Health Care / Medical Sciences

Students will develop specialized skills and knowledge associated with a variety of health care occupations. These include anatomy, physiology and medical based practices. Students will investigate responsibilities of health care occupations and demonstrate communication/observation skills for working in health care related fields. Opportunities for work study and associated credentials are available. Negotiated agreements with post- secondary institutions may provide further articulation, dual credit or preferred placements in accredits programs of Health Care Aide and Pharmacy Assistant.

Classes and detailed information;

  • Introductory (10 credits available) 
  • Intermediate (10 credits available) 
  • Advanced – First Responder 1 and 2 (8 credits available)

Cosmetology / Hairstylist Apprenticeship and/or Esthetics Certificate

Students will develop skills and theoretical knowledge in a dynamic, client based, full service salon. Cosmetology is an excellent introduction to many careers that include, hairstylist, esthetician, make-up artist, nail technician, massage therapist, tattoo or body piercing artist, sales representative, educator, teaching assistant, platform artist, salon/spa owner and entrepreneur. Students explore all aspects of the beauty industry, including budget, client relationships, inventory management and extensive full spectrum product knowledge.

Classes and detailed information;

  • Hairstylist Apprentice First Period (25 credits available) 
  • Hairstylist Apprentice Second Period (25 credits available)

Culinary Arts / Cook Apprentice

Students will have access to an industry grade kitchen facility and multiple food service outlets, ranging from a modern Market Place Deli, Classic Dining Room for Buffet and À la carte service, catering and hosting special events. Students will learn basic classical cuisine techniques as well as current food styles to help build on core skills, knowledge and attitudes for long term success in the cooking industry.

A teacher-chef will guide students through career pathway program planning and theoretical activities. Industry experienced Journeyman Chefs and Bakers will lead students in practical kitchen activities. Students will participate in all areas of the kitchen and food service outlets to help develop a comprehensive understanding of the hospitality industry. As cook apprentices, students will go beyond culinary skills to begin developing more business-focused skills ranging from:

  • food costing and menu planning 
  • customer service relationships 
  • inventory and stock management 
  • developing written and verbal communication skills needed in this highly competitive industry

Students will have opportunities to connect with SAIT’s Culinary Arts Program and the Hospitality Industry as networking opportunities will be encouraged and facilitated by the CTC Culinary Team. Upon completion of the program, students will be ready to challenge the first period exam and, if successful, will be given advanced standing in their trade. Students are encouraged to participate in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) so that hours may be applied to the journeyman’s ticket.

Health, Recreation & Human Services

Health Care / Medical Sciences

Students will develop specialized skills and knowledge associated with a variety of health care occupations. These include anatomy, physiology and medical based practices. Students will investigate responsibilities of health care occupations and demonstrate communication/observation skills for working in health care related fields. Opportunities for work study and associated credentials are available. Negotiated agreements with post- secondary institutions may provide further articulation, dual credit or preferred placements in accredits programs of Health Care Aide and Pharmacy Assistant.

Classes and detailed information;

  • Introductory (10 credits available) 
  • Intermediate (10 credits available) 
  • Advanced – First Responder 1 and 2 (8 credits available)

Cosmetology / Hairstylist Apprenticeship and/or Esthetics Certificate

Students will develop skills and theoretical knowledge in a dynamic, client based, full service salon. Cosmetology is an excellent introduction to many careers that include, hairstylist, esthetician, make-up artist, nail technician, massage therapist, tattoo or body piercing artist, sales representative, educator, teaching assistant, platform artist, salon/spa owner and entrepreneur. Students explore all aspects of the beauty industry, including budget, client relationships, inventory management and extensive full spectrum product knowledge.

Classes and detailed information;

  • Hairstylist Apprentice First Period (25 credits available) 
  • Hairstylist Apprentice Second Period (25 credits available)

Culinary Arts / Cook Apprentice

Students will have access to an industry grade kitchen facility and multiple food service outlets, ranging from a modern Market Place Deli, Classic Dining Room for Buffet and À la carte service, catering and hosting special events. Students will learn basic classical cuisine techniques as well as current food styles to help build on core skills, knowledge and attitudes for long term success in the cooking industry.

A teacher-chef will guide students through career pathway program planning and theoretical activities. Industry experienced Journeyman Chefs and Bakers will lead students in practical kitchen activities. Students will participate in all areas of the kitchen and food service outlets to help develop a comprehensive understanding of the hospitality industry. As cook apprentices, students will go beyond culinary skills to begin developing more business-focused skills ranging from:

  • food costing and menu planning 
  • customer service relationships 
  • inventory and stock management 
  • developing written and verbal communication skills needed in this highly competitive industry

Students will have opportunities to connect with SAIT’s Culinary Arts Program and the Hospitality Industry as networking opportunities will be encouraged and facilitated by the CTC Culinary Team. Upon completion of the program, students will be ready to challenge the first period exam and, if successful, will be given advanced standing in their trade. Students are encouraged to participate in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) so that hours may be applied to the journeyman’s ticket.

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