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This unit group includes instructors who teach applied arts, academic, technical and vocational subjects to students at community colleges, CEGEPs, agricultural colleges, technical and vocational institutes, language schools and other college level schools. This unit group also includes trainers who are employed by private training establishments, companies, community agencies and governments to deliver internal training or development courses. College teachers who are heads of departments are included in this group.
CEGEP teacher, college teacher, commercial art instructor, community college teacher, company trainer, computer training instructor, department chairperson – college, department head – CEGEP, firefighting instructor, language school instructor, teacher – institute of technology, teacher, legal assistant program, training officer – company, vocational institute teacher.
- Teach students using a systematic plan of lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, laboratory work, shop sessions, seminars, case studies, field assignments and independent or group projects
- Develop curriculum and prepare teaching materials and outlines for courses
- Prepare, administer and mark tests and papers to evaluate students' progress
- Advise students on program curricula and career decisions
- Provide individualized tutorial/remedial instructions
- Supervise independent or group projects, field placements, laboratory work or hands-on training
- Supervise teaching assistants
- May provide consultation services to government, business and other organizations
- May serve on committees concerned with matters such as budgets, curriculum revision, and course and diploma requirements.
These instructors specialize in particular fields or areas of study such as visual arts, dental hygiene, welding, engineering technology, policing, computer software, management and early childhood education.
Outlook & Prospects for College and Other Vocational Instructors in Centre-du-Québec Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Centre-du-Québec Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2013-01-11|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Centre-du-Québec region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
The level of employment is relatively high. It is estimated that there are approximately 750 jobs in this occupational group in Centre-du-Québec, a region which has two public colleges. Job requirements can vary considerably depending on the subject being taught. For example, the Cégep de Drummondville with its arts programs (music, dance, visual arts) and the Cégep de Victoriaville with the École nationale du meuble et de l'ébénisterie [national school of furniture and cabinet making]. Moreover, the latter cégep [junior college] is well known in Quebec as one of the colleges providing the greatest number of learning activities.
The unemployment rate in this occupation is very low. Employment is expected to drop in this occupation between now and 2014. Openings will arise from the need to fill vacancies left by people retiring and by candidates with positions leaving to accept a promotion or join another employer. However, the turnover rate is low in permanent college positions. New positions will be added. The
The proportion of workers under 25 in this occupation (4%) is substantially lower than that for occupations as a whole in the Centre-du-Québec region (16%). Nearly 58% of workers are under 45 compared to 47% in Quebec as a whole. Men hold slightly less than 40% of the jobs in this group.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 02 - Dec 06, 2013
- The Victoriaville-based vocational training centre, Vision 20 20, received a $1M subsidy from the Québec government to expand (available in French only)
- The Monseigneur Grenier primary school in Victoriaville was renovated and expanded with a $1.3M investment (available in French only)
- The Cégep de Drummondville will be investing $2.4M to build a second gymnasium. This new installation will meet the needs of the institution¿s growing clientele and the future participants of the Jeux du Québec in winter 2015. (available in French only)
- École Marie-Rivier high school in Drummondville will be investing $5.2M to expand its double gymnasium. Thanks to this addition, the institution will become the first in Québec to have a triple gymnasium. (available in French only)
- $2.9 million will be invested to carry out improvement, renovation and rebuilding works in 10 schools of the Commission scolaire des Chênes in the Centre-du-Québec region (available in French only)
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