Career & Technology Studies
Skills for Tomorrow's Careers
W. P. Wagner's Career & Technology Studies programming teaches students practical skills and provides insight into a variety of career pathways. These courses give students an advantage in a wide variety of technical programs after high school. There really is something for everyone at W. P. Wagner.
Do you want to explore the world of woodworking? Do you want to learn how to safely operate a table-saw, a router, or a power chisel mortiser? Our construction technology program explores the traditional hand and power tool woodworking techniques used in building furniture and residential housing. Students are mentored to increase self-confidence and independence during the building of their woodworking projects. A variety of student designed projects are built in construction. Successful completion at the introductory level can lead to a furniture making/cabinet making stream. Enroll in construction and develop a lifelong appreciation for woodworking.
COSMETOLOGY SERVICES are offered at our school on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 - 11:45 am, starting on October 18th, 2016. Appointments can be made by calling 780-469-1315 ext. 2040. The following link is for our brochure of services and price list.
Cosmetology courses focus on the personal and professional skills needed to succeed in the beauty industry. The courses include modules in which students learn about hairstyling, skin care, make-up, nail care, cutting, colouring, and other aspects of personal and professional grooming. Career opportunities are explored and students can acquire credits/hours that are recognized by post-secondary schools and the apprenticeship board.
The Cosmetology Service Program provides skills for students to fulfill their desire to become a licensed hair stylist. Students will learn all the fundamental skills necessary for the beauty industry in this full year program. Once students have mastered their skills, they have the opportunity to work on clients to hone their customer service skills and have an authentic salon experience.
Cook & Trade Apprenticeship Year 1
In year one the students will be introduced to hands on skills and abilities in the food service industry - developing efficient work habits, healthy sanitation and safety practices, and strong communication and teamwork skills.
Cook & Trade Apprenticeship Year 2
In year two the students will be introduced to hands on butchery and meat cookery, futher honing skills in the bakeshop and pastry, as well as producing breakfast items. Students will further their skills with communication, teamwork, safety and sanitation.
Cook & Trade Apprenticeship Year 3
Students continue to develop and refine those competencies developed in the culinary service industry related to the preparation of purchasing, grading, handling, storage and preparation of food with the appropriate use of resources and food preparation techniques, and the safe and sanitary handling of food. Personal management and teamwork skills are also essential components of the classroom experience.
FOODS STUDIES 10/20/30
Students learn useful and practical knowledge and skills in the selection, preparation and serving of food for both the home and food service industry. As students progress through the modules they learn about nutritional requirements for good health, various preparation techniques, and the safe and sanitary handling of food. Personal management and teamwork skills are also essential components of the classroom experience.