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You may use the % sign as a wildcard.  
In the DOT Number field, to Search by Category, Division or Group
(1st 2nd and 3rd digits of the DOT respectively) enter the first digit or digits followed by a % sign.  
For example:  If you wanted to find Machine Trades (First Digit 6)  you would enter 6%
If you wanted to find Machine Trades Printing Occupations, you would enter  65%
If you wanted to find Machine Trades printing Machine Occupations 652, you would enter 652%

In the DOT Title field you can enter the exact DOT Title to find the occupation you want. 
However, you may not know the title.  You can use the % sign to help you.  
For example:  To search for all "CLERK" related occupations, you would enter: %CLERK%  
(If you wanted to find only those occupations that begin with the word CLERK, you could enter CLERK%

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SVP - Specific Vocational Preparation is defined as the amount of lapsed time 
required by a typical worker to learn the techniques, acquire the information, 
and develop the facility needed for average performance in a specific job-worker situation. 

Level         Time 

1     Short demonstration only 
2     Anything beyond short demonstration up to and including 1 month 
3     Over 1 month up to and including 3 months 
4     Over 3 months up to and including 6 months 
5     Over 6 months up to and including 1 year 
6     Over 1 year up to and including 2 years 
7     Over 2 years up to and including 4 years 
8     Over 4 years up to and including 10 years 
9     Over 10 years 


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