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Ontario Vocational and Technical Schools

Department of Education - Ontario

Technical Schools and Trade Schools in Ontario, Canada

You may consider Ontario, Canada in your list of potential locations to start your career. The province, and particularly its capital Toronto, offers a good range of professional education opportunities that speak to a diverse talent pool. For example, The Financial Times Ltd. 2012 fDi Report ranks Ontario third in North America in winning foreign direct investment. Other trade and technical education initiatives of note include:

  • Reaching Higher.According to Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, More than 120,000 additional students now attend college and university, a 31 per cent increase over 2002-03;
  • Room to Grow. Register 32,500 new apprenticeships annually by 2011-12 compared to 19,000 new apprenticeships in 2004-05 according to Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
  • Costs Covered.According to Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Increase enrollment in post-secondary education by 20,000 additional full-time students by 2010-11 compared to 2009-10

Ontario Vocational Schools Feed Its Burgeoning Economy

The employment opportunities and earnings potential of the Ontario service-producing sector are choice. According to Statistics Canada, Ontario's manufacturing industries employment up by 2.5% in 2012. In the same year, Ontario's accommodation and food services industry employment improved by 10.2%, while employment in Professional, scientific and technical services improved by 3.5%. On the salary front, According to Statistics Canada, In August 2012, trades salary improved by 1.7%, Transportation and warehousing salary improved by 5.8%. For trades professionals working in Canadian provinces, union coverage means significantly more income--about $6 extra per hour over non-union employees.

In the immediate future, Ontario will be looking to expand its global presence in several key industries. For example, According to The Conference Board of Canada, employment in Construction may see average annual growth of 1.9 percent from 2010-2030, and employment in nursing and homes for nursing and residential care may see average annual growth of 1.7 percent in 2010-2030 projections. Pursue a vocational schools degree, diploma or certificate from your chosen school

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  • Operates out of a modern, state-of-the-art studio space in the heart of downtown Toronto overlooking Dundas Square.
  • Provides students with access to industry-standard equipment and resources, such as green screens and cameras.
  • Offers specialized assistance services for international students, including housing support and peer tutoring.
  • A part of the RCC Institute of Technology group of schools.
  • Faculty and alumni are regular credited and involved in films at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
  • 2 campuses located in Dundas and Steeles in Toronto, Ontario.
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    • Earn a Master of Social Work online from top-ranked USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.
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    • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.
    • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
    • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
    • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
    • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
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    Executive MBA
    • Ranked among the Best National Universities in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
    • Designated as a 2014 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
    • Houses one of the largest library systems in the Pacific Northwest, with 3 libraries on the Pullman campus and a library at each regional campus.
    • Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
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