Questions & Answers - Career Programs
Q. Do all schools have career programs?
A. Many secondary schools do have career programs, but as career programs are developed or offered locally (at the school or school district level), you should check with your school or district office to see what programs are available in your community.
Q. What career programs are offered in my school/district?
A. As career programs are developed or offered locally, at the school or school district level, please check with your school or school district office to see what programs are available in your community.
Q. Do you have to be in a certain grade to take a career program?
A. Most career programs are for students in Grades 11 and 12, but as they are developed or offered locally, you should check with your school or school district. Work experience is a requirement of most career programs, and students must be at least 14 years of age to participate in an elective work experience course.
Q. Does career program participation show on a student’s transcript?
A. Yes, if the school reports to the Ministry a career program participation code for the student, and if the student completes one or more eligible work experience courses.
Q. Is there a cost to participating in a career program?
A. There may be some cost, depending on the career program. Contact the school or district offering the program for information.