Job requirements Material Handler in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as a material handler in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Material handlers (NOC 7452).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Some secondary school education may be required.
- Physical strength is required for manual material handlers who work with heavy materials.
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|
|British Columbia||Forklift Operators||Regulated||Worksafe BC|
|Québec||Operator Of A Fork Lift Truck||Regulated||Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail|
|Aerial Basket Operator||Regulated||Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail|
|Yukon||Industrial Warehouse Worker||Regulated||Environment Yukon, Government of Yukon|
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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