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CO-OP Co-Operative Education
Do not write this choice on your application sheet. Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Co-op education is a grade 11 or 12 program in which the school and community organizations co-operate to provide a unique learning environment. This program provides an opportunity to senior students to earn 2 out-of-school credits towards graduation, that complement a specific in-school course comprising a 3 credit program. Co-operative education is an opportunity for students to build confidence and maturity, and to develop career goals. Enrolment in the program is limited and the selection of candidates is determined by availability of placement and in-school course component, suitability of the applicant and permission of a parent/guardian.