Summer School Co-op Program

2020 co-op information will be posted in early spring. Please see the 2019 dates below for reference. 


Credit Co-op Dates: Tuesday, July 2 to Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Credit Co-op Dates: Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, Aug 16, 2019

Co-operative Education is a program that allows students to earn secondary school credits while completing a work placement in the community. Summer Co-operative Education students can obtain one or two co-op credits linked to, and related to, a course they have already completed. A one (1) or two (2) credit option is also offered for students in OYAP (a co-op placement in a skilled trade) and Specialist High Skills Major programs. A 2-credit option is also offered for students in the Focus on Youth program and the Youth in Policing Initiative. Please see the attached 1 Credit and 2 Credit Co-op calendars schedule this summer.


Co-op Registration Dates: Monday, April 1 to Friday, May 24, 2019

OCDSB students will register through their day school Guidance Counselor. For more information, please contact the Guidance Counselor at your day school.

Non-OCDSB day school students can pick up the summer school registration form from their Guidance Counselor. Registration forms must be approved and signed by the Guidance Counselor of Non-OCDSB day school students.   NOTE: To avoid registration issues, students must bring a Student Status Sheet or Credit Counselling Summary to be provided along with the registration form for Non-OCDSB

students. Registration forms must be submitted in person to the OCDSB Continuing Education Department during the dates and times listed below.

IMPORTANT Information for NON-OCDSB Students

For the Summer School Co-Op Program, both OCDSB and Non-OCDSB students MUST submit the following documents to the Continuing Education Offices at 440 Albert St. no later than Friday, May 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm.

Summer School Registration form (Non-OCDSB Students only)

a recent Student Status Sheet Credit Counselling Summary

a recent Index Card printed from the student database at your school

Registration Form Drop-off Information

For Non-OCDSB students, the OCDSB Continuing Education Registration office is located at 440 Albert Street in Room E122B and will be open as follows:

Dates: Monday to Friday from Monday, April 1 to Friday, May 24, 2019 Times: 9:00am to 4:30pm

Note: On Tuesdays from May 7 to May 21, the registration office will be until 7:00pm

Final registration for Co-operative Education Summer School is Friday, May 24, 2019.

International Student Fees:     A fee is required for all international and out-of-province students.

The fee for a Summer School Coop course is $500.

**The above information is subject to change and the Summer Co-op Program will be offered subject to enrolment**


Co-operative Education allows students to earn up to fourteen elective secondary school credits while completing work placements in the community. Summer Co-op students earn one credit or two credits linked to, and related to, a previously completed course. The 2-credit option is also offered for students in OYAP (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program), Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs, the Focus on Youth program, the Youth in Policing Initiative.

  • The Summer School Co-op Orientation meeting with the Summer Co-operative Education teachers will be held on Wednesday, June 5 at 6:00 p.m. at Brookfield High School, 824 Brookfield Road.

There are two parts to the Co-op credit

  • The classroom component includes mandatory Pre-Placement classes held at Brookfield HS on
  • July 2, 3 and 4, 2019. Integration classes will be held throughout the session as indicated in the calendars. Upon successfully completing the Pre-Placement program, job placements will begin on July 5, 2019.
  • Please see the attached calendars for 1 Credit and 2 Credit Co-op
  • The placement component consists of supervised learning and training in the community for full days (minimum 7.5 hrs/day). Students apply the knowledge and skills learned in the related course to their placement.
  • Students may be required to purchase personalized protective safety equipment, as required by their placements. A Police Records Check for the Vulnerable Sector may be required.
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from their placement.
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