or college, high school or industry courses combined with several years of related work experience or several years of on-the-job training are required.

Trade certification for locksmiths is available, but voluntary, in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Trade certification for recreation vehicle service technicians is compulsory in Alberta and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia and the Yukon.

Sawfiler/fitter and sawfitter trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Quebec, British Columbia and the Yukon.

Provincial trade certification or licensing may be required for other occupations in this unit group.

Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified recreation vehicle service technicians upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

Commercial divers must meet the requirements of CSA Standard Z275.4-02, Competency Standard for Diving Operations.

Commercial divers require an Occupational Diver Certificate of Competency issued by the Diver Certification Board of Canada (DCBC) or qualification earned through a formal education program, training courses in diving or a combination of education and practical experience.

Commercial divers require certification of competency and a diving medical examination from an approved hyperbaric physician.

Commercial divers may require military or police diving experience.

Commercial divers usually require a provincial blaster’s licence for the setting and detonation of explosives.

Additional information

The Red Seal endorsement allows for interprovincial mobility.

There is little or no mobility among occupations in this unit group.

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.


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