41210 – College and other vocational instructors



41210 – College and other vocational instructors
College and other vocational instructors teach applied arts, academic, technical and vocational subjects to students at community colleges, CEGEPs, agricultural colleges, technical and vocational institutes, language schools and other college level schools. This unit group also includes trainers who are employed by private training establishments, companies, community agencies and governments to deliver internal training or development courses. College teachers who are heads of departments are included in this unit group.


Index of titles
Academic subjects teacher - college level
Accounting teacher - college level
Administration teacher
Advertising art teacher
Agricultural college teacher
Agricultural school teacher
Airline customer-service instructor
Apparel design teacher
Appliance servicing teacher - vocational institute
Applied arts teacher - college level
Architectural technology instructor
Automotive repair instructor - community college
Bible college teacher
Bible school teacher
Bookkeeping teacher
Business administration teacher
Business administration teacher - college level
Business college instructor
Business college teacher
Business law teacher
Business subjects teacher - vocational institute
Chemical technology teacher
Chemistry teacher - agricultural school
Child-care service teacher
Child-care service teacher - college level
Clothing design teacher
College instructor
College lecturer
College of applied arts and technology instructor
College of applied arts and technology teacher
College teacher
Commercial art instructor
Commercial art teacher
Commercial subjects teacher - vocational institute
Commercial vehicle driver instructor
Commercial vehicle driving instructor
Communications teacher - college level
Community college instructor
Community college teacher
Community planning teacher - college level
Community-based trainer
Company trainer
Computer programming instructor - college level
Computer science teacher - college level
Computer trainer
Computer training instructor
Computer training representative
Computer-assisted drafting (CAD) instructor
Computer-based trainer
Correspondence school instructor
Correspondence school tutor
Correspondence teacher - college level
Court reporting instructor
Data-processing teacher - college level
Denominational institute teacher
Dental assistant program teacher - community college
Dental hygienist program teacher
Department chairman/woman - college
Department chairman/woman - community college
Department chairperson - college
Department chairperson - community college
Department head - college
Department head - community college
Department head - general and vocational college (CEGEP)
Department head - institute of technology
Department head - private training institute
Department head - technical institute
Department head - vocational institute
Direct sales instructor
Drafting instructor
Drafting instructor - college level
Drafting teacher
Drafting teacher - college level
Early childhood education instructor - college level
Early childhood education teacher - college level
Economics teacher - college level
Electrolysis instructor - vocational institute
Electromechanical technology teacher - college level
Electronic technology teacher - college level
Elocution teacher - non-medical
Embalming teacher
English as a second language (ESL) teacher - college level
English as a second language teacher (except elementary, high school or university)
English teacher - business college
English teacher - college level
Fashion design teacher - general and vocational college (CEGEP)
Fashion teacher - college level
Fine arts teacher - college level
Firefighters instructor
Firefighting instructor
Flight attendants instructor
French as a second language teacher (except elementary, high school or university)
General and vocational college (CEGEP) teacher
Gliding instructor
Graphic arts teacher
Graphic design instructor
Ground school instructor
Hairdressing instructor - vocational institute
Hairdressing teacher - community college
Health and safety instructor
Health technology teacher
Heavy equipment operators instructor - community college
History teacher - general and vocational college (CEGEP)
Horticulture and landscaping instructor - school of horticulture
Hotel management teacher - college
Indigenous studies professor – college
Industrial instrumentation teacher
Industrial safety instructor
Industry-based instructor
Industry-based trainer
Institute of technology teacher
Instructor - business college
Instructor - commercial college
Instructor - company
Instructor - industry
Instructor - language school
Instructor - private training institute
Instructor - technical school
Instructor - technology institute
Instructor - vocational school
Interior design teacher
Journalism teacher - college level
Landscaping instructor
Language instructor - language school
Language laboratory teacher - college level
Language school instructor
Law enforcement teacher
Law teacher - police college
Lecturer - college
Legal assistant program teacher
Legal secretarial program teacher - community college
Management seminar leader
Marketing teacher - college level
Mathematics teacher - college level
Mechanical technology teacher - college level
Medical records management program teacher
Medical technology teacher
Mineral technology teacher - college of applied arts and technology
Mining rescue instructor
Modern languages teacher - college level
Modern languages tutor - language school
Music teacher - conservatory of music
Nursing educator (except college)
Nursing instructor - college
Police college teacher
Police instructor
Printing technology teacher - general and vocational college (CEGEP)
Professional training instructor
Public-speaking instructor
Public-speaking teacher
Pursers instructor
Recreational leadership teacher
Remedial teacher - college level
Retail management teacher
Second-language instructor - language school
Social services teacher - college level
Staff training officer - industry
Teacher - business college
Teacher - commercial college
Teacher - institute of technology
Teacher - seminary
Technical subjects instructor - vocational institute
Technological institute instructor
Technological institute teacher
Technological subjects instructor - vocational institute
Technology teacher - college level
Tool and die making teacher - community college
Tourism trainer
Trade instructor - community college
Trainee instructor
Training consultant - industry
Training development officer - Canadian armed forces
Training instructor - college level
Training officer - company
Truck driver trainer - community college
Vocational institute teacher
Vocational trainer
Welding teacher - technical institute
Workplace trainer


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Teach students using a systematic plan of lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, laboratory work, shop sessions, seminars, case studies, field assignments and independent or group projects
Develop curriculum and prepare teaching materials and outlines for courses
Prepare, administer and mark tests and papers to evaluate students' progress
Advise students on program curricula and career decisions
Provide individualized tutorial or remedial instruction to students who require it
Supervise independent or group projects, field placements, laboratory work or hands-on training
Supervise teaching assistants
May provide consultation services to government, business and other organizations
May serve on committees concerned with matters such as budgets, curriculum revision, and course and diploma requirements.


Employment requirements
A bachelor's degree, a college diploma or demonstrated expertise in the field of instruction is required.
A master's degree in the field of instruction may be required.
A certificate, diploma or degree in adult education may be required.
For instructors of trades, completion of apprenticeship training and industry or trade certification are required. Additional courses in teaching or a provincial teaching certificate may be required.


Additional information
These instructors specialize in particular fields or areas of study such as visual arts, dental hygiene, welding, engineering technology, policing, computer software, management and early childhood education.


Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training (40020)
Other instructors (43109)
Secondary school teachers (41220)
University professors and lecturers (41200)