Halton Dual Credits - HDSB

These Dual Credit courses are open to students of the Halton District School Board (HDSB) who are close to high school graduation.

Courses that are offered at specific high schools are only open to students who attend those high schools.

All registrations MUST be completed through your high school's Student Services or Guidance department. Contact your Student Services or Guidance department to see which option is best for you.

Below is a sample of the Dual Credits we have run in recent years.  Please contact your high school's Student Services of Guidance department to see which courses are currently available.

 

Please Note: Several program options and details are pending approval from the School College Work Initiative, Mohawk College, and local school boards.  Program information is subject to change without notice.

 

General Education

Re-Engagement: Communications

Location: Burlington Central High School
Dates: Typically runs once per year: February to June

Registration typically opens in Spring – Contact your Student Services or Guidance department to learn more and sign up!


College Credit 1: Communication D (COMM11040)

Course Description: Communication is an introductory college level English course. Through a variety of assignments, successful students in this course will develop the reading, writing, critical and analytical skills essential to them as communicators in college and upon graduation. This course teaches writing through the critical reading of various fiction and non-fiction material and brings students with basic skills to college level foundational skills.

College Pathways: Satisfies the Communications course requirement in most Mohawk programs

Career Pathways*: Supports success in college, leading to a wide variety of careers

 

Community and Health Services

Pathways to Human Services - MM Robinson

Location: M.M. Robinson High School
Dates: Typically runs once per year: February to June

Registration typically opens in Spring – Contact your Student Services or Guidance department to learn more and sign up!


College Credit 1: Introduction to Psychology (PSYCSS156)

Course Description: Explore the scientific study of mental processes and behaviour, including the concepts of normality and abnormality. Investigate the biological basis of human experience, sensation and perception, learning and memory, and the nature of consciousness. Examine personality theories, health and stress, and various psychological disorders, including their etiology and treatments.

College Pathways: Child and Youth CareCounselling TechniquesVisual Arts - AdvancedGeneral Education Elective; applies to a variety of college programs

Career Pathways*: Child and Youth Worker, Youth Support Worker, Artist, Designer; can lead to further education in a wide variety of fields, including Human Services, Social Sciences, Media Studies, and Business


College Credit 2: Introduction to Health & Wellness (HLTH10081)

Course Description: Explore the seven basic dimensions of wellness. The social, intellectual, emotional, occupational, environmental, spiritual and physical components allow for the development of a balanced approach to lifestyle choices. Lifestyle choices have a direct impact on an individual's short and long term health potential. Discuss methods of achieving one's potential in each of the interrelated 

College Pathways: Health, Wellness and Fitness 

Career Pathways*: Health and Wellness Centres, Private Health Clubs, Fitness Training 

Re-Engagement: Health & Wellness - Craig Kielburger

Location: Craig Kielburger Secondary School
Dates: Typically runs once per year: February to June

Registration typically opens in Spring – Contact your Student Services or Guidance department to learn more and sign up!


College Credit 1: Introduction to Health & Wellness (HLTH10081)

Course Description: Explore the seven basic dimensions of wellness. The social, intellectual, emotional, occupational, environmental, spiritual and physical components allow for the development of a balanced approach to lifestyle choices. Lifestyle choices have a direct impact on an individual's short and long term health potential. Discuss methods of achieving one's potential in each of the interrelated 

College Pathways: Health, Wellness and Fitness 

Career Pathways*: Health and Wellness Centres, Private Health Clubs, Fitness Training 

 

Skilled Trades

Re-Engagement: Construction

Location: Mohawk College - Marshall School of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeships (Stoney Creek Campus)
Dates: Typically runs once per year: February to June

Registration typically opens in Spring – Contact your Student Services or Guidance department to learn more and sign up!


College Credit 1: Introduction to Construction (BLDG10016)

Course Description: Get comfortable working with tools on plumbing, carpentry, and electrical projects. This course is great for people looking to build confidence working on home improvement or to discover a career in the skilled trades.

College Pathways: Various; this course is designed to give students experience in a variety of trades, which will help each student decide the best college or apprenticeship pathway for him or her

Career Pathways*: Plumbing, Carpentry, Electrical

Construction - MM Robinson

Location: Mohawk College - Marshall School of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeships (Stoney Creek Campus)
Dates: Typically runs once per year: September to December

Registration typically opens in Spring – Contact your Student Services or Guidance department to learn more and sign up!


College Credit 1: Welding (WELD10029)

Course Description: Students will develop skills in basic oxyacetylene and stick welding.

College Pathways: Quality Engineering Technician - Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE)Mechanical Techniques (Welding and Fabrication)

Career Pathways*: Non-destructive Testing and Inspection Technician, Quality Assurance/Control Technician, Welder

Advanced Manufacturing - Burlington Central HS

Location: Burlington Central High School
Dates: Typically runs once per year: February to June

Registration typically opens in Spring – Contact your Student Services or Guidance department to learn more and sign up!


College Credit 1: CAD Concepts (CADM10049)

Course Description: Use files in a CAD environment. Create templates. Access symbol libraries. Create drawings and schematics to appropriate standards. Modify drawings and schematics. Apply the principles of GD&T.

College Pathways: Mechanical Techniques (Advanced Manufacturing Operations)Mechanical Techniques (Welding and Fabrication)Mechanical Techniques (Cabinetry)

Career Pathways*: Manufacturing, Production Framing, Welding, Cabinetry

 

Business

Re-Engagement: Business

Location: Milton District High School
Dates: Typically runs once per year: September to December

Registration typically opens in Spring – Contact your Student Services or Guidance department to learn more and sign up!


College Credit 1: The Generic Business Plan (SBMG10018)

Course Description: Develop a generic business plan using a prescribed template provided by Futurpreneur Canada. Create a business plan by expanding on its specific components while completing various assignments.

College Pathways: Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Career Pathways*: Sales Representatives, Small Business Owners, Franchisees or Franchisors

 

* Please Note: The Career Pathways listed typically require successful completion of a related postsecondary diploma, apprenticeship, or degree and may require further certification. Career Pathways are NOT limited to the options listed here.

 

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