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20th Century World History 12

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With the fall of empires, the rise of nationalism, and the development of technology, conflict...

20th Century World History 12

Social Studies

With the fall of empires, the rise of nationalism, and the development of technology, conflict and crisis characterized the twentieth century world. Topics include the post WWI world with its rise of dictators, civil and global wars, the Middle East and terrorism, and human rights movements. Collaborative forum discussions include current events and their historic and political origins and challenge students to make reasoned judgments. Besides a variety of activities, this course also requires some presentations in the virtual online class and provides project choices per term.

Major Units & Topics

WWI, Shaping the Middle East, Russian Revolution and Communism, Rise of Fascism, WWII, China, 1911-1949, Nuclear Age/Cold War, Genocides, Human Rights, Conflict in Middle East, Terrorism. (Subject to change as course is under construction.)

Assessment

Presently under revision

Prerequisites

Social Studies 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Accounting 12

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ADST

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Accounting 12 builds on the concepts covered in Accounting 11. Students will use templated spreadsheets...

Accounting 12

ADST

Accounting 12 builds on the concepts covered in Accounting 11. Students will use templated spreadsheets (Google Sheets, Excel) to extends learning to include the concepts of inventory, taxation, depreciation and advanced financial statements. This course is ideal for the student wanting to pursue a career in accounting or book keeping or who may operate a small business in the future.

Major Units & Topics

Product Accounting/ Taxes

Different Ledgers and Journals

Working through the entire accounting cycle for merchandising companies

Like most other subjects, success in accounting comes through hard work and repetition of new ideas. For this reason the majority of our time will be spent on working through accounting problems, with a smaller portion of allotted to working with vocabulary and theory.

Assessment

Homework/In class assignments 60%

Tests 40%

Prerequisites

Accounting 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Active Living (PE) 12

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Physical and Health Education

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Blended

Earn credit while working toward a healthier lifestyle! Along with your in-class physical activity, the...

Active Living (PE) 12

Physical and Health Education

Earn credit while working toward a healthier lifestyle! Along with your in-class physical activity, the backbone of PHE12 is the structure and support of weekly logs. The goal is to help you remain accountable to a lifestyle of physical activity. In the meanwhile, you’ll learn from important, complementary lessons on nutrition, emotional health and safe practices while exercising.

Major Units & Topics

Managing Stress, Sports Injuries, Anatomy, Leadership

Assessment

Classroom skill and participation 40%

Weekly Logs 30%

Assignments 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Active Living (PE) 12

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Physical and Health Education

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Students learn to take the initiative of establishing a physically active lifestyle as they realize...

Active Living (PE) 12

Physical and Health Education

Students learn to take the initiative of establishing a physically active lifestyle as they realize how important it is to their overall health and well-being.

Major Units & Topics

Weekly PE Logs, Forum Response, V-Class, Fitness Test, Videos, Quizzes, Written Assignments, Student Self-Assessments (Still working on this class)

Assessment

Weekly activities = 55%

Videos = 15%

Written Assignments = 15%

Participation = 5%

Student Self-Assessments = 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Anatomy and Physiology 12 (Biology)

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Science

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The topics covered in Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 12) are of interest to anyone looking...

Anatomy and Physiology 12 (Biology)

Science

The topics covered in Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 12) are of interest to anyone looking to learn in more depth about how the human body works. In this class you will study how the cell functions and what it needs to remain healthy, gene expression through protein synthesis, as well as study the functioning of the human body by looking at the major organ systems as they relate to homeostasis.

Major Units & Topics

Cell structure, genetics, metabolism and body systems.

Assessment

Tests 50%

Assignments 50%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Anatomy and Physiology 12 (Biology)

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Science

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Blended

This course comprises of a combination of at home study, with in class learning, exploration,...

Anatomy and Physiology 12 (Biology)

Science

This course comprises of a combination of at home study, with in class learning, exploration, labs, case studies, as well as group projects. The content of cellular and human biology will be explored. The method is of active learning and participation, with problem solving and continuing to develop communication techniques with peers. Students will develop an appreciation for labs as well as the uniqueness and complexity of their own body.

Major Units & Topics

Biochemistry (basic chemistry, homeostasis, major biological molecules, cell structure and function, metabolism and enzymes, DNA structure, DNA synthesis, Protein synthesis, cellular respiration); The Human body (organization, digestive system, circulatory system, respiratory system, nervous system, urinary system, reproductive system), Inquiry based learning Labs

Assessment

Tests/Quizzes 35%

Assignments 35%

Labs 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

AP Calculus (AB)

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Math

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AP Calculus prepares students for university courses. If this course is taken, along with the...

