Prepare for the future
Planning your way for when High School is finished can be an exciting process. Below are a few resources meant to help students in choosing their path forward.
Career Cruising is an interactive career guidance and pathways planning tool designed for people of all ages. The tool can help students assess their God-given skills, talentsand interests, to explore different career options, and to plan various pathways to meet the requirements for their desired career path.
If you need password information, please email Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
Grades 9-12+ students are directed to sign into the site with their School assigned account. The portfolio username for students is gdbxxxxxxxxx where xxx isthe student's OEN number and the password will be the student’s birth date using the format mmddyyyy.
All students will start their portfolios from scratch in Career Cruising. Students in grade 10 will do a number of career research assignments intheir Careers 10 class. Students in grade 11 will do the full Career Matchmaker. Students in grade 12 will use the site to research their specific career educational pathway.
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Use the following links to learn about the wide range of skilled trades that are available as possible careers.
Once you have logged onto the Career Cruising site, select Explore Education and Training.
Then select Apprenticeship Training.
Select a Province leads to links for local apprenticeship offices and some helpful government web sites that contain information on apprenticeships.
Apprenticeship Search contains information on a wide range of apprenticeships.
If you wish, you can use the Explore Apprenticeships Activity to explore apprenticeships as a possible career option.
- Apprenticesearch is a joint project sponsored by Human Resources Development Canada (HRSDC) and the Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC). In addition to providing excellent profiles on many apprenticeships, this site includes information on prerequisite high school courses and wages.
- Made With the Trades provides job descriptions, educational requirements, length of training, pay scales and interviews on 30 construction trades.
- An Exit Package for a Student Who is Not Yet, But Wishes to Become, a Registered Apprentice
- Financing an Apprenticeship