Career and Technology Studies (CTS) are programs which offer Alberta students opportunities to develop technology-related skills, enhance employability skills and develop skills that can be applied to careers, the workplace or further education.

Each credit earned in the CTS program requires about 20-25 hours to complete.

Courses

5 credits

Discover the art of ceramics in this engaging course! Unleash your creativity as you sculpt with clay using a variety of techniques. In this hands-on class, you'll have the opportunity to craft not just beautiful, but also functional artifacts like mugs, bowls, and vases. Whether you're a beginner or already have experience with ceramics, this course promises a fun and immersive journey into the world of pottery and clay artistry.

Computer Science 10
5 credits
 
Are you interested in writing computer programs? In this course you will use the JavaScript programming 5.js library language to develop skills to design algorithms and program a robot (using Lego EV3).


The Computer Science AP program offers two AP exams:

Computer Science Principles 20 AP
5 credits

Level 20 builds on the concepts solving more complex problems and explores different programming languages.



Computer Science A 30 AP
5 credits   

The 30 level course can be used as a 30-level science credit for admission to many post secondary institutions.

3 or 5 credits
Fees applicable


This course is offered as a 3 credit or 5 credit course. Hands-on classes help students develop their woodworking skills. In Construction Technologies, there are 46 possible courses, from wood turning to cabinet making.

5 credits
Fee applicable

The Cosmetology courses cover modules from the Alberta Hairstyling Apprenticeship Program. These include hairstyling, up-dos, colouring, cutting and client services.

5 credits
Fee applicable


Designed to prepare students to be successful in the food service industry. Training in a commercial style kitchen mentored by Red Seal chefs! Once completing the 2 year course, students may challenge the first year Alberta Apprenticeship Cook Technical Training.

Prerequisite: Foods 10.

5 credits
Fee applicable

Embark on a thrilling creative journey in our design studies course! Explore the fascinating world of design from sketch to reality. Learn to draw like a designer, use the design process to create imaginative concepts, and watch as your two-dimensional ideas seamlessly transform into three-dimensional masterpieces. Dive into the exciting realm of 3D modelling and discover the magic of bringing your designs to life through 3D printing. Whether you're a budding artist, engineer, or simply a design enthusiast, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to turn your innovative ideas into tangible, three-dimensional creations.

5 Credits

The esthetic course delves into the essential areas of the beauty industry. Students will learn a wide array of techniques such as manicuring, skin care, makeup and more!

5 credits
Fee applicable


Fashion students will learn basic techniques to create clothing and accessories. Intermediate students work with specialty fabrics and create more advanced projects. Advanced students learn about couture fashion while creating more student directed projects.

5 credits
Fee applicable


The Foods program is a practical course that will teach students the fundamentals of cooking and baking. Some of the topics covered include baking, meat cookery, soups, sauces, international cuisine, and food presentation.

Graphic Arts 10, 20, 30

5 credits

Unleash your artistic potential in our exciting graphic arts course! Delve into the captivating world of graphic design as you learn to create visually stunning and impactful designs. Gain hands-on experience with industry-standard tools like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and watch your creativity flourish as you bring your ideas to life on the digital canvas. Whether you are new to art or an aspiring designer, this course is your gateway to mastering the art of visual communication and design.

5 credits
Fee applicable

Students learn to create thoughtful compositions using various media. They learn techniques in digital photography, the importance of creating and following a plan, capturing content, and editing.