AP Calculus (AB)

Math

AP Calculus prepares students for university courses. If this course is taken, along with the AP Exam, university credit can be given for first year calculus. Both differentiation and integration are covered. Online videos help to explain topics covered in the course. This is an excellent course for students interested in science, mathematics or engineering.

Major Units & Topics

Limits

Differentiation

Graph Behaviour

Applications of Differentiation

Integration

History of Calculus

Transcendentals

Differential Equations and Applications of Integration

Assessment

40% quizzes

60% tests

Prerequisites

Pre-Calculus 12

Time Commitment

200-240 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Tuition

AP Psychology

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Other

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This course introduces students to the systematic and scientific study of the behaviour and mental...

AP Psychology

Other

This course introduces students to the systematic and scientific study of the behaviour and mental processes of humans and animals and explores psychological facts, principles, and phenomena within major subfields as well as examines ethics and research methods used by psychologists. Learning about the field of psychology through readings, discussions, lectures, and hands-on activities enable students to write a successful AP exam which provides them with college credit if they score a 4 or 5 on the exam.

Major Units & Topics

Unit 1: History and Approaches    

Unit 2: Research Methods

Unit 3: Biological Bases of Behavior

Unit 4: Sensation and Perception     

Unit 5: States of Consciousness

Unit 6: Learning

Unit 7: Cognition and Memory

Unit 8: Developmental Psychology

Unit 9: Personality

Unit 10: Intelligence  

Unit 11: Motivation and Emotions

Unit 12: Abnormal Psychology

Unit 13: Treatment/Therapy

Unit 14: Social Psychology

Assessment

Reading assignments, activities, labs 20%

Participation (v-classes and forums) 10%

Projects/Presentations (brain, learning theories, emotions) 20%

Quizzes/Unit Tests (cumulative) 50%

Prerequisites

none

Time Commitment

200-240 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Tuition

Applied Skills (Woodwork) 12

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ADST

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Online

Applied Skills is a project-based course where you can get guidance and support as you...

Applied Skills (Woodwork) 12

ADST

Applied Skills is a project-based course where you can get guidance and support as you work. By the end of the course, you will have learned the essentials of workplace safety and have completed three projects you can be proud of.

Major Units & Topics

Project-based learning

Assessment

Proposal/Planning 30%

Weekly Logs 20%

Presentation 50%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Art Studio 12

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Arts Education

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This course will explore 3D art forms in depth while continuing to build students’ drawing...

Art Studio 12

Arts Education

This course will explore 3D art forms in depth while continuing to build students’ drawing and painting skills. Students will complete projects using a variety of media forms including sculpting and printmaking. Students will view well-known works of art, engage in art criticism, visit online art galleries, participate in online forums, and create an online portfolio.
Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Major Units & Topics

Contemporary Art forms, relief printing, Balance in Art, Impressionism & Post-Impressionism Art forms

Assessment

20% Sketches

10% Discussions & Forums

50% Projects

10% Online e-Portfolio

10% Critiques

Prerequisites

Visual Arts 12 is designed for students who have completed a Visual Arts 10 course, or who have prior experience with materials, processes, and techniques for drawing and painting.

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Art Studio 12

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Arts Education

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Blended

In Blended Art Studio 12 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The...

Art Studio 12

Arts Education

In Blended Art Studio 12 students will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. The course is designed to assist with learning the skills required to successfully complete projects aligned with your interests. Work with a variety of media, such as pencil, charcoal, conte, pastel, ink, acrylic paint, and 3D materials, while learning about the visual elements and principles of design. Build an online portfolio, view work completed by other students, and participate in critiques.

Level: Basic to Advanced

Major Units & Topics

Contemporary Art forms, Elements of Art, Drawing

Assessment

Projects = 40%

Sketchbook Assignments = 20%

Critiques & Presentations = 20%

Online Portfolio = 10%

Class Participation (Forums, Discussions, Behavior, Overall) = 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Automotive Technology 12

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ADST

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Aimed at young drivers-to-be, this course explains the fundamentals of auto mechanics, describes the 250...

Automotive Technology 12

ADST

Aimed at young drivers-to-be, this course explains the fundamentals of auto mechanics, describes the 250 most important car parts and how they work, teaches the basics of servicing, maintaining, and repairing the typical automobile.

