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Seven Oaks School Division
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Jan 18, 2019
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Cooperative Vocational Education (C.V.E.)

Learn a Trade - Launch Your Future

The Cooperative Vocational Education Program is an excellent way to explore a career, not just a job. Twelve trades are offered, each one linked to Post Secondary Education, and Nationally and Provincially recognized. You can complete grade 12 and get the first year of your trade certification all in the same year!

CVE's unique feature is the extended work placement portion of the program. You actually work in the field in your chosen trade for six to seven months, doing the actual job and making valuable contacts in the industry. You can put "Experience" on your resume!

​Contact us at 204-632-6641 for additional information.

All the programs are structured as follows:

  • An initial four or five weeks in class learning the basics
  • An extended work placement - up to thirty weeks, four days a week on the job, one day in class
  • In the Aviation Program, the last six weeks are spent at Stevenson Aviation and Aerospace Training Centre
  • For students going into grade 12, the program is free! You can earn up to 10 High School credits toward your graduation, taking grade 12 Math and English in the afternoons
  • Graduates and young adult learners are accepted. There is a nominal fee of $300.00, An interview and transcript is required for all courses
  • Students residing outside Seven Oaks School Division are accepted
  • Everyone is welcome in all programs
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Program ​Duration ​Intake Dates ​Work Practicum ​Potential Credentials ​Requirements ​Contact
Automotive Trades & Technology
1 year
(10 months of study)
​September
(first semester)
​24-34 weeks

Apprenticeship Accredited Level 1 available

First Aid certification

WHMIS training

​Grade 11 compulsories must be completed

(special exceptions can be made)

​Maples Collegiate
Aviation Trades & Technology​
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​​September
(first semester)
​24-34 weeks​Apprenticeship Accredited Level 1 available

​Grade 11 completed for Grade 12 students

Grade 12 diploma for full-time students

​Maples Collegiate
​Building Trades
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​February
(second semester)
​Two months during each semester

​First Aid certification

Harness training and fall protection

WHMIS training

Confined Space training

Scissor Lift training

​​Grade 11 compulsories must be completed

(special exceptions can be made)

​​Garden City Collegiate
Culinary Services
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​​September
(first semester)​
​24-34 weeks

​Food Handler certificate

Manitoba Best

​Grade 11 Math and English

Grade 12 prerequisites

​Maples Collegiate
Early Childhood Education
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​September & February​Six practicum blocks that consist of 12 days each block

​First term of the Red River College Early Childhood Education program

WEVAS certificate

First Aid & CPR certification

CCA classification

​​Grade 11 compulsories must be completed

Complete an intake interview

Current resume

Current Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Background Check

​Maples Collegiate, West Kildonan Collegiate
Electrical Trades & Technology
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​​February
(second semester)
​Not Available

​Level 1 Apprenticeship equivalent for students achieving a final grade of 70% or greater (includes 900 hours towards required hours for Level 1)

First Aid certification

Possibility for membership in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

​​​Grade 11 compulsories must be completed

(special exceptions can be made)

Suggested courses of study: Pre-calculus or Applied Math, Physics, English

​Maples Collegiate
Health Care Aide
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​​September
(first semester)
​Four different practicums, seven weeks in duration

​Red River College Health Care Aide certificate

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificate

Heart and Stroke Foundation Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificate

PIECES (dementia care)

WHMIS training

​Completion of Grade 11 core courses

Participation in an interview

Completion of CVE application including references

Certified transcript of high school marks

Completion of physical examination and up-to-date immunization records

Current Child Abuse Registry and Adult Abuse Registry and Criminal Record Check including vulnerable sector search

​Maples Collegiate
Hospitality Services
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​​September
(first semester​)
​24-34 weeks​Manitoba Best
Smart Choices
Emerit certification

​Grade 11 Math and English

Grade 12 prerequisites

​Maples Collegiate
​Performing Arts Production & Industry
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​​September
(first semester)
​5 months​Technical sound, lighting, front and back of house production

​​Grade 11 compulsories must be completed

(special exceptions can be made)​

​Garden City Collegiate
Plumbing & Pipe Trades
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​​February
(second semester)
​Two months during each semester

​Apprenticeship Accredited Level 1 available

First Aid certification

WHMIS training

Harness training and fall protection

​​Grade 11 compulsories must be completed

(special exceptions can be made)

​Maples Collegiate
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​​February
(second semester)
​Two months during each semester

​Manitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association certification

First Aid and CPR certification

Harness and fall training

Scissor lift training

WHMIS training

Job site hazard training

​​Grade 11 compulsories must be completed

(special exceptions can be made)

​​Garden City Collegiate
Sustainable Energy
​1 year
(10 months of study)
​​February
(second semester)
​Two months during each semester

​First Aid certification

Confined space training

Scissor lift training

Harness training and fall protection

WHMIS training

​​Grade 11 compulsories must be completed

(special exceptions can be made)

​​Garden City Collegiate

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7Oaks School Division

Seven Oaks School Division

830 Powers Street,
Winnipeg, MB, R2V 4E7
Fax: (204) 589-2504