"As the Information Age transforms Canadian society, Aboriginal Canadians can not risk being left behind. According to this report, information and communications technologies (ICT) "offer critical opportunities to strengthen Aboriginal cultural identities, promote sustainable community development and achieve greater self-reliance." These national recommendations reveal a critical opportunity for Canada's First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples to leapfrog into the Information Age."
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) helps create and sustain healthy workplaces, by providing you and your organization with trusted, authoritative training and education programmes.
At NSCC you will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills you are learning in a variety of ways. You can expect to practice your skills at the Campus through projects, simulations and teamwork. During your program, you will explore career options through real workplace experiences external to NSCC
Learners enrolled in a one-year certificate program will typically complete an applied learning work placement in the third semester unless the program has approved alternate learning opportunities. Two-year diploma programs will have applied learning work placement experiences throughout the program and are a graduation requirement as determined for each program of study.
Thank you for partnering with NSCC. Creating pathways to employment is an important part of what we do. Your commitment to provide an applied learning placement will give learners an opportunity to connect knowledge and skills to an authentic work experience. This Applied Learning Partner’s Guide will assist you in your role as mentor, clarifying responsibilities during this vital component of the education process.
The goals of Co-operative Education are to provide learners with an opportunity to demonstrate and develop skills, gain a better understanding of their industry, and build relationships with industry partners. To ensure a successful Co-operative Education experience, NSCC recommends that learners become familiar with the following guidelines.
Thank you for your agreement to participate in, and administer, NSCC’s Co-operative Education placements. You are making a tremendous contribution to your learners, industry partners and NSCC. As the essential link between industry partners and our learners, your leadership is key to ensuring appropriate Co-op experiences and learner success.
Thank you for partnering with NSCC and contributing to the success of NSCC learners. This guide will assist you in your role as mentor, clarifying responsibilities during this important component of the education process.