Community and Continuing Education

Co-op (Work for Credit)

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Last updated on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Work for Credit, Adult Education – September to June Program

Cooperative education is a structured method of combining secondary education with practical work experience. A cooperative education experience, commonly known as “co-op”, provides elective or compulsory group 1-3 credits for structured work experience.

The HWDSB Community and Continuing Education offers the Work-For-Credit Co-op program to already employed students with significant work experience, the opportunity to earn credits at their current employment.

Student Eligibility:

  • Student must be over 21 years of age
  • Need 4 credits or less (must have earned or currently be earning grade 12 English)
  • Employed full-time for more than one year with the same employer
  • Employment must relate to a course the student has already earned

Entry Requirements:

  • Student must complete a credit assessment at Assessment Centre
  • Participate in an entry interview with Co-op teacher
  • Provide an up-to-date resume, references and employer’s consent

Course Work:

Call 905-526-9337 ext 241 to see if you are a candidate for the program.