Major Units & Topics

Shop Safety, Exhaust & Emissions, Electrical Systems, Cooling Systems, Brakes

Assessment

Theory 60%

Practical 40%

Prerequisites

Automotive Technology 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Bible 12

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Other

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Bible 12 focuses on providing students with the opportunity to explore their worldview and personal...

Bible 12

Other

Bible 12 focuses on providing students with the opportunity to explore their worldview and personal beliefs while focusing on church history and a personal project. Students gain awareness about the holistic nature of learning and explore the spiritual dimension of their identity.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment

Assignments 30%

Collaboration 20%

Projects 50%

Formative Assessment - no gradebook mark

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Tuition

Calculus 12

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Math

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Online

Calculus 12 prepares students for university courses, however this course does not give credit for...

Calculus 12

Math

Calculus 12 prepares students for university courses, however this course does not give credit for first year calculus. Both differentiation and integration are covered. Online videos help to explain topics covered in the course. This is an excellent course for students interested in science, mathematics or engineering.

Major Units & Topics

Limits, differentiation, graph behaviour, applications of differentiation, integration, history of calculus, and differential equations.

Assessment

40% quizzes

60% tests

Prerequisites

Pre-Calculus 12

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Career Life Connections 12

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Career Education

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Online

Students learn how to effectively manage their life journey toward preferred future possibilities, developing the...

Career Life Connections 12

Career Education

Students learn how to effectively manage their life journey toward preferred future possibilities, developing
the confidence, knowledge, and competencies necessary to succeed in an ever-changing world.

Major Units & Topics

"Career-life development includes ongoing cycles of exploring, planning, reflecting, adapting, and deciding. Career-life decisions influence and are influenced by internal and external factors, including local and global trends. Engaging in networks and reciprocal relationships can guide and broaden career-life awareness and options. A sense of purpose and career-life balance support well-being. Lifelong learning and active citizenship foster career-life opportunities for people and communities."

Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Chemistry 12

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Science

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This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical science or engineering in...

Chemistry 12

Science

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical science or engineering in university. Chemistry 12 is a physical chemistry course concentrating on quantitative and qualitative analysis of chemical equilibria. Reaction mechanisms, solubility products, acids and bases, oxidation and reduction reactions, and electrochemistry are all addressed in this curriculum. Although different in content, this material builds on the concepts covered in Chemistry 11. In addition, a thorough understanding of algebra will be required in this course because of its significant mathematical component.

Major Units & Topics

Reaction Kinetics, Chemical Equilibrium, Solubility Equilibrium, Acid and Bases, Oxidation and Reduction Reactions

Assessment

Assignments: 20%

Labs: 20%

Quizzes: 10%

Tests: 45%

Weekly Summary 5%

Prerequisites

Chemistry 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Chemistry 12

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Science

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Blended

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical science or engineering in...

Chemistry 12

Science

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical science or engineering in university. Chemistry 12 is a physical chemistry course concentrating on quantitative and qualitative analysis of chemical equilibria. Reaction mechanisms, solubility products, acids and bases, oxidation and reduction reactions, and electrochemistry are all addressed in this curriculum. Although different in content, this material builds on the concepts covered in Chemistry 11. In addition, a thorough understanding of algebra will be required in this course because of its significant mathematical component.

Major Units & Topics

Reaction Kinetics, Chemical Equilibrium, Solubility Equilibrium, Acid and Bases, Oxidation and Reduction Reactions

Assessment
Prerequisites

Chemistry 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Choral Music 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Choral Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals...

Choral Music 12

Arts Education

The Choral Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals while receiving high school credit for their work. Students enroll in private or group music lessons and submit highlights and demonstrations of their learning. Assignments and forums encourage a broad spectrum of musical disciplines including music analysis, history and creative assignments.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship, Music in Self and Community, Music Vocabulary, Music History, Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Comparative Cultures 12

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Social Studies

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Online

Explore some past and present civilizations across the continents through their values, beliefs, societies, and...

Comparative Cultures 12

Social Studies

Explore some past and present civilizations across the continents through their values, beliefs, societies, and arts. Cultures share similarities and differences. And civilizations rise and fall. Cultures interact and exchange ideas. By studying these elements of culture and cultural expression, students will apply historical thinking as well as problem solving skills to some big questions. Through a variety of activities and choices, students will be challenged to make connections with the past and the present.

Major Units & Topics

Prologue to Cultures, Middle Eastern Culture, Western Culture, Eastern Culture, Latin Culture, African Culture

Assessment

Assignments/Projects - 50%

Quizzes/Tests - 35%

Collaborative Forums - 15%

Prerequisites

Social Studies 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Core French 12

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Second Languages

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Blended

In this course, students will learn concepts and vocabulary related to business and industry, reason...

