CALC offers a variety of cooperative education programs to meet student’s needs.
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.
On-line 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.
Course work is done online through elearning.
One Quad Coop – 1st week of the Quadmester is in school course work, followed by 8 weeks of afternoon placements for 2 credits. Intakes November and April. (Quads 2 and 4)
Two Quad Term Coop with three intakes - September, November and February; students gain valuable workplace knowledge through an online course (1 credit) and apply this knowledge working up to 500 hours for 5 coop credits in a workplace setting.
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
Army reserve Coop (February to June only) - must apply by October.