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To apply under NOC-4156 National Occupation Classification you must follow the roles and responsibilities of Employment counselors.

Required roles and responsibilities:-

Employment counselors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals
  • Identify barriers to employment and assist clients with such matters as job readiness skills, job search strategies, writing résumés and preparing for job interviews
  • Assess need for assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid or further training and refer clients to the appropriate services
  • Provide established workers with information and strategies for maintaining a job or moving within an organization, dealing with job dissatisfaction, making mid-career changes and adjusting to workplace transitions
  • Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements and other occupational information
  • Advise employers on human resource and other employment-related issues
  • Provide consulting services to community groups and agencies, businesses, industry and other organizations involved in providing community-based career planning support or resources
  • May administer and interpret tests designed to determine the interests, aptitudes and abilities of clients.

You can also see the required titles to apply as a Employment counselors. 

NOC 4156 – Employment counselors: example titles.

  • Aboriginal employment officer
  • Aboriginal employment worker
  • career coach
  • career counsellor – except education
  • career development counsellor
  • career development facilitator
  • career development practitioner
  • career group facilitator
  • career resource centre co-ordinator
  • counsellor, employment
  • counsellor, employment – government services
  • counsellor, employment group
  • counsellor, job
  • counsellor, job – government services
  • counsellor, outplacement
  • counsellor, relocation
  • employment counsellor
  • employment counsellor – government services
  • employment group counsellor
  • employment outreach counsellor
  • employment outreach program co-ordinator
  • employment outreach program counsellor
  • employment services assessment officer
  • employment services officer
  • group counsellor, employment services
  • job counsellor
  • job counsellor – government services
  • job search trainer
  • labour market information consultant
  • outplacement consultant
  • outplacement counsellor
  • outreach counsellor, employment
  • outreach program co-ordinator, employment
  • outreach program counsellor, employment
  • relocation consultant
  • workforce adjustment officer

Employment Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or college diploma in employment counselling, career development or in a related field, such as human resources development, psychology, education or social services is required.
  • A master’s degree in counselling psychology or a related field such as educational psychology, developmental psychology or social work may be required.
  • In Quebec, membership in a professional association is mandatory to use the title ”counsellor”.

Additional Information

  • Mobility to positions in personnel or training is possible.
  • Progression to supervisory positions is possible through experience.


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