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Options and Opportunities: Citadel High School. Debra Wilson O2 Coordinator. What is O2?. Some key elements of O2 include: Work Experience Career Exposure Cohort Model Credentialing Hands-On Learning Opportunities. Work Experience. In Grade 10: CBL 10 - 3 job shadow days

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What is o2
What is O2?

Some key elements of O2 include:

  • Work Experience

  • Career Exposure

  • Cohort Model

  • Credentialing

  • Hands-On Learning Opportunities


Work experience
Work Experience

In Grade 10:

  • CBL 10 - 3 job shadow days

    - 25 hours of volunteering

    - 75+ hours of career exposure

    In Grade 11 and 12:

  • Cooperative Education #1 – 100 hours

  • Cooperative Education #2 – 100 hours

  • Cooperative Education #3 – 100 hours


Career exposure
Career Exposure

  • Career Cruising and Interest Surveys

  • Workplace Visits on Field Trips

  • Career Fairs

  • Resume, cover letter, interview skills

  • Guest Speakers



Tourism and entertainment
Tourism and Entertainment

  • Chef

  • Cook

  • Baker

  • Hotels (Maintenance, Front Desk, Housekeeping)

  • Recreation (Tours, Activities)

  • Music and Theatre (Audio engineering, light technician, directing, stagecraft)


People services
People Services

  • Nurse

  • Continuing Care Assistant

  • Dental Assistant/Hygienist

  • Office Administration

  • Recreation Therapy

  • Paramedic


New economy
‘New’ Economy

  • Computer Animation

  • Graphic Design

  • Game Design

  • Network Security

  • Entrepreneur

  • Small Business Owner

  • Film/Web/Media Production


Skilled trades
Skilled Trades

  • Carpentry

  • Electrician

  • Pipe Trades (plumber, gas fitter)

  • Welding

  • Auto Mechanic

  • Construction

  • Heavy Equipment Operator/Mechanic

  • Electronics

  • Environmental Technologies


Field trips some from this year
Field Trips – Some from this year:

  • Atlantic Film Festival

  • Geocaching

  • Dreamfest

  • IWK Career Fair

  • Techsploration/Tech Shop

  • Career Fairs

  • Airport Tour

  • NSCC Tours

  • Digital Bootcamp (for some)


Cohort model
Cohort Model

  • 20-23 students

  • 2 courses together each semester in grades 10, 11 and 12 *

  • Same group stays together until graduation

  • Teamwork skills are essential 


Credentialing
Credentialing

  • First Aid/CPR

  • WHMIS

  • Passport to Safety

  • OHS

  • Food Handler’s Safety Course

  • Fall Arrest/ Scaffolding


Hands on learning
Hands-On Learning

  • Some classes use many more hands on learning opportunities than ‘regular’ classes

  • Use of technology – netbooks

  • Many experiential field trips (outdoor survival, camping, Skills Canada competitions…)


Come for a test drive
Come for a test drive!

  • There will be two days in February where you can come to Citadel for one day to try out O2. The day will be mostly hands-on with sessions of carpentry, building, baking and cooking.

  • Different groups include an all girls group, an academic math group and a foundations math group.


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