Sa-Hali Career Program Options
CAREER PREPARATION WORK EXPERIENCE 12
This career preparation program gives all students (academic and trades) the opportunity to combine
secondary graduation with specialty electives and related on-the-job experience in a career field of
Career Program focus areas:
• Business and Applied Business • Liberal Arts and Humanities
• Fine Arts, Design and Media • Science and Applied Science
• Fitness and Recreation • Tourism, Hospitality and Foods
• Health and Human Services • Trades and Technology
Work experience differs from most courses in that it is primarily designed to take place outside the school
setting. Up to 20% of the course will be devoted to in-school learning and assessment activities, which
prepare the student for the workplace. At least 80% of the time will consist of actual work placements.
The 30 hour work experience requirement for graduation is covered by this course.
ENTRY LEVEL TRADES & TECHNOLOGY
Most of the programs are facilitated at TRU during the student’s grade 12 year. ELTT programs can be
one semester or two semesters in length. All mandatory (non-elective) courses must be completed by
the end of Grade 11.
Programs offered for 2008 Registration
Automotive Service Technician Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Mechanic
Partsperson Power Sports and Marine Technician
Welding Level C Electrical
Framing Technician Joinery
Pipefitting Retail Meat Processing
Early application deadline for grade 10 students is April 7.
SD73 pays the tuition.
Dual credit received for ELTT training (high school and university credit).
TRU START PROGRAM
Dual Credit courses offered to mature and high-achieving Grade twelve students.
o Four credits equivalent to a Grade twelve elective.
o Three credits at TRU towards a University Degree.
Tuition is paid by SD73.
Courses are offered on campus in late afternoon or evening, allowing grade 12 students to stay with their
Students are responsible for cost of textbooks and TRU Ancillary Fees.
Only a certain number of seats have been allotted for SD#73 students.
Biology, Business, Information Technology, Economics, English, Fine Arts, Geography, History,
Languages, Photography, Physical Conditioning, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Tourism
Nursing - Home Support/Resident Care Attendant Certificate
Science – Horticulture Program
Application deadline is May 30.
Parent/Student Information Meeting
Parent and students wishing to obtain more information on these programs are invited to attend a
meeting on Monday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. in room B2 at Sa-Hali Secondary School.
Contact Mr. Froese at 374-0861 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECONDARY SCHOOL APPRENTICESHIP
Open to all students fifteen years of age or older, including Grade twelve Dogwood Diploma students and
Adult Graduation Program students.
Students are paid employees.
Supervision by a credentialed journeyperson (Industry Training Authority (ITA) certified) allows for 480
hours of work to equal sixteen high school credits.
Students qualify for a $1000.00 SSA Scholarship.
Increases relevance and practical application of secondary school curriculum by linking directly with the
world of work.
Facilitates transition from school to work via provincially accredited training programs.
COMPUTER SCIENCE TECH-ACADEMY PROGRAM
Program location is Sa-Hali Secondary School
The focus of the academy will be computer game design and development, based upon Digipen
Institute of Technology's Project Fun curriculum.
Digipen is an advanced program “Creating makers of technology", not “Users of technology". The
course of studies will be demanding and enjoyable. Students will study computer mathematics
using trigonometry and higher math, and computer science. Throughout the duration of the four
courses, students will create a series of computer games.
Students must be entering grade 12 and have a solid understanding of mathematics and computer
technology. The Academy will have four full courses, two in each semester. Students will also need
to take Principals of Math 12, during the first semester.
Upon successful completion of the Tech-Academy Program, students will:
• receive advanced standing in the TRU Computer Science Degree Program.
• be eligible to enter Digipen Technical Institute and their Degree program.
Application deadline is April 7.
Program location is NorKam Secondary School (Salon)
Limited enrollment of twenty SD73 students, Grade 11 & Grade 12.
Approved by the Cosmetology Industry Association of British Columbia (CIABC).
Program comprised of seven Hairdressing courses, 120 hours each.
May enroll into Secondary School Apprentice Program (SSA).
After 1500 hours, student can challenge the British Columbia Hairdressing License Exam.
With an additional 1800 hours, student can challenge Inter-Provincial Red Seal Hairdressing License
Cost of equipment and learning materials is $750.00
SD73 pays for tuition.
NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Program Location is NorKam Secondary School
SD73 students enter into the program in Grade 11
28 high school credits plus dual credit for two courses in BSc – Natural Resource Management
Guaranteed transfer to TRU, UNBC or Selkirk College – Castlegar Campus
Work experience gains through certificates granted:
Occupation First Aid Level 1
WHMIS – Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.
Fire Fighting – S100
Program comprised of 7 courses, 110 hours each.