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Canada’s Most In-Demand Jobs - 2017

on Sunday, 07 May 2017. Posted in Career

How Training Online at PCDI Can Help You Land Them

Canada’s Most In-Demand Jobs for 2017

If you’re thinking about taking an online course, chances are you have a career in mind that you’d like to work toward. Picking which school to study with may come down to whether or not they offer the program you need to head down your intended path. With that in mind, we thought we’d take a look at what jobs are trending in Canada right now, and it turns out we offer programs that match up with them quite well!

Using the Slice TV network’s annual list of high-paying, in-demand jobs in Canada as a guide, here are three possible career paths that have correlating programs you can take online with PCDI Canada.

Office Managers and Administrative Assistants

Slice says: “Where there are offices, there is a demand for office managers and administrative assistants with a good ability to multitask. The most in-demand of these jobs are focused around accounting practices such as payroll or accounts administration.”

  • Office Manager Average Salary: $46,000
  • Administrative Assistant Average Salary: $37,000

PCDI Canada offers online Administrative Assistant courses that can get you started in this in-demand career. This program is designed to give you all the basics to position you for entry-level administrative assistant positions. This includes bookkeeping, office procedures and communication tools.

Tourism and Hospitality Professionals

Slice says: “The tourism and hospitality industry is constantly looking for qualified managers. These include chefs as well as restaurant and food service managers who can find opportunities across Canada.”

  • Average Salary: $50,256

The online Hotel and Restaurant Management program from PCDI Canada will prepare you for a career managing a hotel or restaurant. You’ll learn how to manage the front and back office, coordinate guest services, housekeeping and even customer service skills. Graduate with all the skills you need to earn your National Food Safety Training Program certification (which you’ll need to land a job), plus the exam fee is covered in your tuition!


Slice says: “If, as predicted, the oil and gas industry recovers in 2017 the financial sector will see renewed growth too. Accountants top the list of in-demand professionals in the field.”

  • Average Salary: $50,000

Wherever there’s money, there will be a need for someone to keep the books—and that’s where accountants come in! PCDI Canada’s Accounting training was created by accounting experts to help give you the practical knowledge you need to advance your career. You’ll graduate with the skills to succeed on the job, and the program tuition also includes membership into the Guild of Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Accountants. This will help you network as you seek employment.

PCDI Canada offers many other affordable career programs that you can work toward online, at your own pace. You could get started today!