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     Technological innovation influences all areas of life, from the daily lives of individuals to the work of business and government, to interactions on a global scale. It helps meet basic human needs and provides tools for improving people’s lives and exploring new frontiers. The policy outlined in this document is designed to ensure that technological education in Ontario enables students to meet the challenges and opportunities of the twenty-first century. 

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

TIJ1O Exploring Technologies, Grade 9, Open

This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fi elds. Prerequisite: None

TGJ2O Communications Technology, Grade 10, Open

This course introduces students to communications technology from a media perspective. Students will work in the areas of TV/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and animation. Student projects may include computer-based activities such as creating videos, editing photos, working with audio, cartooning, developing animations, and designing web pages. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology and explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. Prerequisite: None

TGJ3M Communications Technology, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. Prerequisite: None

TGJ3O Communications Technology: Broadcast and Print Production, Grade 11, Open

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of graphic communication, printing and publishing, audio and video production, and broadcast journalism. Students will work both independently and as part of a production team to design and produce media products in a project-driven environment. Practical projects may include the making of signs, yearbooks, video and/ or audio productions, newscasts, and documentaries. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields. Prerequisite: None

TGJ4M Communications Technology, Grade 12, University/College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop media knowledge and skills while designing and producing projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. Students may work in the areas of TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology and will investigate career opportunities and challenges in a rapidly changing technological environment. Prerequisite: Communications Technology, Grade 11, University/College Preparation​

TGJ4O Communications Technology: Digital Imagery and Web Design, Grade 12, Open

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of photography, digital imaging, animation, 3D modelling, and web design. Students will work both independently and as part of a production team to design and produce media products in a projectdriven environment. Practical projects may include photo galleries, digital images, animations, 3D models, and websites. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology and explore postsecondary education, training, and career opportunities. Prerequisite: None

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY ​

TEJ2O Computer Technology, Grade 10, Open

This course introduces students to computer systems, networking, and interfacing, as well as electronics and robotics. Students will assemble, repair, and confi gure computers with various types of operating systems and application software. Students will build small electronic circuits and write computer programs to control simple peripheral devices or robots. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways to careers in computer technology. Prerequisite: None​

TEJ3E Computer Technology, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to computer hardware, networks, operating systems, and other software. Students will use utility and application software and learn proper procedures for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer systems and networks. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and will learn about apprenticeships and other employment opportunities in the fi eld of computer technology that they may choose to pursue after graduation. Prerequisite: None

TEJ3M Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

This course examines computer systems and control of external devices. Students will assemble computers and small networks by installing and confi guring appropriate hardware and software. Students will develop knowledge and skills in electronics, robotics, programming, and networks, and will build systems that use computer programs and interfaces to control and/or respond to external devices. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and will learn about college and university programs leading to careers in computer engineering. Prerequisite: None

TEJ4E Computer Technology, Grade 12, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to further develop their practical understanding of computer hardware, software, networks, and operating systems. Students will use utility and application software, and will follow proper procedures for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer systems and networks. In addition to demonstrating an understanding of the ethical use and environmental effects of computers, students will develop marketable skills and assess career opportunities in the field. Prerequisite: Computer Technology, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

TEJ4M Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 12, University/College Preparation

This course extends students’ understanding of computer systems and computer interfacing with external devices. Students will assemble computer systems by installing and confi guring appropriate hardware and software, and will learn more about fundamental concepts of electronics, robotics, programming, and networks. Students will examine environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and explore postsecondary pathways leading to careers in computer engineering and related fields. Prerequisite: Computer Engineering Technology, Grade 11, University/ College Preparation

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

TIJ1O Exploring Technologies, Grade 9, Open

This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields. Prerequisite: None

TCJ2O Construction Technology, Grade 10, Open

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 fi nishing operations. They will use a variety of hand and power tools and apply knowledge of imperial and metric systems of measurement, as appropriate. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry. Prerequisite: None

TCJ3C Construction Engineering Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction. Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of construction materials, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and sections; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and explore career opportunities in the field. Prerequisite: None

TCJ3E Construction Technology, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to develop technical knowledge and skills related to carpentry, masonry, electrical systems, heating and cooling, and plumbing for residential construction. Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment to design, layout, and build projects. They will create and read technical drawings, learn construction terminology, interpret building codes and regulations, and apply mathematical skills as they develop construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and explore postsecondary and career opportunities in the field. Prerequisite: None

TCJ4C Construction Engineering Technology, Grade 12, College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment and will learn more about building design and project planning. They will continue to create and interpret construction drawings and will extend their knowledge of construction terminology and of relevant building codes and regulations, as well as health and safety standards and practices. Students will also focus on environmental and societal issues related to construction engineering technology, and explore career opportunities in the field. Prerequisite: Construction Engineering Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

