Off-campus education connects what students learn in school with the real world in a variety of ways, including job-shadowing, volunteering and even paid positions. It helps prepare students for the workplace through hands-on experiences. These opportunities are offered to all high school students. Get in touch with your school’s Off-campus Coordinator to register.
Two of the most popular Off-campus Education programs are:
- Work Experience: gain on the job experience and earn up to 15 credits
- Registered Apprenticeship Program: training with qualified journeymen instructors and earn up to 40 credits towards your diploma
Work experience and Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) credits can be earned through Chinook Learning Services Summer Off-campus program.
These opportunities and the ones below are offered to all high school students. Get in touch with your school’s Off-campus Coordinator to learn more and register.
We partner with a variety of businesses and non-profit organizations to offer unique opportunities that combine learning with career experiences. Unique opportunities are available to CBE high school students and are continually added throughout the year.
The documents below provide detailed descriptions, information about our partners, how to apply, and important dates.
Introduce career pathways
High Performance Athlete Development Pathway
Automotive Services: Calgary Police Service
Boilermakers Exploratory Opportunity: Local 146
Calgary Young People’s Theatre Production Exploratory Program
Cook Apprentice Career Exploration Opportunity: SAIT
Contemporary Theatre Exploratory Program: Theatre Junction
Exploratory Floor Covering Program
Heat & Frost Insulators: Thomas Insulation
Ironworking: Local 725
Introduction to Carpentry Apprentice Program
Plumbing & Pipefitting: Local 496
Student Playwriting Exploratory Program: Alberta Theatre Projects –
Earn high school and post-secondary credits or industry credentials at the same time
Business Administration Program: SAIT
Criminal Justice Studies Program: Bow Valley College
Dual Credit Veterinary Technical Assistant Certificate Olds College – Bow Valley Campus
Fashion: Olds College in Calgary
Health Care Aide Certificate Program: Bow Valley College
Pharmacy Assistant Certificate: SAIT
Pre-apprentice Auto Service
Pre-apprentice Carpentry: SAIT
Pre-apprentice Plumbing: SAIT
Pre-employment Welding: SAIT
Provide in-depth career experiences while earning high school credit
Cook Apprentice Summer Internship: 1918 Tap & Table
Construction Engineering Internship: Williams Engineering
Educational Technology: Nureva
Information Technology: Calgary Board of Education