Skilled Trades 10 - A real world curriculum
Skilled Trades 10 is the starting point for students who want to explore the skilled trades as a career option. It features a curriculum that immerses students in the realities of skilled trades work. Designed in consultation with certified, Red Seal-endorsed trades educators, Skilled Trades 10 provides a mixture of classroom and practical workplace activities. Students spend approximately 80% of their time completing real trades tasks and projects, using the basic hand tools of industry professionals.
Skilled Trades 10 is the first in a suite of courses that fully integrates a range of skilled trades into Nova Scotia’s high schools.
Construction Trades 11 - Building a connection
Construction Trades 11 comprises the building of a complete, full-scale four unit building. Each unit contains a room plus a full bathroom. The class is divided into four groups of four and each group is responsible for its unit. Students frame, rough-in, and finish the work of six different trades.
Transportation Trades 11 - A road to the trades
Transportation Trades 11 is designed so that students begin to understand service work in an automotive setting. Students disassemble and re-assemble an engine paying attention to components and making calculations that unfold the internal combustion system. Student also perform maintenance, diagnostic and other tasks on a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze.
Skilled Trades 12 - Co-op A real world connection
Skilled Trades 12 Co-op is literally where the rubber meets the road. Students work directly with a certified journeyperson performing the actual tasks of the trade in a community-based setting.
And there's more to come!
Manufacturing Trades 11 is currently under construction with an antipated pilot date of September, 2013. Culinary Arts 11 is also being considered.