www.tradessecrets.org | available in 50 designated trades
- On the job training with periods of classroom instruction
- Experienced mentors
- Program length varies
- Wages increase with experience
www.forces.ca | investigate the educational and occupational opportunities
GAP Year | a year of traveling
academic upgrading /completing your high school diploma
training without a high school diploma
CBe-learn and the Career and Technology Centre at Lord Shaughnessy High School will be using the web-based application "Career Cruising". This application will allow you, your child as well as his/her teachers to better understand the interests, ambitions and individual learning needs. Please click here to review the Parent and/or Guardian Letter.
Career Development Websites
Career Services/Self Assessment | www.careercruising.com
Comprehensive Career Information | www.alis.gov.ab.ca
The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre | www.nextsteps.ca
Government of Canada | www.jobsetc.ca
Canadian Armed Forces | www.forces.ca
Alberta Apprenticeship | www.tradessecrets.org
Next Steps | http://www.nextsteps.org/nextsteps/
Job search Websites
Job Bank | www.jobbank.gc.ca/intro-eng.aspx
Job Search | www.cacee.com
Calgary Sun | www.calgarysun.com
Calgary Herald | www.working.com/calgary/index.html
Workopolis | www.workopolis.com
Calgary Stampede | www.calgarystampede.com
City of Calgary | www.calgary.ca
Alberta Health Services | www.albertahealthservices.ca/careers.asp
Monster Board Canada | www.monster.ca
Calgary Job Shop | www.calgaryjobshop.ca
Apply for public colleges, technical institutes and universities online | www.applyalberta.ca
YouthinkPS - Western Canada’s Post-Secondary listings | www.youthink.ca
Alberta Colleges and Technical Institutes
Information on Institutions/Schools
There are many options for students to help fund their education: bursaries and scholarships are an excellent place to start. Loans and awards are also available.
An award to a student who has attained a certain level of achievement, is in need of financial assistance and is continuing their studies.
Money advanced to the student to be repaid upon completion of studies. Applications for student loans will be available late May at www.alis.gov.ab.ca.
A cash award given to a student based on one or more of the following criteria:
Academic achievement, citizenship, financial need.
The Lana Hanson Memorial Scholarship is given to a CBe-learn student every year.
CLICK HERE for more information.
Questions and clarification about Alberta Scholarships alis.alberta.ca/scholarships
Alberta Scholarships & Bursary Programs 2011/2012 | http://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/scholarships/scholarshipsbrochure.pdf
Other financial resources