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<ul><li><p>Life After High School </p></li><li><p>THE TIME IS NOW!!!Research Plan and Apply NOW.</p><p> Check all High School Requirements!!! </p></li><li><p>Graduation8 Months from now! </p></li><li><p> It all starts with your Student Status Sheet</p><p>Check Grades &amp; Accuracy </p></li><li><p>Review of OSSD Requirements30 CREDITS (18 compulsory+12 elective)</p><p>Successful completion of Literacy Test</p><p>40 HOURS of Community Service</p></li><li><p>OSSD REQUIREMENTS4 English3 Math2 Science1 Arts1 Canadian Geography1 Canadian History1 French1 Physical EducationCivics ( credit)Careers ( credit)1 additional credit in one of: Arts, Business or Phys. Ed.1 additional credit in one of: Canadian and World Studies, English, Social Science or 3rd Language 1 additional credit in one of: Sr. Science or Technical Education 12 Optional credits </p></li><li><p>Grade 12 Literacy CourseIf you have not been successful on the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test, you may take the course (OLC 4O0)Earning the credit in this course will satisfy the Literacy requirement on your diploma so that you can graduate.</p></li><li><p>Community ServiceIn order to graduate, you must complete 40 hours of community serviceIf you have not completed your 40 hours yet, it is extremely important that you try to finish them BEFORE September</p></li><li><p>College and University Program InformationCollegewww.ontariocolleges.caIndividual college websitesUniversityOUAC INFO booklet online at www.electronicinfo.cawww.ouac.on.caIndividual university websites</p></li><li><p>New Math CoursesAdvanced Functions (MHF 4U0)Need MCR 3U0Calculus and Vectors (MCV 4U0)MHF 4U0 to precede or be taken with MCV 4U0Math for College Technology (MCT 4C0)Need MCF 3M0Data Management (MDM 4U0)Need MCF 3M0 or MCR 3U0</p></li><li><p>Website Resources for College &amp; University Exploration</p><p></p></li><li><p>Useful TerminologyDiploma (College)Applied Degree (College &amp; University)Degree : Bachelor ; UndergraduateTransfer Agreements- not automatic &amp; based on performanceApprenticeship/Co-Op Programs</p></li><li><p>College Pathway </p></li><li><p>College RequirementsWorkplace level programs are not recognized by the colleges as acceptable preparation</p><p>Students need a majority of grade 11/12 courses offered at the college level</p><p>Math and English marks of 65% or higher are preferred by the colleges</p><p>Start researching program requirements BEFORE you select your courses.</p></li><li><p>University Pathway</p></li><li><p>University RequirementsStudents must present 6 Grade 12 (4U) university preparation or (4M) university/college courses to qualify for university entrance.Be prepared, you should already know program requirements so that you select the appropriate courses.</p></li><li><p>Requirements for all courses can be found on the university or college web-site. The web-sites are easy to find: or just</p></li><li><p>College and University Fairs</p><p>University Fair:Metro Toronto Convention Centre End of September</p><p>College Fair:Metro Toronto Convention CentreMid October 2007</p></li><li><p>Financing Your EducationAll College and University web-sites and calendars show the scholarships they give.Your parents workplace may offer awards.www.studentawards.comwww.scholarshipscanada.com Royal Bank of Mom and Dad</p></li><li><p>Are you ready to apply to COLLEGE?OEN (Ontario Educational Number)List of 5 researched choicesApply today : Deadline is Feb 1Pay by credit cardRecord your OCAS number for future references or changesAPPLY BY DECEMBER to ensure you chances of getting an early acceptance </p></li><li><p>Are you ready to apply to UNIVERSITY?PIN number/School Number 910058Deadline January 9Sign up today for one or more programs and make changes until FebruaryMake 3 Realistic ChoicesPay and record your OUAC NumberChoose program now &amp; specialize later</p></li><li><p>Direct Entry Into Work Pathway </p></li><li><p>Finding a Jobletters of application resume writing Interview skills searching and finding a job are all on the </p></li><li><p>Apprenticeship PathwaysEntry into an apprenticeship requires the completion of Grade 8, Grade 10, or Grade 12, depending on the trade. The grade requirement for each trade is identified in the pathway chart for that trade. Pathway booklets are available in Guidance. Or go on-line to Note that employers in any trade may require that individuals be secondary school graduates as a condition of employment.</p></li><li><p>What is an Apprentice?