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Co-op Spotlight

New & Exciting!

The Upper Grand District School Board, in partnership with Acqua Salon, is offering an exciting new Hairstyling program for cosmetology students.  Through this program, students will earn two co-op credits, while receiving Level 1 and 2 theory training, and mastering many of the practical skills required for their apprenticeship.  The co-op placement will take place second semester, in the afternoon, at the Acqua Salon in Guelph.                                    Are you an interested student?? Click the link to apply!

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What is Co-op?

The Co-operative Education Program allows students to earn secondary school credits while completing a work placement.

Co-op students can try out an occupation or different occupations in an actual work environment before deciding which career path is right for them.

Consisting of a co-op course, a related curriculum course in any subject and a work placement, the program is monitored by a co-operative education teacher.

Two co-op credits can be applied towards high school graduation requirements although there is no limit on earning optional co-op credits.

Co-op placements are arranged for students by their secondary school. All placements are require to follow Ministry of Education policy and guidelines.

Why Take Co-op?

Co-op lets you: