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What is Co-operative Education (Co-op)?

 

Co-operative education is a ministry-approved program allowing students to earn secondary school credits while completing a work placement.

 

Students can select two credit/ half-day co-op (COP2X) or four credit/full day co-op (COP4X).

 

Who is it for?

 

Co-op programs are for secondary students in Grade 11 or 12 who are heading for university, college, apprenticeship, or workplace.

 

The benefits of co-op

 

·         Experience hand-on learning

 

·         “Test-drive” career options

 

·         Earn credits through workplace experience

 

·         Develop good essential skills and work habits that may lead to immediate employment

 

Specialized Programs

 

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program- a school to work program for students to explore and work in an apprenticeship

 

Dual Credit Program- earn college and secondary school credits at Humber and Sheridan College

 

Regional Programs- Peel Regional Police, Canadian Forces, Brampton Civic Hospital, LIUNA local 183, ROGERS, and City of Brampton

 

Contacts

 

Mr. Rutherford and Mr. Ulaganathan in the Co-op office in Student Services

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