Career & Technology

Career and Technology Studies & Knowledge and Employability

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 to 9. CTS involves five main clusters composed of occupational areas with industry commonalities. 

The 5 CTS Clusters

Cluster Courses Include

  • BIT: Computing Sciences, Enterprise & Innovation, Finance Management, Information Processing, Marketing & Management, Networking.
  • HRH: Community Care Services, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Foods, Health Care Services, Human & Social Services, Legal Studies, Recreation Leadership, Tourism.
  • MDC: Media, Architecture & Industrial Design, Fashion Studies
  • NAT: Agriculture, Environmental Stewardship, Forestry, Primary Resources, Wildlife
  • TMT: Auto Body Services, Automotive Services, Aviation, Construction, Electro-Technologies, Fabrication, Logistics (Supply Chain Management), Pre-Engineering

The Career and Technology Centre (CTC)

The Career and Technology Centre (CTC) at Lord Shaughnessy High School provides continuous access to academic, industry-standard programs, certificated journeyman instructors, facilities and equipment for students seeking industry-standard credentials in high demand, highly skilled occupations. In journeyman trades, students can simultaneously earn credits in Career and Technology Studies (CTS) while completing equivalent Alberta Industry and Training (AIT) courses for their journeyman technical training.

See Career and Technology website for detailed course descriptions.

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