Skills Session Musician near Edmonton (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "session musician" was moved from the group Musicians and singers (NOC 5133) to the group Musicians and singers (NOC 51122).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a session musician in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Musicians and singers (NOC 51122).

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


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    • Analyzing Information
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    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
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    • Performing and Entertaining
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment


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    • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Education and Training Help -
    • Teaching and Instruction
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