TCJ4E Construction Technology, Grade 12, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to further develop technical knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Students will continue to gain hands on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment; create and interpret construction drawings; and learn more about building design and project planning. They will expand their knowledge of terminology, codes and regulations, and health and safety standards related to residential and light commercial construction. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology and explore entrepreneurship and career opportunities in the industry that may be pursued directly after graduation. Prerequisite: Construction Technology, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation​

TWJ3E Custom Woodworking, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to cabinet making and furniture making. Students will gain practical experience using a variety of the materials, tools, equipment, and joinery techniques associated with custom woodworking. Students will learn to create and interpret technical drawings and will plan, design, and fabricate projects. They will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the woodworking industry, and explore apprenticeships, postsecondary training, and career opportunities in the fi eld that may be pursued directly after graduation. Prerequisite: None

TWJ4E Custom Woodworking, Grade 12, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the planning, design, and construction of cabinets and furniture for residential and/or commercial projects. Students will gain further experience in the safe use of common woodworking materials, tools, equipment, fi nishes, and hardware, and will learn about the entrepreneurial skills needed to establish and operate a custom woodworking business. Students will also expand their awareness of health and safety issues and environmental and societal issues related to woodworking, and will explore career opportunities that may be pursued directly after graduation. Prerequisite: Custom Woodworking, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

HAIRSTYLING AND AESTHETICS

TXJ2O Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grade 10, Open

This course presents hairstyling, makeup, and nail care techniques from a salon/spa perspective. Using materials, processes, and techniques used in the industry, students learn fundamental skills in hairstyling, giving manicures and facials, and providing hair/scalp analyses and treatments. Students will also consider related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the fi eld of hairstyling and aesthetics. Prerequisite: None

TXJ3E Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

This course emphasizes technological applications in the areas of health care and personal services. Students will learn to describe and evaluate professional practices and principles; to select and use technical resources to solve problems; and to use materials, tools, and equipment safely. They will also acquire transferable skills for changing work environments, personal management skills, and knowledge of entry requirements for careers in this area. Prerequisite: None

TXJ4E Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to develop increased proficiency in a wide range of hairstyling and aesthetics services. Working in a salon/spa team environment, students strengthen their fundamental cosmetology skills and develop an understanding of common business practices and strategies in the salon/ spa industry. Students expand their understanding of environmental and societal issues and their knowledge of postsecondary destinations in the hairstyling and aesthetics industry. Prerequisite: Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

HEALTH CARE

HEALTH CARE TPJ2O Health Care, Grade 10, Open

This course introduces students to personal health promotion, child and adolescent healthconcerns, and a variety of medical services, treatments, and technologies. Students will become familiar with various instruments and equipment and will learn about human anatomy, organs, and body chemistry, as well as the effects that lifestyle choices can have on personal well-being. They will plan recreational activities for youth, perform a dietary analysis, and evaluate health care practices. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to health care, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the fi eld. Prerequisite: None

TPJ3C Health Care, Grade 11, College Preparation

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills that will benefi t students planning a career in the health care field. Students will learn about human anatomy and physiology, homeostasis, vital signs, disease prevention and treatment, how lifestyle choices affect health and well-being, and conventional and complementary methods of disease prevention and treatment. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care, and career opportunities in the fi eld. Prerequisite: None

TPJ3M Health Care, Grade 11, University/ College Preparation

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills that will benefi t students planning a career in the health care field. Students will learn about human anatomy and physiology, homeostasis, vital signs, disease prevention and treatment, how lifestyle choices affect health and well-being, and conventional and complementary methods of disease prevention and treatment. Students will develop an awareness of workers’ health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care, and career opportunities in the fi eld. Prerequisite: None

PJ4C Health Care, Grade 12, College Preparation

This course focuses on the development of clinical skills needed to assess general health status. Students will learn about accepted health care practices and about how to perform various basic procedures, using appropriate instruments and equipment. They will learn about the human immune system, pathology, and disease prevention and treatment. Students will also expand their awareness of workers’ health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care and postsecondary destinations in the fi eld. Prerequisite: Health Care, Grade 11, College Preparation

TPJ4M Health Care, Grade 12, University/ College Preparation

This course focuses on the development of clinical skills needed to assess general health status. Students will learn about accepted health care practices and about how to perform various procedures, using appropriate instruments and equipment. They will learn about the human immune system, pathology, and disease prevention and treatment. Students will also expand their awareness of workers’ health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care and postsecondary destinations in the fi eld. Prerequisite: Health Care, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

