TADA has a dedication Education Committee that works hard to collaborate with educational institutions, to help consult and design curriculum that is current, relevant and ensures that the best qualified graduates. We have developed tools and materials to promote careers in the automotive industry to ensure quality candidates.
The Automotive industry in Canada is a vibrant and growing industry that is only getting bigger.
Since the invention of the automobile, modern society has made the automobile an integral part of our everyday lives. With the convergence of technology, vehicles such as cars and light trucks have now become a tool for transportation AND productivity. The people needed to sell, maintain and repair these technological marvels must now be more educated, tech savvy and professional than ever.
In Canada, the automotive industry is the largest employer in the country, with over one million new vehicles purchased or leased each year. In Ontario alone, there are over 1,000 new car dealerships.
A modern dealership in Ontario is a complex, yet highly organized business that is licensed by the automotive manufacturer, to sell their brands. Within a dealership, there are many levels of career and management opportunities.
The Trillium Automobile Dealers Association (TADA) is the association that new car dealerships belong to in Ontario. TADA is over 100 years old and has developed a high standard of ethics that every dealer member must adhere to, in order to remain a member in good standing. All TADA members are also members in good standing with the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council (OMVIC). TADA member dealers in Ontario employ over 47,000 quality people and generate $27 billion in retail sales.
People who choose a career in the automotive industry are people just like you. From recent high school and college/university graduates, to those looking for a second career and new immigrants to Canada, getting started in the automotive industry is simple and decisive – all you need is a passion for the industry and a strong work ethic. Education programs and the various apprenticeship programs available will guide you through the rest.
List of Colleges can be found Here
Trillium Automotive Career videos can be downloaded from here:
Sales and Management Video
Service and Technical Management
To embed either of these videos in your own site, visit them on the YouTube site by hovering over the video and clicking the title. Under the video on YouTube.com click Share, and then choose the Embed tab, and finally copy and paste the iFrame onto your page.