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Career Related International Baccalaureate Program


International Baccalaureate For All

The CP is a framework of international education that incorporates the values of the IB into a unique programme addressing the needs of students engaged in career -related education.

The programme leads to further/higher education, apprentice-ships or employment .
The CP's flexible educational framework allows schools to meet the needs, backgrounds and contexts of students.

CP students engage with a rigorous study programme that genuinely interests them while gaining 
transferable and lifelong skills.

The CP develops students to be:
- Academically strong
- Skilled in a practical field
- Critical and ethical thinkers
- Self-directed
- Collaborative
- Resilient and determined
- Confident and assured
- Caring and reflective


At St. Joseph High School, Career Related courses include:
- Autobody
- Communication Technology
- Construction
- Cosmetology
- Culinary Arts
- Fabrication
- Fashion Design
- Mechanics
- Military
- Robotics/Coding
The CP helps students to prepare for effective participation in life, fostering attitudes and habits of mind that allow them to become lifelong learners and to get involved in learning that develops their capacity and will to make a positive difference, not only in their local community, but globally.

The programme aids schools retention of students, promotes development of skills, and encourages students to take responsibility for their own actions, encouraging high levels of self-esteem through meaningful achievements.


Career Focused Students

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The CP is designed for students interested in pursuing a career-related education in the final two years of secondary school. It provides them with an excellent foundation to support their further studies as well as ensure their preparedness for success in the workforce.
All students have to study a minimum of two Diploma Programme (DP) courses as part of the CP.