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Labour Market Info

According to the Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) from 2017 - 2026 the following labour market projections are forecasted for Train/Crew Operation Occupations (NOC Code 7360) Canada-wide:

  • Due to the expansion and replacement demands, job openings are expected to total 3,400.

Skill Demands

This program demands a high level of physical fitness. Good general health is required including the ability to lift and manipulate heavy weight. Some students with disabilities may require academic accommodation to equalize opportunities to meet the academic demands of a course or program.

Practical Experience

Practical experiences will take place outside no matter the weather conditions. Wear appropriate attire based on various weather conditions.
Safety Boots (Required)
Each student is required to supply their own safety boots. Safety boots must be CSA approved steel toe, leather, lace-up, 6" tall and 0.5-1" heel at a right angle from the sole. These are mandatory during all practical experiences.
Safety Glasses (Required)
If you require prescription glasses, you will also need to supply your own safety glasses. Otherwise, safety glasses will be provided to you. These are mandatory during all of your practical experiences.


Laptop Requirements

It is required that students purchase a laptop with a Windows operating system.

Internet Speed Requirements

For best performance for students learning remotely, an internet connection with a minimum of 40 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload speed is recommended in order to effectively use video conferencing and remote lecture deliver software as well as, other online resources remotely. Due to the large area over which students may be dispersed, we are unable to recommend a specific provider, so you will need to inquire around your area to find one that best suits your needs.

Minimum Laptop Requirements

In order to access the internet and virtually-delivered software and courseware, student laptops should include the following at a minimum. By meeting the following specifications, students will be equipped to access software and courseware on their laptop through the internet:

  • Intel i3 Processor or equivalent
  • 4 GB of RAM or more
  • 100 GD HDD or more
  • HD Graphics
  • Webcam with a microphone
  • Wireless 802.11n/ac 5ghz capable
  • Windows Operating System (Windows 10)


To ensure students are getting the most out of their classroom experience, some software will be required.

Lambton College has made this software easily accessible online. Students can leverage our Microsoft Office 365 software packages and services. In addition, much of the software you require for your courses will be available on demand for use on any device – on or off campus.

Kelsey Hill
Academic Administrative Assistant
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