First Reference company logo

First Reference Talks

News and Discussions on Payroll, HR & Employment Law

decorative image

advanced education

Five regulated or specialized occupations: How to obtain your professional designation or recognition

Economic conditions in Canada have steadily improved, while the unemployment rate continues to drop. Many Canadians are re-entering the labour force after lengthy hiatuses as companies are hiring and profit sheets are back in the black. There are several regulated or specialized occupations – those controlled by a professional association or provincial and/or federal law – that have a positive outlook. About 20 percent of all jobs in Canada are regulated. Some require advanced education and licensure, while others require only provincial certification. Here are highlights from five of those careers and information on getting started.

 

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,