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College and Other Vocational Instructors

NOC: 4131

This profile is based on interviews with those working in the field across Canada and confirmed through consultation with industry experts across the country.

This profile includes trainers, college teachers. College teachers who are heads of departments are also included in this group.

Instructors teach applied arts, academic, technical and vocational subjects to students. Trainers deliver training or development courses.

College and Other Vocational Instructors teach in

  • community colleges
  • CEGEPs
  • agricultural colleges
  • technical and vocational institutes
  • language school
  • other college level schools
  • private training establishments
  • companies
  • community agencies
  • government

College and vocational instructors

  • stand for long periods of time
  • sit when creating lessons
  • walk to their classes
  • able to carry books and laptops

College and Other Vocational Instructors must

  • be positive
  • be open to change
  • enjoy working with students

  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Thinking Skills – Critical Thinking

In the future, College and Other Vocational Instructors will need more advanced computer skills to deliver on-line courses.