Calgary Board of Education

Health, Recreation and Human Services (HRH) Cluster

Program Overview

The HRH cluster focuses on a vast array of challenging and rewarding careers in health care, community supports, recreation, cosmetology, food services, tourism, and law.  The table below illustrates the Occupational Areas in the HRH cluster within which Lord Beaverbrook offers courses.


Occupational Areas

Community Care Services Experience volunteering and develop skills for community-based services in a variety of settings.
Cosmetology Learn the various skills involved in the cosmetology trade, such as haircutting, texturizing, colouring, and styling.
Esthetics Specialize in skin care and treatments, including facials, cosmetic make-up services, hair removal, massage and nail art.
Foods Examine the role of food, looking beyond consumption to production, visual appreciation, nutrition, meal planning, economics and, preparation.
Health Care Services Prepare for medical careers by examining the anatomy and function of the body systems. Develop first aid, CPR, and occupational safety skills necessary for careers in emergency response.
Human & Social Services Learn about the occupations related to wellness, human development, family support, and professional standards and ethics.
Legal Studies Become familiar with the influence, impact, and complexities of the law in daily life.
Recreational Leadership Develop skills useful for coaching, fitness leadership, sport performance, athletic therapy, and leading recreational activities.
Tourism Look at the impact of tourism in Alberta and around the world and develop knowledge and skills required for the tourism industry.
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