2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

According to the NOC 2011 tutorial, the first two-digit coding for the group means the following: 

Skill type: 2. Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

This Skill Type category contains professional and technical occupations in the sciences, including physical and life sciences, engineering, architecture and information technology.

Skill level: 0 or 1. University degree

University degree at the bachelor's, master's or doctorate level.


21 Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences211 Physical science professionals212 Life science professionals213 Civil, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineers217 Computer and information systems professionals22 Technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences221 Technical occupations in physical sciences228 Technical occupations in computer and information systems