Over one million new vehicles are purchased each year in Canada, making the automotive industry the country’s largest employer. One in seven working Canadians is employed directly or indirectly in automotive related positions — 125,000 in automobile manufacturing, 125,000 in automotive supplies, 85,000 in the retail sector, and thousands more in associated industries.

Given these statistics, remaining competitive in today’s market place will require preparation for the future — a future where the need for specialized education and up to the minute information will become increasingly important.

The purpose of these pages is to provide information that will be useful in making career decisions.