4216- Other instructors

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Other instructors

Job Description: 

Instructors in this unit group teach courses, such as motor vehicle or motorcycle driving, sailing and navigation, sewing or other courses, which are outside of educational institutions. They are employed by driving schools, fabric retailers and other commercial establishments or they may be self-employed. This unit group also includes modelling and finishing school instructors, driver's licence examiners, who are employed by provincial governments and tutors who provide instruction in elementary or secondary school subjects.

Main Duties: 

Driving instructors perform some or all of the following duties:

Instruct individuals on proper motor vehicle driving skills and traffic regulations
Demonstrate and explain the handling and mechanical operation of motor vehicles
Supervise individuals during practice driving.
Driver's licence examiners perform some or all of the following duties:

Conduct road test examinations
Evaluate the driving ability of applicants for driver's licences.
Sewing instructors perform some or all of the following duties:

Give instruction to students in techniques and skills of sewing, tailoring and dressmaking.
Modelling and finishing school instructors perform some or all of the following duties:

Give instruction on comportment, personal development, make-up application and modelling techniques for fashion shows and magazine advertising.

Employment Requirements: 

Expertise in the field of instruction must be demonstrated.
Driving instructors must obtain special licensing as a driving instructor in the province of employment.
Certification by the Canadian Yachting Association may be required for sailing and navigation instructors.

Classified Elsewhere: 

College and other vocational instructors (4021)
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers (4032)
Secondary school teachers (4031)

Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X