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Welcome. Central Peel Guidance and Career Education. The Guidance Team. Ms. Thomson (A-C, Mc-N) Ms. Parker (D-Mb) Mrs. Allworth (O-Z) Mrs. Medeiros. Planning Questions. Am I ready to leave Central Peel? Where do I want to go? What do I want to take? What are the requirements?

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Welcome

Welcome

  • Central Peel

  • Guidance and Career Education


The guidance team

The Guidance Team

  • Ms. Thomson (A-C, Mc-N)

  • Ms. Parker (D-Mb)

  • Mrs. Allworth (O-Z)

  • Mrs. Medeiros


Planning questions

Planning Questions

  • Am I ready to leave Central Peel?

  • Where do I want to go? What do I want to take? What are the requirements?

  • When and how do I apply?

  • What are the procedures?

  • What are the deadlines?

  • How am I going to pay?


Education training choices

Education & Training Choices

  • Work

    • On-the-job training

  • Apprenticeship

    • Paid, hands-on, short in-school sessions

  • College

    • Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology

    • Career Colleges (private)

    • Emphasize practical, occupation-driven

  • University

    • Emphasize theoretical, general education

    • Bachelor degree (types) – Masters – PhD

    • Professional programs – law, medicine, teaching


  • How can we help

    How Can We Help?

    • Session today

    • University and College Visits

      • Only chance to talk to representatives at CPSS

    • Applying to Post-Secondary Assemblies

      • College and University - separate sessions

      • Nov. 22 – period 1


    Apprenticeship training

    Apprenticeship Training

    • Four Sectors

      • Auto Service

        • Mechanic, Painter, Small engine technician, etc.

    • Construction

      • Carpenter, Electrician, RAC mechanic, etc.

  • Manufacturing

    • Machinist, Millwright, Tool and die maker, etc.

  • Service

    • Chef, Hairstylist, Horticulturalist, ECE, etc.

  • Canadian Armed Forces

    • Avionic systems technician, Naval electronics technician, etc.

  • Rewards

    • Good wages ($18-25/hour)

    • Career path – supervisory, training, entrepreneur


  • Apprenticeship training1

    Apprenticeship Training

    • What is it?

      • Paid, on-the-job training (90%)

      • Short in-school sessions (e.g. 8 weeks x 2)

      • Registration with Apprenticeship Office

      • Provincial examination

      • 2-5 years (total)

  • How do I start?

    • Work: find employer sponsor, register

    • College: diploma, Modified App. Program (MAP)

    • Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)

      • High school credits (co-op) + apprenticeship hours

  • Minimum requirements

    • Most require grade 12 diploma


  • Apprenticeship information

    Apprenticeship Information

    • Job Connect (Downtown Brampton)

    • www.apprenticesearch.com

    • www.edu.gov.on.ca (“training”)


    University choosing a program

    University: Choosing a Program

    • Types of degrees

    • Which program will I apply for?

    • Which university do I want to go to?

    www.electronicinfo.ca


    Researching information

    Researching Information

    • Ontario Universities Fair

      • Sept. 28 - 30(Sunday is the least busy)

      • www.ouf.ca

        • can go online and plan your day

          www.electronicinfo.ca


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    Researching Information Continued

    University Visits 2012

    *All University Information Seminars will take place in the Computer Lab, Room 134.

    You may attend the session with your Lunch.

    IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING UNIVERSITIES WILL HAVE A TABLE DURING OUR POST-SECONDARY FAIR ON THURS. NOVEMBER 8 – 8:30-9:50 AM

    Brescia/Huron/Kings (Western)Algoma

    Guelph-HumberOUIT

    LakeheadWindsor

    BrockWestern

    CarltonWaterloo

    McMaster


    University timelines ontario

    University Timelines -Ontario

    • Nov. 22, 2012

    'How to apply online' sessions

    • December 2012

    PIN numbers distributed

    • December 2012– January 16, 2013

    Complete application


    University timelines

    University Timelines

    Some offers; Most in May. Check out eInfo program locator for the policy at each individual institution

    • Feb. – April 2012

    • May 29, 2013

    Latest response from U’s

    • June 3, 2013

    Earliest date the University can require a response


    Admission requirements

    Admission Requirements

    • Specific courses and grades (e.g. all Ontario Universities require six 4U/M courses)

    • Ranges – not “cutoffs,” guidelines

    • Additional admission requirements

    • Personal Experience forms

    • Upgrading/Full disclosure

    • Alternate offers of admission

    • www.electronicinfo.ca


    Cost of university approx first year expenses

    Cost of University (approx.)First Year Expenses

    • At Home (Local) $10,828.00

    • At Home (Commuter) $12, 928.00

    • On-Campus $18, 473.00

    • Off-Campus $16, 478.00

    (McMaster 2012 Handbook, p. 13)


    Ontario colleges

    Ontario Colleges

    • Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology

    • Agricultural Colleges

    • Apply online through Ontario College Application Service

    • Ontario College Guide

    • Career Colleges

    • Private

    • Accelerated programs (often done in less than one year)

    • Apply individually

    • www.edu.gov.on.ca

    • (post-secondary, privately funded career colleges)


    Why choose college

    Why Choose College?

