Investing in Shawinigan

Workforce

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Shawinigan has a large group of 261 000 skilled workers valued by the companies. And it is thanks to their tradition that such expertise is present. The men and women who make up this social fabric are known for their loyalty, know-how, creativity and versatility. It is worth noting that the region has the highest rate of skilled workers in Québec.

Excellence in training

main-doeuvre-laurentide-shawinigan 870f7The development of human resources depends on the excellence of educational institutions. The Université du Québec in Trois-Rivières, four colleges (including Collège Shawinigan) as well as several vocational training centres, including Carrefour Formation Mauricie, train over 15 000 people annually.The development of human resources depends on the excellence of educational institutions. The Université du Québec in Trois-Rivières, four colleges (including Collège Shawinigan) as well as several vocational training centres, including Carrefour Formation Mauricie, train over 15 000 people annually.

The large number of programs offered in the region contributes to the excellence of the workers. Courses in engineering and technology, as well as in several fields of science, build knowledge and the innovative character of the Shawinigan workforce.