Cooperative Education

Cooperative Education

What is Cooperative Education (Co-op)?
Students who take this elective course earn credits during their regular school day while test driving a career that interests them. 

Key benefits
Apply your strengths, interests and special skills in this experiential form of learning;
Provides you an enhanced and enriched learning experience outside of the classroom;
Develop and refine your employability skills;
Make contacts in career fields you might want to pursue.

What kinds are available?
Co-ops are available in almost any job sector.  You can either arrange a co-op placement yourself or work with your co-op teacher to find one.

How do I take Co-op?
You can select the 1CO3AD - Cooperative Education (2 credit) course as you would any other course by either making an appointment with your Guidance Counsellor, or selecting it in Career Cruising for next year.  An application form, along with your resumé, also needs to be completed and returned to Ms. Olthof in room 102.

For more information, please see Ms. Olthof, Lisgar's Co-op Teacher, in room 102.

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