Job prospects Light Duty Cleaner in Québec

Job opportunities for Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) are good in Québec over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a light duty cleaner.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in Québec

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Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) in Québec for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions. Part of this growth is attributable to the recovery of losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

No specific training is required to enter this occupation, as employers' requirements are often limited to the personal qualities of the candidates. Punctuality, attention to detail and a customer service attitude are often sought-after skills. An attestation of professional studies in hygiene and health care environments can be an advantage to integrate this profession, as well as workplace first aid certification and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) certification.

Employment growth will come from the significant increase in hygiene measures imposed as a result of the pandemic in most public, private and commercial buildings, but particularly in health care facilities. In addition, the growth in building stock, the expansion of accommodation services, and an aging population will result in an increased demand for home maintenance and cleaning.

While it will be good elsewhere, the employment outlook for this occupation will be fair in the following regions:

  • Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, due to a higher proportion of unemployed workers
  • Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec, due to a higher proportion of unemployed workers and a lower proportion of retirements

Here are some key facts about Light duty cleaners in Québec:

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