Core French 12

Second Languages

In this course, students will learn concepts and vocabulary related to business and industry, reason and imagination, emergency situations and family and community. Students spend about 60% of their time in Rosetta Stone, our “textbook”, working on grammar lessons, practicing those lessons by reading and recording stories, playing games and engaging in live tutoring sessions with native speakers. The rest of the course is comprised of teacher-created written, grammar and speaking assignments along with monthly virtual classes with the class to practice speaking skills.

Major Units & Topics

Business/industry, Reason/Imagination, Emergency situations and family and community.

Assessment

Rosetta Stone progress reports 60%

Quizzes, grammar tutorials, virtual classes and major assignments 40%

Prerequisites

French 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Dance Choreography 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Dance Choreography 12 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and...

Dance Choreography 12

Arts Education

The Dance Choreography 12 course offers students both the exploration of the choreographic process and the basic tools used in choreography. Students will learn through improvisations, assignments, forum discussions, and the completion of a piece that will be presented at the end of each term. Journals will also play an important role in the learning process for reflection of the creative process of choreography.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance, Choreographing your own Dance, Dance Vocabulary, Dance Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Dance Technique and Performance 12

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Arts Education

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The Dance Technique and Performance 12 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance...

Dance Technique and Performance 12

Arts Education

The Dance Technique and Performance 12 course will teach students basic dance technique and performance qualities developed from the elements of movement. Through a progressive approach, students can expect to improve in strength, flexibility, stamina, balance, and coordination; in addition to building confidence and building trust with one another. Students are expected to participate in dance classes, reflect and report on a weekly basis and submit term recordings demonstration personal progress.

Major Units & Topics

Elements of Dance, Dance Safety, Dance Vocabulary, Skills and Attitude, Dance Analysis, Performance

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Drama 12

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Arts Education

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Online

Drama 12 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced...

Drama 12

Arts Education

Drama 12 is intended as an overview to dramatic and theatrical arts. Students are introduced to basic theatrical, stage and film terminology; the origins of Western Theatre; basic elements and principles of theatrical performance and technologies; and the process of constructive critique. This course is designed to develop an appreciation for and understanding of the theater. Participation in performance outside of the classroom environment is mandatory, and students are required to attend at least one live theatrical presentation.

Major Units & Topics

Value of Drama, Vocabulary, Show Reflection, Play Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Drama 12

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Arts Education

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Blended

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances....

Drama 12

Arts Education

Students will use the creative process to suspend their disbelief and create compelling dramatic performances. Infusing the use of improvisational and group activities, students will enhance their skills in vocal and physical performance to create dynamic characters, reflecting on and assessing their personal processes. Students will create, write, and perform in small groups, applying theatrical techniques. Students will gain an understanding of appropriate stage terminology and process. Students will experience the life of a play from auditions to the curtain call, through the performance of a class production, performed at the TLA One Act Play Drama Festival in June

Major Units & Topics

Movements & Vocal Characterizations

Theatre Company Personnel

Scene Creation & Advanced Storytelling

Social & Cultural Issues Playbuilding

Production Auditions, Rehearsals & Performance

Self-Reflection & Evaluations

Assessment

Assignments = 15%

Presentations = 25%

Final Scene Performances = 25%

Active Participation = 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

English Studies 12

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English Language Arts

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Online

In English Language Arts 12 we hold a high academic standard for written English and...

English Studies 12

English Language Arts

In English Language Arts 12 we hold a high academic standard for written English and encourage students to think critically about what they read and view. Students will delve into the study of media, short stories, poetry, modern drama, Shakespeare and effective essay writing as they prepare to write their English 12 provincial exam.

Major Units & Topics

Media studies, Shakespeare, Essay Writing, Dramas, Podcasts, Classic Novel Study, Provincial Exam Preparation. (Course still in development)

Assessment

Assignments - 60%

Module Quizzes - 10%

Participation 10%

Exams - 20%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Food Studies 12

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ADST

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Online

Cooking or baking, if the culinary arts are your passion then this is the class...

Food Studies 12

ADST

Cooking or baking, if the culinary arts are your passion then this is the class for you. Learn a lifelong skill. Parent assessment in marking labs is required, and photos of lab work must also be submitted.

