Off-Campus Education

Work Experience 15/25/35 3 - 10 credits per course

Please refer to p. 29 of the Detailed High School Course Guide.
Students with a volunteer position or part time job, with a regular supervisor or manager, can earn credits for work they are doing off campus and outside the regular timetable. Credits earned are based on the number of hours at the worksite (25 hours of work per credit). 

Note: All students will be placed in HCS3000, Workplace Safety Systems. Students are required to complete this 1 credit course before work hours can begin to be counted. Previously worked hours cannot be counted. Students should see the Off-Campus Coordinator for more information on registering in Work Experience.

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Up to 40 credits

Please refer to p. 30 of the Detailed High School Course Guide.
The Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) allows students to begin an apprenticeship in one of over 53 designated trades while earning their high school diploma. The goal is to achieve the first full year of apprenticeship by Grade 12 graduation. Many trades courses are available at the CT Centre (see below) to begin the RAP process. Students should see their counsellor and the Off-Campus Coordinator prior to registering in RAP. 

Unique Opportunities with the CBE

The CBE partners with a variety of businesses, non-profit organizations, and post-secondary technical institutions to offer unique opportunities and dual-credit programs that combine learning with career experiences. These are continually updated throughout the year. Check with the Off-Campus Coordinator and visit the CBE website for more information.

Career and Technology Centre (CTC)

Did you know that you have access to CTS courses outside of Western Canada High School? Be a student of Western and also take a course at the CT Centre. Opportunities are waiting for you! 

You are invited to consider the unique, hands-on opportunities available at the Career and Technology (CT) Centre. The CT Centre is located at the Lord Shaughnessy Campus, 2336 - 53 Avenue SW (403-777-7971). 

See page 34 of this booklet for an overview of the subjects offered at the CTC.
For additional opportunities to personalize your educational experience, please see the CT Centre website for a more detailed outline of course offerings and additional information.


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