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Belle River District High School
  • Cooperative Education involves a partnership between the student, employer, school and the parent/guardian.
  • Cooperative Education is a program in which students earn credits through related subjects and the cooperative education course (classroom and placement component)
  • Cooperative Education assists students who are bound for college, the workplace, university and apprenticeship.
  • Placement experiences assist students in developing knowledge, skills and attitudes in the workplace.
  • Cooperative Education teachers and employers; conduct on-site learning assessments.

Is Cooperative Education for You?

  • Students interested in increasing their knowledge of the working world and explore career options.
  • Students who wish to gain valuable work experience.
  • Students registered for an SHSM working to obtain the red seal.
  • Develop maturity, self confidence and employment related skills

Benefits for Employers

  • Train, access and recruit future employees.
  • Enhance the company image in the community.
  • Develop supervisory skills in your employees.


Mr. Rick Dugal
Belle River District High School
333 South Street
519-728-1212 ext.30026
Contact Rick Dugal

Important Links

Cooperative Education Application Form (Feb2016) (no grey fill).pdf

Students and Parents
What is Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education Curriculum Documents
CO-OP, OYAP and SHSM at the GECDSB - The Big Picture ​​​​​​​​​​​