Burnaby School District’s Career Education Programs provide the opportunity for students in grades 11 & 12 to gain knowledge and skills that can lead to industry certification, apprenticeship, and the development of a portfolio. These can support application to post-secondary programs and/or employment.
“The Carpentry program gave me a huge jumpstart into my career. It landed me a job and gave me the hands-on experience to use equipment safely and efficiently. I learned a lot. It was the best choice of my life, so far, hands down.
Jeremy, ACE IT Carpentry Student Apprentice
Career Education Programs provide the opportunity for students to:
- develop job seeking skills (application process, interview skills, resume writing, etc.)
- experience the world of work in a variety of careers while still in high school
- develop and refine employability skills
- link course curriculum learned in high school to the world of work
- gain post-secondary credits (program specific where applicable)
- develop self-confidence and self-esteem
- complete 30 hours of work experience
For more information please visit http://www.itabc.ca/