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  1. Secondary School Dual-Credit ProgramsHigh School Credit and College Trainingat the same time Langley School District

  2. What is a Dual-Credit Program? • Earn high-school and post-secondary credits at the same time • Pay no post-secondary tuition • Develop advanced skills and be ready to work in industry as you graduate from high school • Attend a full-time program for one or two semesters at ACSS, LSS (called an ACE-IT program, which means “Accelerated Industry Training “) or • Attend full-time in a college program at a post-secondary institution

  3. Who takes Dual Creditprograms? • Motivated Grade 11 or 12 students • Students who want specific training • Students ready for applied learning • Students who want to have a specialized skill base to pay for further post-secondary • Students ready, willing and able to learn beyond the traditional model of school • ALL types of students!

  4. Dual Credit Programsoffered in Langley School District: Plumbing/Piping ACE-IT at Langley Secondary Hairdressing ACE-IT Carpentry ACE-IT Auto Service Technician ACE-IT at Aldergrove Community Sec

  5. Teachers in our ACE-IT programs • Have recent, extensive industry experience • Are highly-skilled at their trades and are experienced high school teachers • Have contacts and industry connections to help create valuable workplace training opportunities • Assist high school students in the transition to becoming skilled tradespeople • These programs offer a unique high school experience: work placements, smaller classes, focus on learning in groups and skill-building

  6. Plumbing/Piping • Start work in the piping trades: plumbing, gas fitting, steam fitting, and sprinkler fitting • 2 semesters at LSS • Lots of hands-on and group learning • Includes work-experience & 8 weeks BCIT time

  7. Installing a piping system before the ceiling goes in

  8. Learn some valuable and specialized skillsEarn high school graduation and a BCIT certificateWork as part of a dynamic team

  9. Hairdressing • Become a certified hairdresser in B.C. • Learn all the skills required: hair cut and colour techniques, salon management, hair science, customer service

  10. ReCREATIONS Training Salon at ACSS

  11. ReCREATIONS Training Salon at ACSS

  12. Carpentry • Start working in the construction trade • Gain carpentry skills and work experience • Earn Level 1 carpentry apprenticeship training • One semester at ACSS • Includes paid work-experience & 4 weeks of training at Kwantlen Cloverdale

  13. Build real mini-homes and gain real experience preparing you for the trade

  14. Auto Service Tech • Start working in automotive service • Earn Level 1 auto service tech training • Program includes theory, Work experience and practical skill -building • Program includes paid work-experience & four weeks of training at Kwantlen Cloverdale

  15. Automotive Service Technician

  16. High School Dual Credit for programs with our Post-Secondary Partners • Kwantlen Polytechnic University • UFV University of the Fraser Valley

  17. Millwright

  18. Horticulture Apprenticeship CTC • Learn about Landscaping, Nursery, Production or Golf Course Maintenance • 2 months training at KUC and 3 months paid work experience • Earn Level 1 technical training in Horticulture apprenticeship

  19. Learn Equipment use and maintenance • Gain plant, soil and pest knowledge • Program prepares for inside or outside work • High-demand field with many work opportunities

  20. Metal Fabrication

  21. Why apply for a Dual-Credit program? • You want to focus on a specific area of training and learn a great deal • You want to gain skills you would normally learn after high school • You want more hands-on training • You’re ready to take on a challenge • You want a head-start and you’re motivated

  22. Want In? You need to apply! • Talk with your school counsellor • Visit the program, attend an Open House or Info Session. Check it out for yourself. • Apply the year before you want to start the program (by April 30th) • Many programs will take either grade 11s or grade 12s. Plan this out with a counsellor. • Get some good references. These programs can be competitive.

  23. Langley’s Career Education/Transitions Programs:A Journey for LifeIt’s your journey and your life:YOU make the CHOICESfor more information:speak with someone in your school, visit the program: attend an open house, or information session and go to: www.sd35.bc.ca