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Interested in learning about a particular trade or in a career within a trade…

The Career Skills Centre at St. Joseph High School will be offering technical and trade courses in July! The Career Skills Centre is for students who want to access the expertise and training in technical or trade areas. Students who attend the Career Skills Centre may gain entrance requirements to post-secondary institutions.


St. Joseph
10830-109 Street - View Map

Date & Time:

July 2 - 23, 2019; 8:15am - 1:15pm 


Students (Under 20 years of age on September 1, 2018)

  • $60.00 Technology User Fee (Non-Refundable)
  • $90.00 Caution Fee (Refunded upon the return of textbooks/materials in good condition)

Courses Offered:

*All Classes are subject to enrollment minimums


Offers the opportunity to repair a damaged vehicle, refinish the paint and learn some special effects painting. You will engage in full hands on learning activities that will have you completing tasks you have never dreamt possible in high school. This opportunity will open countless doors for a solid and secure future in the collision and repair industry. 


The Baking program focuses on the science and art of baking. In this class, students will be introduced to the making and finishing of a variety of breads, pastries, cakes and more. Every level is welcome and there are no prerequisites. Let us fulfill your creative passion. 


Cosmetology is the study of hair, skin and nails. The following will be covered:
Personal and professional practices
Hair and Scalp Care


Students will explore the fundamentals of engineering and design through VEX robotics. Areas of instruction include physical assembly, circuit design, automation, computer science, and rapid prototyping through 3D printing.


This course introduces students to building materials and processes through opportunities to design and build various construction projects. Students will learn to create and read working drawings, become familiar with common construction materials, components and processes, and perform a variety of fabrication, assembly and finishing operations.  They will use a variety of hand and power tools and apply knowledge of imperial and metric systems of measurement.  Students will develop an awareness of environmental and social issues related to construction technology and will explore secondary and post-secondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.


Culinary Arts focuses on the basics. We start by utilizing the entire kitchen for knife skills and making stocks from scratch.  We will then dive into an International menu focusing on different elements like soups, stocks, sauces, meats, seafoods and more.  We also will be covering the cold kitchen salads, salad dressings and sandwiches.  Learn how to cook starting with the classics and then branch off into different recipes and ethnic favourites.  Learn about your cultural heritage while developing work and life skill.


Students are introduced to the basics of welding processes used in industry today. Students develop skills in the use of tools and materials used in metal fabrication processes.  Students will learn how to safely transform common metals into useful products.  No experience is necessary.  The summer school experience can offer any combination of FAB credits at the 10, 20, or 30 level.  The course will consist of a blend of theory, skill building and project work.