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Career Studies (Open) GLC2O
This compulsory course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals for future learning, work, and community involvement. Students will assess their interests, skills, and characteristics and investigate current economic and workplace trends, work opportunities and ways to search for work. The course explores postsecondary learning and career options, prepares students for managing work and life transitions, and helpsstudents focus on their goals through the development of a career plan.
 
Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education is a program designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge, attitudes and practical experience necessary for a successful transition to the working world. The primary emphasis of the Cooperative Education program is to offer students practical work experience at a job placement, under the supervision of a trained professional, and the remaining time attending classroom instruction. James Cardinal McGuigan students are offered THREE Cooperative Education options.

Grade 10 – Discovering the Workplace Co-op
(2 credit package) GLD2O
The in-school component consists of 110 hours of classroom instruction and has a value of ONE credit. The out-of-school component will consist of a minimum of 110 hours of on-the-job experience and has a value of ONE credit.
 
Grade 11 - Designing Your Future Co-op
(3 credit package) GWL3O
The in-school component consists of 110 hours of classroom instruction and has a value of ONE credit. The out-of-school component will consist of a minimum of 220 hours of on-the-job experience and has a value of TWO credits.

Grade 11 Creating Opportunities through Co-op
(2 credit package) DCO3O
This course consists of a community-connected experience and a cooperative education curriculum focused on developing skills, knowledges, and habits of mind that will support students in their learning at school and beyond, today and in the future, as well as their education and career/life planning. Students will engage in opportunities that will strengthen their inquiry, decision-making, and leadership skills. Students will create and implement a learning plan that meets their particular interest and needs, reflect on their learning and make connections between their experience in the community and other aspects of their lives.

Grade 12 - Navigating the Workplace
(3 credit package) GLN4O
The in-school component consists of 110 hours of classroom instruction and has a value of ONE credit. The out-of-school component will consist of a minimum of 220 hours of on-the-job experience and has a value of TWO credits.

Grade 12 - Accelerated OYAP Coop OYAP Information from TCDSB site
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a special program that promotes careers in the skilled trades to high school students who have obtained a minimum of 26 credits including all compulsory courses. OYAP allows students to earn 4 high school credits towards a high school diploma and gain experience under the supervision of a skilled professional at their workplace. Currently the TCDSB offers Accelerated OYAP programs in the following areas:
 
• Automotive Service Technician              • Child and Youth Worker
• Cook                                                      • Drywall, Acoustical and Lathing Applicator
• Early Childhood Educator                      • Electrician
• General Carpenter                                 • Hairstylist and Cosmetologist
• Landscaper                                            • Plumber
                                                                 • Residential Air Conditioning System Mechanic

If interested fill out the following form, SAVE it and then bring it to one of the Cooperative Education teachers. Keep in mind you can be a participant without apply, just interested.

Cooperative Education Linked to a Related Course (or Courses)
This course consists of a community-connected experience and a cooperative education curriculum that incorporates relevant expectations from the student’s related course (or courses). Students will develop skills, knowledge, and habits of mind that will support them in their learning at school and beyond, today and in the future as well as their educational and career/life planning. Students will apply, extend and refine skills and knowledge acquired in their related course or courses and will apply skills, knowledge, and habits of mind that will protect and promote their health, safety, and well-being. They will create and implement a learning plan that meets their particular interests and needs, reflect on their learning and make connections between their experience in the community and other aspects of their live
 
Leadership and Peer Support (Open) GPP3O
This course prepares students to act in leadership and peer support roles. They will design and implement a plan for contributing to their school and/or community; develop skills in communication, interpersonal relations, teamwork and conflict management and apply those skills in leadership and/or peer support roles for example as a student council member or a peer tutor. Students will examine group dynamics and learn the value of diversity within groups and communities.

Learning Strategies 1: GLS1O/GLE1O/GLE2O
Skills for Success in Seocondary School (Open)


Advance Learning Strategies: GLS4O/GLE4O/GLE3O
Skills for Success in After Seocondary School (Open)