Career Education Department Overview

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About Us:

Sea to Sky Career Education (SSCE) offers three different programs for high school students looking to gain valuable work experience or an apprenticeship while acquiring high school and post-secondary credits. SSCE programs give youth the opportunity to try out different trades or work environments to get a head start on their career.divider

Department Vision:
Career Education programs in SD48 complement the Career Education K-12 curriculum. Our goal is to provide our students with real-world, relevant and purposeful work-based learning experiences through a personalized and engaging environment with community and industry partners.
Key Strategies:

Pathways to Learning describes the instructional STRATEGIES of Assessment, Collaboration, Play & Exploration, Purpose & Authenticity, Technology, and Engagement. Guided by the First Peoples' Principles of Learning, these pathways guide our work and are represented in our department strategies outlined below:

  • Work Experience (WEX) provides students with authentic school and community-based work experience, helping students gain valuable insight into career choices.
  • Early Childhood Education (Dual-Credit) program in partnership with Northern Lights College.
  • SkilledTradesBC Youth Train In Trades (Dual-Credit) allows students to enroll in dual credit trades training programs in partnership with post-secondary institutions while completing their high school diploma.
  • SkilledTradesBC Youth Work In Trades (Apprenticeship) provides students with a head start on the work-based training component for an apprenticeship program while still in high school.