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What is next after high school graduation?  Off to work?  Off to college?  Maybe both?  Preparing to transition from school to work or to post-secondary education and training is an exciting, but often stressful time.  While you're in high school, consider participating in one of these Career Programs that will help you explore possible career options, develop important emplyability skills and maybe even get a head start on a career path.

Work Experience 12A (WEX12A)

Designed for 12 students, who wish to combine school with career exploration through practical, hands-on work experience. The school's Career Facilitator will arrange volunteer work experience placements for you that fit your strengths and interests. See Mr. Thiessen for more details. 

Youth Work In Trade (YWIT)

Youth Work in Trade is a provincial career program that enables students who already have a job in an apprenticeable trade to move directly into the standard apprenticeship training system while still in high school. Become a registered apprentice, "earn while you learn" and be eligible for a $1000 SSA Scholarship!


A dual-credit industry training program that allows students to receive credits for high school graduation as well as completion of the first year of an apprenticeship program. Level One of the technical training component (in-class) and 480 hours of on-the-job training are usually part of the program. Students who complete an ACE IT program typically have very good success in finding employment.

For more information about any of these Career Programs, visit Mr. Gill in the Mouat Career Centre or call (604-859-9567).



Career Programs are available for all SD 34 students and are TUITION FREE.

These 12 Career Programs should appeal to all types of students and are available in the areas of Technology, Trades, and University Transition.  

Students and Parents should visit the Career Programs Website and watch the short video (link: for more information.

If you are interested in your son/daughter participating in, or have any questions about these programs,  please contact Mr.Gill (EMAIL).

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