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  1. Port Credit S.S. presents… Post Secondary Pathways Fair Thursday, Nov. 14th 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

  2. An opportunity for all Grade 11/12 students to…. • explore post secondary pathways (work, apprenticeship, college & university). • make informed decisions regarding course selection while at PCSS. • Make informed post secondary choices during the application fall process. • Sign-up for 3 information workshops of your choice.

  3. Education & Training Choices • Work • On-the-job • Continuing Education (colleges, training centres) • 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

  4. Going to Work • Employment Centres • Career and employment counselling • Ontario Internship & Job Connect (YMCA) programs • Match you with employer in chosen field • Work search skills workshops/counselling • How to find a job, resumes, interviews, etc. • Job banks • Job listings all over Canada • www.jobbank.gc.ca • www.youth.gc.ca

  5. Representatives at PCSS… • Job Connect (YMCA) - attend this session and find out about the services they can offer to assist YOU find a job. Taking a GAP year? - sign up for ……My GAP Year or Lattitude Global Volunteering. …and many more!

  6. 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

  7. Representatives at PCSS… • Skills Canada/Trades • Armed Forces • Culinary Arts • Pre-apprenticeship programs offered through colleges.

  8. Why Choose College? • Prepares you for specific occupation • Prefer practical, focused, more hands-on learning • A step towards university • Preparatory programs • Technology up-to-date • Programs developed with employers • Smaller classes/work terms

  9. Pathways… • Collaborative programs • Degree • + • Diploma • Transfer agreements • College • University • Preparatory Programs • www.ocutg.on.ca • College • Certificates • Diplomas • Degrees • University • Degrees

  10. General Arts & Science (GAS) • Preparatory programs • Students gain appropriate background to study further in college or university programs • Most colleges offer these programs. • Examples: Pre-Health, Pre-Business

  11. Colleges attending… • Humber • George Brown • Seneca • Sheridan • Conestoga • Centennial…and many more!!

  12. Other Career Colleges, Private Training Institutions attending… • Metal Works • Peel Regional Police • Firefighting • Everest College/Holistic Health • Financial Planning • Academy of Learning

  13. Why Choose University? • Prefer theoretical, abstract, book-learning, research • Learn well through lectures, independent work • Want to develop broad background, not specific to a particular occupation • Step towards other professional training (e.g. teaching, medicine)

  14. Universities attending… • Laurier, Guelph-Humber, Toronto • York, McMaster, Waterloo, Guelph • Western, Ryerson, Dalhousie • University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Carleton, Brock, Trent • OCAD University, Memorial and many more!

  15. What your morning will look like. • 8:00 to 8:30: pick-up TT in auditorium hall • 8:30 to 9:20: Session 1 • 9:25 to 10:10: Session 2 • 10:15 to 11:00: Session 3 • 11:00 to 12 noon Information Fair/lunch > Then attend period 3 and 4 for Day 2.

  16. Go to myBlueprint: Oct 28th Click

  17. Workshop Registration • ’ Click on ‘Login’

  18. LOG ON • Login = Student # • Password = birth date in format yymmdd • Prompted for new password • Write your new password in a safe location (6 to 8 characters)

  19. Now, go to Port Credit S.S.Post Secondary Fair (left side)

  20. Pick your 3 workshops….

  21. Log out…

  22. Review… • Select one workshop from each session. • First come, first served! • Once a workshop is full, it is FULL!! • Once choices are made, click 'submit'. • Yes, attendance will be taken at each workshop!

  23. Sign up by: Deadline: Wed. Nov. 6th We will chase you to make selections if you have not done so by the deadline or pick for you!

  24. Your planning tool is... myBlueprint!www.myBlueprint.ca/peel

  25. This is YOUR opportunity!