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Gleneagle Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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LEARN A VALUABLE SKILL, GET PAID and GAIN HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS

February 07, 2013

Did you know students who have a job in the trades have a unique opportunity to not only get paid while learning a skill, but they can also get up to 16 credits towards graduation? For each 120 hours of paid work (ex: carpenter, cook, baker, electrician, hardwood floorlayer, mechanic, landscaper…) they will get 4 credits of Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA). Once they have earned these four classes and worked 900 hrs by December 31 after their June graduation, they can apply for a $1,000 scholarship.

  • Students: If you are presently have a trades job, see your counselor and get yourself signed up for this great opportunity.
  • Parents/Employers: If you are in a position to potentially hire a young student apprentice and would like more information, please feel free to contact Mr. Doug MacLean (778-686-1897) to discuss all the benefits of this program for your company

For more information on Youth Programs in the Trades, you can visit the Industry Training Authority (ITA): http://www.itabc.ca/youth-trades/overview

Gleneagle Secondary School

1195 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam BC
V3B 7Y8
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