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Toronto Catholic District School Board

​Technological Education

Communications Technology

Communications Technology, Grade 10, Open  TGJ2O

This course introduces students to communications technology from a media perspective. Students will work in the areas of TV/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and interactive new media and animation. Student projects may include computer-based activities such as creating videos, editing photos, working with audio, cartooning, developing animations, and designing web pages. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. Prerequisite: None
Communications Technology, Grade 11, University/College  (TGJ3M) This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will  develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live,  recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production;  radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. Prerequisite: None
Course Descriptions for Technological Education
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Communications Technology: Broadcast and Print Production, Grade 11, Open  (TGJ3O) This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of graphic communication, printing and publishing, audio and video production, and broadcast journalism. Students will work both independently and as part of a production team to design and produce media products in a project-driven environment. practical projects may include the making of signs, yearbooks, video and/or audio productions, newscasts, and documentaries. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. Prerequisite: None
Communications Technology, Grade 12, University/College  (TGJ4M) This course enables students to further develop media knowledge and skills while designing and producing projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. Students may work in the areas of TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive  new media. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues  related to communications technology, and will investigate career opportunities and challenges in a rapidly changing technological environment. Prerequisite: Communications Technology, Grade 11, University/College preparation
Communications Technology: Digital Imagery and Web Design,  Grade 12, Open  (TGJ4O) This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of photography, digital imaging, animation, 3D modelling, and web design. Students will work both independently and as part of a production team to design and produce media products in a project-driven environment. practical projects may include photo galleries, digital images, animations, 3D models, and websites. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will explore postsecondary education,  training, and career opportunities. Prerequisite: None


Computer Technology

Computer Technology, Grade 10, Open  TEJ2O)

This course introduces students to computer systems, networking, and interfacing, as well as electronics and robotics. Students will assemble, repair, and configure computers with various types of operating systems and application software. Students will build small electronic circuits and write computer programs to control simple peripheral devices or robots. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways and career opportunities in computer technology. Prerequisite: None

Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 11, University/College  (TEJ3M) This course examines computer systems and control of external devices. Students will assemble computers and small networks by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software. Students will develop knowledge and skills in electronics, robotics, programming, and networks, and will build systems that use computer programs and interfaces to control and/or respond to external devices. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about college and university programs leading to careers in computer technology. Prerequisite: None
Computer Technology, Grade 11, Workplace  (TEJ3E) This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to computer hardware, networks, operating systems, and other software. Students will use utility and application software, and learn proper procedures for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer systems and networks. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and will learn about apprenticeships and other employment opportunities in the field of computer technology that they may choose to pursue after graduation. Prerequisite: None
Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 12, University/College  (TEJ4M) This course extends students’ understanding of computer systems and computer interfacing with external devices. Students will assemble computer systems by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software, and will learn more about fundamental concepts of electronics, robotics, programming, and networks. Students will examine related environmental and societal issues, and will explore postsecondary pathways leading to careers in computer technology. Prerequisite: Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 11, University/College preparation
Computer Technology, Grade 12, Workplace  (TEJ4E) This course enables students to further develop their practical understanding of computer hardware, software, networks, and operating systems. Students will use utility and application software, and will follow proper procedures for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer systems and networks. In addition to demonstrating an understanding of the ethical use and environmental effects of computers, students will develop marketable skills and assess career opportunities in the field. Prerequisite: Computer Technology, Grade 11, Workplace preparation
 

Hairstyling and Aesthetics

Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grade 10, Open  TXJ2O

This course presents hairstyling, make-up, and nail care techniques from a salon/spa perspective. Using materials, processes, and techniques used in the industry, students learn fundamental skills in hairstyling, giving manicures and facials, and providing hair/scalp analyses and treatments.  Students will also consider related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field of hairstyling and aesthetics. Prerequisite: None
Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grade 11, Workplace  (TXJ3E) This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in cosmetology and offers a variety of applications that will equip students to provide services for a diverse clientele. Students will identify trends in the hairstyling and aesthetics industry, learn about related health and safety laws, and expand their communication and interpersonal skills through interactions with peers and clients. Students will also consider environmental and societal issues related to the industry, and will acquire a more detailed knowledge of apprenticeships and direct-entry work positions. Prerequisite: None

Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grade 12, Workplace  (TXJ4E) This course enables students to develop increased proficiency in a wide range of hairstyling  and aesthetics services. Working in a salon/spa team environment, students will strengthen their fundamental cosmetology skills and develop an understanding of common business practices  and strategies in the salon/spa industry. Students will also expand their understanding of  environmental and societal issues and their knowledge of postsecondary destinations in the  hairstyling and aesthetics industry. Prerequisite: Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grade 11, Workplace preparation 


Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality and Tourism Technology, Grade 10, Open  TFJ2O

This course provides students with opportunities to explore different areas of hospitality and tourism, as reflected in the various sectors of the tourism industry, with an emphasis on food service. Students will study culinary techniques of food handling and preparation, health and safety standards, the use of tools and equipment, the origins of foods, and event planning, and will learn about tourism attractions across Ontario. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the tourism industry. Prerequisite: None
Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, College  (TFJ3C) This course enables students to develop or expand knowledge and skills related to hospitality  and tourism, as reflected in the various sectors of the tourism industry. Students will learn about preparing and presenting food, evaluating facilities, controlling inventory, and marketing and managing events and activities, and will investigate customer service principles and the cultural and economic forces that drive tourism trends. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety standards, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry. Prerequisite: None
Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, Workplace  (TFJ3E) This course enables students to acquire knowledge and skills related to the food and beverage services sector of the tourism industry. Students will learn how to prepare, present, and serve food using a variety of tools and equipment, and will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of providing high-quality service to ensure customer satisfaction and the components of running a successful event or activity. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety practices, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the food and beverage services sector. Prerequisite: None
Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 12, College  (TFJ4C) This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the various  sectors of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate advanced food preparation and  presentation skills; increase health and wellness knowledge; develop tourism administration  and management skills; design and implement a variety of events or activities; and investigate principles and procedures that contribute to high-quality customer service. Students will  expand their awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues, and  career opportunities in the tourism industry. Prerequisite: Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, College preparation
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Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 12, Workplace  (TFJ4E) This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the food and beverage services sector of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate proficiency in using food preparation and presentation tools and equipment; plan nutritious menus, create recipes, and prepare and present finished food products; develop customer service skills; and explore event and activity planning. Students will expand their awareness of health and safety practices, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the food and beverage services sector. Prerequisite: Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, Workplace preparation  
Hospitality and Tourism Hospitality and Tourism Technology, Grade 10, Open  (TFJ2O) This course provides students with opportunities to explore different areas of hospitality and tourism, as reflected in the various sectors of the tourism industry, with an emphasis on food service. Students will study culinary techniques of food handling and preparation, health and safety standards, the use of tools and equipment, the origins of foods, and event planning, and will learn about tourism attractions across Ontario. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the tourism industry. Prerequisite: None
Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, College  (TFJ3C) This course enables students to develop or expand knowledge and skills related to hospitality  and tourism, as reflected in the various sectors of the tourism industry. Students will learn about preparing and presenting food, evaluating facilities, controlling inventory, and marketing and managing events and activities, and will investigate customer service principles and the cultural and economic forces that drive tourism trends. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety standards, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry. Prerequisite: None
Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, Workplace  (TFJ3E) This course enables students to acquire knowledge and skills related to the food and beverage services sector of the tourism industry. Students will learn how to prepare, present, and serve food using a variety of tools and equipment, and will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of providing high-quality service to ensure customer satisfaction and the components of running a successful event or activity. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety practices, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the food and beverage services sector. Prerequisite: None
Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 12, College  (TFJ4C) This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the various  sectors of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate advanced food preparation and  presentation skills; increase health and wellness knowledge; develop tourism administration  and management skills; design and implement a variety of events or activities; and investigate principles and procedures that contribute to high-quality customer service. Students will  expand their awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues, and  career opportunities in the tourism industry. Prerequisite: Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, College preparation
119T E C H N O L O G I C A L E D U C A T I O N
Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 12, Workplace  (TFJ4E) This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the food and beverage services sector of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate proficiency in using food preparation and presentation tools and equipment; plan nutritious menus, create recipes, and prepare and present finished food products; develop customer service skills; and explore event and activity planning. Students will expand their awareness of health and safety practices, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the food and beverage services sector. Prerequisite: Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, Workplace preparation