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Technicians and Technologists - We are Canada's Technology Leaders.

When you look at the world around us, you do not have to look far to find a technician or a technologist who is making a substantial impact.

Canada is a world leader in the application of new technology, and technicians and technologists are key elements in Canada's success. Certified technicians and technologists make a difference in nearly every facet of business, industry and government. Their combination of focused theoretical knowledge and finely tuned practical abilities has led to a strong demand for their skills across Canada and around the world. Certified technicians and technologists enjoy excellent salaries, high rates of employment and a great deal of respect from other professionals.

We have significant bandwidth in other areas where technology plays a role, in traditional industries in resources sectors, transportation, and building. These are major industries in Canada and they are industries that rely on hundreds of thousands of technicians and technologists well beyond our certified members. The messages we need to communicate are clear:

  • Technicians and Technologists have the skills that drive our economy.
  • Technicians and Technologists produce innovations that the world relies on.
  • There are not enough Technicians and Technologists working today to maintain our economic productivity.