Government of New Brunswick

Any occupations in which women or men make up less than 25% of the total workforce is considered "non-traditional".


Examples of non-traditional careers for:


  •  Automotive Service Technician
  •  Carpentry
  •  Plumbing
  •  Welding
  •  Civil Engineering Technology
  •  Electrical
  •  Electronic Game - 3D Graphics
  •  Information Technology
  •  Landscape
  •  Police Foundations


  •  Office Administration
  •  Medical Laboratory Assistant
  •  Nuclear Medicine Technology
  •  Personal Support Worker
  •  Practical Nurse
  •  Respiratory Therapy
  •  Digital Photography
  •  Early Childhood Education
  •  Event Management
  •  Tourism



Why should you choose a career in a non-traditional field?

Career opportunities -
The demand for skilled workers is on the rise. In the next two decades, it's expected that 40% of new jobs will be in skilled trades and technologies. (Source: Skills Canada)

Earn while you learn -
As an apprentice, you can earn money while training.

Work that you enjoy -
This is the best part… being paid to work in a job that you're passionate about!