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Life After Westmount. Your future starts today. Types of Programs. CEGEP Two streams available: Pre-university : Two years, followed by professional studies at university. Career Programs: Three years, leading directly to the job market OR possibly to university studies. Programs Continued.

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life after westmount

Life After Westmount

Your future starts today.

types of programs
Types of Programs


  • Two streams available:
  • Pre-university: Two years, followed by professional studies at university.
  • Career Programs: Three years, leading directly to the job market OR possibly to university studies.
programs continued
Programs Continued
  • Vocational Education
    • Trade Schools
    • Programs available through EMSB
    • Majority want you to have a minimum of Sec. IV Math, English, and French
  • Armed Forces
  • Studies out of province-Carleton University, Maritime Universities, Algonquin College, L.C.C. Grade 12
  • Work-Study Programs: Katimavik, Crossroads, Canada World Youth
  • Working!!!
what do some of the vocational programs offer
What do some of the Vocational Programs Offer?
  • John F. Kennedy Business Centre
    • Secretarial Studies
    • Accounting Professional Sales
    • Starting a Business
    • Secretarial Studies-Legal
    • Sales Representation
    • Travel Sales
    • Hotel Reception
  • Laurier Macdonald Vocational Centre
    • Automobile Mechanics
    • Hairdressing
    • Aesthetics
    • Electrolysis
  • Rosemount Technology Centre
    • Cabinet Making
    • Furniture Finishing
    • Automated Systems Electromechanics
    • Industrial Drafting (CAD)
    • Machining Technics
    • Production Equipment Operation
    • Numerical Control Machine Tool Operation
    • Desktop Publishing (Computer Graphics Techniques)
    • Printing
    • Welding and Fitting
  • Shadd Business Centre
    • Secretarial Studies
    • Accounting
    • Starting a Business
  • St. Pius X Culinary Institute
    • Professional Cooking
    • Food and Beverage Services
getting my high school diploma
Getting My High School Diploma
  • What do I need?
    • Minimum of 54 credits (Sec IV & V)
    • 20 of these credits must be Sec. V
  • Must Pass:
    • Sec V English (6 credits)
    • Sec V French (4 credits)
    • Sec IV Math (4 credits)
    • Sec IV Science and Technology (4-6 credits)
    • Sec IV History & Citizenship (4 credits)
    • Sec IV Arts Education (2 credits)
    • Sec V ERC or Phys Ed. (2 credits)
but i m only in 9 th grade
But I’m only in 9th Grade…
  • This year’s grades can have an effect on next year’s courses!
  • History, Science, Math
    • 9th grade marks first year of two-year program
    • What is learned this year will carry-over
  • Math
    • For some future programs (CEGEP, etc.) certain types of Math and Science are needed.
    • This year’s final marks in grade 9 determines the path you will go into in Grade 10/Secondary IV. Science or CST math. Need at least 75% to go into science math.
  • Need at least 60% to pass your courses.
  • POP course gives you 4 Grade 10 credits!
knowing yourself
Knowing Yourself
  • What courses interest me?
  • What courses am I doing well in?
  • Am I a hands-on learner or do I enjoy academic environments?
  • What are my strengths and weaknesses?
more about myself
More About Myself
  • What are my occupational daydreams?
  • In terms of a career, what are important criteria that they have to meet? (i.e. financial, amount of training and schooling).
  • Where do I see myself in ten years?
no need to stress
No need to stress!
  • It is okay if you do not have the answers to these questions, that is not the intention, rather, these are questions that may serve as a tool to guide you through this challenging process.
career explorations
Career Explorations
  • Available to gr.10 & gr.11
  • ½ or full day visit
  • Many different placement available
    • Ex. Nurse, Architect, Daycare Assistant, Lawyer, etc.
  • See what different careers involve!
  • Deadline ~November 2010
looking at cegep
Looking at CEGEP
  • English CEGEPS in Montreal
    • Dawson College:
    • John Abbott College:
    • Marianopolis College:
    • Vanier College:
    • Champlain College:
  • Also:
    • Lasalle College:
    • O’Sullivan College:
    • Centennial College:
looking at cegep1
Looking at CEGEP

What’s the difference between high school and CEGEP?

admission requirements
Admission Requirements
  • Marks
  • Credits
  • Pre-requisites
  • Remedial, Regular, and Advanced (enriched) standing
  • Missing Credits and/or prerequisites
what if i do not meet all the requirements
What if I do not meet all the requirements?
  • Some students may not have proper course requirements (i.e. Math 506/Science Math) or may not meet the grade requirements for some courses.
  • If you fall into these categories you can enter into a transition program at *CEGEP* to fulfill these requirements and then re-apply to your program of choice.
  • **Exploration Sciences at Dawson College**
helpful links
Helpful Links

User Name: Westmount

Password: Careers

    • Through Service Canada
cegep websites
CEGEP Websites
  • Dawson College:
  • John Abbott College:
  • Lasalle College:
  • Marianopolis College:
  • O’Sullivan College:
  • Vanier College:
  • Champlain College:
more questions
More Questions???
  • Come to see us at the Guidance Office!!
  • Pamphlets available in outer office.