Job prospects College Of Applied Arts And Technology Instructor in the Centre-du-Québec Region

Explore current and future job prospects for College and other vocational instructors in the Centre-du-Québec Region. These trends also apply to people working as a college of applied arts and technology instructor.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was very good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were far more job openings than workers available to fill them.

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Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for College and other vocational instructors (NOC 4021) in the Centre-du-Québec region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

College instructors require a bachelor's or master's degree in the field of instruction. Teacher's training or adult-education training is also highly desirable. Vocational instructor positions usually require in-depth experience in the field of instruction, as well as experience as an instructor. Employers are usually looking for dynamic, self-sufficient candidates who have an excellent command of the language of instruction, organizational skills and initiative. Proficiency in using the main online teaching tools and adaptability are essential competencies.

Job growth in pre-university teaching and vocational/technical training is mainly affected by the college student population and government funding. According to forecasts from the Quebec Department of Education and Higher Education, the student population is expected to increase significantly in the short term. Government investments in post-secondary education should also foster employment growth in this occupation. Moreover, the growing importance of continuous learning in the workplace is expected to boost the demand for vocational instructors. Lastly, enormous strides were made in the area of virtual learning as a result of the pandemic. Although in-person teaching remains the norm, there has been an increase in various non-traditional teaching methods, such as courses that are entirely delivered remotely (live or asynchronously) or using a hybrid approach.

Here are some key facts about College and other vocational instructors in the Centre-du-Québec region:

  • Approximately 920 people work in this occupation.
  • College and other vocational instructors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 76%
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