Career & Technology

Career Pathways - K&E/CTS Courses

Students at Jack James are able to choose from a variety of Career & Technology Strategy (CTS) courses, where they learn the skills and gain the confidence necessary for success in the world of work.

CBE students have several options for obtaining CTS credits:

CTS and/or K&E courses currently offered on-campus at Jack James High School:

Courses Explore your Creativity: Art, Animation & Design, Band*, Choral*, Creative Cosmetology, Fashion, Film/Television Production & Photography (Comm Tech)

 Explore your Community: Aboriginal Studies, Human Care & Child Care, Leadership, Outdoor Education 

Explore the Trades:  Auto Body, Auto Mechanics*, Building Construction, Cabinetry*, Cosmetology*, Electrical & Plumbing, Foods, Horticulture & Green House, Welding*, Welding (girls only)*, Women in the Trade   

(*classes are offered at Forest Lawn)

The 5 CTS Clusters

  • Business, Administration, Finance & Information Technology (BIT)
  • Health, Recreation & Human Services (HRH)
  • Media, Design & Communication Arts (MDC)
  • Natural Resources (NAT)
  • Trades, Manufacturing & Transportation (TMT)

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: Communication Technology, Design Studies, 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) 
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