    • Offers the program you want

    • Prefer practical, focused, more hands-on learning – matches your learning style

    • Tuition less expensive

    • Smaller

    • Applied degrees offered***

    • A step towards university


    Which college

    Which College?

    • Choose a program (career planning)

    • Choose a college

      • Where is your program offered?

      • Research your needs ***ontariocolleges.ca***

  • College Information Fair - Exhibition Place

    Oct 23, 2012 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • Post-Secondary Fair at CPSS Nov. 8th

  • Visit (open houses, tours)


  • Post secondary fair confirmed colleges

    Post Secondary Fair – Confirmed Colleges

    Thursday, November 8

    8:30-9:45 am

    CPSS Cafeteria

    CentennialMohawk

    ConestogaSeneca

    George BrownSt. Clair

    Humber CollegeNiagara

    Lambton


    Admission requirements1

    Admission Requirements

    • Know admission requirements

      • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (NOT “U” courses)

      • ORMature Student Status (19 before start)

      • Other specific courses (calendar, website)

      • “Highly Competitive” programs

      • Additional requirements (portfolio, audition, interview)

  • Apply online (OCAS)

    • $95.00 (up to 5 programs)

    • ***ontariocolleges.ca***


  • College timelines

    College Timelines

    • November 2012

    Apply online

    24TH – How to apply assembly

    • February 1st 2013

    Deadline “equal consideration”

    • Feb. – March 2013

    Earliest offers

    • May 2013

    Confirm acceptance

    • June 2013

    Earliest tuition


    Cost of college

    Cost of College

    • Potential Expenses/Year (approximate)

    • Tuition……………………… $2,600-$5000

    • Books/Supplies…………… $450 - $1,300

    • Misc. College Fees…………………… $700

    • TOTAL……………………… $3750 - $7000

    • **not including living/travel costs

      (based on ontariocolleges.ca information)


    Blurred lines

    Blurred Lines

    • College

      • Certificates

      • Diplomas

      • Some degrees (applied)

  • University

    • Degrees

    • Certificates

    • Joint programs

    • Degree + Diploma Concurrently

    • Transfer agreements

    • College

    • to University

    www.ocutg.on.ca


    Transmissions to app centres college and university

    Transmissions to App. Centres:College AND University

    • November 2012

    Current courses/history

    Semester 1 Marks

    • Late February 2013

    • Late April 2013

    Semester 2 - Midterm Marks

    • Mid-July 2013

    Final marks


    Scholarship information for both college and university

    Scholarship Information for both College and University

    • CPSS Awards and Scholarship form

      – makes you a candidate for Nominated Scholarships and Awards – take one with you today!!

    • Visit studentawards.com for other scholarships for which you can apply

    • Scholarship Deadlines run throughout the year!

    • electronicinfo.ca and Ontario Colleges websites - Scholarships/Bursaries by College/University

    • Parents - Workplace Scholarships?


    Scholarship information for both college and university1

    Scholarship Information for both College and University

    • Attend the OSAP presentation in the Spring

    • Apply for OSAP in May

    • Never leave a scholarship until the deadline!! Being late for a deadline takes you out of the running for a scholarship.

    • Teachers need at least a week to write letters of recommendation – approach them early.

    • Questions? See the WALK-IN Counsellor on your lunch

      Leadership opportunities, volunteer experiences, and excellent grades are common requirements for Scholarships


    Remember to

    Remember to:

    • Focus on what is important to you

    • Balance dreams with reality

    • Start your search NOW

    • Detective work–use all research tools available to gather all of the information you need to make informed decisions

    • Stay positive –invest time & energy!

    • Take the time to VISIT all of the schools


    40 hours grad breakfast

    40 HOURS & GRAD BREAKFAST

    • NO ENTRY TO GRAD BREAKFAST IN JUNE WITHOUT COMPLETED, HANDED IN AND APPROVED 40 HOUR FORMS.

    • DON’T MISS OUT ON ONE OF THE BEST EVENTS OF THE YEAR!! GET YOUR 40 HOURS DONE AND HAND THEM IN!!

    • Visit volunteermbc.org


    Questions

    Questions?

    • Talk to the Walk-In counsellor


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