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and Exploration of Vocational Training

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Explore the Trades: Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical

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General Career Exploration Tools | Added on April 3, 2017

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Visit this site to find out about working as a plumber, HVAC technician or electrician, jobs that are in high demand.

Watch the videos on the homepage and then explore the Plumbing, HVAC and Electrical sections to learn more about these sectors and meet people who work in them.

You can also take a quiz to find out which trade is right for you. (Note that you will need to provide a name and email address to complete the quiz.)

Keep in mind that this is an American website, so some of the information it contains (particularly about education and salaries) may not apply.

Exploration of Vocational Training
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Formats: Questionnaire, Video, Website

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Please note that the programs of study listed below were drawn from websites providing vocational and educational information in the province of Québec (including educational institutions). For more detailed information, please visit these websites directly.

Programs of study directly linked

Vocational training

  • Electricity (5795)
  • Plumbing and Heating (5833)
  • Refrigeration (5815)

Programs of study indirectly linked

Vocational training

  • Business Equipment Technical Service (5765)
  • General Building Maintenance (5711)
  • Northern Building Maintenance (5702)


  • Building Systems Engineering Technology (221.C0)
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology (241.D0)

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