EdVance COOP


You've been out of school and working long enough to gain perspective, long enough to know that education is still the answer to the career and the life you want. The trouble is you need to continue working and you need more credits to complete your high school diploma. But how do you continue working at your job and earn your diploma at the same timez. 

Please contact the EdVance COOP Office (416) 393-9740 ext. 20002.  You may use your PAID job as your placement provided you have some WEEKDAY SHIFTS, you have WSIB INSURANCE COVERAGE with your employer, and it is in TORONTO (M postal code).         

• keep your job
• work on assignments at home
• earn credits toward your diploma

The EdVance COOP program is a flexible and convenient program and gives credit for work experience while online courses are completed.

• Currently out of school (or will be soon) and available to work
• Employed full or part time (or we can help you find a volunteer placement)
• 18 - 20 years of age
• Able to access the Internet regularly on a computer
• An independent learner who is self-motivated and hard-working

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.