Job requirements General Foreman/woman - Residential Construction near Vancouver (BC)
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 "general foreman/woman - residential construction" was moved from the group Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades (NOC 7204) to the group Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades (NOC 72013).
Find out what you typically need to work as a general foreman/woman - residential construction near Vancouver (BC). These requirements are applicable to all Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades (NOC 72013).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Several years of experience as a qualified carpenter or cabinetmaker are required.
- Journeyman/woman trade certification as a carpenter or cabinetmaker is usually required.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a professional licence from a regulatory authority before you can start working. Licensing can be compulsory or voluntary, depending on the occupation.
- If the licence is compulsory, you must be certified before you can practise the occupation and use the professional designation.
- If the licence is voluntary, you don’t need to be certified to practise this occupation.
Find out if your occupation is regulated and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.
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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