This course will allow students to:

1. Explore a career of interest

2. Gain “on the job” experience

3. Network with professionals

4. Cover several components of Grad Transitions 12 to include:

• 80 hours work experience

• Resume writing

• Interview skills


The course consists of:

• 30 hours of employment skills

• 100 hours of work experience


Work experience job placement possibilities include:


Focus Area

Business & Applied Business

Office Assistant, Sales Person, Realtor, Financial Planner, Accounting.

Fitness & Recreation

Recreation Director, Coach, Teacher, Trainer/Fitness Consultant, Youth Leader, Sports Therapist, Community Public Relations.

Fine Arts, Design & Media

Educational Assistant, Back Stage Theatre Work, Make-up Artist, Face Painting, Interior Designer, Graphic Designer, Film and TV, Back Stage Supervisors, Seniors Home recreational/Music Therapy.

Health & Human Services

Teacher, Daycare Provider, Education Assistant, Therapeutic Riding Coach, Youth Group Leader, Police Officer. Lawyer, Child & Youth Care Worker.

Liberal Arts & Humanities

Librarian, Anthropologist, Language Teacher, Museum Worker, Public Relations, Journalist.

Tourism, Hospitality & Foods

Travel Counselling, Tourism Management, Event Planner, Hotel Manager, Professional Cooks.

Science & Applied Science

Small/Large Animal Veterinarian, Animal Care, Optometrist, Fisheries, Medical Equipment, Dentistry, Lab Work, Pharmacy, Physiotherapist, Sports Therapy, Horticulture, Dairy & Cattle Research.

Trades & Technology

Plumber, Carpenter, Electrician, Landscaper, Welder, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Engineer, Mechanic, Hair Stylist, Esthetician, Meat Cutter, Computer Technician, Drafting.


Information & Announcements

Student Dress Code

As a school, we are a place of business and students are expected to demonstrate good judgment in terms of appropriate dress. While on school property, students may not wear clothing that makes graphic or verbal reference to sex, drugs, alcohol or that is violent or discriminatory in nature. Students are to not wear clothing that is overly revealing.  Some examples of clothing that may not be acceptable are, bare midriffs, spaghetti straps and low necklines. In addition, shirts should be worn, and underwear should be covered.

Code of Conduct

The School Community at Chilliwack Secondary is encouraged to act in a responsible and socially acceptable manner.  Our goal is to provide opportunities for the optimum learning experience for all our students and staff in a safe and comfortable learning environment.

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