Earn high school credits while gaining valuable work experience and develop important workplace essential skills. Integrates classroom theory and learning experiences at a workplace. Placements may be at the student’s paid job (meeting criteria) or as a volunteer.
Online Cooperative Education is a form of experiential learning where students can earn up to 6 credits over a two quadmester period by applying classroom theory learned on-line and integrating it into learning experiences at a workplace. Cooperative education courses include a pre-placement component, in school integration classes, reflective learning, monitoring of students at their placement, student assessment and evaluation and work experience.
One Quad COOP is also an option to earn 1-3 credits in a Quad. Available to current CALC EdVance students or students who are currently employed with weekday shifts, covered under the employer's WSIB insurance and Placement is in Toronto (M Postal Code) and are in a graduating position
Runs Quad 1 September to mid November, Quad 2 mid November to January, Quad 3 February to mid April and Quad 4 Mid April to June.
There are also opportunities to do pre-apprenticeship training in a variety of skilled trades, enroll in OYAP (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program) to gain high school credits and college credits concurrently.