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1 16/1/2014 The Road Ahead Grade 11 and 12 Choices and Destinations Choices and Destinationsfor Secondary School Students Students

2 6/1/20142 Introduction Grade 11 & 12 are the destination years. Grade 11 & 12 are the destination years. An Exit strategy is needed to ensure proper course selection. An Exit strategy is needed to ensure proper course selection. Students must be familiar with the requirements for all post secondary destinations. Students must be familiar with the requirements for all post secondary destinations. Parents play an important role in assisting in the decision making process. Parents play an important role in assisting in the decision making process.

3 6/1/20143 Planning Considerations Diploma requirements Diploma requirements Prerequisites for future courses Prerequisites for future courses Abilities Abilities Interests Interests Post Secondary destinations Post Secondary destinations Post secondary admission requirements Post secondary admission requirements Co-operative education/experiential learning opportunities Co-operative education/experiential learning opportunities

4 6/1/20144Basics Know the requirements for graduation Know the requirements for graduation Be aware of the vocabulary of Education Be aware of the vocabulary of Education Know the differences between College and University. Know the differences between College and University. Know about entrance requirements. Know about entrance requirements. What are apprenticeships and how to get one. What are apprenticeships and how to get one. Know where to get information. Know where to get information.

5 6/1/20145 Graduation Requirements 4credits in ENGLISH 4 credits in RELIGION 1credit in FRENCH 3credits in MATH 2credits in SCIENCE 1credit in CANADIAN HISTORY 1credits in CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY 1credit in the ARTS 1credit in HEALTH and PHYS. ED..5credit in CIVICS.5credit in CAREER STUDIES

6 6/1/20146 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 1 additional credit in English, or French as a Second Language, or a Third language, or a Social Science, or a Canadian and World Studies, or Guidance and Career Education, or Cooperative Education 1additional credit in Health and Physical Education, or Business Studies, or the Arts, or Cooperative Education 1additional credit in Science ( 11 or 12), or Technological Education, or Cooperative Education, or French, or Computer studies 22 Total Compulsory Credits 8 Optional Credits 8 Optional Credits 30 Credits to obtain OSSD Provincial Literacy Requirement 40 Hours of community service

7 6/1/20147 Vocabulary of Education Credit Credit Academic Academic Applied Applied Open Open Locally Developed Locally Developed

8 6/1/20148 Grade 11 and 12 Courses University preparation U University preparation U College preparation C College preparation C University/College preparation M University/College preparation M Workplace prep.(Essential) E Workplace prep.(Essential) E Open Courses O Open Courses O

9 6/1/20149 Destination Pathways Work Work Apprenticeship Apprenticeship College College University University

10 6/1/ Destination Apprenticeship Apprenticeship is a workplace-based training program for people who want to work in a skilled trade. About 90 percent of apprenticeship training occurs in the workplace under the supervision of skilled tradespeople, while the remainder involves classroom instruction, usually at a post-secondary institution or other approved training organization. Apprentices are workers, so they can earn while they learn.

11 6/1/ Sample of Apprenticeships Auto Body Repair Auto Body Repair Plumber Plumber Electrician Electrician Carpenter Carpenter Hairstylist Hairstylist Mechanic Mechanic Chef Chef Baker Baker

12 6/1/ APPRENTICESHIP free online service free online service Connection to over 100 skilled trades Connection to over 100 skilled trades employability skills quiz employability skills quiz Information on: Information on: –Preparation and training –Wage rates –Self rating –The future –Related trades

13 6/1/ Apprenticeship Preparation Courses Programs that provide opportunities for students to begin a pathway leading to careers in skilled trades or the world of work. Programs that provide opportunities for students to begin a pathway leading to careers in skilled trades or the world of work. APC courses are offered as a double credit. The additional time allows for the practice of skills needed for certification and entry into apprenticeship programs. APC courses are offered as a double credit. The additional time allows for the practice of skills needed for certification and entry into apprenticeship programs. APC courses are offered in Hospitality and Tourism, Horticulture & Landscape, Hairstyling, Construction, Manufacturing and Transportation. APC courses are offered in Hospitality and Tourism, Horticulture & Landscape, Hairstyling, Construction, Manufacturing and Transportation.

14 6/1/ Specialist High Skills Major Ministry approved specialized program for students which focuses on an economic sector Ministry approved specialized program for students which focuses on an economic sector Bundle of 8 to 10 Grade 11 and 12 credits Bundle of 8 to 10 Grade 11 and 12 credits Sector recognized certifications and training courses Sector recognized certifications and training courses DM offers SHSM in the following areas: DM offers SHSM in the following areas: Hospitality and Tourism, Transportation, Horticulture and Landscape, Construction, Manufacturing, Arts and Culture, Business*,Health and Wellness* (*) pending approval Hospitality and Tourism, Transportation, Horticulture and Landscape, Construction, Manufacturing, Arts and Culture, Business*,Health and Wellness* (*) pending approval

15 6/1/ College Destination Community college programs provide a valuable combination of academic and practical/technical skills training for a specific career Community college programs provide a valuable combination of academic and practical/technical skills training for a specific career There are almost 600 programs to choose from at Ontarios community colleges including Business Administration, Biomedical Technology, Computer Animation, Engineering Technology, Paramedic, and Social Worker There are almost 600 programs to choose from at Ontarios community colleges including Business Administration, Biomedical Technology, Computer Animation, Engineering Technology, Paramedic, and Social Worker Colleges confer: Colleges confer: Certificates (one year or less) Certificates (one year or less) Diploma - 2 year and 3 year Diploma - 2 year and 3 year - 4 year Applied Degree - 4 year Applied Degree

