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  • Education to Work Program

    The Lethbridge Chamber has partnered with our local educational institutes to create the Education to Work program. These positions can help you round out your workforce while giving students valuable learning opportunities.

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  • Work Experience Program Work Experience Program


    The Work Experience Program is an opportunity for students to develop employability skills while completing high school credits. Students work at an approved work site part time or during the summer in this program.

    They work with employers and receive 1 credit for every 25 hours of work. All forms must be completed, signed and returned to the Off-Campus Coordinator before a student is accepted in to the program. Transportation is the students responsibility.

  • Off-Campus Education Off-Campus Education

    Off-Campus Education Programs provide opportunities for high school students to apply skills in a real life situation.

    Offered in high school, these programs play an important role in assisting student’s transition into the work force and post-secondary education while attaining their high school diploma.

    These programs are partnerships between students, school and community members. They allow the students to explore and expand their career interests and aptitudes in meaningful work situations.

    Off-Campus Education programs allows students to: earn high school credits (1 credits for every 25 hours worked), explore careers, make valuable contacts and acquire the skills and work habits needed to succeed after high school.

  • Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)

    The Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) is an opportunity for high school students to earn up to 40 credits towards their high school diploma while counting hours towards their first year apprenticeship in one of Alberta’s trades.

    The students who have made career choices and comments to RAP begin their training in any one of the apprenticeship trades while in high school. They spend part of their year in school completing graduation requirements and part in industry as a registered apprentice.

    All students participating in RAP must complete the ACSA (Alberta Construction Safety Association) course. This is an online course which is offered at no cost to high school students.

  • Green Certificate Program Green Certificate Program

    The Green Certificate Program is an apprenticeship-style program that allows students, who live and work in agriculture, the opportunity to earn credits towards their high school diploma. They will also obtain an industry recognized certificate from Alberta agriculture. If a student is working, or interested, in the following areas they may be interested in this program:

    • Cow-calf, Feedlot, Sheep, Swine, Dairy
    • Field Crop, Irrigated Crops
    • Beekeeping
    • Equine
  • Carpentry or Concrete Finishing Apprenticeship Carpentry or Concrete Finishing Apprenticeship

    Lethbridge School District #51 is looking for a summer registered apprenticeship placement for a motivated LCI grade 10 student.

    He is looking for carpentry or concrete finishing. He has strong experience with concrete work, working for his father's former company, so he knows what is required in terms of manual labour.

    Comes with excellent references from his school shop teachers.

    The school district covers worker's compensation. As with all RAP students, the employer is required to pay minimum wage; any wage higher than that is  up to the discretion of the employer.

    Contact: Andrew Krul at Andrew.Krul@lethsd.ab.ca

  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians

    Holy Spirit Catholic Schools are looking for businesses who can help students who want to start their careers as Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians.

    These students are looking for summer placements for as many hours as the business is willing to give to them.

    There is also the possibly of continuing on into the fall depending on the student’s timetable and the employer’s needs.

    These students are hoping to gain experience and knowledge in the trade of Heavy Equipment Technician as well as staring to acquire their hours towards their 1-year apprenticeship.

    Please contact Holy Spirit’s Off-Campus Coordinator, Ms. Devon Farrar, for more information at 587-220-4358 or email her at farrard@holyspirit.ab.ca.

  • Plumbing Apprenticeship Plumbing Apprenticeship

    Holy Spirit School Division is looking for a registered apprenticeship placement for a grade 12 student in plumbing.

    This student is eager to start his apprenticeship working towards his goal of being a journeyman plumber. His teachers say that he has “a very balanced approach to everything”.

    The school district covers worker's compensation. As with all RAP students, the employer is required to pay minimum wage; any wage higher than that is up to the discretion of the employer.

    Contact: Ms. Devon Farrar at farrard@holyspirit.ab.ca for more information.