NOC 4422 – Correctional service officers

NOC 4422 – Correctional service officers

December 15, 2019

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 4422 is for Correctional service officers

NOC skill type/level: Skill Level C

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Post-secondary education in correctional services, police studies or criminology may be required.
  • Correctional officer recruits must successfully complete the Correctional Service of Canada training course to be employed by federal institutions.
  • Correctional officer recruits are usually required to complete a basic training course to be employed by provincial/territorial institutions.
  • Physical agility, strength and fitness requirements must be met.
  • Correctional service supervisors require experience as a correctional service officer.
  • First aid certification and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training are usually required.

List of Job Titles for NOC 4422 – Correctional service officers

  • Convict guard
  • Correctional facility guard
  • Correctional institution guard
  • Correctional institution head matron
  • Correctional officer
  • Correctional officers supervisor
  • Correctional service officer
  • Correctional services unit supervisor
  • Corrections officer
  • Detention attendant
  • Detention guard
  • Escort – correctional services
  • Head correctional officer
  • Head matron – correctional service
  • Institution guard – correctional service
  • Jail guard
  • Jailer
  • Matron – correctional service
  • Penal institution guard
  • Penitentiary guard
  • Prison guard
  • Prison officer
  • Reformatory guard
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