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Technological Education – Green Industries

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Please remember that not all courses are offered at every OCSB high school. Consult your myBlueprint account for the courses offerings at your school.

The Technological Education Certificate is awarded to students who have pursued a concentrated study in technology by completing a minimum number of Technological Education credits. Students are required to complete a minimum of five (5) credits, either through Technological Education courses (‘T’ codes), or cooperative education credits tied to Technological Education courses. See your guidance counsellor for more information.

CodeCourse NameGradeTypePrerequisite
TIJ1OExploring Technologies9OpenNone
THJ1OExploring Green Industries9OpenNone
THJ2OGreen Industries10OpenNone
THJ3EGreen Industries11WorkplaceNone
THJ3MGreen Industries11University/ CollegeNone
THJ4EGreen Industries12WorkplaceGrade 11 Green Industries, Workplace
THJ4MGreen Industries12University/ CollegeGrade 11 Green Industries, University/College

Course descriptions

TIJ1O – Exploring Technologies

1 credit, Open, Prerequisite: None

This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues and will begin to explore secondary and post-secondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.

 

THJ1O – Exploring Green Industries

1 credit, Open, Prerequisite: None

This exploratory course introduces students to concepts and skills related to the green industries – agriculture, forestry, horticulture and landscaping. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and will begin to explore secondary and post-secondary pathways leading to careers in the field.

 

THJ2O – Green Industries

1 credit, Open, Prerequisite: None

This course introduces students to the various sectors of the green industries – agriculture, forestry, horticulture, floristry and landscaping. Using materials, processes and techniques commonly employed in these industries, students will participate in a number of hands-on projects that may include plant or animal propagation; production, maintenance and harvesting activities; the development of floral or landscaping designs; and/or related construction activities. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to green industry activities, learn about safe and healthy working practices and explore secondary and post-secondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various industry sectors.

 

THJ3E – Green Industries

THJ3E1 – Workplace, 1 credit; THJ3E2 – Workplace, 2 credits, Prerequisite: None

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to agriculture, floristry, forestry, horticulture and landscaping. Students will learn to identify a broad range of plant and animal species; examine factors that affect the growth of plants and animals and the quality
of products derived from them; and develop process, design and maintenance skills required in the green industries. Students will also learn about safe and healthy working practices, develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to green industry activities and learn about apprenticeships and other post-secondary education and training opportunities, as well as employment opportunities that may be pursued directly after graduation.

THJ3M – Green Industries

THJ3M1 – University/College, 1 credit; THJ3M2 – University/College, 2 credits, Prerequisite: None

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to agriculture, forestry, horticulture, and landscaping. Students will study the identification, growth and management of plants and animals and develop process, design and management skills required in the green industries. Students will also examine social and economic issues related to the green industries, learn about safe and healthy working practices, study industry standards and codes and will explore post-secondary education programs and career opportunities.

 

THJ4E – Green Industries

THJ4E1 – Workplace, 1 credit; THJ4E2 – Workplace, 2 credits, Prerequisite: Green Industries, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to gain further experience with a variety of industry procedures and operations and to acquire additional industry-specific skills. Students will study more complex processes, develop more advanced design and maintenance skills and explore ways of enhancing environmental sustainability. They will also examine social and economic issues related to the green industries, learn about safe and healthy working practices, study industry standards and codes and explore career opportunities in the various industries. The knowledge and skills acquired in this course will prepare students for the workplace and apprenticeship training.

 

THJ4M – Green Industries

THJ4M1 – University/College, 1 credit; THJ4M2 – University/College, 2 credits, Prerequisite: Green Industries, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

This course focuses on more complex concepts and skills related to the green industries. Students will focus on developing process skills, design and management techniques and ways of enhancing environmental sustainability. They will also examine social and economic issues related to the green industries, learn about safe and healthy working practices, study industry standards and codes and explore career opportunities. The knowledge and skills acquired in this course will prepare students for more specialized studies at the college and university level.