Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations (NOC 6562)

The following characteristics concern the occupation of
Tattoo Artists (6562.6)

Definition

Tattoo artists provide tattoos to enhance their clients' physical appearance.

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

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.

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.

Directive (d)

Directive persons like to take charge and control situations. They like to take responsibility for projects that require planning, decision making and co-ordinating the work of others. They are able to give direction and instructions easily. They enjoy organizing their own activities. They see themselves as independent and self-directing.

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).

Relevant (C1)

Colour discrimination is relevant in the performance of the work.

Verbal interaction (H2)

Work activities involve communication with colleagues, clients and/or the public on a regular basis.

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.

Upper limb co-ordination (L1)

Work activities involve co-ordination of upper limbs.

Limited (S1)

Work activities involve handling loads up to 5 kg.

Aptitudes

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

Data, people, things

Copying (D5)

Carrying out a set of explicit procedural/operational functions or processes based on an understanding of instructions or information necessary to perform the work.*

Serving - Assisting (P7)

Attending to the needs and requests of people or animals or the expressed and implicit wishes of people; helping and supporting other workers in the performance of tasks.

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.

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.

Odours (D3)

The presence of noxious, intense or prolonged odours in the work environment.