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Technology Courses

Exploring Technologies - TIJ10

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

Communication Technologies - TGJ20

This course requires students to complete a range of communications technology projects. These may include creating printed stationery, short videos, computer-generated animations, and graphical information displays. Students will learn to transfer information using electronic, live, and graphic communications methods. The knowledge and skills they will develop will provide a basis for careers in areas such as publishing, advertising, print production, animation, photography, and journalism.
Prerequisite: None

Technoloical Design - TDJ20

This course requires students to design and develop innovative products and services. Students will learn the following: how to identify user needs related to specified design problems; the physical properties of selected materials and their application in product design; techniques to create physical products and services; various presentation techniques; how to test and evaluate design solutions; and the implications of technology on the development of products or services. They will also become aware of design-related careers.
Prerequisite: None

Construction Technology TCJ20

This course requires students to design, build, and evaluate projects using design instruments and machine and hand tools. Students will solve technological problems through a variety of media; identify and describe building materials and other resources needed to construct, maintain, and service buildings; identify support systems and components; apply safety rules related to materials, processes, and equipment; identify common architectural styles; and identify careers related to construction technology.
Prerequisite: None

Manufacturing Technology - TMJ20

This course introduces students to the scope of the manufacturing industry, the various components used in the design of products, the industrial tools and equipment used, and methods of manufacturing, including assembly-line production. Students will learn about technical drawing; preparation processes; manufacturing techniques; power, electronic, and quality control systems; careers in the manufacturing field; and the role of entrepreneurs in Canadian society.
Prerequisite: None

Transportation Technology TTJ20

This course requires students to build projects and to learn service procedures related to different modes of transportation. Students will learn about support systems for transporting people and products; measurement systems and methods; the analysis, design, and construction of a system to convert and make practical use of energy; the function of major vehicle system components; the impact of transportation systems on the environment; communication skills; and transportation-related careers.
Prerequisite: None

Construction Technology - TCJ3C (1 Credit)
Construction Technology - TCJ3C2 9 (2 Credits)

This course focuses on residential and light construction systems related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction. Students will learn about the tools, materials, equipment, and methods used in the light construction industry; structural analysis and design; presentation and working drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also estimate materials and labour costs; study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues and energy conservation; and explore careers and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment.
Prerequisite: None

Technological Design - TDJ3M

This course provides students with opportunities to apply the principles of technological design to challenges in communications, manufacturing, electronics, transportation, architecture, industrial and consumer products, health and safety equipment, and environmental services. Students will identify user needs, estimate labour and material costs, analyse material characteristics, and illustrate design solutions, using traditional and computer-based methods. They will also acquire the basic design skills required for postsecondary studies in engineering, manufacturing, architecture, and construction.
Prerequisite: None

Communication Technologies - TGJ3M

This course examines communications systems and design and production processes in the areas of electronic, live, recorded, and graphic communications. Students will develop knowledge and skills relating to the assembly, operation, maintenance, and repair of the basic and more complex components of a range of communications systems. Students will also study industry standards and regulations and health and safety issues, and will explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning, and the impact of communications technology on society and the environment.
Prerequisite: None

Manufacturing Technology - TMJ3C (1 Credit)
Manufacturing Technology - TMJ3C2 (2 Credits)

This course focuses on design principles; electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic control systems; and traditional and advanced manufacturing processes. Students will solve problems and make the critical decisions necessary to develop efficient production systems. They will also study the broad range of career opportunities available in the manufacturing sector and their educational requirements, and will research the scope of the manufacturing industry and the impact of its products on individuals, society, and the environment.
Prerequisite: None

Transportation Technology TTJ3C (1 Credit)
Transportation Technology TTJ3C2 (2 Credits)

This course examines the infrastructure required for the operation of land, air, and/or marine vehicles. Students will design, construct, and modify vehicles, and apply safe work practices and procedures using current technology. They will also develop effective communication and teamwork skills when developing solutions to managing vehicle support systems; investigate the educational requirements for career opportunities in the transportation sector; and analyse the impact of transportation technology on society and the environment.
Prerequisite: None