16 6/1/ University/College Program links between colleges and universities are increasing dramatically. Program links between colleges and universities are increasing dramatically. Many colleges and universities are offering joint programs that will provide students with both the theoretical and practical skills required for their career and earn them a degree and a diploma in four years. Many colleges and universities are offering joint programs that will provide students with both the theoretical and practical skills required for their career and earn them a degree and a diploma in four years. Applied degree programs are now granted by many colleges and universities. Lots of opportunities for transferability between colleges and universities exist. Applied degree programs are now granted by many colleges and universities. Lots of opportunities for transferability between colleges and universities exist.

17 6/1/ Sample College Programs Dental hygienist Dental hygienist Computer engineering technician Computer engineering technician Paramedic Paramedic Hotel & restaurant management Hotel & restaurant management Business administration Business administration Travel & Tourism Travel & Tourism Paralegal Paralegal Forestry operations Forestry operations Theatre Arts Performance Theatre Arts Performance

18 6/1/ COLLEGE ADMISSIONS OSSD with ENG4C or ENG4U OSSD with ENG4C or ENG4U MAP4C or MCT4C or any 4U math for most business or technology programs MAP4C or MCT4C or any 4U math for most business or technology programs Gr. 11 or 12 Physics, Biology, or Chemistry for most Technology or Health programs Gr. 11 or 12 Physics, Biology, or Chemistry for most Technology or Health programs often related courses are recommended often related courses are recommended Other requirements: some programs require a student profile sheet, essay, reference letters, interview, admission testing, portfolio, or audition Other requirements: some programs require a student profile sheet, essay, reference letters, interview, admission testing, portfolio, or audition

19 6/1/ University Destination University programs provide theoretical academic training University programs provide theoretical academic training In general, there are 4 main types of programs at most universities: In general, there are 4 main types of programs at most universities: Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences Life/Health Sciences Life/Health Sciences Physical/Engineering Sciences Physical/Engineering Sciences Business/Commerce Business/Commerce

20 6/1/ Sample University Programs Business…………..Accounting Business…………..Accounting Engineering……….Mechanical Engineering……….Mechanical Humanities………..English Humanities………..English Mathematics………Statistics Mathematics………Statistics Fine Arts………….Music Fine Arts………….Music Science……………Biochemistry Science……………Biochemistry Social Science…….Sociology Social Science…….Sociology Professional………..Medicine, Law Professional………..Medicine, Law

21 6/1/ University Admissions High school diploma required. High school diploma required. Minimum overall average of 60% in 6 Gr. 12 U or M courses (most have much higher admission averages). Minimum overall average of 60% in 6 Gr. 12 U or M courses (most have much higher admission averages). Where there are prerequisite courses for admission, such courses will likely be required at the U level. Where there are prerequisite courses for admission, such courses will likely be required at the U level. Universities have published their new program pre- requisites on the eINFO website (www.electronicinfo.ca) Universities have published their new program pre- requisites on the eINFO website (www.electronicinfo.ca) Universities may consider Gr. 11 and 12 (U and M) courses for admission &/or prerequisites. Universities may consider Gr. 11 and 12 (U and M) courses for admission &/or prerequisites.

22 6/1/ Direct Entry to Work Force ? All course types help you to develop employability skill All course types help you to develop employability skill Co-operative education & work experience will let students learn what its like to be on the job Co-operative education & work experience will let students learn what its like to be on the job

23 6/1/ Prerequisite Planning Courses in Grade 11 & 12 may have prerequisites Courses in Grade 11 & 12 may have prerequisites Flowcharts are available which outline prerequisites for each subject area on the DM website under the on-line registration link Flowcharts are available which outline prerequisites for each subject area on the DM website under the on-line registration link Colleges, universities and other post- secondary institutions also have prerequisites for their programs Colleges, universities and other post- secondary institutions also have prerequisites for their programs

24 6/1/ Prerequisites for Specific Programs Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Ontario Secondary School Prerequisites Ontario Secondary School Prerequisites ENG4U, SBI4U, SCH4U(min. of 70% in each required course). Strongly recommended: One 4U math. ENG4U, SBI4U, SCH4U(min. of 70% in each required course). Strongly recommended: One 4U math. Grade 11 courses that should be selected to meet the requirements above are ENG3U, SBI3U, SCH3U, MCR3U or MCF3M. Grade 11 courses that should be selected to meet the requirements above are ENG3U, SBI3U, SCH3U, MCR3U or MCF3M.

25 6/1/ Admission Requirements Admission requirements for university programs can be found at The Area of Study chart lists all degree programs at all universities in Ontario with their admission requirements. Admission requirements for university programs can be found at The Area of Study chart lists all degree programs at all universities in Ontario with their admission requirements.www.electronicinfo.ca Admission requirements for college programs can be found at Admission requirements for college programs can be found at

26 6/1/ Student Services Department Mrs. J. Molnar ext.2320 Guidance Ms. L. Dewar ext Guidance Mr. S. Gualtieri ext Guidance Mr. D. Petruzzi ext Guidance Mr. M. Murrell ext Co-op Mrs. F. Cappelletti ext Co-op Mrs. L. Saltarelli ext Secretary Mrs. M. Welch ext CWY


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