Career & Technology

Career and Technology Foundations

Career and Technology Studies (CTS) and Knowledge and Employability (K&E) pathways build on the Career & Technology Foundations (CTF) inquiry-based, hands-on studies for Grades 5–9. CTS involves five main clusters composed of occupational areas with industry commonalities. 

At Arbour Lake CTF is Organized in the Following Manner

Natural Resources

Natural Resource students will learn about the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. Students will develop motivation and commitment to work towards the conservation and responsible use of air, energy, forests, land, water, and wildlife.  

Examples of previous courses: Where does your food come from? Water and Wildlife, Living Wall, Community Garden, Winter Resources   

Business

Students learn the attitudes, skills, and knowledge needed in order to implement efficient systems and strategies of management and marketing. The business cluster also includes the effective use of electronic technologies to collect, structure, manipulate, retrieve, and communicate information.  

Examples of previous courses: Digital Communications, Photography, Marketing / Advertising, Sports Journalism, Film Studies,  Money Matters, Computer Programming   

Design Studies and Technology

Students learn skills and knowledge related to the design, construction, fabrication, and maintenance of a product.  

Examples of previous courses: Interior and Digital Design, Pre-Engineering, Maker space, Engineering for Natural Disasters, Lego Design   

Human Services - Active 

Students develop and apply important attitudes, skills, and knowledge to provide care and services to people in a variety of industries and contexts, such as health care, recreation and the legal system.  

Examples of previous courses: Rec Leadership, Sports Med, Travel and Tourism, Personal Trainer, Nutrition for Athletes, Balance   

Human Services - Creative 

Students develop and apply important attitudes, skills, and knowledge to provide care and services to people in a variety of industries and contexts, such as cosmetology, the food industry, and the fashion industry system.  

Examples of previous courses: Fashion, Foods, Sewing   

Applied Technology 

Students learn skills and knowledge related to the design, construction, fabrication, and maintenance of a product.

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