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Welcome. Central Peel Guidance and Career Education. The Guidance Team. Ms. Stalteri (A-C, M-N) Ms. Parker (D-L) Mrs. Allworth (O-Z) Mrs. Medeiros. Planning Questions. NEW: 34 Credit Threshold 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. Stalteri (A-C, M-N)
  • Ms. Parker (D-L)
  • Mrs. Allworth (O-Z)
  • Mrs. Medeiros
planning questions
Planning Questions
  • NEW: 34 Credit Threshold
  • 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. 25 – 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) – until fully certified
  • 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. 27 – 29 (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 2013

*All University Information Seminars will take place in the Auditorium

You may attend the session with your Lunch.

IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING UNIVERSITIES WILL HAVE A BOOTH DURING OUR COLLEGE/POST-SECONDARY FAIR ON

THURS. NOVEMBER 7 – 8:30-10:30 AM

Algoma Trent

Brock Western/Brescia/Huron/Kings

Carleton Waterloo

Guelph Redeemer

Guelph-Humber Schulich

Lakehead OUIT

Laurier Windsor

McMaster St. Mary’s (Nova Scotia)

Nippissing Memorial (NFLD)

university timelines ontario
University Timelines -Ontario
  • Nov. 25, 2013

'How to apply online' sessions

  • December 2013

PIN numbers distributed

  • December 2013 – January 15, 2014

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 2014
  • May 29, 2014

Latest response from U’s

  • June 2, 2014

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 ontariocolleges.ca
  • Career Colleges
  • Private
  • Accelerated programs (often done in less than one year)
  • Apply individually
  • RESEARCH THE COLLEGE’S CREDENTIALS
  • 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***
  • Post-Secondary Fair at CPSS Nov. 7th
  • Visit (open houses, tours)

ONTARIO COLLEGE INFORMATION FAIR 2013October 21 2013 (6.30pm to 9pm) &

October 22 2013 (10am to 3pm)Direct Energy Centre • Exhibition Place • Toronto

post secondary fair colleges
Post Secondary Fair - Colleges

College Visits 2013

Thursday, November 7

8:30- 10:30 am

CPSS Cafeteria

Centennial Mohawk

Conestoga Seneca

George Brown St. Clair

Humber College Sheridan

Georgian Trios

Metalworks

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 2013

Apply online

25TH – How to apply assembly

  • February 1st 2014

Deadline “equal consideration”

  • Feb. – March 2014

Earliest offers

  • May 2014

Confirm acceptance

  • June 2014

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 2013

Current courses/history

Semester 1 Marks

  • Late February 2014
  • Late April 2014

Semester 2 - Midterm Marks

  • Mid-July 2014

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
english proficiency for both college and university
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY FOR BOTH COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY
  • NO PROFICIENCY TEST IF… A minimum of 3 – 4 years of full-time study in an English language school system in a country where English is considered the primary language. MUST PROVE ENGLISH MEDIUM EDUCATION IF CAME TO CANADA IN LAST COUPLE YEARS.
  • If less than 3-4 years in English School, complete English Proficiency Test
  • See Post-Secondary Institution website for details, and if unsure, see your counsellor
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