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Exploring an occupation will help you learn more about:

  • Day-to-day work
  • Training or education you’ll need
  • Future job trends
  • Wages you could earn
  • Companies that hire people in the occupation

Researching Occupations

There are many sources for researching occupations.

OCCinfo gives you in-depth information about

  • Occupations in Alberta
  • Certification and registration requirements for regulated occupations
  • Wages and salaries in Alberta

Occupational videos gives you videos showing real people at work in various occupations.

The National Occupation Classification (NOC) website lists the duties related to different types of jobs. Try searching by:

  • Skill type
  • Job type

Visit an Alberta Supports Centre near you to access career information.

Visit a local library and ask staff to help you with your research.

On the Canadian Forces website, find information on more than 100 occupations, including:

  • Dental technician
  • IT specialist
  • Infantry soldier
  • Engineer

The Government of Canada job bank offers news about many job markets in Canada.

Check out Alberta job postings and use filters like location or job category to further refine your job search.

This personal information is being collected and used pursuant to section 33(c) and section 39(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This information is being collected and retained on the system to facilitate your personal career planning process and to make it available for your ongoing use. You may choose to share this information with a Career Advisor to support the provision of career planning services. Please contact alis at or 780-422-1794 if you have any questions regarding the collection or use of the information you submit.