Youth Work in Trades
(formerly known as Secondary School Apprenticeship – SSA)
480 Hours of Paid Work = 16 credits Students who are working for a Trades Qualified Journey Person can earn up to 16 high school credits for 480 work based training hours. Students are registered as apprentices with the Industry Training Authority (ITA) and their hours are reported to the ITA. Students are eligible for a $1,000.00 award if, the Ministry of Education’s criteria are met.
Students must register through the Career Centre.
Work Experience 12A
Dual Credit Programs – Camosun College South Island Partnership (SIP)
While students are enrolled in secondary school, they can earn secondary school credits for graduation as well as start their post secondary career training.
Students who meet the requirements will have their tuition paid for by the School District, earn high school credits towards graduation, be enrolled as a Camosun College student and earn first year of college where appropriate.
Students typically go to Camosun in their Grade 12 year but apply in Grade 11.
For more detailed information go to: http://camosun.ca/learn/lync/ or see the Career Centre.
Applications for these programs can be picked up in the Career Centre.