Major Units & Topics

TBD

Assessment

Assignments, quizzes, forums, video = 30%

Labs = 70%

Prerequisites

Food Studies 10 or 11 if they only have minimal experience

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Forensics 12

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Other

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Online

Every time a crime is committed, a virtual trail of incriminating evidence is left behind...

Forensics 12

Other

Every time a crime is committed, a virtual trail of incriminating evidence is left behind just waiting to be found and analyzed. In Forensics 12, you’ll learn even more about the powerful science of forensics and how it has changed the face of crime and justice in our world. You will learn some basic scientific principles used in the lab, such as toxicology, material analysis, microscopy, and forensic anthropology and find out how scientists use everything from insects to bones to help them solve crimes. Discover how advanced techniques and methodical processes can lead to catching even the craftiest criminal. The best way to battle crime these days is not with a weapon, but with science.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment

Assignments 30%

Projects 30%

Test and Quizzes 40%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Foundations of Math 12

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Math

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Online

This course focuses on problem solving and analysis, trying, where possible, to set the mathematics...

Foundations of Math 12

Math

This course focuses on problem solving and analysis, trying, where possible, to set the mathematics within a real world context. Students will typically take this to fulfill their Math 11 graduation requirement and as a terminal math course. Critical thinking in a mathematical setting is the primary goal of the course.

Major Units & Topics

Analyzing puzzles and games that involve numerical and logical reasoning, using problem-solving strategies. Solving problems that involve compound interest in financial decision making. Collecting primary or secondary data (statistical or informational) related to the topic.

Assessment

Notes & Practice Questions - 15%

Assignments- 25%

Tests - 60%

Prerequisites

Foundations of Math 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

German 12

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Second Languages

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Online

This course uses the newest version of Rosetta Stone called TOTALe as its textbook. It...

German 12

Second Languages

This course uses the newest version of Rosetta Stone called TOTALe as its textbook. It includes grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, speaking and pronunciation exercises. Practice activities and live tutoring sessions with German native speakers reinforce the learning. Additionally, the teacher supplements the program with speaking and writing assignments, exposure to German culture, and regular class meetings to provide students with practical application and grammar help.

Major Units & Topics

Business/industry, Reason/Imagination, Emergency situations and family and community.

Assessment

Rosetta Stone progress reports 60%

Quizzes, grammar tutorials, virtual classes and major assignments 40%

Prerequisites

German 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Humanities 12

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English Language Arts
Social Studies

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Blended

Humanities 12 weaves literature, language, biographical memoirs, history and current events into a single, exciting...

Humanities 12

English Language Arts
Social Studies

Humanities 12 weaves literature, language, biographical memoirs, history and current events into a single, exciting learning experience which fulfills the competencies for both English Studies 12 and 20th Century World History 12. The Humanities 12 program is a fast-paced, project-based learning environment involving high-level thinking, weekly peer collaboration, and intense debate. This is a senior level course designed for students who want to understand and discuss world events and issues. Students should be prepared to strive for excellence, complete consistent homework demands, and communicate consistently and openly both online and in class. Commitment and dedication are key for success in this course.

Major Units & Topics

Unit One (Sept): 1919 Europe & Treaty of Versailles, Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare’s sonnets, scene/sonnet slams

Unit Two (Oct/Nov): 1919-1933 political tension, 20’s culture, The Great Gatsby, newspaper writing

Unit Three (Nov-Jan): 1933-1945 Depression & WWII, Hiroshima, WW2 Board Games

Unit Four (Jan-Mar): 1945-1963 Cold War, the Arab world, South Africa, Civil Rights, World Issues Debate, Langston Hughes poetry, speech analysis, essay writing

Unit Five (Mar-June): 1963-2015 world unrest, Canada in Afghanistan, Letters to My Daughters, personal TEDx Talks

Assessment

Tests/Quizzes ~20%

Homework Assignments & Completion (done on time/each week) ~30%

Projects ~30%

Class Participation (Group work, Behavior, Overall) ~20%

Prerequisites

Explorations in Social Studies 11, Language Arts 11

Time Commitment

200 - 240 hours

Credits Earned

8

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$300

Instrumental Music 12

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Arts Education

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Online

The Instrumental Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals...

Instrumental Music 12

Arts Education

The Instrumental Music 12 program offers students the opportunity to pursue their personal musical goals while receiving high school credit for their work. Students enroll in private or group music lessons and submit highlights and demonstrations of their learning. Assignments and forums encourage a broad spectrum of musical disciplines including music analysis, history and creative assignments.

