Requirements / Expectations for Participation
Applicants for Off-Campus Programs must be high school students, 15 years of age or older. The students will be under the supervision of a certificated teacher and the employing organization. Hours of work for the students are between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Students are expected to be prompt and regular in attendance at work. Students will be assessed and awarded a mark. Students must work/volunteer a minimum of 75 hours to receive work experience credits. One (1) credit per 25 hour work period.
Fall/Winter Off-Campus and Summer Off-Campus programs have different application criteria.
How to Apply for Fall/Winter Off-Campus (Specialized Programs)
Students who are working with a Specialized Program Partner and are interested in pursuing work experience credits can contact the Off-Campus teacher or complete and submit the following:
See Fall/Winter Off-Campus for Specialized Program Partner listings.
How to Apply for Summer Off-Campus
Forms must be completed for General Work Experience and RAP programs and returned to your School Work Experience teacher, Counsellor or Career Practitioner for submission to Chinook Learning Services, along with a copy of required Legal Documentation.
The Summer Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) is offered in partnership with Careers: The Next Generation (external website). See your School Work Experience teacher, Counsellor or Career Practitioner for information.
Students interested in becoming a registered apprentice through Chinook must complete a 125-hour work experience internship and be successful in their Blue Book application through their employer and A.I.T. - Apprenticeship and Industry Trades (external link). Students will receive Work Experience credits until their Blue Book application is approved. Over the course of the experience, students, teachers, and employers work in collaboration to develop Learning Plans and complete evaluations.
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