Artisans and craftspersons (NOC 5244)

The following characteristics concern the occupation of
Carvers (5244.1)

Definition

Carvers use manual and artistic skills to design and make ornamental objects and carvings.

Note: The codes in brackets and under the Aptitudes heading are for career development specialists. Under the Interests heading, the code is in upper or lower case letters depending on the degree of importance.

Interests

Directive (I)

Innovative persons like to explore things in depth and arrive at solutions to problems by experimenting. They are interested in initiating and creating different ways to solve questions and present information. They enjoy scientific subjects. Innovative persons prefer to be challenged with new and unexpected experiences. They adjust to change easily.

Objective (O)

Objective persons enjoy working with tools, equipment, instruments and machinery. They like to repair and/or fabricate things from various materials according to specifications and using established techniques. Objective persons are interested in finding out how things operate and how they are built.

Methodical (M)

Methodical persons like to have clear rules and organized methods to guide their activities. They prefer working under the direction or supervision of others according to given instructions, or to be guided by established policies and procedures. Methodical persons like to work on one thing until it is completed. They enjoy following a set routine and prefer work that is free from the unexpected.

Physical activities

Close visual acuity (V1)

Some or all work activities are performed close to the worker. The scope of the visual field is confined and requires close attention to detail. Occupations where one or more of the Main Duties require close visual acuity are coded at this level. Other Main Duties in the unit group may involve other types of vision - for example, Near and far vision (3) or Total visual field (4).

Not relevant (C0*)

Colour discrimination is not relevant in the performance of the work.

Limited (H1)

Hearing is limited to short and/or infrequent verbal interactions in order to perform the work.

Other body positions (B4)

Work activities involve body postures other than, or in addition to, Sitting (1) and Standing and/or walking (2) such as bending, stooping, kneeling and crouching.

Multiple limb co-ordination (L2)

Work activities are carried out by co-ordinating the movements of upper limb(s) simultaneously with lower limb(s).

Light (S2)

Work activities involve handling loads of 5 kg but less than 10 kg.

Aptitudes

G V N S P Q K F M
3 4 3 2 2 4 2 2 2

Data, people, things

Synthesizing (D0)

Integrating analyses of data to discover facts and/or develop knowledge, concepts and interpretations.

Not significant (P8)

Not significant

Precision working (C1)

Using the body and/or equipment to move, guide, place, install and/or interface with objects, in order to attain specifications and precise standards. Considerable judgment is required to select, adjust and utilize appropriate tools, products and/or materials to accomplish specified objectives.

Environmental conditions

Regulated inside climate (L1)

A normal controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.

Outside (L3*)

An outdoor work environment where the worker is exposed to variations in weather conditions and seasonal weather patterns.

Equipment, machinery, tools (H3)

Working near or with equipment, instruments, machinery or power/hand tools that may be a potential source of accident or injury.

Non-toxic dusts (D4)

The presence of non-poisonous airborne particles such as textile dust, flour, sand, sawdust and feathers in the work environment.

Note

* Physical activities

For these occupations, Colour Discrimination 1 (Relevant) may also apply.

* Environmental conditions

For these occupations, Location L3 (Outside) may also apply.