Calgary Board of Education

Explore Career Pathways

Students are able to choose from a variety of courses, where they learn skills, gain confidence and prepare to enter the world of work.

Each year the various shop programs provide the students with a particular theme of learning:

Grade 10 - Exploration

Grade 11 - Selection of career area(s)

Grade 12 - Preparation for transition to the world of work or further education.


Art / Design drawing, painting, clay etc. virtual tour
Art/Media Communication computer generated art and design  
Autobody working on car bodies, filling, sanding, painting virtual tour
Auto Mechanics basic engine and car repair virtual tour
Business Services information technology in the office  
Construction - Wood Frame Construction framing for structures / house building virtual tour
Construction Systems electrical wiring and plumbing virtual tour
Construction - Metal Fabrication welding (electric and gas) virtual tour
Fashion & Fabric sewing and design virtual tour
Foods - Commercial cooking banquet & reception prep virtual tour
Foods - Food Preparation cooking and food knowledge skills in food service sector virtual tour
Horticulture landscape design and minor plant care  
Human Care (Child Care) fundamentals of a day care
Media Technology television and film production, acting, filming  
Mentorship leadership roles with the school