TOJ4C Child Development and Gerontology, Grade 12, College

This course enables students to examine the stages of child development and the aging process. Students will study the processes of disease and factors contributing to health and well-being in early and later life, and will develop skills required to meet the needs of chldren and older adults (care skills). Students will also learn about legislation governing the care of children and older adults; evaluate social and recreational activities, programs, and services for improving quality of life; and develop an awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and social issues, and career opportunities rlated to child care and gerontology. Prerequisite: None

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

TFJ2O Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 10, Open

This course provides students with opportunities to explore different areas of hospitality and tourism, as refl ected in the various sectors of the tourism industry, with an emphasis on food service. Students will study culinary techniques of food handling and preparation, health and safety standards, the use of tools and equipment, the origins of foods, and event planning, and will learn about tourism attractions across Ontario. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the tourism industry. Prerequisite: None​

TFJ3E Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to acquire knowledge and skills related to the food and beverage services sector of the tourism industry. Students will learn how to prepare, present, and serve food using a variety of tools and equipment and will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of providing high quality service to ensure customer satisfaction and the components of running a successful event or activity. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety practices, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the food and beverage services sector. Prerequisite: None

TFJ3C Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, College Preparation

This course enables students to develop or expand knowledge and skills related to hospitality and tourism, as refl ected in the various sectors of the tourism industry. Students will learn about preparing and presenting food, evaluating facilities, controlling inventory, and marketing and managing events and activities, and will investigate customer service principles and the cultural and economic forces that drive tourism trends. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety standards, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry. Prerequisite: None

TFJ4E Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 12, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the food and beverage services sector of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate profi ciency in using food preparation and presentation tools and equipment; plan nutritious menus, create recipes, and prepare and present fi nished food products; develop customer service skills; and explore event and activity planning. Students will expand their awareness of health and safety practices, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the food and beverage services sector. Prerequisite: Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

TFJ4C Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 12, College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the various sectors of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate advanced food preparation and presentation skills; increase health and wellness knowledge; develop tourism administration and management skills; design and implement a variety of events or activities; and investigate principles and procedures that contribute to high-quality customer service. Students will expand their awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry. Prerequisite: Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, College Preparation

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 

TIJ1O Exploring Technologies, Grade 9, Open

This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fi elds. Prerequisite: None

TMJ2O Manufacturing Technology, Grade 10, Open

This course introduces students to the manufacturing industry by giving theman opportunity to design and fabricate products using a variety of processes, tools, and equipment. Students will learn about technical drawing, properties and preparation of materials, and manufacturing techniques. Student projects may include a robotic challenge, a design challenge, or a fabrication project involving processes such as machining, welding, vacuum forming, or injection moulding. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to manufacturing and will learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry. Prerequisite: None

TMJ3E Manufacturing Technology, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

This hands-on, project-based course is designed for students planning to enter an occupation or apprenticeship in manufacturing directly after graduation. Students will work on a variety of manufacturing projects, developing knowledge and skills in design, fabrication, and problem solving and using tools and equipment such as engine lathes, milling machines, and welding machines. In addition, students may have the opportunity to acquire industrystandard certification and training. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to manufacturing and will learn about secondary school pathways that lead to careers in the industry. Prerequisite: None

TMJ3C Manufacturing Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to design, process planning, control systems, and quality assurance. Students will use a broad range of tools and equipment and will combine modern manufacturing techniques and processes with computeraided manufacturing as they develop critical decision-making, problemsolving, and project-management skills. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to manufacturing and will learn about pathways leading to careers in the industry. Prerequisite: None

TMJ3M Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Grade 11, University/ College Preparation

This project-driven, hands-on course builds on students’ experiences in manufacturing technology. Students will further develop knowledge and skills related to the use of engine lathes, milling machines, welding machines, and other related tools and equipment as they design and fabricate solutions to a variety of technological challenges in manufacturing. Students may have opportunities to acquire industrystandard training and certifi cation. Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues and of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry. Prerequisite: None

TMJ4E Manufacturing Technology, Grade 12, Workplace Preparation

This project-driven, hands-on course builds on students’ experiences in manufacturing technology. Students will further develop knowledge and skills related to the use of engine lathes, milling machines, welding machines, and other related tools and equipment as they design and fabricate solutions to a variety of technological challenges in manufacturing. Students may have opportunities to acquire industrystandard training and certification. Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues and of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry. Prerequisite : Manufacturing Technology, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

TMJ4C Manufacturing Technology, Grade 12, College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to machining, welding, print reading, computer numerical control (CNC),robotics, and design. Students will develop profi ciency in using mechanical, pneumatic, electronic, and computer control systems in a project-based learning environment and may have opportunities to obtain industry-standard training and certifi cation. Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues and career opportunities in the manufacturing industry. Prerequisite : Manufacturing Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