Major Units & Topics

Musicianship, Music in Self and Community, Music Vocabulary, Music History, Music Analysis

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Law Studies 12

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Social Studies

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Online

As a Canadian citizen, do you know your legal rights and responsibilities? Although laws protect...

Law Studies 12

Social Studies

As a Canadian citizen, do you know your legal rights and responsibilities? Although laws protect society, these legislative acts definitely affect us and change over time. This courses covers four key areas: fundamentals of law, including the court system the constitution, and the history of law; criminal law, including trials and sentencing; civil law, including tort and contract law, and finally family law, including marriage, adoption, children, and wills. And in all areas, how does Canadian legislation concern the First Peoples? Understanding Canada’s legal system allows you to make a difference in society.

Major Units & Topics

Fundamentals of Law, Criminal Law, Civil Law, Family Law

Assessment

Assignments/Projects - 50%

Module Tests - 30%

Collaborative Forums - 20%

Prerequisites

Social Studies 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Leadership 12

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Other

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Online

This course is specially designed to offer a broad range of avenues that will empower...

Leadership 12

Other

This course is specially designed to offer a broad range of avenues that will empower each student to graciously accept the challenge of leadership. The challenge of leadership aims to improve the student’s understanding of how human behaviour affects the functioning of any given organization. Each student is given the opportunity to explore their personal leadership style, as well as implement and design a Student Council. Students learn and apply key elements of an effective leader in their everyday life. The transferable skills and benefits gained by successfully completing this course are integral to life itself.

Participants of this course are the voice for the student body at large. It encourages active student participation and a subtle invitation into social circles that otherwise may not have been encountered or established. It is an ideal medium through which the key initiatives help to forge a bond among the students reinforcing self-esteem, character, and success.

Major Units & Topics
Assessment

Meeting attendance: 20%

Overall participation and execution of TLA Student Council Role: 30%

Communication to Teacher and Fellow Peers (must respond within 1-2 business days): 20%

Assignment completion and accuracy: 30%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online, however, there is the need for the students to meet as a Student Council every 1-2 weeks at TLA Hawthorne. There is also the possibility of 1 face-to-face meeting with the teacher in either the 2nd or 3rd term.

Tuition

0

Literary Studies 12

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English Language Arts

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Online

Literary Studies 12 is a structured, project-based online course designed to provide students with an...

Literary Studies 12

English Language Arts

Literary Studies 12 is a structured, project-based online course designed to provide students with an historical overview of the “great works” of the literature of England, from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Twentieth Century. Options for customization and personalization of the course are available in consultation with the teacher. Students can expect to analyse and synthesize the trends in literature through visual, oral and written presentations.

Major Units & Topics

Critical and Personal Response to Literature

The Literary Tradition of the English Language

Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Literature

Renaissance and 17th Century Literature

18th Century and Romantic Literature

Literary Analysis

Assessment

10 written and/or multi-media assignments, each worth 10%

Prerequisites

Language Arts 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Musical Theatre 12

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Arts Education

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Online

Musical Theatre 12 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing...

Musical Theatre 12

Arts Education

Musical Theatre 12 focuses on developing singing/acting/movement skills in a variety of musical theatre performing styles. This class lays the foundation for musical theatre performance through learning to use your own personal voice type to sing different kinds of songs, learning to analyze the lyrics to find out how to communicate the story through vocal and physical expression, and learning to develop the character in order to bring the song to life through singing,acting and dancing. Students will also learn to overcome stage fright, and build their confidence through weekly reflection, forum discussions and other practical assignments. Students are expected to participate in a musical theatre production of their choosing that will coincide with this course.

Major Units & Topics

Musical Theatre Vocabulary, Theatre Ettiquette, Play Analysis, Acting the Song, Choreography, Audition Preparation, Showcase Reflection

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Photography 12

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Arts Education

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Online

In today’s world, photographs are all around us, including in advertisements, on websites, and hung...

Photography 12

Arts Education

In today’s world, photographs are all around us, including in advertisements, on websites, and hung on our walls as art. Many of the images that we see have been created by professional photographers. In this Media Arts course, we will focus our attention on various aspects of professional photography, delving deeper into photography building on prior year’s learning.

Major Units & Topics

Photography as a Career, Photography Critiques, Software, Darkrooms, Stock Photography, Photojournalism, Wedding Photography

Assessment

50% Assignments

20% Quizzes

15% Discussion

15% Exams

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Physical Geography 12

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Social Studies

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Online

Discover how natural processes and human activities impact the landscape, populated regions, and global climate....

