Canadian Vocational Association

The Canadian Vocational Association was created in 1960 by federal charter as a non-profit organization to promote and foster education and training which leads to occupational competence.

It aims to provide:

  • To provide active national leadership in all types of vocational / technological education and training.
  • To assist provincial and local communities in promoting vocational education and training.
  • To create a national and international forum for the study and discussion of vocational education and training.
  • To encourage the promotion, development and improvement of all vocational programs within the context of lifelong learning.
  • To promote the DACUM (Developing A CUrriculum Model), a methodology designed to facilitate the development of performance-based training / learning programs and activities.