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Watch this series of videos for an introduction to over 30 different occupations, from actor and architect to interior designer and lodging manager.

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Programs of study directly linked

Vocational training

  • Aesthetics (5535)
  • Carpentry (5819)
  • Contemporary Cuisine (5659)
  • General Building Maintenance (5711)
  • Hairdressing (5745)
  • Home Care Assistance (5817)
  • Hotel Reception (5783)
  • Market-Fresh Cooking (5824)
  • Northern Building Maintenance (5702)
  • Professional Cooking (5811)
  • Secretarial Studies (5712)
  • Secretarial Studies (Inuktitut) (5755)
  • Secretarial Studies (Legal) (5726)
  • Secretarial Studies (Medical) (5727)


  • Building Systems Engineering Technology (221.C0)
  • Business Administration (410.D0)
  • Costume Design for Cinema and Television (571.A0)
  • Fashion Design (571.A0)
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management (430.A0)
  • Hotel Management (430.A0)
  • Interior Design (570.E0)
  • Professional Theatre (Acting) (561.C0)


  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioresource Engineering
  • Business and Sports Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Systems
  • Drama
  • Exercise Science
  • Exercise Science: Athletic Therapy
  • Exercise Science: Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Film Production
  • Film Studies
  • Finance
  • Health and Sports Studies
  • Sports Studies

Programs of study indirectly linked

Vocational training

  • Assistance in Health Care Facilities (5816)
  • Bread Making (5770)
  • Contemporary Professional Pastry Making (5842)
  • Food and Beverage Services (5793)
  • Health, Assistance and Nursing (5825)
  • Interior Decorating and Visual Display (5827)
  • Pastry Making (5797)
  • Wine Service (5814)


  • Architectural Technology (221.A0)
  • Biomedical Laboratory Technology (140.B0)
  • Business Management (Sport Marketing and Management) (410.D0)
  • Civil Engineering Technology (221.B0)
  • Computerized Engineering Technology (243.A0)
  • Electronics and Information Technology (243.B0)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (243.B0)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (Computers and Networks) (243.B0)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (Telecommunications) (243.B0)
  • Engineering Technologies (Energy Management) (244.A0)
  • Engineering Technologies (Photonics) (244.A0)
  • Fashion Marketing (571.C0)
  • Food Service Management (430.B0)
  • Industrial Electronics (243.C0)
  • Tourism (414.A0)
  • Tourism (Tourism Management) (414.A0)


  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Biology
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Systems

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