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CTC information evening 2nd version

  1. 1. Career Technical Centre 2010-2011 Information Session Career Technical Centre
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introductions and Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rick McDonough, CTC Coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VIU Overview of Programs & Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Important CTC Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Program Start & End Dates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program Costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduation & Prom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduation Transition Standards (GTS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarships/Bursaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Transition Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Options for Graduation Requirements (LAH) </li></ul><ul><li>Apprenticeship & Student Success </li></ul>Career Technical Centre
  3. 3. Skilled Worker needs in BC Today <ul><li>Current State of B.C.’s Economy </li></ul><ul><li>8% unemployment rate </li></ul><ul><li>May have strongest job growth in Canada - 1 million job openings in next 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>Shortage of skilled workers in some sectors </li></ul><ul><li>Just 650,000 students in the K-12 system </li></ul><ul><li>Aging workforce </li></ul>
  4. 4. Aging Workforce creates opportunities
  5. 5. Where are the jobs?
  6. 6. Educational Requirements
  7. 7. Overview of Programs & Expectations <ul><li>Fred MacDonald </li></ul><ul><li>… .. </li></ul><ul><li>Dean, Trades & Applied Technology </li></ul>In partnership with SD68
  8. 8. CTC Programs Available <ul><li>Foundations Trades Training </li></ul><ul><li>Automotive Service Tech (10 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Baker (10 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Carpentry (8 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Culinary Arts (12 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Electrician (6 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Hairdressing (10 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy Duty Mechanic (10 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Power Sport & Inboard/Outboard Tech (8 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Welding (7 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Applied Business Technology (10 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care Assistant (5 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture Technician (12 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Information Technology & Applied Systems (9 months) </li></ul>
  9. 9. CTC Information <ul><li>CTC Frequently Asked Questions… </li></ul><ul><li>Options for Graduation Requirements (Learn@Home) </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary School Apprenticeships </li></ul>Career Technical Centre
  10. 10. Approximate Start & End Dates Applied Business Technology September 8-July 1 Automotive Service Tech September 7-June 24 Baking August 30 – June 17 Carpentry September 7 – April 15 January 4 – July 29 Culinary Arts August 16 start February 7 start Health Care Assistant February – June Horticulture January - December Electrician September 7 – March 4 January 4 – June 17 Hairdressing September 7-June 24 January 10 – October 28 Heavy Duty Mechanic September 7-June 24 Information Systems & Applied Technology September 7 – June Power Sport & Inboard/Outboard Tech October 18 – June 24 Welding September 7 – April 1 February 1 – August 13
  11. 11. Program Costs Tuition for all programs is fully covered by School District 68 (tuition is approx. $380/month) As a CTC/VIU student, you are responsible for paying: * Student and Activity Fees (approx. $30/month) * Books & Supplies (varies by program) * Miscellaneous Materials/Program fees * $130 registration Fee (Payable to School District 68)
  12. 12. Student Loans Unfortunately, as a high school student, you are not eligible for student loans But you are getting your full tuition paid  Important Note : You can make a savings goal by going to the VIU website www.viu.ca , looking up your program, and adding up the costs (but don’t include tuition) Example: Culinaryartsfees
  13. 13. Other FAQ’s <ul><li>Graduation & Prom </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation Transition Standards (GTS) </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships/Bursaries </li></ul><ul><li>Student Transition Plan: Patrick Young </li></ul><ul><ul><li>***Complete & Submit Tonight*** </li></ul></ul>Career Technical Centre
  14. 14. Explanation of Graduation Credits PSIL A PSIL D PSIL C PSIL B PSIL E PSIL F Grand Total: 80 Credits F. Arts/App. Skill 10/11/12 Planning 10 PE 10 Social Studies 11 Social Studies 10 Science 11 Science 10 Math 11 Math 10 Lang. Arts 12 Lang. Arts 11 Lang. Arts 10 Foundation Courses 48 Credits Other: Other: Other: Other: Grade 12: Grade 12: Grade 12: Elective Courses 28 Credits Grad Transitions Other 4 Credits
  15. 15. Other FAQ’s <ul><li>Graduation & Prom </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation Transition Standards (GTS) </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships/Bursaries </li></ul><ul><li>Student Transition Plan Patrick Young </li></ul><ul><ul><li>***Complete & Submit Tonight*** </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Options for Graduation Requirements - - Learn@Home </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary School Apprenticeships </li></ul>Career Technical Centre
  16. 16. Secondary School Apprenticeship <ul><li>Must have Employer sponsor </li></ul><ul><li>Register with Industrial Training Authority (ITA) </li></ul><ul><li>One course (4 credits) for each 120 work-based hours reported in a trade </li></ul><ul><li>Four courses (11A, 11B, 12A, 12B) </li></ul><ul><li>Short written assignments </li></ul><ul><li>$1000 scholarship if still working in the trade 5 months after grad or 1100 hours reported </li></ul><ul><li>Need min. C+ average in grade 12 courses </li></ul>
  17. 17. Success!
  18. 18. Final Reminders <ul><li>Sign and submit the corrected Student Transition Plan and Cap/Gown size form before leaving </li></ul><ul><li>If you are on a waitlist, plan for a full course load at your home school in case you don’t get in </li></ul><ul><li>If you have tentative acceptance, make a final decision based on the letter. Pay the $130 registration fee to Debbie by June 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Please get in touch if you have questions </li></ul>Career Technical Centre
  19. 19. Questions… Career Technical Centre