Physical Geography 12

Social Studies

Discover how natural processes and human activities impact the landscape, populated regions, and global climate. By understanding connections between the physical and biological environments, students investigate elements of the earth sciences, explore some of the world’s interesting places, and evaluate their responsibility for this place. This course provides a variety of activities and choices, including presentations in the virtual online class.

Major Units & Topics

Mapping and Cartography, Landforms, Tectonics, Geology, Water, Weather and Climate, Biomes, Environment, Landscape Ecology. (Subject to change as course is under construction.)

Assessment

Assignments/Projects - 50%

Quizzes/Tests - 30%

Participation (note-taking tasks and collaborative forums) - 20%

Prerequisites

Social Studies 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Physics 12

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Science

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Online

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical sciences, astronomy or engineering...

Physics 12

Science

This course is designed for students who intend to pursue physical sciences, astronomy or engineering in university. Physics 12 covers a broad range of classical physics material including kinematics and dynamics in multiple dimensions, circular motion and dynamics, gravity, statics and electromagnetism. This integrated course requires a thorough understanding of Physics 11 and an aptitude for mathematics.

Major Units & Topics

Kinematics, Dynamics, Circular Motion, Electrostatics and Electromagnetism.

Assessment

Assignments - 35%

Labs - 25%

Tests - 40%

Prerequisites

Physics 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Pre-Calculus 12

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Math

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Online

Pre-Calculus 12 prepares students to solve problems, communicate and reason mathematically, and make connections between...

Pre-Calculus 12

Math

Pre-Calculus 12 prepares students to solve problems, communicate and reason mathematically, and make connections between mathematics and its applications. The virtual lessons in Study Forge give audio and visual information, helping the student become mathematically literate, and learn to appreciate and value mathematics. Pre-Calculus 12 is designed for students headed to college or university where a high level of mathematics is needed. This course will also prepare a student for AP Calculus.

Major Units & Topics

Function transformations, Polynomial and Rational Functions, Function operations, Trigonometric functions, identities and equations, Exponents and Logarithms, Sequence and Series, Conics.

Assessment

15% Assignments

15% Homework

40% Tests

30% Projects

Prerequisites

Pre-Calculus 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Pre-Calculus 12

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Math

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Blended

Pre-Calculus 12 prepares students to solve problems, communicate and reason mathematically, and make connections between...

Pre-Calculus 12

Math

Pre-Calculus 12 prepares students to solve problems, communicate and reason mathematically, and make connections between mathematics and its applications. The virtual lessons in Study Forge give audio and visual information, helping the student become mathematically literate, and learn to appreciate and value mathematics. Pre-Calculus 12 is designed for students headed to college or university where a high level of mathematics is needed. This course will also prepare a student for AP Calculus.

Major Units & Topics

vFunction transformations, Polynomial and Rational Functions, Function operations, Trigonometric functions, identities and equations, Exponents and Logarithms, Sequence and Series, Conics.

Assessment

15% Assignments

15% Homework

40% Tests

30% Projects

Prerequisites

Pre-Calculus 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Cloverdale

Tuition

$150

Psychology 12

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Other

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Online

This introductory psychology course examines principles, approaches, and perspectives that psychologists use in their studies...

Psychology 12

Other

This introductory psychology course examines principles, approaches, and perspectives that psychologists use in their studies to explain human behavior and mental processes. As students investigate key topics and review some case studies, they gain an understanding of themselves as well as other people. Some of the unit topics include neuroscience, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning and motivation, and personality and psychological disorders. And by exploring a topic of personal interest, students broaden their understanding of this discipline, sharpen their own perspective, and develop better critical thinking and research skills.

Major Units & Topics

Intro to Psychology

Psychologists and Research Methods

Neuroscience; Sensation, Perception and Consciousness

Learning, Memory, and Intelligence

Motivation and Emotions

Personality; Psychological Disorders

Therapy and Social Psychology

Assessment

Assignments - 25%

Projects - 25%

Tests/Quizzes - 30%

Collaborative Forums - 10%

Research Project - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Tuition

0

Social-Emotional Learning Group 9-12

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Other

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Blended

Taught by Behavioral Interventionists, this course will focus on transition planning and adaptive skill building...

Social-Emotional Learning Group 9-12

Other

Taught by Behavioral Interventionists, this course will focus on transition planning and adaptive skill building in preparation for adulthood.  Program focus can include areas of importance for parents and children. The program will present a new topic each week, each topic will build on the previous week in order to encourage generalization and maintenance of skills.  Participation and homework will be required.

