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NOC 8262 – Fishermen/women

NOC 8262 – Fishermen/women

December 27, 2019

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 8262 is for Fishermen/women

NOC skill type/level: Skill Level B

Employment requirements

  • Several years of experience as fishing vessel crew member or helper are usually required.
  • Marine Emergency Duties Certificate is required by Transport Canada.
  • A valid Fishing Vessel Operator Certificate is required.
  • A commercial fishing licence is required.
  • Licences are required for each species of fish pursued.
  • Trade certification for fish harvesters is available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador.

List of Job Titles for NOC 8262 – Fishermen/women

  • Beam trawl fisherman/woman
  • Clam dredge operator
  • Clam fisherman/woman
  • Crab fisherman/woman
  • Danish seine fisherman/woman
  • Fisherman/woman
  • Fishing vessel skipper
  • Gill net fisherman/woman
  • Gillnetter skipper
  • Handliner fisherman/woman
  • Harpoon fisherman/woman
  • Hoop net fisherman/woman
  • Inshore fisherman/woman
  • Line fisherman/woman
  • Lobster fisherman/woman
  • Longline fisherman/woman
  • Longliner fisherman/woman
  • Otter trawl fisherman/woman
  • Pot fisherman/woman
  • Pound net fisherman/woman
  • Prawn fisherman/woman
  • Purse seine fisherman/woman
  • Scallop dredger
  • Seaweed dragger
  • Seaweed harvesting machine operator
  • Seiner fisherman/woman
  • Shellfish fisherman/woman
  • Shellfish harvester operator
  • Shore fisherman/woman
  • Swordfish fisherman/woman
  • Trap boss – fishing
  • Trap fisherman/woman
  • Troller fisherman/woman
  • Weir fisherman/woman
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