Dual Credit Programs Available to Grade 11 and 12 Students
In Alberta, Dual Credit programming invites high school students in Grades 10 to 12 to take approved postsecondary courses, earning them credit at both levels. When taking a Dual Credit course with Lethbridge College, students are considered both a high school AND college student. Students receive 5, 30 level credits and 3 college credits/course.
Courses vary from asynchronous to hands-on labs at the college. Students should have time built into their day for these courses.
Also Available - The Trades Pathway
Off Campus Programs in Horizon
Registered Apprenticeship Programs, Work Experience and Green Certificate
Yes you can earn high school credit for your learning at work or at a volunteer placement. Some important information includes
* You must work or volunteer for a minimum of 75 hours
* You must earn credit in HCS 3000 (Workplace Safety) before starting this program
* You earn 1 credit for every 25 hours worked and you can earn 15 credits towards a High School Diploma
* You Must Register First - Once your program is approved you can start earning these credits
* Contact our Off Campus Coordinator, Heather Brantner for information or to get started.
RAP or Registered Apprenticeship Program
RAP credits are earned if you work in an Apprentice Trade under the supervision of a journeyman. High School Credit is earned for the hours you work, and some or all of these hours can count towards your apprenticeship certification as well.
* You Must Register First - Use the form below and once your program is approved you can start earning these credits
* Contact our Off Campus Coordinator, Heather Brantner for information or to get started
* You must earn credit in HCS 3000 before starting this program
Green Certificate is an industry driven agriculture training program with 11 specializations. Its apprenticeship style of delivery insures that participants learn by actively preforming the skills required. Students complete training with in-person oral examinations with an industry expert. Testing is completed after each section for a total of 16, 30 level credits. AGR 3000 is a prerequisite safety course.
See the Registration form and FAQ form below
Careers Next Gen and Horizon School Division work together to increase the number of students participating in Off Campus and Internship programs.
Careers offers student presentations, paid internships, and Career Camps