Career & Technology

Program Overview

All CBE students may choose to attend the Career & Technology Centre (CTC), regardless of which high school they attend. The CTC provides continuous access to academic, industry-standard programs, certificated journeyperson instructors, facilities and equipment for students seeking credentials in skilled occupations. As part of their high school timetable, students may choose to access introductory, intermediate, and advanced or credential level programs.

Introductory

Students enrolled at the introductory level complete 10 level CTS courses in a variety of clusters (see below)

Intermediate

Students enrolled at the intermediate level complete 20 level CTS courses which may be associated with local credentials and certifications. Examples of this include: Esthetics Certifications, First Aid, CPR, Food Safety, Infection Control and
Workplace Safety.

Advanced

Students enrolled in the advanced level will receive 30 level credits and may also include certifications. Examples are Esthetics Certifications.

Credential and Post-Secondary

Students enrolled at the credential level complete first-period technical training courses in support of the journeyman certification in welding, hairstyling, auto body, cooking, baking and Auto Mechanics. Students are encouraged to challenge the first-period technical exams when their technical training is complete. The exams are managed and certified by Alberta Industry and Training (AIT).

Students in the introductory courses take single block classes. If a double class is required that request must go through the CTC Assistant Principal. Students wishing to register for the Credential programs must fill out and submit the
Credential application available at How To Register page. Students will be notified of their acceptance into the program.

The CTC’s programs organized by Career Clusters:

Trades, Manufacturing & Transportation

Auto Body | Auto Body Apprentice
Auto Service Technician| Dual Credential
Fabrication | Welder Apprentice
Pre-Engineering
Women in Trades

Health, Recreation & Human Services

Cosmetology                   | Hairstylist Apprentice
| Esthetics Certification
Culinary Arts| Cook Apprentice
| Baking Apprentice

Business, Administration & Finance

Business Fundamentals
Computer Science
IT Essentials

Natural Resources

Energy & Environmental Innovation
STEMester

Media, Design & Communication Arts

Media, Design & Communication                          | Broadcast Journalism and Communication
| Film/Video Production
| Audio Production


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