TMJ4M Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Grade 12, University/ College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to design, process planning, control systems, project management, quality assurance, and business operations. Students will use a broad range of tools and equipment, enhance their skills in computer-aided design, and collaborate in managing a project. Students will critically analyse and solve complex problems involved in manufacturing products. Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues and of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry. Prerequisite : Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Grade 11, University/College

TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN

TDJ2O Technological Design, Grade 10, Open

This course provides students with opportunities to apply a design process to meet a variety of technological challenges. Students will research projects, create designs, build models and/or prototypes, and assess products and/or processes using appropriate tools, techniques, and strategies. Student projects may include designs for homes, vehicles, bridges, robotic arms, clothing, or other products. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to technological design, and learn about secondary and postsecondary education and training leading to careers in the fi eld. Prerequisite: None

TDJ3O Technological Design and the Environment, Grade 11, Open

This course enables students to apply a systematic process for researching, designing, building, and assessing solutions to address specifi c human and environmental challenges. Through their work on various projects, students will explore broad themes that may include aspects of industrial design, mechanical design, architectural design, control system design, and/or apparel design. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to technological design, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the fi eld. Prerequisite: None

TDJ3M Technological Design, Grade 11, University/College

This course examines how technological design is influenced by human, environmental, fi nancial, and material requirements and resources. Students will research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using working drawings and other communication methods to present their design ideas. They will develop an awareness of environmental, societal, and cultural issues related to technological design, and will explore career opportunities in the fi eld, as well as the college and/or university program requirements for them. Prerequisite: None

TDJ4O Technological Design in the Twenty-first Century, Grade 12, Open

This course focuses on the relationship between society and technological development. Students will use appropriate tools, techniques, and strategies to research, design, build, and assess prototypes for products and/or processes that respond to society's changing needs. Students will describe how social factors, including culture, media, politics, religion, and environmental concerns, infl uence technological design. Students will also learn about professional practices in the fi eld, and will research postsecondary pathways leading to careers related to technological design. Prerequisite: None

TDJ4M Technological Design, Grade 12, Workplace Preparation

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of design advocacy and marketing, while building on their design skills and their knowledge of professional design practices. Students will apply a systematic design process to research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specifi c human needs, using illustrations, presentation drawings, and other communication methods to present their designs. Students will enhance their problem-solving and communication skills, and explore career opportunities and the postsecondary education and training requirements for them. Prerequisite: Technological Design, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY

TTJ1O Exploring Technologies, Grade 9, Open

This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technologyrelated fields. Prerequisite: None

TTJ2O Transportation Technology, Grade 10, Open

This course introduces students to the service and maintenance of vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to the construction and operation of vehicle/ craft systems and learn maintenance and repair techniques. Student projects may include the construction of a self-propelled vehicle or craft, engine service, tire/wheel service, electrical/battery service, and proper body care. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the transportation industry. Prerequisite: None

TTJ3O Transportation Technology, Vehicle Ownership, Grade 11, Open

This general interest course enables students to become familiar with the options and features of various vehicles, issues of registration, and the legal requirements affecting vehicle owners. Students will also learn about vehicle fi nancing and insurance, vehicle maintenance, emergency procedures, and the responsibilities of being a vehicle owner. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to vehicle ownership and use, and will explore career opportunities in the transportation industry. Prerequisite: None

TTJ3C Transportation Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

This course enables students to develop technical knowledge and skills as they study, test, service, and repair engine, electrical, suspension, brake, and steering systems on vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft. Students will develop communication and teamwork skills through practical tasks, using a variety of tools and equipment. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation and will learn about apprenticeship and college programs leading to careers in the transportation industry. Prerequisite: None

TTJ4E Transportation Technology, Vehicle Maintenance, Grade 12, Workplace Preparation

This course introduces students to the servicing, repair, and maintenance of vehicles through practical applications. The course is appropriate for all students as a general interest course to prepare them for future vehicle operation, care, and maintenance or for entry into an apprenticeship in the motive power trades. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation and will learn about careers in the transportation industry and the skills and training required for them. Prerequisite: None

TTJ4C Transportation Technology, Grade 12, College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop technical knowledge and skills as they study, test, service, and repair engine management systems; power trains; steering/control, suspension, brake, and body systems on vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft; and/or small engine products. Students will refi ne communication and teamwork skills through practical tasks, using a variety of tools and equipment. Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation and their knowledge of apprenticeship and college programs leading to careers in the transportation industry. Prerequisite : Transportation Technology, College Preparation, Grade 11