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Making Good Career Choices: Home

Assignment

In this assignment you will take a variety of aptitude tests to determine the type(s) of work you are suited to. You will then learn about several careers that you may wish to pursue.

You will create a poster and brief presentation to teach other students about one career path you may wish ot follow.

You will examine whether it is a wise financial decision to pursue the career you are interested in.

Big Question

What am I going to be when I grow up?

(image from http://www.macsmagazine.com/2013/03/when-i-grow-up/)
 
"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs

Six Post-Secondary Career Paths

CTC Program

Imagine graduating from high school with one year of college already completed. With the CTC program, you can.

During Grade 11 and 12, you take two semesters at CNC and two at high school, graduating with both your Grade 12 and a CNC Certificate in one of these areas:

• Automotive Service and Collision Repair

• Carpentry/Joinery

• Dental Assisting (for students entering
Grade 12 only)

• Dental studies (one introductory evening
course, for students entering Grade 12
only)

• Electrical/Electronics

• Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport
Mechanical Repair

• Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)/Machinist

• Natural Resources and Environmental
Technology (those entering Grade 12
only)

• Plumbing (for students entering Grade 12
only)

• Professional Cook (for students entering
Grade 12 only)

• Welder C Level