Co-op Programmes and Opportunities

Report
DR. JOHN M. DENISON S.S.
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
Kelsey’s
What is Co-operative Education?
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Unique educational program
In-class sessions
Practical experience in the workplace
Involves the student, teacher, and placement
supervisor
• Earn high school credits
Can a Co-op Credit Count
Towards a Compulsory Credit?
• You can count 2
co-op credits
towards your 18
compulsories!
• Any other co-op
credits go towards
your 12 electives
New Electric
Co-op credits are always
offered at the ...
1. Open level
2. College level
3. M level
4. University level
Teddy Bear’s Picnic
Benefits for the Students
• Hands-on experience
• Develop maturity and
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self-confidence
Develop employability
skills
Explore a career
Networking
opportunities
Earn high school
credits
Newmarket Dental
Care
Co-op Admission Requirements
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Grade 11 or 12
Completed Co-op application
Attendance/punctuality
Interview
Permission of parent
Commitment to program
Clock Tower Inn Retirement Residence
Co-operative Education Program
• Pre-placement classes- 9 days
• Integration classes - every other Monday
• Work placement:
2 credits - 3 hours per day
3 credits – 4.5 hours per day
4 credits - 6 hours per day
Co-op students can work?
1. In the mornings
2. All day long
3. In the afternoons
4. All of the above
Holland Landing Animal
Hospital
A Typical 2 Credit Co-op Day
Sample Schedule
Period 1
Period 2
Period 3
Period 4
Period 5
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English
Math
Lunch/Travel time
Co-op Placement
Co-op Placement
(or the reverse)
Alexander Muir Public School
A Typical 4 Credit Co-op Day
Get to your placement directly
from your house
Length of work day dependent
on your employer
Go home straight from your
placement
Skilled Trades need 4 credits
Major Mack Electrical
Co-op students are evaluated
based on...
1. How they work at
their placements
2. How they work
during in-school
sessions
3. Both 1 and 2
Course Evaluation
Semester Work:
• Assignments
• Journals
• Tests
• Employer Evaluation
Summative Work:
• Employer Evaluation
• Portfolio
• Final Written Reflection
Team Building Activity
Types of Co-op Programs
• Based on students interests. Some specialty include:
• Militia
• Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
• Accelerated OYAP
• Summer Co-op
• International Co-op
• High Performance Athlete
Shopper’s Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart
Geek Power – Web Design
Spoke O Motion
Paint and Decorating – Home
Depot
Girls Inc.
Teacher’s Assistant
Militia
The Era Banner
Jardin Design Group Inc.
Shoppers Drug Mart
K9-5 Doggie Day Care
O.Y.A.P. stands for...
1. Ontario Youth
Academic
Program
2. Ontario Young
Amnesty
Professionals
3. Ontario Youth
Apprenticeship
Program
You can begin apprenticeship
training...
1. After graduation
2. While still in high
school
Ontario Youth Apprenticeship
Program
• Promote careers in
the skilled trades for
high school students
• Grade 11 and/or 12
• Begin apprenticeship
training while still in
high school
Skilled Trades
Services:
• Cook
• Baker
• Hairstylist*
• Child & Youth Worker
• Early Childhood
Education
• Appliance Service
Technician
• IT Technician
• Network Cabling
Specialist
Transportation:
• Automotive Service
Technician*
• Auto Body and Collision
Damage Repairer*
• Automotive Painter
• Motorcycle Mechanic*
• Heavy Duty Equipment
Mechanic
• Truck and Coach
Technician*
Skilled Trades
Manufacturing:
• Tool and Die Maker
• Industrial Electrician
• Industrial Millwright
• Machinist
• Mould Maker
• Industrial Woodworker
Construction:
• Brick and Stone Mason
• Electrician*
• General Carpenter
• Painter and Decorator
• Plumber*
• Refrigeration and Air
Conditioning*
• Sheet Metal Worker*
Euro Cars
Moppett School Day Care
Steve C. Robinson Woodworking
Bramden Precision CNC Machining
Accelerated OYAP
• 4 co-op credits
• Level 1
Apprenticeship
certification from a
college or training
centre
• 2nd semester of final
year
• Amazing opportunity!
Humber College, Toronto
Programs Available
• Cook
Humber College
• General Carpenter
Local 27 Training Centre
• Early Childhood
• Electrician
Humber College
Education
Seneca (King Campus)
• Automotive Service
Technician
Centennial College
• Plumber
Humber College
Local 27 Carpenters’ Union
Local 27 – Carpenters’ Union
High Performance Athlete
• 2 credits over course of full school year
• Open to grade 9-12 who are competing at the
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provincial, national and international level
Must apply
Acceptance is based on # of hours of training,
level of competition, training season and needs
of students
Students must be independent learners as
course is accessed through an on-line Moodle
If interested contact Mrs. Cherutti in Co-op
Office, Room 305
Rhythmic Gymnastic
Hockey
Aurora Tigers Junior A
Militia Co-op
• Earn 4 credits
• Offered only in 2nd
semester in Toronto
• A joint program between
the Canadian
Forces/Reserves and the
school board
• Must complete
Medical/Fitness/Aptitude
Test
International Co-op takes place
in...
1. Mexico
2. Honduras
3. Ecuador
International Co-op
(ICE) Ecuador
• 6 credits
• 14 weeks in Ecuador
• Spanish language
immersion
• Host family living
• Placements in
agriculture, community
development,
education, small
business, or social work
Colin Engel 2003
Ecuador Co-op Placement:
Farming and Education
Shannon Ritchie 2004 Ecuador: Home for the Elderly
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)
Hospitality, Business, Construction and
Environment
• Students take a bundle
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of courses
2 co-op credits
Certifications
“Reach Ahead”
opportunities
Available for students in
all streams i.e.
University, Workplace,
College and
Apprenticeship
Cobs Bread, Newmarket
If I’m interested in Co-op I
should:
1. During course selections sign up on
Career Cruising for a 2 or 4 credit Coop
2. Obtain Co-op application from Room
305. Complete it and return by due
date
3. Wait to hear from Co-op with your
interview time
Who do I contact if I have any
questions?
Co-operative Education Department
Room 305

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