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College and Other Vocational Instructors  (NOC 4131)
Cape Breton Region
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Outlook & Prospects for College and Other Vocational Instructors in Cape Breton 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

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Table on the employment potential for College and Other Vocational Instructors in Cape Breton Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Cape Breton Region Fair   (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 News

Week of Dec 07 - Dec 11, 2015
  • 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.
Week of Nov 30 - Dec 04, 2015 Week of Jul 06 - Jul 10, 2015 Week of Apr 27 - May 01, 2015
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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