Tech Education

Tech Education

Tech Education

Grade 10-12

Communications Technology

TGJ2O0 – COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY, Grade 10, Open

This course introduced students to communications technology from a media perspective.  Students will work in the areas of TV/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and animation.  Student projects may include computer-based activities such as creating videos, editing photos, working with audio, cartooning, developing animations, and designing web pages.  Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology and explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
Prerequisite: None

TGG3M0 COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY: Print and Graphics Communications
Grade 11, University/College Preparation

This course examines communications technology from a media perspective.  Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications.  These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media.  Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.   The focus will be using a variety of journalism software pertaining to media production.
Prerequisite: None

TGR3M0 – COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY:  Radio, Audio, and Sound Production
GRADE 11, University/College Preparation

This course examines communications technology from a media perspective.  Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications.  These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media.  Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.   The focus will be on recording techniques for rhythm section, vocals, brass and woodwind instruments.
Prerequisite: None

TGG4M0 – COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY:  Print and Graphics Communications
Grade 12, University/College Preparation

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills while designing and producing projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications.  Students may work in the areas of TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media.  Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology and will investigate career opportunities and challenges in a rapidly changing technological environment.  The focus will be using a variety of journalism software pertaining to media production.
Prerequisite: Communications Technology, Grade 11, University/College Preparation (TGJ 3M1)

TGR4M0 – COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY:  Radio, Audio and Sound Production
Grade 12, University/College Preparation

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills while designing and producing projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications.  Students may work in the areas of TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media.  Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology and will investigate career opportunities and challenges in a rapidly changing technological environment.  The focus will be on recording techniques for rhythm section, vocals, brass and woodwind instruments and choirs.
Prerequisite: Communications Technology, Grade 11, University/College Preparation(TGJ 3M2)

IDC3O0 – INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA BROADCASTING, Grade 11, Open

This interdisciplinary studies course is an introduction to media broadcasting.  It focuses on the practical aspects of broadcasting required for students to produce daily broadcasts for airplay.  Throughout the semester students will learn technical and theoretical aspects of broadcasting.  Students will incorporate video cameras, computer skills, and literacy techniques to develop content that will be drawn from many disciplines.  As well, students will explore legal and ethical issues in media broadcasting.
Prerequisite: None

Construction Technology

TCJ2O0 – CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY – Grade 10, Open

This course introduces students to building materials and processes through opportunities to design and build various construction projects.  Students will learn to create and read working drawings; become familiar with common construction materials, components, and processes, and perform a variety of fabrication, assembly, and finishing operations.  They will use a variety of hand and power tools and apply knowledge of imperial and metric systems of measurement, as appropriate.  Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.
Prerequisite:        None

TCJ3C0 – CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY – Grade 11, College Preparation

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction.  Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of construction materials, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and sections; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects.  Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and explore career opportunities in the field.
Prerequisite: None

TCJ4C0 – CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY – Grade 12, College Preparation

This course enables students further develop knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction.  Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment and will learn more about building design and project planning.  They will continue to create and interpret construction drawings and will extend their knowledge of construction terminology and of relevant building codes and regulations, as well as health and safety standards and practices.  Students will also focus on environmental and societal issues related to construction engineering technology, and explore career opportunities in the field.
Prerequisite: Construction Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

Manufacturing Technology

TMJ2O0 – MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, Grade 10, Open

This course introduces students to the manufacturing industry by giving them an opportunity to design and fabricate products using a variety of processes, tools, and equipment.  Students will learn about technical drawing, properties and preparation of materials, and manufacturing techniques.  Student projects may include a robotic challenge, a design challenge, or a fabrication project involving processes such as machining, welding, vacuum forming, or injection moulding.  Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to manufacturing and will learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.
Prerequisite: None

TMJ3C0 – MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, Grade 11, College Preparation

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills through hands on project-based learning.  Students will acquire design, fabrication, and problem-solving skills while using tools and equipment such as lathes, mills, welders, computer-aided machines, robots, and control systems. Students will have opportunities to obtain industry-standard certification and training.  Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to manufacturing and will learn about pathways leading to careers in the industry.
Prerequisite: None

TMJ4C0 – MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, Grade 12, College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to machining, welding, print reading, computer numerical control (CNC), robotics, and design.  Students will develop proficiency in using mechanical, pneumatic, electronic, and computer control systems in a project-based learning environment and may have opportunities to obtain industry-standard training and certification.  Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues and career opportunities in the manufacturing industry.
Prerequisite: Manufacturing Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

Technological Design

TDJ2O0 – TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN, Grade 10, Open

This course provides students with opportunities to apply a design process to meet a variety of technological challenges.  Students will research projects, create designs, build models and/or prototypes, and assess products and/or processes using appropriate tools, techniques, and strategies.  Student projects may include designs for homes, vehicles, bridges, robotic arms, clothing, or other products.  Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to technological design, and learn about secondary and postsecondary education and training leading to careers in the field.
Prerequisite: None

TDJ3M0 – TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

This course examines how technological design is influenced by human, environmental, financial, and material requirements and resources.  Students will research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using working drawings and other communication methods to present their design ideas.  They will develop an awareness of environmental, societal, and cultural issues related to technological design, and will explore career opportunities in the field, as well as the college and/or university program requirements for them.
Prerequisite: None

TDJ4M0 – TECHNOLOGICAL DESIGN, Grade 12, University/College Preparation

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of design advocacy and marketing, while building on their design skills and their knowledge of professional design practices.  Students will apply a systematic design process to research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using illustrations, presentation drawings, and other communication methods to present their designs.  Students will enhance their problem-solving and communication skills, and explore career opportunities and the postsecondary education and training requirements for them.
Prerequisite: Technological Design, Grade 11, University/College Preparation

Transportation Technology

TTJ2O0 – TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY, Grade 10, Open

This course introduces students to concepts and skills related to transportation technology, which encompasses the maintenance, servicing, and repair of various types of vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft.  Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field.
Prerequisite: None

TTJ3C0 – TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY, Grade 11, College Preparation

This course enables students to develop technical knowledge and skills as they study, test, service, and repair engine, electrical, suspension, brake, and steering systems on vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft.  Students will develop communication and teamwork skills through practical tasks, using a variety of tools and equipment.  Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation and will learn about apprenticeship and college programs leading to careers in the transportation industry.
Prerequisite: None

TTJ4C0 – TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY, Grade 12, College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop technical knowledge and skills as they study, test, service, and repair engine management systems; power trains; steering/control, suspension, brake, and body systems on vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft; and/or small-engine products.  Students will refine communication and teamwork skills through practical tasks, using a variety of tools and equipment.  Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation and their knowledge of apprenticeship and college programs leading to careers in the transportation industry.
Prerequisite: Transportation Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

Hospitality and Tourism

TFJ3C0 – HOSPITALITY, Grade 11, College Preparation

This course helps students understand the features, trends, and guidelines of the hospitality industry, as well as learn the basic requirements of serving customers. Students will acquire skills related to preparing and presenting food, evaluating facilities, controlling inventory, and marketing special events. They will also learn about economic and environmental impacts, health and safety standards, and career opportunities related to the hospitality industry.
Prerequisite: None

TFJ4C0 – HOSPITALITY, Grade 12, College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the various sectors of the tourism industry.  Students will demonstrate advanced food preparation and presentation skills; increase health and wellness knowledge; develop tourism administration and management skills; design and implement a variety of events or activities; and investigate principles and procedures that contribute to high-quality customer service.  Students will expand their awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry.
Prerequisite: Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, College Preparation