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Continuing Education‘s Summer Co-op program gives current secondary school and adult students the opportunity to gain one or two Co-op credits in the summer.  Placements can be prearranged with an employer or arranged through Continuing Education.

Summer Coop Mandatory Information Session

April 11, 2019, 7:00 p.m. – HWDSB Education Centre – 20 Education Court, Hamilton

Summer 2019 Program Calendar

Please open the link below to view the detailed Summer Co-op Calendar for 2019.

Calendar 2019.v.2

Mandatory Information Session:

The mandatory information session for Summer Coop will be held at the HWDSB Education Centre, 20 Education Court on April 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

The following information will be covered:

In order to apply for the program, you will need to prepare the following documents in advance.  When you have all of your documents ready, click the [Step 2 – Apply] tab on this page to complete the online registration form:

  1. Parental Consent Form 2019 – must be printed, completed and signed by your parent/guardian
  2. Teacher Referral Form 2019 – must be printed, completed and signed by one of your teachers
  3. A copy of your Student Status Sheet – make an appointment with your Guidance Counselor and request a copy of your Student Status sheet.  At the meeting with your Guidance Counselor, ask them to circle the course your summer co-op will be “course tied” to and initial it.
  4. Once complete you will need to take a photo of, or scan each of these documents to attach to your application.  Incomplete applications will not be processed.

NOTE: Please complete all required fields. Once you submit the form you will be presented with message stating the form was submitted successfully. If you still see the form once you press [SUBMIT], there are mandatory fields that have not been entered, please review and complete form and press [SUBMIT] again.

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Mandatory Pre-placement

Pre-placement course opens May 14 and close June 11, this course takes about 20 hours to complete.

The Coop pre-placement course covers the health and safety aspects of doing a coop and is therefore mandatory. Instructions for accessing the Pre-placement course can be found on the link below:

Summer Coop HUB instructions to access Pre-placement Course

To access the HUB -> http://home.hwdsb.on.ca/

Course Title -> Summer Coop

Confirmation by handshake icon CONFIRM YOUR PLACEMENT: If you have secured a Summer Coop placement please complete the form on the [Confirm Placement] tab. If you need assistance securing a placement email Leisha Dawson – ldawson@hwdsb.on.ca.

*If you did not receive the confirmation notification of summer coop registration please email  jcharbon@hwdsb.on.ca

NOT YET PLACED: Please continue to contact employers you might be interested in doing your placement at during the summer.  If you need assistance with securing a placement please contact the recruiter Leisha Dawson at ldawson@hwdsb.on.ca

PLACED: If you have a confirmed placement please complete the form below and submit.

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Updated on Friday, February 15, 2019.
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