Course Descritions


Trades, Manufacturing

Construction Program

The Construction Program is for all students regardless of their experience in woodworking. Enjoy access to a woodworking shop fully equipped with modern machinery, high quality hand tools, and stocked with beautiful hardwoods and high grade softwoods. Construction (formerly “Woodworking”)is an excellent way to learn craftsmanship and provides a good complement for your high school academic classes. Previous students have made their own skateboards, long boards, electric guitars,speaker-boxes,veneered chess boards, snowboards,skis,as well as tables,storage cabinets, stools, and more. Classes are a blend of Construction 10 (Introductory), Construction 20 (Intermediate ) and Construction 30 (Advanced) students.

Construction 10

(5 Credits)

Construction 10 is designed to introduce students to the planning, designing and construction of avariety of projects.Students learn the safe use of hand tools and power tools, project management, theories and practice of building with solid wood, fundamentals of wood turning (lathe), and the roles and types of manufactured woods. Projects are prescribed in order to safely learn all tools in the shop in a systematic manner.  However, students who work efficiently will have time for a project of their own interest at the end of the semester.

Construction 20

(5 Credits)

Construction 20 is for the student wanting to enhance the planning, design and construction skills that they learned in the introductory level. Students go beyond building from a plan to modifying existing plans to constructing one-of-a-kind creations. A wider array of power tools, machining techniques and wood properties are used to enhance the look and complexity of the students’ projects. Students learn to use multiple materials (wood, glass, plastics), cabinet/box construction, frame-and-panel construction, enhanced finishing techniques, and a project of their choice. Additional fees may be required for some optional projects.

Construction 30

(5 Credits)

Construction 30 is designed to further enhance student planning, designing and construction skills. Students learn proper techniques of tool maintenance, leg-and-rail construction, veneering processes, and two minor or one major advanced level project of their choice.Students completing Construction 30 will have entry level skills for the woodworking industry, as well as excellent transferable hands-on-skills that are useful for a multitude of other careers. Additional fees may be required for some optional projects.

Construction K & E Course

(by consent of Guidance) In this course, the students learn the basics of woodworking, safety and equipment used for woodworking.


Transportation

Automotive Technology 10 

(6 Credits)

This is an introductory course that will allow students to become accustomed to group work within a realistic automotive shop setting while utilizing tools and shop equipment in a safe manner in order to develop various repair and diagnosing strategies to solve problems. The classroom theory will help students develop an understanding of “how stuff works” which will aid greatly in solving any repair problems. The course will identify major systems found in most vehicles along with performing regular maintenance repair and service procedures needed. Student’s course time is divided up 80% shop work and 20% theory and will cover 6 modules for 6 credits. Students must provide their own coveralls and safety glasses.

Automotive Technology 30 Stream A (Electrical)

(6 Credits)

(Students will have to have completed the Automotive Technology Introduction as a prerequisite in order to enroll in this course) 

The “A” stream’s 6 modules examine the computerized fuel injection and ignition systems operation as well as drivability, diagnostics and engine tune –up services utilizing up to date scan tools and other modern style equipment that help keep these important systems running in today’s modern motor vehicle. This course will allow students to increase their working knowledge of the automotive shop setting while expanding their use of tools and shop equipment. Also continuing to develop their repair and diagnosing strategies in solving problems. The classroom theory will help students develop an understanding of “how stuff works” which will aid greatly in solving any repair problems. Student’s course time is divided up 80% shop work and 20% theory. Students must provide their own coveralls and safety glasses.

Automotive Technology 30 Stream B (Mechanical) 

(6 Credits)

(Students will have to have completed the Automotive Technology Introduction as a prerequisite in order to enroll in this course)

The “B” stream’s 6 modules examine the major mechanical and electronic braking systems while  performing various repairs and service, as well as the common steering and suspension systems repair and service procedures. Learn how to perform wheel alignments and service on today’s modern motor vehicles with modern equipment. This course will allow students to increase their working knowledge of the automotive shop setting while expanding their use of tools and shop equipment. Also continuing to develop their repair and diagnosing strategies in solving problems. The classroom theory will help students develop an understanding of “how stuff works” which will aid greatly in solving any repair problems. Student’s course time is divided up 80% shop work and 20% theory. Students must provide their own coveralls and safety glasses.


Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship (ASA) 

(15 Credits)

(Students will have to have completed the Automotive Technology Introduction as a prerequisite in order to enroll in this course) 

Engage in the CBE’s Dual Credit Auto Service Technician CTS program. Earn 15 ASA credits in CTS towards that counts towards an Alberta High School Diploma. Training by qualified journeyman instructor to learn about auto service technician program. Ability to challenge First Period Auto Service Technician exam upon completion. Opportunity to find summer employment 

in a related field. ILM's from Apprenticeship and Industry Training. Students who are self-starters and highly motivated are the ideal candidate for this course. Personal interviews are required before being allowed entry into this program. Students must have Steel-toed boots and Coveralls.


