NOC 4033 – Educational counsellors

NOC 4033 – Educational counsellors

December 11, 2019

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 4033 is for Educational counselors.

NOC skill type/level: Skill Level A

Employment requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in counseling, career development, education or social sciences is required for counselors in school settings.
  • A master’s degree in counseling psychology or a related field such as educational psychology, developmental psychology or social work is usually required.
  • Educational counsellors in post-secondary settings require an undergraduate degree and may require a graduate degree. A particular academic specialization may also be required.
  • In Quebec, membership in L’Ordre des conseillers et conseillères d’orientation et des psychoéducateurs et psychoéducatrices du Québec is mandatory to use the title ”counsellor”.
  • A teacher’s certificate in the province of employment and some teaching experience is usually required for counselors in school settings.
  • Educational counselors in colleges and universities may require licensing from a provincial regulatory body governing psychologists, educational counselors or social workers.

List of Job Titles for NOC 4033 – Educational counsellors

  • academic adviser
  • academic counsellor
  • academic skills counsellor
  • career counsellor – education
  • college counsellor
  • co-op officer – schools
  • co-op placement officer – school
  • co-op program co-ordinator – school
  • counselling intern
  • counsellor for Aboriginal students
  • education officer
  • educational counsellor
  • educational guidance director
  • First Nations counsellor – education
  • First Nations studies program academic adviser
  • guidance counsellor
  • guidance service head
  • independent or applied studies officer
  • international student adviser
  • learning and study skills specialist
  • personal academic counsellor
  • personal counsellor – education
  • school adjustment officer
  • school counsellor
  • school guidance department head
  • student affairs and employment officer
  • student counsellor
  • student employment services co-ordinator
  • student services counsellor
  • university counsellor
  • vocational counsellor – education
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