</p><p>An Apprentice is someone who learns a skilled trade on the job, under the direction of more experienced workers. Apprentices also complete classroom instruction as a part of their training. Apprentices are employees, and earn a salary while they learn a skilled trade</p></li><li><p>Construction SectorBrick and Stone Mason Construction Boilermaker Construction and Maintenance Electrician Domestic and Rural Electrician Drywall, Acoustic, and Lathing Applicator General Carpenter Glazier and Metal Mechanic Heat and Frost Insulator Ironworker </p></li><li><p>Construction SectorMechanicPlumberMobile Crane Operator Painter and Decorator Refrigeration and Air-ConditioningReinforcing Rod worker Restoration Mason Roofer </p></li><li><p>Construction SectorSheet Metal Worker Sprinkler and Fire Protection Steam Fitter Terrazzo, Tile, and Marble Setter Tower Crane Operator </p></li><li><p>Industrial SectorWelder FitterFacilities Maintenance Mechanic Facilities Systems Technician General Machinist Industrial Electrician Industrial Mechanic Millwright Machine-Tool Builder and Integrator Mould &amp; Pattern Maker Precision Metal Fabricator Surface Mount Assembler Tool and Die Maker </p></li><li><p>Motive Power SectorAutomotive Painter Auto Body Repairer &amp; Collision Damage Repairer Automotive Service Technician Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Marine Engine Mechanic Motorcycle Mechanic Parts person Small Engine Technician Transmission Technician Truck and Coach Technician Truck-Trailer Service Technician </p></li><li><p>Service SectorArborist Assistant Cook Baker Pool and Hot Tub / Spa Service TechnicianChild and Youth WorkerEarly Childhood Educator Hairstylist Horticultural Technician Network Cabling Specialist CookRetail Meat Cutter </p></li><li><p>Why would I want to become an Apprentice?Skilled workers are in high demand in many industries.Becoming an apprentice can be an important first step to learning new skills and building a rewarding career. Jobs in the skilled trades pay well, and are interesting and challenging. Plus, you can earn while you learn.</p></li><li><p>3 Pathways to Apprenticeship</p></li><li><p>Apprenticeship Pathway 1</p><p>Through an Employer</p><p>To become an apprentice, you must find an employer who is willing to hire and train you. People who want to become apprentices usually apply directly to an employer, union or local committee. </p></li><li><p>Apprenticeship Pathway 2</p><p>OYAPIf you're a high school student, Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Programcan help you start training to be an apprentice while you are completing high school. </p></li><li><p>OYAP Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program OYAP uses Secondary School Co-op as the pathway to Apprenticeships</p><p>Must be 16 years old</p><p>Must have 16 credits</p><p>Must have aptitude and desire</p></li><li><p>Co-Op Cooperative Education</p><p>Co-op is worth 4 credits, so you will only be able to choose 4 other courses once you select Co-opCo-op interviews will take place in March/AprilHands-on experience, career exploration, looks great on a resume and it can be an apprenticeship pathway with OYAP</p></li><li><p>Apprenticeship Pathway 3CollegeThe Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship program can help students train as an apprentice while completing a related college course. </p></li><li><p>How do I know which skilled trade I'd be good at?</p><p> Choosing any career is a combination of matching your skills and interests to job opportunities. In Ontario, as you have seen in previous slides, there are more than 140 skilled trades, ranging from auto mechanics to arborists, and from chefs to welders.</p></li><li><p>How do I know which skilled trade I'd be good at?</p><p>Visit the Life After High School section of the website for career planning help. Go to the Skills Connect section and follow the link to Apprenticeship Opportunities to find a list of skilled trades, plus the aptitudes, skills and education required for each one.</p></li><li><p>Do I have to pay to be an apprentice? </p><p>A registration $40 fee is usually required. </p><p>No registration fee is charged if you are participating in the OYAP. </p></li><li><p>Do I have to pay to be an apprentice? </p><p>Fees for in-class instruction are about $400 for eight weeks of instruction. There will usually be 5 of these instruction periods required during the apprenticeship, for a total cost of about $2,000. A fee of $100 is also required to write the Certification of Qualification exam.</p></li><li><p>Do I have to pay to be an apprentice? </p><p>There is no cost to participate in a Pre-Apprenticeship Training project. </p><p>Contact the local apprenticeship training office.</p></li><li><p>For More InformationGo to</p><p>Click on Ministry of Training and follow the links for all of the information you need. (including locations of Apprenticeship Offices)</p></li><li><p> START YOUR RESEARCH </p><p>NOW!YOU HAVE NO ONE TO BLAME BUT YOURSELF IF YOU FIND YOU ARE IN A COURSE YOU DONT LIKE OR DON"T NEED</p></li><li><p>Course ChangesChange of mind changes may be made anytime before June 1. Changes will be allowed depending on course availability.Change of mind changes will not be done in September.</p></li><li><p>Valid Reasons for a Course ChangeThe only timetable changes that will be done in September are for students who have timetable conflicts such as:No assigned lunch period2 courses are scheduled for the same periodCourse was completed at summer schoolNo prerequisite for a chosen course due to a course failure in June</p></li><li><p>Accessing the Online Course Selection Program</p><p>Follow the instructions outlined in the handout titled:</p><p> Course Selection Process</p><p>**************************************************</p></li></ul>