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Technology

Exploring Technologies

TIJ1O1

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 post secondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology related fields.

Prerequisite: None

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Communication Technology

TGJ1O1

Exploring Communications Technologies • Grade 9 • Open

This exploratory course introduces students to concepts and skills in communications technology, which encompasses television/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and interactive new media and animation. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and post secondary pathways leading to careers in the field.

Prerequisite: None

TGJ2O1

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 post secondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.

Prerequisite: None

TGJ3M1

Communications Technology • Grade 11 • University/College

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

TGJ4M1

Communications Technology • Grade 12 • University/College

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: TGJ3M1


Computer Technology

TEJ2O1

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 configure 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 post secondary pathways to careers in computer technology.

Prerequisite: None

TEJ3M1

Computer Engineering Technology • Grade 11 • University/College

This course examines computer systems and control of external devices. Students will assemble computers and small networks by installing and configuring 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

TEJ3E1

Computer Technology • Grade 11 • Workplace

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 field of computer technology that they may choose to pursue after graduation.

Prerequisite: None

TEJ4M1

Computer Engineering Technology • Grade 12 • University/College

This course extends students’ understanding of computer systems and computer interfacing with external devices. Students will assemble computer systems by installing and configuring 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 post secondary pathways leading to careers in computer engineering and related fields.

Prerequisite: TEJ3M1

TEJ4E1

Computer Technology • Grade 12 • Workplace

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


Construction Technology

TCJ2O1

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 finishing 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 post secondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.

Prerequisite: None

TCJ3C1

Construction Engineering Technology • Grade 11 • College

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, lay out, 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 post secondary and career opportunities in the field.

Prerequisite: None

TCJ3E1

Construction Technology • Grade 11 • Workplace

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, lay out, 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 will explore post secondary and career opportunities in the field.

Prerequisites: None

TWJ3E1

Custom Woodworking • Grade 11 • Workplace

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, post-secondary training, and career opportunities in the field that may be pursued directly after graduation.

Prerequisite: None

Construction Engineering Technology • Grade 12 • College

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: TCJ3C1

TCJ4E1

Construction Technology • Grade 12 • Workplace

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 will explore entrepreneurship and career opportunities in the industry that may be pursued directly after graduation.

Prerequisite: Construction Technology, Grade 11, Workplace.

TWJ4E1

Custom Woodworking • Grade 12 • Workplace

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, finishes, 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: TWJ3E1


Hospitality & Tourism

TFJ2O1

Hospitality & Tourism • Grade 10 • Open

This course provides students with opportunities to explore different areas of hospitality and tourism, as reflected 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 post secondary pathways leading to careers in the tourism industry.

Enhanced Materials: There will be a lab fee associated with this course.

TFJ3E1

Hospitality & Tourism • Grade 11 • Workplace

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.

Enhanced Materials: There will be a lab fee associated with this course.

TFJ3C1

Hospitality & Tourism • Grade 11 • College

This course enables students to develop or expand knowledge and skills related to hospitality and tourism, as reflected 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.

Enhanced Materials: There will be a lab fee associated with this course.

Prerequisite: None


Manufacturing Technology

TMJ2O1

Manufacturing Technology • Grade 10 • Open

This course introduces students to the manufacturing industry by giving them an 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 post secondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.

Prerequisite: None

TMJ3M1

Manufacturing Technology • Grade 11 • University/College

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 computer-aided manufacturing as they develop critical decision-making, problem-solving, 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

TMJ3C1

Manufacturing Technology • Grade 11 • College

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills through hands on, project based learning. Students will acquire design, fabrication, and problem solving skills while using tools and equipment such as lathes, mills, welders, computer aided machines, robots, and control systems. Students may have opportunities to obtain industry standard certification and training. 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

Manufacturing Technology  • Grade 11 • Workplace

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 industry-standard 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

Prerequisite: None

TMJ4M1

Manufacturing Engineering Technology • Grade 12 • University/College

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 analyze 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.

Manufacturing Technology • Grade 12 • College

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 proficiency 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 certification. Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues and career opportunities in the manufacturing industry.

Prerequisite: TMJ3C1

TMJ4E1

Manufacturing Technology • Grade 12 • Workplace

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 tools and equipment as they design and fabricate solutions to a variety of technological challenges in manufacturing. Students may also have opportunities to acquire industry-standard 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.


Technological Design

TDG2O1

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 will learn about secondary and post secondary education and training leading to careers in the field.

Prerequisite: None

TDJ3M1

Technological Design • Grade 11 • University/College

This course examines how technological design is influenced by human, environmental, financial, 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 field, as well as the college and/or university program requirements for them.

Prerequisite: None

TDJ3O1

Technological Design & The Environment • Grade 11 • Open

This course enables students to apply a systematic process for researching, designing, building, and assessing solutions to address specific 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 field.

Prerequisite: None

TDJ4M1

Technological Design • Grade 12 • University/College

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 specific human needs, using illustrations, presentation drawings, and other communication methods to present their designs. Students will enhance their problem-solving and communication skills, and will explore career opportunities and the post secondary education and training requirements for them.

Prerequisite: Technological Design, Grade 11, University/College.

TDJ4O1

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, influence technological design. Students will also learn about professional practices in the field, and will research postsecondary pathways leading to careers related to technological design.

Prerequisite: None

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Transportation Technology

TTJ2O1

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 post secondary pathways leading to careers in the transportation industry.

Prerequisite: None


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialist High Skills Major Manufacturing

 

TMM 3M Mechanical Engineering • Grade 11 • College/University -and- TMP 3C • Precision Machining • Grade 11 • College

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TMM 4M Mechanical Engineering • Grade 12 • College/University -and- TMP 4C • Precision Machining • Grade 12 • College

The SHSM is a ministry-approved specialized program that allows students to focus their learning on manufacturing and design while meeting the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and assists in their transition from secondary school to apprenticeship training, college, university, or the workplace. The program includes two credits each in manufacturing and design at the grade 11 and 12 level. Students will receive instruction from college instructors using the college facilities and the opportunity to achieve a college credit at no extra cost. This extra credit will be in either welding or machining. Students will also take part in sector-recognized certifications and/or training courses, at least two co-op courses in a manufacturing or design environment as well as the opportunity to take part in other reach ahead opportunities.

Alternating years the code TMY 3C/4C Welding is also used.

There are also opportunities for students to take both the Welding and Machining dual credits with Loyalist College.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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