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Courses

  • 4 Health & Wellness Major Course credits (minimum one Grade 11, one Grade 12)
  • 2 Cooperative Education credits
  • 1 English credit (Grade 11 or 12)*
  • 1 Math credit (Grade 11 or 12)*
  • 1 -Science/Social Sciences credit (Grade 11 or 12)*

*Ontario curriculum credits that involve one or more units Contextualized Learning Activities delivered in the context of the Health & Wellness sector

Sector-recognized certifications & training

  • 4 compulsory certifications and/or training courses: CPR (Level C) with AED, Standard First Aid, WHMIS (generic), infection control
  • 2 additional certifications and/or training courses as specified in the sector-specific guide

Experiential learning and career exploration activities

  • opportunities to explore, observe and participate in a variety of health and wellness sector experiences and careers
  • one-on-one observation of a cooperative education student in a health and wellness setting (job twinning)
  • a day long observation of a health and wellness sector employee (job shadowing)
  • one to two week work experience with a sector employee (e.g. GLN4O)
  • volunteer experience in a health and wellness setting (also 40 hours community service)
  • cooperative Education placement in a sector-recognized facility
  • attendance at a health and wellness sector career fair