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Students in Alberta Start Learning Trades in High School.

Bishop Grandin is a grade 10 - 12 high school with approximately 1600 students located in Calgary Alberta. The school offers a variety of programs including Advanced Placement, French Immersion, Fine Arts, and vocational programs. Students are from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds and there are approximately 350 English Language Learner (ELL) students.
 
Bishop Grandin participates in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP). The Registered Apprenticeship Program is a program for high school students in Grade 10, 11 or 12 throughout Alberta. The Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) is an Alberta Education program that allows high school students to begin their apprenticeship training while attending high school. Students can earn up to 40 RAP credits towards their high school diploma and they can select from 50 trades.
 
More information can be found by going to the following links:
 
http://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/learn-on-the-job/who-can-learn-a-trade/registered-apprenticeship-program/
 
http://www.cssd.ab.ca/files/student_resources/RAP_brochure.pdf
 
For more information, contact:

Gen-Ling Chang
Director, Research & Equity
647 252 3581