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The Atlantic region is comprised of Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Newfoundland has the largest area of the four provinces and Prince Edward Island has the smallest. Looking at the vehicle parc, combined, these provinces have a fleet size of 1.83 million light vehicles as of July 2017 and represent 6.8% of Canada’s entire car parc. Nova Scotia and New Brunswick account for about 70% of the vehicle fleet in the region. Just over 50% of the vehicles in the region are light trucks. By the year 2022, the vehicle count in the region is anticipated to reach over 1.9 million units with a growth rate of 1.2% per year.



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Forecast: Total jobs over 5 years

Region 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Atlantic provinces 29,400 29,400 29,600 29,700 29,900 30,100


Full Time vs. Part Time

Aftermarket Employment in Ontario


Full Time
in 2018

86%

Part Time
in 2018

14%

Aftermarket vs. General Population


Aftermarket Employment Rate in Atlantic Provinces
in 2018

93%

Employment Rate in Atlantic Provinces
in 2018

88%


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Gender Breakdown

Men and Women Working in the Aftermarket Sector


Males in 2017

92%

Females in 2017

8%
Age Range Percentage
Less than 20 13%
20-29 25%
30-39 17%
40-49 23%
50-59 20%
60+ 3%


Automotive Service Technician (POTHIER MOTORS)

POTHIER MOTORS An apprentice technician is a training position to become an Automotive Service Technician (AST). They must be able to safely operate shop equipment, demonstrate the ability to learn and repeat basic mechanical repairs. Apprentice technicians assist senior technicians and perform tasks within their scope of knowledge. Responsibilities include: Diagnose and perform vehicle maintenance and repairs; inform […]
  • Falmouth, NS
  • Canada Job Bank
  • Skilled trades

Tire Lube Express (TLE) Technician (Wal-mart Canada Corp.)

Wal-mart Canada Corp. Wal-mart Canada Corp. (Antigonish NS): "TLE Upper Bay Technician fulfills, and processes all automotive and customer service requests, maintaining a professional and safe work environment. Position Responsibilities..."
  • Antigonish, NS
  • Eluta
  • Skilled trades

Tire Lube Express (TLE) Technician (Wal-mart Canada Corp.)

Wal-mart Canada Corp. Wal-mart Canada Corp. (Moncton NB): "TLE Upper Bay Technician fulfills, and processes all automotive and customer service requests, maintaining a professional and safe work environment. Position Responsibilities..."
  • Moncton, NB
  • Eluta
  • Skilled trades

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Automotive Service Technician

  • College of the North Atlantic - Stephenville, NL
  • Academy Canada - Corner Brook, NL
  • New Brunswick Community College - Moncton, NB

Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint)

  • College of the North Atlantic - Stephenville, NL

Welder

  • College of the North Atlantic - Stephenville, NL

Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing

  • Nova Scotia Community College - Dartmouth, NS

Automotive Service & Repair

  • Nova Scotia Community College - Dartmouth, NS

Basic Welding

  • McKenzie College - Sydney, NS

Welding

  • Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É. - Wellington, PEI

Automotive Technology

  • Holland College - Summerside, PEI

Motor Vehicle Body Repairer and Painter

  • New Brunswick Community College - Moncton, NB

Welder / Metal Fabricator

  • Eastern College - Moncton, NB