Auto Mechanics – Knowledge & Employability Course

(by consent of Guidance) In this course the student learns the basics of automobile mechanics, safety and equipmen tused for servicing vehicles

Trades, Manufacturing & Transportation

Course Descritions


Trades, Manufacturing

Construction Program

The Construction Program is for all students regardless of their experience in woodworking. Enjoy access to a woodworking shop fully equipped with modern machinery, high quality hand tools, and stocked with beautiful hardwoods and high grade softwoods. Construction (formerly “Woodworking”)is an excellent way to learn craftsmanship and provides a good complement for your high school academic classes. Previous students have made their own skateboards, long boards, electric guitars,speaker-boxes,veneered chess boards, snowboards,skis,as well as tables,storage cabinets, stools, and more. Classes are a blend of Construction 10 (Introductory), Construction 20 (Intermediate ) and Construction 30 (Advanced) students.

Construction 10

(5 Credits)

Construction 10 is designed to introduce students to the planning, designing and construction of avariety of projects.Students learn the safe use of hand tools and power tools, project management, theories and practice of building with solid wood, fundamentals of wood turning (lathe), and the roles and types of manufactured woods. Projects are prescribed in order to safely learn all tools in the shop in a systematic manner.  However, students who work efficiently will have time for a project of their own interest at the end of the semester.

Construction 20

(5 Credits)

Construction 20 is for the student wanting to enhance the planning, design and construction skills that they learned in the introductory level. Students go beyond building from a plan to modifying existing plans to constructing one-of-a-kind creations. A wider array of power tools, machining techniques and wood properties are used to enhance the look and complexity of the students’ projects. Students learn to use multiple materials (wood, glass, plastics), cabinet/box construction, frame-and-panel construction, enhanced finishing techniques, and a project of their choice. Additional fees may be required for some optional projects.

Construction 30

(5 Credits)

Construction 30 is designed to further enhance student planning, designing and construction skills. Students learn proper techniques of tool maintenance, leg-and-rail construction, veneering processes, and two minor or one major advanced level project of their choice.Students completing Construction 30 will have entry level skills for the woodworking industry, as well as excellent transferable hands-on-skills that are useful for a multitude of other careers. Additional fees may be required for some optional projects.

Construction K & E Course

(by consent of Guidance) In this course, the students learn the basics of woodworking, safety and equipment used for woodworking.


Transportation

Automotive Technology 10 

(6 Credits)

This is an introductory course that will allow students to become accustomed to group work within a realistic automotive shop setting while utilizing tools and shop equipment in a safe manner in order to develop various repair and diagnosing strategies to solve problems. The classroom theory will help students develop an understanding of “how stuff works” which will aid greatly in solving any repair problems. The course will identify major systems found in most vehicles along with performing regular maintenance repair and service procedures needed. Student’s course time is divided up 80% shop work and 20% theory and will cover 6 modules for 6 credits. Students must provide their own coveralls and safety glasses.

Automotive Technology 30 Stream A (Electrical)

(6 Credits)

(Students will have to have completed the Automotive Technology Introduction as a prerequisite in order to enroll in this course) 

The “A” stream’s 6 modules examine the computerized fuel injection and ignition systems operation as well as drivability, diagnostics and engine tune –up services utilizing up to date scan tools and other modern style equipment that help keep these important systems running in today’s modern motor vehicle. This course will allow students to increase their working knowledge of the automotive shop setting while expanding their use of tools and shop equipment. Also continuing to develop their repair and diagnosing strategies in solving problems. The classroom theory will help students develop an understanding of “how stuff works” which will aid greatly in solving any repair problems. Student’s course time is divided up 80% shop work and 20% theory. Students must provide their own coveralls and safety glasses.

Automotive Technology 30 Stream B (Mechanical) 

(6 Credits)

(Students will have to have completed the Automotive Technology Introduction as a prerequisite in order to enroll in this course)

The “B” stream’s 6 modules examine the major mechanical and electronic braking systems while  performing various repairs and service, as well as the common steering and suspension systems repair and service procedures. Learn how to perform wheel alignments and service on today’s modern motor vehicles with modern equipment. This course will allow students to increase their working knowledge of the automotive shop setting while expanding their use of tools and shop equipment. Also continuing to develop their repair and diagnosing strategies in solving problems. The classroom theory will help students develop an understanding of “how stuff works” which will aid greatly in solving any repair problems. Student’s course time is divided up 80% shop work and 20% theory. Students must provide their own coveralls and safety glasses.


Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship (ASA) 

(15 Credits)

(Students will have to have completed the Automotive Technology Introduction as a prerequisite in order to enroll in this course) 

Engage in the CBE’s Dual Credit Auto Service Technician CTS program. Earn 15 ASA credits in CTS towards that counts towards an Alberta High School Diploma. Training by qualified journeyman instructor to learn about auto service technician program. Ability to challenge First Period Auto Service Technician exam upon completion. Opportunity to find summer employment 

in a related field. ILM's from Apprenticeship and Industry Training. Students who are self-starters and highly motivated are the ideal candidate for this course. Personal interviews are required before being allowed entry into this program. Students must have Steel-toed boots and Coveralls.


Auto Mechanics – Knowledge & Employability Course

(by consent of Guidance) In this course the student learns the basics of automobile mechanics, safety and equipmen tused for servicing vehicles

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