Job requirements Transportation Manager in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a transportation manager in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Managers in transportation (NOC 0731).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

Managers in transportation operations
  • A bachelor's degree in business administration or engineering is usually required.
  • Several years of experience in transportation operations are usually required, including supervisory experience.
  • Extensive experience as a supervisor and operator in a particular transport mode, such as a pilot, train engineer, vessel master or truck driver, may substitute for formal education.
  • Certification as an operator of a particular mode of transportation, such as commercial pilot, vessel master or truck driver, is usually required.
Managers in transportation freight traffic
  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • A college diploma or university degree in business or transportation administration may be required.
  • Several years of clerical, operational or administrative experience related to freight traffic are required.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

We don’t have any data on professional certification requirements. This occupation is not regulated in Canada based on our records.

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

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