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Centre for Learning Alternatives
Year at a Glance

​​​​​​Programs at a Glance for 2017/2018  (dates subject to change)​​​

September 2017

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionDate
CTC​Automotive Service Technician course start date.​September 5, 2017
​Application deadline for 2017 Motor Vehicle Body Repair (Autobody).​September 16, 2017
Youth Work in Trades​Youth Work In Trades application deadline.​September 29, 2017

Community Programs

Junior Fire Crew applications . Grade 12 
​September 18-22, 2017 - available at school

October 2017

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionDate
​CTCMotor Vehicle Prep & Paint Foundation course start
​October 2, 2017
​Acceptance packages for Spring 2017 due.
October 6, 2017
​​Registration Packages sent out for Spring 2017 programs.​​October 20, 2017

Community Programs

Junior Fire Crew applications . Grade 12 

October 5, 2017 - due at school by 3:00 pm

​College Heights Secondary Trades Night​Oct 11, 2017
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​Women in Industry field trip forms​

October 10, 2017 - available at school
October 19, 2017 - due at school by 3:00 pm

​​​Arts/Humanities Day at CNC 
(Gr. 11/12)  field trip forms.
​​October 10, 2017 - available at school
October 19, 2017 - due at school by 3:00 pm

​Vehicle Sales Authority Presentations:  VSA will visit grades 10-12 students. Topics covered will be:
1. Overview of career opportunities in the Auto Industry
2. Tips on how to purchase a vehicle
Schedule of individual schools visits are pending

TBA

​Junior Fire Crew Interviews - John McInnis Centre​October 23 and 24, 2017
​Junior Fire Crew Fitness Test - John McInnis Centre​October 24, 2017
​Arts/Humanities Day at CNC​ Field Trip​October 27, 2017
​Kelly Road Secondary Trades Night​October 25, 2017

November 2017

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionDate
CTC​Carpentry, Electrical, Heavy Mechanical Trades, Piping, Metal Fabrication, and Welding payment deadline.​November 17, 2017
​Community ProgramsJunior Fire Crew parent night. ​November 2, 2017
​​​Junior Fire Crew course starts.​November 2017 - May 2018 (various dates)
​Prince George Secondary Trades Night​November 8, 2017
​RCMP Youth Academy applications.​November 9, 2017 - due at school by 3:00pm
​Science Day at CNC (Gr. 11/12) application packagesNovember 1, 2017 - available at school
November 9, 2017 - due at school by 3:00pm
​Women in Industry (Gr. 10 - 12) field trip.​TBA

​Find Your Fit:  John McInnis Centre, 3400 Westwood Dr.
No cost for this event.

​TBA

​​Science Day at CNC (Gr. 11/12)  ​November 15, 2017
​Women in Industry - Parent Night
     John McInnis Centre, 3400 Westwood Dr.
TBA
​Career Education Society Conference.​November 20 - 21, 2017
​Industry Training Authority Youth Day Conference.​November 22, 2017

​Northern Health Kindergaraten Circuit 
See your school Work Experience Teacher for time available for your school

TBA Week One

​RCMP Youth Academy interviews.​​November 16 & 17, 2017

December 2017

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionDate
CTC​Application deadline for Spring 2017 programs.​December 8, 2017
​Community Programs​COFI - Discover Post-Secondary Natural Resource Management/Forestry Programs at UNBC/CNC field trip forms available.​December 6 or 13, 2017
​​Northern Health Kindergarten Circuits sign up available.December 2017

January 2018

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionDate
​CTC​Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)/Machinist Foundation program end date.​January 26, 2018
Youth Work in Trades​Youth Work In Trades parent night.​January 2018
​Community ProgramsPrince George Fire/Rescue applications available.​January 2018
​​DP Todd Secondary Trades Night​January 17, 2018
Northern Health Kindergarten Circuits.
Closed on Thursdays

​January 15, 2018 Week Two
January 22, 2018  Week Three
January 29, 2018  Week Four

​Skills Canada CompetitionJanuary 10, 2018
​​​RCMP Youth Academy fitness test.​January 2018

​​February 2018

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionDate
CTC​Electrical Foundation course start date.​February 5, 2018
​​Heavy Mechanical Trades course start date.​February 5, 2018
​Industrial Mechanic Millwright/Machinist program start date.​February 5, 2018
Piping, and Metal Fabrication course start date.​February 5, 2018
​Carpentry Foundation course start date.​February 5, 2018
​Professional Cook Level 1 course end date.​February 23, 2018
​Welding course start date.February 5, 2018
Community Programs​​Careers in Health Care at UNBC field trip forms available.TBA
​Careers in Health Sciences at CNC (Gr. 11/12)​February 28, 2017
​COFI Discover Trades and Technology in the Forest Industry field trip forms available.​February 2018
​Duchess Park Secondary Trades Night​February 7, 2018
​Heavy Metal Rocks applications available.​February 20, 2018 - available at school
March 8, 2018 - due at school by 3:00pm
​Prince George Fire/Rescue.​​February - April 2018 (various dates)
Prince George Fire/Rescue interviews.​​
​February 2018
​​Prince George Fire/Rescue parent night.​​February 2018

​March 2018

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionDate
CTC​​Professional Cook Level 2 course start date.​March 5, 2018
​Community ProgramsPrince George Fire/Rescue program​February - April 2018 (various dates)
​COFI - Discover Trades and Technology in the Forest Industry.​TBA
​RCMP Youth Academy​March 18 - 24,  2018 (spring break)
​Careers in Health Care at UNBC​March 2018
​Heavy Metal Rocks interviewsMarch 13 & 14, 2018
Computer Science & Web and Graphic Design​ Day at CNC &
Fine Arts Day at CNC  

Gr.  11&12  Field Trip Forms available
​TBA
​YES57 Junior Competition​March 7, 2018

​April 2018

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionDate
CTC​Automotive Service Technician program finishes.​April 13, 2018
Community Programs​Prince George Fire/Rescue.​February - April 2018 (various dates)
Computer Science & Web and Graphic Design Day at CNC​April 12, 2018
​Heavy Metal Rocks parent night.​April 18, 2018
​Heavy Metal Rocks.​TBA
​COFI - Discover Careers in Natural Resource Management field trip forms available​April 2018
​CHOP57​April 11, 2018
May 2, 2018 - Finals

​​May 2018

Career Program Department
Program DescriptionsDate
CTC​Motor Vehicle Body Repair (Autobody) program finishes.TBA
Youth Work in Trades​​Youth Work In Trades awards night.​TBA
​Community Programs​Fine Arts Day at CNC​May 15, 2018
​COFI - Discover Careers in Natural Resource Management.​May 2018
​Rotary Adventures in Health Care Program​May 7 - 10, 2018

​June 2018

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionsDate
CTC​Professional Cook program finishes.​June 2, 2018
​Electrical program finishes.​June 29, 2018

​July/August 2018

Career Program DepartmentProgram DescriptionsDate
CTC​​​Applications accepted to all programs for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019​July - August 2018
​​Carpentry program finishes.​​July 6, 2018​
​Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)/Machinist program finishes.​​July 6, 2018
​Metal Fabrication program finishes.​TBA
​Piping program finishes.​July 6, 2018
​Welding program finishes.​​August 24, 2018​