Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Careers and Career Training in Canada

In Canada there are four large umbrella terms used to describe careers - professions, technical careers, trades and the unskilled.

Most professions require a university education and professional certification process. Examples are doctors, nurses engineers, architects, dentists, teachers, accountants and lawyers. Canada has a fine selection of University professional career training programs with Bachelor, Masters, Doctorate Degrees and Post-Doctorate degrees. Link to the Canadian university list

Most technical careers require a university education or community college diploma and professional certification process. Examples are x-ray technitions, network analyst, lab technition, CADD design. There are some excellent college programs that offer two or three year diploma and certificate programs that are the finest college programs in the world. Link to the Canadian College list

ESL in Canada offers free initial counselling for professional career training, technical career training and trade or vocational training programs. Link to additional Education Consulting Services

Most trades or vocational training programs require a community college diploma or career college certificate and trade or vocational certification. There are over 1000 career training programs (see some examples below) that prepare students for well-paying jobs in Canada, the USA and other countries throughout the world. These programs offer instruction from industry professionals that offer true industry experience, current techniques and may include work study cooperative placements.

For non-native English speakers In Canada and the USA Career Training is a two-step process. First step is English language skills and the second step is the job skill or training or certification or license.

Business English for Careers is for employees, adults or students who require intermediate and advanced Business English to get the first job in the international English-speaking business community or get the first promotion or to enter a business school.

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