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Career Centre Supports and Services

My focus is to provide hope and guidance in assisting students in developing plans for their future. We discuss the dream and develop action plans to reach their goals.

Together we research industries, education requirements, using various resources such as:

  • Career and personality assessments
  • Career and Post-secondary resources
  • Scholarship applications
  • Resume and cover letter building

Opportunities:

  • Connect students to industry professionals
  • Attending Career Exploration events 
  • Participate in Post-Secondary Open Houses 

Support for Parents and Guardians:

  • Access to Career and Job fairs
  • Career Events for Students and Parents Calendar        
  • Weekly insert in school newsletters

Trades and Apprenticeships

Alberta Industry Trades Information  This is the home page for Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training and contains information about the process to become a Journey person in Alberta. You can start on this path in high school!

Trade Entrance Requirements (Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training)

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) brochure This brochure outlines the process where students in high school can begin their apprenticeship career.

Trades and Occupations list  A comprehensive list of Alberta's Registered trades, complete with career profile information for each trade.

Trades specific scholarships As a trades person, you are eligible for thousands of dollars in scholarships! Here is the link from the government website.

Green Certificate Agriculture Training The Green Certificate Program is an industry driven agricultural training program. Its apprenticeship style of delivery insures that participants learn through actively performing the skills required. This means learning, hands-on, out in the barn, field, greenhouse or corral and getting dirty!

Off-campus Coordinator Set up a meeting with our local off-campus coordinator to find out about opportunities for apprenticeship, work experience and volunteer credits. Students in Grades 10-12 can earn up to 5 credits a year (15 Total).

Exploring Career Opportunities

Exploring Career Options

Alis Alberta - Get to know yourself and explore careers

Education Planner - Self-assessments and exploration

Spark Path Activities - By appointment

Personality Assessments - By appointment

JOB SEARCH AND VOLUNTEERING

Looking for work or volunteer opportunities? You may benefit from a job search session with your Career Practitioner to update or create your resume, practice your interview skills and position yourself for job search success! In the meantime, check out these links:

Employment Standards Fact Sheet  - Answers common questions about the rights and responsibilities of young people in the workforce

Indeed.caJobs.caSimply Hired - Explore current job postings from our local area and across the country.

Looking for Work - ALIS website - This is a great resource as you embark on a job search! 

Nanton Chamber of Commerce -  Learn more about the business community in Nanton!

 

Student Loans and Student Line of Credit

Alberta Student Aid, Loan information and Applications - Details

Student Line of Credit

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada provides a detailed description of a student line of credit - Details

Contact your local bank or credit union for student loan/line of credit details

ATB Financial

Bank of Montreal (BMO)

Chinook Financial

CIBC 

How to apply to Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions

Register with MyPass first!

How to video: MyPass

Then, for all Alberta Institutions, you start with creating an Alberta Digital ID and then access Apply Alberta.

Each Alberta institution (and sometimes specific programs) has their own application date deadlines, as well as deadlines to qualify for entrance awards. I'm always happy to help with this process!

Career Services

Trades and Meat Processing programs

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Vitual

Come learn about the Trades and Meat Processing programs at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ts90CmiCRKKzFqvCe9yNhQ#/registration

Information Technology and Applied Systems (ITAS) Information Session

Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Virtual

Lethbridge College Open House

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Lethbridge College, 3000 College Dr S, Lethbridge, AB T1K 1L6, Canada


A WINTER LEARNING ADVENTURE        

It's that time of year again! 

Happening from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, LC's Winter Open House gives attendees the opportunity to: 

  • Engage with instructors
  • Take a campus tour
  • Explore more than 60 programs
  • Apply in-person at 50 per cent off
  • And much more

Transition to Post-Secondary for students Experiencing Disabilities

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: St. Mary's University, 14500 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB T2X 1Z4, Canada

Child & Youth Care Information Session

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Virtual

Transitional Employment program - Olds College

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Virtual


Program Information Webinar for the Transitional Employment program at 6 p.m. MST on March 6, 2024. This event is for educators, counsellors, parents and students to learn more about the program, connect with our Instructional Coaches and ask any questions they may have during the Q&A session. 

Register now

Psychologist - Career Exploration Session

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

More details to come!

Register by clicking HERE

Air Traffic Controller - Career Exploration Session

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

More details to come!

Register by clicking HERE

Art Gallery Associate Curator - Career Exploration Session

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

More details to come! 

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Roofer - Career Exploration Session

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

More details to come!


Register by clicking HERE

Deicing Technician - Career Exploration Session

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

More details to come!

Register by clicking HERE

Skilled Career and Job Fair

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Fort Macleod, AB, Canada

All high schools, all students grade 10-12

Public US College Expo Event

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Arts Commons, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0K9, Canada

TV Producer - Career Exploration Session

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A TVProducer is responsible for various aspects of television show productionoverseeing all features involved.  Responsibilities include set design,choreography, lighting, performances, cinematography, sound, editing and makingsure that compliance standards and deadlines are met. 

Ifyou are creative with great leadership and communication skills, bringing ideasto life as a TV Producer may be the career for you.

Ryan,from Rogers TV Lethbridge, will be with us to give more information onthis creative career. 

Click HERE to register.