905-687-7301 34 Catherine Street, St. Catharines, ON L2R 5E7

Why take Cooperative Education? 

  • Earn credits toward your diploma
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Gain experience to help you make wise career choices
  • Receive continuous on-the-job training
  • Gain part-time employment
  • Step into apprenticeable trades through OYAP

Courses Offered

  • 1, 2 ,3 or 4 credit 

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Critical Areas of Learning

  • Skills - Co-op Education prepares students for the workplace of the future and educates students on how to make informed career decisions.

  • Training - Co-op Education provides training in Workplace Safety and Accident Prevention (including WHMIS) which prepares students for their work placement as well as future employment opportunities.

  • Communication - Co-op Education trains students to effectively market themselves ... from building effective resumes, to interview skills, students learn how to communicate and prove their strengths to employers.

  • School to work transition - Co-op Education provides students the chance to apply their education to real-world challenges, experiences and opportunities. In doing so students get to explore careers, build their resume, establish connections in the workplace and earn credits towards graduation.

  • Ethics - The understanding of the social and environmental consequences through experience and classroom learning.