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CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES (CTS)

New! Area IV High School CTS Offerings for 2012-2013 (PDF)

Commencing September 2010, Ernest Manning High School will offer select courses at the new Career and Technology Centre, as part of our new CTS course cluster initiatives. Moving beyond the tradition of a “heavy shop” skill environment for high school students, Manning will be combining rigorous academics with career and technical studies in a state of the art Career and Technology Centre to serve our high school learners. This centre will engage and personalize the learning experiences for all students. State of the art programs and facilities are developed at the Centre, including  World Skills equipment and technology. The Career and Skill Centre is located at Lord Shaughnessy High School, 2336 - 53 Avenue S.W.

COURSES OFFERED AT THE CENTRE:

  • Autobody, Cosmetology & will be offered at CT Centre Central Location
  • Pre-engineering CT Centre Lord Shaughnessy Location
  • Fabrication-CT Centre Ernest Manning location

CTS Cluster

Five CTS Clusters

  1. HRH: Health, Recreation & Human Services
  2. TMT: Trades, Manufacturing & Transportation
  3. NAT: Natural Resources
  4. MDM: Media, Design & Communication
  5. BIT: Business, Finance & Administration

For more information on courses offered through the CTS program, visit our Career and Technology course list page.

The CTS program is designed to develop skills that senior high school students can apply in their daily lives when preparing for entry into the workplace or for further learning opportunities. Through the CTS program, students are provided with opportunities to personalize their learning, identify and explore their interests, manage transitions and build partnerships while developing basic competencies, that is, the attitudes and behaviours that people need to participate and progress in today’s dynamic world of work. The intention of the CT Centre is to broaden the notion of CTS as it relates to post secondary and the world of work.

Alberta Education Career and Technology Studies Programs of Study

Alberta Education Career and Technology Studies Program Booklet (PDF)

Government of Alberta TRADESECRETS: Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training

Calgary Board of Education Career and Technology Strategy

 


CTS PROGRAMS

Media, Design & Communication Arts

Natural Resources

Trades, Manufacturing & Transportation

STUDENTS WITH HONORABLE MENTION AT THE CALGARY HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION, STUDENT HOUSE DESIGN COMPETITION

GOLD FOR EM HIGH SCHOOL!

EM student strikes gold at the Regional Skills Competition held at SAIT on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Defeating 16 other competitors, Milio S. successfully demonstrated GMAW and SMAW welds, proving to be superior in his field. After discovering welding was his passion in Welding 10 at EM High School, Milio went onto to spend two semesters and two summers as welding apprentice with Enerflex. Winning this award has opened up a plethora of opportunities such as a mentorship at SAIT and a place in the upcoming Provincial Skills Competition, held at the AgriCom in Edmonton on May 12 and 13. As a gold medalist at Regionals, Milio took home a brand new Millermatic MIG welder, a beautifully crafted belt buckle, and of course, a gold medal.

 

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