VOCATIONAL TRADE or CAREER SCHOOL that prepares students for jobs involving practical / manual skills.
COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY COLLEGE POST SECONDARY INSTITUTION offering Diploma and Degree programs UNIVERSITY Institution for higher learning with teaching and research facilities that grant undergraduate and graduate degrees
COMPARISON COLLEGE Smaller classes Live at home Less research Graduate studies Cheaper UNIVERSITY More opportunities Advanced studies More expensive Live on campus
CREDENTIALS CERTIFICATE Document given after completing a course of study not leading to a Diploma. Certifies that a person can practice in certain professions. DIPLOMA 2/3 year program that may lead to a degree. ASSOCIATE DEGREE Completed after 2 years at a College UNDERGRADUATE First University Degree completing a 4 year under graduate program of study. JOURNEY PERSON Skilled worker who has completed an apprenticeship. ACCREDITED SCHOOL Nationally recognized school legally authorized to provide Education programs NON-ACCREDITED SCHOOL Not legally or Professionally recognized TRADES SECTOR Section of the workforce engaged in trades
YOUR EDUCATION PATH? HIGH SCHOOL DROP OUT? MINIMUM WAGE$ HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA – On the job training$$ TRADE APPRENTICESHIP – Skilled worker$$$$ COLLEGE DIPLOMA – Specialized work$$$$ UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE – Professional$$$$$$$ GRADUATE DEGREE – Senior Professional $$$$$$$$$$$ PHD – Academia – Consultant $$$$$$$$$$$$$ Impacts on life time earnings, quality of life, pension…….. 40hrs @ $10.00 = $400.00 8 hrs @ $50.00 = $400.00 http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-salary