Job requirements Machine Operator - Plastics Processing in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "machine operator - plastics processing" was moved from the group Plastics processing machine operators (NOC 9422) to the group Plastics processing machine operators (NOC 94111).
Find out what you typically need to work as a machine operator - plastics processing in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Plastics processing machine operators (NOC 94111).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- For all operators in this unit group, completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Several years of experience as a helper, tender or packer in the same company may be required.
- Completion of a statistical process control (SPC) course may be required.
- Completion of courses in hydraulics, pneumatics and electronics systems may be required for moulding process operators.
- On-the-job training is provided.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Québec||Plastic Moulding Machine Operator||Regulated||Emploi Québec|
|Plastic Moulding Machine Setter-operator||Regulated||Emploi Québec|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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