Major Units & Topics

Cooking, shopping, utilizing public transit, laundry, budgeting, identifying safe relationships, maintaining relationships, and more.

Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

2 hours/week in-class

Credits Earned

Location

Abbotsford

Tuition

Spanish 12

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Second Languages

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Online

In this course, students will learn concepts and vocabulary related to business and industry, reason...

Spanish 12

Second Languages

In this course, students will learn concepts and vocabulary related to business and industry, reason and imagination, emergency situations and family and community. Students spend about 60% of their time in Rosetta Stone, our “textbook”, working on grammar lessons, practicing those lessons by reading and recording stories, playing games and engaging in live tutoring sessions with native speakers. The rest of the course is comprised of teacher-created written, grammar and speaking assignments along with monthly virtual classes with the class to practice speaking skills.

Major Units & Topics

Business/industry, Reason/Imagination, Emergency situations and family and community.

Assessment

Rosetta Stone progress reports 60%

Quizzes, grammar tutorials, virtual classes and major assignments 40%

Prerequisites

Spanish 11

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Textiles 12

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ADST

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Online

If sewing is your thing, then you will love this class. You can create projects...

Textiles 12

ADST

If sewing is your thing, then you will love this class. You can create projects at a more advanced level, working with sewing machines and sergers to create beautiful textile projects. (serger not required) Of course, you must have a sewing machine and equipment.

Major Units & Topics

TBD

Assessment

Major assignment = 35%

Projects = 50%

Minor assignments = 15%

Prerequisites

Textiles 10 if just learning to sew, Textiles 11 if they have some experience. Must have their own sewing machine

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Theatre Production 12

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Arts Education

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Online

In Theatre Production 12, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants...

Theatre Production 12

Arts Education

In Theatre Production 12, students gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become participants in the theatre process.This course provides opportunities for students to experience the wealth of theatre repertoire representing a variety of styles and forms. Through their involvement, students become aware of and understand the technical and theoretical aspects of theatre, and the production issues specific to these styles. They will focus on the integral role of production elements in a theatre performance. Through participating in theatre productions, students increase their knowledge, gain confidence and develop skills in all phases of theatre processes

Major Units & Topics

Vocabulary, Budgeting a Production, Scene Change!, Show Promotion, Hair/Make-up/Costume Design, Show Reflection

Assessment

Weekly Participation & Communication - 30%

Instructor Evaluation - 25%

Assignments - 25%

Term Recordings - 10%

Forums - 10%

Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Tourism 12

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ADST

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Online

With greater disposable income and more opportunities for business travel, people are traversing the globe...

Tourism 12

ADST

With greater disposable income and more opportunities for business travel, people are traversing the globe in growing numbers. As a result, hospitality and tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. This course will introduce students to the hospitality and tourism industry, including hotel and restaurant management, cruise ships, spas, resorts, theme parks, and other areas. Student will learn about key hospitality issues, the development and management of tourist locations, event planning, marketing, and environmental issues related to leisure and travel. The course also examines some current and future trends in the field.

Major Units & Topics

Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism

Careers in the Hospitality and Tourism Field

Hotels

Restaurants and Food Service

Travel Planning

Event Planning and Conventions/Exhibitions

Theme Parks and Recreation

Cruise Ships and Resorts

Assessment
Prerequisites

None

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Online

Tuition

0

Work Experience 12

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Other

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Online

The primary goal of work experience is to help students prepare for the transition from...

Work Experience 12

Other

The primary goal of work experience is to help students prepare for the transition from secondary school to the world of work. Through work experience, students have the opportunity to observe and practice generic employability skills required in the workplace, as well as technical and applied skills relating to specific occupations or industries. Other goals include helping students to:

  • connect what they learn in the classroom with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed in the workplace
  • gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to be successful in the world of work
  • develop job readiness skills for specific occupations and careers
  • understand the similarities and differences in behaviour standards between the workplace and school
Major Units & Topics

Workplace health and safety

Secure and maintain work

Workplace application

Education and career planning

Assessment

10% - Initial Paperwork (Agreement Form, WCB Coverage Assignment, Training Plan, Work Safety Assignment, Resume, Career Goals)

25% - Evaluation Forms (Self and Employer Evaluations)

15% - Journals (Complete and Detailed)

50% - Work Experience Hours (Minimum of 90 hours and proof of hours worked is provided)

Prerequisites

Career Education 10

Time Commitment

100 - 120 hours

Credits Earned

4

Location

Tuition

0

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