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Outlook & Prospects for College and Other Vocational Instructors in Edmonton 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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Alberta.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Alberta||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for College and Other Vocational Instructors (NOC 4131) in Alberta.
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 weak.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
- In addition to labour supply and demand, employment in this occupation may depend on factors such as talent or entrepreneurship.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|Calgary Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Camrose--Drumheller Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Red Deer Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- April 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2015 | (PDF, 623 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 560 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 559 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 607KB)new
- December 2014 | (PDF, 586 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 575 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 643 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 656 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 650 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 650 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 765 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 641 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 602 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 669 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 600 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 662 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 226 KB)
- December 2013 | (PDF, 536 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 534 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 657 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 235 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 438 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 487 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 445 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 240 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 294 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 437 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 241 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 435 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 227 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 15 - Jun 19, 2015
- Medicine Hat School District No. 76 is seeking 41 teachers to fill positions for the upcoming school year. The openings are a result of retirements and maternity leaves. The Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education has recently hired 12 teachers and is seeking two more for September 2015.
- Athabasca University, with a main campus in Athabasca, is experiencing sustainability issues resulting in part from reduced Alberta student enrolment. The university has been increasingly dependent over the last 20 years on out-of-province students signing up for its online programs. There are approximately 400 full-time university staff members that live in the Athabasca area.
- The Pembina Hills Regional Division No. 7, is hiring a Communications Director for a term of one-year in order to build communications capacity amongst staff
- Lethbridge College is offering a new Plumbing Apprenticeship program within its School of Construction Trades. Registration is now open for the first intake of students planned for January 2016.
- The Agriculture Business Risk Management program at Lethbridge College is set to receive $215,570 from the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency. The program curriculum is being designed by industry for those working and studying in the livestock, grain and oilseed industry who would benefit from increased skills and knowledge in the area of business risk management.
- Northern Lakes College has closed its campuses in LaCrete and High Prairie due to budgetary constraints. Approximately 24 to 30 staff were also laid off, some at the Slave Lake campus. The college has also created 18 positions to service new programs.
- The Government of Alberta has committed $103M in funding for education across the province, reversing planned cuts by the previous government. The money includes enrolment growth funding for the 2015-16 school year to cover 12,000 new students.
- The Northern Lights School Division has unveiled a service rig, donated by Ensign Energy Services, to be used in the trades exposure program. The rig will be available for use by students across Alberta at the Cold Lake centre.
- Keyano College, in Fort McMurray, has announced that 18 faculty and staff will be laid off, and 12 academic programs will be cut. The Heavy Equipment Technician Diploma and the Mechanical Construction Trades Preparation program are also being suspended.
- Grande Prairie Regional College has announced that it has eliminated 33 positions and cut programs as part of its 2015-16 budget. The cuts include the Transitional Vocational Program at the Fairview campus and the Pre-employment Millwright program.
- MacEwan University is cutting 41 positions and raising tuition fees in an effort to balance its budget. According to the University, 34 of the 41 positions eliminated were vacant.
- The University of Calgary has announced a freeze on all executive salaries due to funding cutbacks. The university is also dipping into its reserves to balance its budget.
- Portage College has announced that it is withdrawing from its campus in Bonnyville, effective September 30, 2015. The institution scaled back its courses in 2013 and has since only offered a few welding and engineering classes in the town.
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