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OFF CAMPUS EDUCATION

Are you a high school student currently working? Why not sign up for one of our Off-Campus Education Programs. Below are 3 programs available to register for.

Work Experience

Work Experience is a program designed to create an opportunity for students to earn high school credits and experience the World of Work first-hand.  Students may be in a paid or volunteer position.  Students can earn up to 30 high school credits, 15 of these can be used for graduation requirements.  Students must complete HCS 3000 (Workplace Safety Systems) before starting Work Experience.  See Mr. Canadine in the Off-Campus Office (250) to register or for more information.

 

Earn while you learn!

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)

This program provides senior high school students the opportunity to earn credits in high school and gain on-the-job training and hours that can be applied towards an apprenticeship.  Students can earn up to 40 credits.  All students must complete HCS 3000 (Workplace Safety Systems) before starting RAP.  Students apply these hours towards the first year of their apprenticeship.  Students are registered with Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) and receive their Blue Book.  See Mr. Canadine in the Off-Campus Office (250) to register or for more information.

 

Earn while you learn!

Green Certificate Program

This program is a joint endeavor between Alberta Education and Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.  Participants learn by actively performing skills required under the direction of experienced farm personnel and provides students with credentials that could lead to a career in agribusiness.  Students must complete AGR 3000 (Agricultural Safety) prior to registering.  Students can earn up to 16 credits.  There are 14 different specializations to choose from.  See Mr. Canadine in the Off-Campus Office (250) to register or for more information.

 

Why Should Students Enroll in Off-Campus Education?

-Students earn high school credits that can help them meet graduation requirements and earn the “Blue Cord” at the graduation ceremony.

-Grades earned in Off-Campus Education can be used as part of an average for early admission when applying to competitive programs in post-secondary schools.

-Grades in Off-Campus education can be used as part of the calculation for the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship.

-Students learn life-long skills outside the regular classroom setting.

-Students start to build an improved resume/portfolio that will benefit them when seeking future employment.

-Improved safety in the workplace.  Students are supervised on a regular basis and work sites must be approved.  Students complete HCS 3000 (Workplace Safety) before enrolling in Off-Campus Education


For more information contact Mr. Canadine

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