Dual Credit with NorQuest College
Would you like a free college education? Not sure what to do next year? If you will be in grade 12 next year or are a post-graduate under 20 years old as of September 1st of the current school year, you may be eligible for a free education. Evergreen Catholic School Division has partnered with NorQuest College to offer The Health Care Aide Certificate Program for a third year; and the Administrative Professional Certificate Program for a second year after a successful implementation last year. Interest is high and plans are on track to offer both programs in September 2017.
Health Care Aide
This is a year-long course has classes that run every afternoon at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic High School in Spruce Grove. After the July practicum component, students will be ready to work in a variety of dynamic hospital settings as fully certified Health Care Aides making $18-26 /hour. Students may still take their grade 12 at their current school in the morning or upgrade courses with Evergreen Catholic Outreach if they have already graduated.
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This program also is a year-long course that has classes that run every afternoon at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic High School in Spruce Grove. After one school year, students will be able to take part in the business world through event planning, data keeping, business communication, software applications and organizational politics. Classes will take place in the afternoons Monday-Thursday in Spruce Grove. Students can still complete their grade 12 subjects in their home school or upgrade if they are a post graduate.
Take advantage of this free education. You can use it to fund the rest of your post-secondary or work forever in a high demand field with a great career at a young age. Come to the Dual Credit Presentation held by NorQuest and Evergreen Catholic Schools to learn more about this exciting opportunity.
If you are interested in registering follow the steps below...
- Discuss with your school counsellor and your parent(s)
- Send an email of intention to Mr. Côté at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 780-960-0475 to make an appointment to discuss the program.
- Complete a prescreen (resume and interview)
- Receive conditional acceptance from Evergreen
- Pay $450 refundable* deposit to Evergreen by June 27
- Complete NorQuest application process
* Deposit is refundable only upon successful completion of the HCA or ADP program and return of all materials. Drops, fails and withdrawals forfeit deposit.
Anatomy/Physiology & Medical Terminology (ANHP100)
Through a dual-credit partnership between Evergreen Catholic Schools and NAIT, students can take this 10-credit dual credit course made up of two NAIT courses: Medical Terminology (ITMS100), and Anatomy and Physiology (ANPH100.) These two courses are prerequisites for many of NAIT's full-time health programs.
- Medical Terminology (ANHP100) This course covers all major elements of the human body. Students develop an understanding of the structure and function of organs in the human body including body systems. A study of basic chemical principles and pathology is introduced. Students learn how body systems work together to maintain homeostasis.
- Medical Terminology (ITMS100) Knowing and using correct terminology is part of effective communication. In health care, the terminology is important and needs to be understood by all members of the team. Graduates of this course will be able to interpret and use appropriate terminology in a medical setting.
It is not a requirement for Medical Terminology to be completed by the application deadline; however, if accepted into the program, proof of completion of the course or challenge exam with a passing grade of at least 60% MUST be submitted to the student application file by July 31.
The course tuition fees, the required textbooks costs, and NAIT application fee will be paid directly to NAIT by Evergreen Catholic Schools. Students will be asked to pay a $450 performance bond to Evergreen Catholic Schools which is fully refundable upon successful completion of both courses. Drops, withdrawal, and fails forfeit this deposit and are required to return the textbooks. The course is delivered on-line via Moodle.
Students should be in grade 12 or have finished high school but be less than 20 years old on September 1st of the current school year. Pre-requisites: Biology 20; and English 20
NAIT DC brochure.pdf
Animal Handling and Behaviour (ANBH1160)
Students learn safe animal handling techniques of common small and large animals. Students will be able to interpret and explain normal and problem behaviour in patients as well as explain the human animal bond and its importance in veterinary medicine. Breed and colour recognition is also a part of this course.
Students receive post-secondary credit in this first-year course which is a requirement in both the Animal Health Technology and the Veterinary Medical Assistant programs. Students will also earn 5 high school CTS credits as: AGR1040 /AGR2020 /AGR2045/ AGR2950 /AGR3000 Pre-requisites: Biology 20; English 20; and an assignment booklet available through St. Theresa Catholic Outreach School (formerly Evergreen Catholic Outreach) to be completed prior to beginning the on-line course in either September or February. There is a $450 performance bond payable to Evergreen Catholic Schools which is fully refundable upon successful completion of both courses. Drops, withdrawal, and fails forfeit this deposit and are required to return the textbooks. The course is delivered on-line via Moodle.
Dual Credit with Lakeland College
The following dual credit courses are offer through Lakeland College:
Play is a 1st year course in the Early Learning and Child Care program and an additional course in the Child and Youth Care program. Students will explore the significanceof play in the development of child. Students will also complete the following high school credits: CCS3110, 3120, 3130, 3140, 3150, & COM1255.
This course will introduce students to children with exceptionalities by examining categories and characteristicsof diversity. Issues pertinent to children and youth with exceptionalities and their families will be explored. Students will also complete the following high school credits: CCS3060, CCS3070, CCS3910, & COM1255.
Students who are interested in a career in environmental sciences will benefit from Environmental Sustainability. A requirement in 4 of Lakeland College’s Environmental Sciences majors, this course focuses on human interactions with the environment. Students will also complete the following high school credits: ENS1040, 1110, 2050, 2130 & COM1255.
Introduction to Heavy Oil and Gas
This course will explain what heavy oil is and identify ways heavy oil is produced. Students will also explore the steps involved in getting heavy oil and natural gas out of the ground and in to the marketplace. Students will also complete the following high school CTS credits: PRS1020, PRS2020 & PRS2030.
Introduction to Esthetics
This course will provide students with an overview of safe practices in the workplace regarding bacteriology and sanitation. Students will learn to formulate a professional image and practice skills needed to work with the public. Students will also complete the following high school CTS credits: COS1010, COS 2210, COS 3010 & COM1255.
Introduction to Soil Science
This course will provide students with an overview of soil formation processes and fundamental characteristics of soil. Knowledge will be gained through lectures and hands on experience. Students will also complete the following high school CTS credits: AGR1010, AGR2120, AGR3120 & COM1255.
If you are interested in registering for any of the Lakeland programs, send an email to Ray Cote or call 780-960-0475 to make an appointment to discuss the program.
Youth Evangelization I-35 and Youth Evangelization II-35
This is a dual-credit program in collaboration with Newman Theological College. The first part of the program includes three on-line courses taught by Newman Theological College instuctors. Each course requires the completion of readings, assignments, and participation in on-line discussions. The Certificate in Younth Evangelization is designed for people working in parish youth ministry who wish to develop skills for effectively engaging people in parish settings. The pathway offers participants courses in the area of Catholicism, Scripture, Jesus and the Sacraments, as well as courses specifically designed around the theory and practice of Youth Ministry. Students will earn both college and 6 high school credits.
If interested please contact Mr. Ray Côté or call 780-960-0475 to make an appointment to discuss the program.