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Off-Campus Programs Earn High School Credits for On-the-Job Experience

Chinook offers both Winter Off-Campus (Specialized) and Summer Off-Campus programs. Teachers supervise Work Experience students while they learn employability skills and this can assist students to clarify their career aspirations and to transition from school to work. Employers become valued partners in the educational process.

In order to participate in the Off-Campus programs, students must secure their own paid or volunteer position acceptable to Chinook Learning Services, with the exceptions of the summer Registered Apprenticeship (RAP) and Health Initiative programs, where they will be interviewed and may be placed into appropriate positions. Over the course of the experience, students, teachers, and employers work in collaboration to develop Learning Plans and complete evaluations.

Alberta Education recognizes the value of learning in a work setting where employability skills develop as part of job exploration and job training programs. Credits are submitted to Alberta Education and will be applied to the student's official Academic Transcript.

 

 

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