Co-operative Education 12 offers a unique learning experience to students in grades 11 or 12 who are 16 years or older. It is an academic credit that combines in-class learning with a work experience placement in the community. Students can earn multiple Co-op 12 credits.
Co-op registration is complete for the 2020-2021 year. If you are interested in taking Co-op in 2021-2022 pick up an application packet from the office in March 2021.
What's included in Co-op 12?
Career Path Planning
First Aid & WHMIS
Interest, Personality & Skill Surveys
80 hours of Work Experience
Occupational Health & Safety Training
Resume Building & Interview Practise
Students supply the following:
Transportation to and from placement
Appropriate clothing and footwear for work experience placement. Do not buy anything until your placement is confirmed!
Duotang or binder, pen, pencil, etc.
Print credits (can be purchased from the service desk) or ability to print in b/w and colour at home
Black, navy or dark green 3-ring binder (1-2 inch) for your professional portfolio - choose something plain or formal. Your portfolio will showcase your skills and talents to employers now and in your future. if you have the skills you may do an electronic portfolio instead.
5 tabbed dividers (for portfolio)
Students will also need a Horton Chromebook or personal tablet, laptop or access to a computer. Phones are too small for the work of this course.
Co-op is a special kind of learning opportunity with a unique application process. Students who want to take Co-op 12 need to register online AND complete the steps of the application process included in the Co-op Application Packet. Please pay attention to the course registration presentations in February/March 2021 for information on how to apply for Co-op.