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  • 4 Information & Communications Technology Major Course credits (minimum one Grade 11, one Grade 12)
  • 2 Cooperative Education credits
  • 1 Math credit (Grade 11 or 12)*
  • 1 English credit (Grade 11 or 12)*
  • 1 Science or Business Studies or Art credit (Grade 11 or 12)*

*Ontario curriculum credits that involve one or more Contextualized Learning Activities delivered in the context of the Information & Communications Technology sector

Sector-recognized certifications & training

  • 3 compulsory certifications: Standard First Aid, WHMIS (generic), CPR (Level C) with AED
  • 3 additional certifications and/or training courses as specified in the sector-specific guide

Experiential learning and career exploration activities

  • one-on-one observation of a cooperative education student at a placement in the ICT sector (an example of job twinning)
  • a day-long observation of an ICT sector worker (e.g., telecommunications technician) (an example of job shadowing)
  • a one- or two-week work experience with a member of an industry association or a professional in the ICT sector (e.g., a computer
  • game developer) (an example of work experience)
  • attendance at a sector or trade show, a conference, a symposium, or a job fair
  • participation in a local, provincial, or national contest or competition with a focus on ICT
  • a tour of a local television/film studio or network monitoring centre