Welcome to the Off-Campus Program
St. Mary’s High School offers a number of Off-Campus Programs. Students are able to earn credits in Work Experience, Dual-Credit, Exploratory, Green Certificate, Career Discovery and the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP).
HCS 3000: WORK PLACE SAFETY SYSTEMS is a PRE-REQUISITE (1credit) CTS course for the Off-Campus Programs. This on-line course must be completed prior to registering in the Work Experience program. See Mrs. Monteiro to register for the course.
Three of the more popular Off-Campus Education programs are:
Work Experience is an individualized program designed to offer practical experience in a work place environment. Students currently working or volunteering part-time are able to earn up to 35 high school credits.
Some Alberta post-secondary institutions accept Work Experience 35 as a Grade 12 course equivalent for admission. Work experience can also be one of the courses used to apply for the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship.
The purpose of the Dual-Credit Program is to provide opportunities for students to explore and build on their career interest. The Calgary Catholic School District in conjunction with post-secondary institutions, provide opportunities to earn high school credits, as well as post-secondary credits and/or workplace certification in the following areas:
Health Care Aide (Bow Valley College)
Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyles (SAIT)
Pharmacy Assistant (SAIT)
Pre-Employment Carpentry (SAIT)
Pre-Employment Electrician (SAIT)
Pre-Employment Plumbing (SAIT)
Pre-Employment Welding (SAIT)
Veterinary Technical Assistant (Olds College)
RAP (Registered Apprenticeship Program):
RAP is an opportunity for high school students to earn up to 40 credits towards their high school diploma while building hours towards their first year apprenticeship in one of Alberta’s more than 50 trades
For more information please go to the following site. https://www.cssd.ab.ca/Programs/Off-CampusEducation/Pages/default.aspx