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(1 credit)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students develop successful employment search skills and a personal employment search portfolio.
 

Students will take part in learning activities including topics in:

  • Identify and develop knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate for conducting successful employment searches.
  • Communicate in the language in which business is conducted.
  • Prepare a personal employment search portfolio.
  • Use technologies, tools and information systems appropriately for job preparation.

Our Distance Education program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account

REGISTRATION  
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.   

(1 credit)



Prerequisite: CTR 1010

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students acquire knowledge about workplace requirements, rights and responsibilities and relate this knowledge to personal career/employment expectations.

Students will take part in learning activities including topics in:

  • Identify and develop knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to acquiring and maintaining employment.
  • Identify and describe employment support agencies, employment centres and employment legislation.  

Our Distance Education program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account

REGISTRATION  
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.

(1 credit)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students learn the importance of nutrition and hydration for the promotion and maintenance of physical, emotional and social health and wellness throughout life. Students evaluate food and supplement choices, the effects of activity on nutritional requirements and the use of labels to improve daily nutritional intake at all ages.

Students will take part in learning activities including topics in:

  • Nutrition basics
  • Healthy food choices
  • Canada Food Guide
  • Recipe choices and meal planning
  • Cooking meals and evaluating outcome

Our Distance Education  program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account

Kitchen and utensils

Food for preparing and cooking 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

REGISTRATION         
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.

(1 credit)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students explore basic principles of leadership and evaluate their personal leadership characteristics and qualities. Students develop a plan for their personal growth as a member of a leadership team and examine the various behaviours, skills and roles of team members that contribute to team effectiveness.

Students will take part in learning activities including topics in:

  • Self leadership 
  • Goal setting
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Leadership interviews
  • Leadership team strategies
  • Personal Leadership Development Plan

Our Distance Education  program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account

REGISTRATION                                    
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.

(1 credit)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students gain the attitudes, knowledge and skills related to workplace health and safety and examine relevant legislation required in the workplace.

Students will take part in learning activities including topics in:

  • Describe and explain workplace health and safety management systems.
  • Recognize and incorporate hazard identification, assessment and control.
  • Identify and incorporate legislation related to the workplace. 

Our Distance Education program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account

REGISTRATION  
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.    

(1 credit)

 

Pre-Requisite:  HCS 3000 Workplace Safety Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students explore workplace safety principles and practices, and apply these principles and practices to a variety of contexts.

In this course you will gain knowledge, skills, and attitudes pertaining to workplace health and safety, thereby preparing you for:

  • Define and explain the differences between accidents and incidents and explain causation.
  • Describe the principles and practices of workplace health and safety.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of standards/legislated practices associated with workplace safety.

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account

REGISTRATION                                                          
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.

(1 credit)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students analyze the organizational structure of the tourism industry at local, provincial, national and global levels. Students will perform introductory investigations of employment opportunities in tourism.

Students will take part in learning activities including topics in:

  • Exploring the tourism sector
  • Understanding tourists
  • Tourism promotion

Our Distance Education program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account

REGISTRATION  
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.     

(1 credit)

 

Pre-requisite:  TOU 1010

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students demonstrate knowledge of world tourism and geography by presenting travel information about North America and at least one other world region.

Students will take part in learning activities including topics in:

  • Understanding the basic geographical features of the world.
  • Explore the physical geography, culture and economy of selected tourism destinations.
  • How the culture of a region influences tourism.
  • The positive and negative impacts of tourism on the host nation.
  • Identify travel patterns in the world and how they are influenced.
  • Develop knowledge and awareness of the major attractions of a destination within and outside of North America, and communicate this information to others.

Our Distance Education program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account 

REGISTRATION  
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.

(1 credit)

Pre-requisite:  TOU 2060

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students demonstrate knowledge of world tourism and geography by presenting travel information regarding various tourism regions of the world.

Students will take part in learning activities including topics in:

  • The physical geography, culture and economy of selected tourism destinations.
  • Exploring major attractions and regions of the world. 

Our Distance Education program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps.  

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account 

REGISTRATION  
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.  

(1 credit)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students develop and demonstrate the attitudes, skills and knowledge required for responsible participation in a range of outdoor activities. 

In this course you will gain knowledge, skills, and attitudes to:

  • Demonstrate and apply an understanding of responsible outdoor experiences.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for safe outdoor activities.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to minimize environmental impact.
  • Identify possible life roles related to the skills and content of this course.

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account

REGISTRATION                                                           
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.

(1 credit)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students develop the attitudes, skills, and knowledge in wilderness navigation to enhance their outdoor experiences.

Students will take part in learning activities including:

  • Historical navigational tools and modern navigational tools.
  • Map, compass, and GPS navigation.
  • Use online tools to help plan trips in the backcountry.
  • Scale map making.

Our Distance Education  program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Gmail account

Compass or compass app on Smart Phone

Desk ruler and meter stick/measuring tape

White paper (8.5 x 11)

REGISTRATION                                                        
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.

(1 Credit)

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students develop and demonstrate safe and sanitary food handling procedures, equipment care, comprehension of recipes and an understanding of the importance of efficient work habits in outdoor cooking environments.  

Students will take part in a variety of online learning activities including:

  • Safety and operation of camp stoves
  • Food safety in the outdoors
  • Hygiene in outdoor cooking
  • Backcountry nutrition
  • Menu planning
  • Building and testing their own solar oven and dehydrating
  • Cooking!

Our Distance Education  program offers interactive, online instruction (unlike learning through correspondence) from knowledgeable teachers who you have access to throughout the entirety of your course.  This course is delivered through Google Classroom and Google apps. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer and internet connection

Oven and baking sheets or dehydrator

Kitchen utensils (used for preparing and cooking 1 meal)

Food items

Solar oven creation items (ie. pizza box, black paper, tin foil, plastic wrap, etc.)

REGISTRATION                                                        
Course start and finish dates will vary per 1, 3, and 5 credit course. Distance Education staff will work with students to determine course start dates. Students are responsible for course materials. Please note additional costs may be incurred by students for certain courses.