Construction Technology - TCJ4C (1 Credit)
Construction Technology - TCJ4C2 9 (2 Credits)

This course focuses on advanced residential construction, more complex construction systems, and the introduction of heavy construction related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction. Students will learn about the tools, materials, equipment, and methods used in the light and heavy construction industries; structural analysis and design; presentation and working drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also estimate materials and labour costs; study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues; and explore energy conservation, careers, and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment. As well, students with an interest in the electrical or plumbing fields of study, may have the opportunity for integration of this learning focus within the course curriculum.

Technological Design - TDJ4M

This course provides students with opportunities to solve problems in design through the use of technical drawings, model building, testing, and marketing. Students will research, design, and test solutions for residential or commercial architecture, industrial engineering, and manufacturing. They will also examine the educational requirements of a technical design–related career in engineering, architecture, or industrial design.
Prerequisite: TDJ3M

Communication Technologies - TGJ4M

This course examines communications systems and design and production processes in the areas of electronic, live, recorded, and graphic communications. Students will create, manage, and distribute complex electronic, graphic, recorded, or audio-visual projects independently and in project teams. Students will also study industry standards and regulations and health and safety issues, and will explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning, and the impact of communications technology on society and the environment.
Prerequisite: TGJ3M

Manufacturing Technology - TMJ4C (1 Credit)
Manufacturing Technology - TMJ4C2 (2 Credits)

This course focuses on advanced manufacturing and engineering, and provides students with an opportunity to develop specialized knowledge and skills used in sophisticated production processes. Students will solve problems; make the decisions necessary to develop a product for manufacture; and examine production methods, quality control systems, and environmental and societal impacts.
Prerequisite: TMJ3C

Transportation Technology TTJ4C (1 Credit)
Transportation Technology TTJ4C2 (2 Credits)

This course examines alternative modes of mass transit to enable students to develop the specialized knowledge and skills required to work with sophisticated land, air, and/or marine vehicles and transportation systems. Students will solve problems related to vehicles and transportation systems; examine transportation-related issues such as energy conversion, power transfer, control systems, and environmental and societal impact; and investigate the educational requirements of career opportunities in the transportation sector.
Prerequisite: TTJ3C

Agricultural Specialist High Skills Major

Specialist High skill Major programs are designed to provide students with sector-recognized learning and skills that are advantageous for their success in the workplace and post secondary education destinations.

Technology - TTH3C (1Credit)
Technology - TTH4C/SHSM (2 Credits)

This two-credit senior transportation program offers students an Ag-transportation technology credit with a focus on Agricultural repair, service and Ag-business as it related to agriculture. These courses enable students to develop the specialized knowledge and skills required to work with Ag-electrical, Ag-hydraulics, Ag-equipment and Ag-business certifications relating to everyday practices in agriculture. Students will solve problems related to farm and heavy equipment systems. Students will study and then apply this knowledge to in-class projects and work experiences. Students will be exposed to the tools and materials of the agricultural trade. Upon graduation completion, students may choose to enter apprenticeships, college, university and world of work related careers.
Prerequisite: for TTH3C – none / for TTH4C students are to complete TTJ3CAT or TTH3C

Highlights of this unique program include the acquisition of:

  • Specific skills relating to agriculture technology according to ministry guidelines; _ Specialized training in tools, hydraulics, welding and cutting equipment, and workplace and farm safety;
  • Skills that include repairing, testing and maintaining tractors, trucks and related farm equipment;
  • Sector related certifications:

For a student to receive the SHSM designation on their diploma upon graduation, the students specific pathway must include two credits in Ag-tech at the grade eleven level, two credits in Ag-tech at the grade twelve level, two credits in the related subject based co-operative education experience, sector related certifications and contextualized units of study which are incorporated into the compulsory courses of Mathematics, Science and English.

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