Summary Rope Access Technician (RAT) near Vancouver (BC)
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 "rope access technician (RAT)" was moved from the group Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. (NOC 7384) to the group Other technical trades and related occupations (NOC 72999).
Find key facts and figures about working as a rope access technician (RAT). The following information is applicable to all Other technical trades and related occupations (NOC 72999).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Workers in other technical trades occupations repair, service, install, calibrate or fabricate a variety of products. This unit group also includes commercial divers. They are employed by a wide range of establishments, or they may be self-employed. Apprentices are also included in this unit group.
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
The job prospects are limited in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
advertised near Vancouver (BC)
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