Other instructors (NOC 4216)

High opportunity occupation

About this job

Instructors in this group:

  • teach courses, such as motor vehicle or motorcycle driving, sailing and navigation, sewing or other courses, that are outside of educational institutions and not job-related
  • are employed by driving schools, fabric retailers and other commercial establishments
  • may be self-employed.

This group also includes:

  • driver's licence examiners, who are employed by provincial governments
  • modelling and finishing school instructors
  • tutors who provide instruction in elementary or secondary school subjects
Common job titles
  • educator, child safety
  • examiner, driver's licence / motorcycle
  • instructor, beauty / modelling
  • instructor, driving training
  • instructor, non-vocational
  • tutor, elementary school / high school


Driving instructors:

  • teach people 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:

  • give road test examinations and evaluate the driving ability of applicants for driver's licences

Sewing instructors:

  • teach students sewing, tailoring and dressmaking skills

Modelling and finishing school instructors:

  • teach posture, personal development, makeup application and modelling techniques for fashion shows and magazine advertising

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a conventional indoor setting.
  • Driving instructors and examiners spend much of the work day in vehicles.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

At this time, career path information is not available for this occupation.

Additional resources