Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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|
|Cape Breton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for College and Other Vocational Instructors (NOC 4131) in the Cape Breton region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about College and Other Vocational Instructors in the Cape Breton region:
- Approximately 300 people work in this occupation.
- College and Other Vocational Instructors mainly work in the following sectors:
- Educational services (NAICS 61): 60%
- Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 10%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 7%
- Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 6%
- Nursing and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 6%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 13% compared to 11% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 68% compared to 66% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 19% compared to 23% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 06 - Jun 10, 2016
- The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board will cut 24.5 full-time equivalent teaching positions and 19.5 support staff positions due to declining enrolments. All of the teaching and some of the support staff cuts will be made through attrition.
- Cape Breton Business College will offer a medical laboratory assistant program beginning in January 2016 in Sydney. The college has noticed labour market shortages of such workers and indicates that graduates could work across various industries.
- North Sydney-based Mactech Distance Education, a private career college that offers online courses to students across Canada, will close once current students complete their courses. The college currently employs 36 workers.
- The Cape Breton-Victoria School Board will eliminate 62.5 positions due to declining enrolments. Of the positions, 48.5 will be absorbed by attrition, but 14 teacher assistants will receive layoff notices.
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