Electives

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 11A

Course Info
Course Title: 
Youth Work in Trades 11A
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
Teacher(s): 
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Youth Work in Trades (WRK) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
0

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 11B

Course Info
Course Title: 
Youth Work in Trades 11B
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
Teacher(s): 
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Youth Work in Trades (WRK) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
0

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12A

Course Info
Course Title: 
Youth Work in Trades 12A
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Youth Work in Trades (WRK) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
0

DL Secondary School Apprenticeship 12B

Course Info
Course Title: 
Youth Work in Trades 12B
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
Course Description
Description: 

A student in this program will receive a total of 18 credits. Students first must complete a 2 credit Introduction to Secondary School Apprenticeship Course. They will then receive course credit for every 120 hours worked in the trade up to 480 hours or a total of 16 credits. The course credits are Youth Work in Trades (WRK) 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B. The student will receive a percent and letter grade based on the employer and advisor evaluation.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
0

DL Work Experience 12A

Course Info
Course Title: 
DL Work Experience 12A
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
Course Description
Description: 

The primary goal of work experience is to help students prepare for the transition from secondary school to the world of work. Through work experience, students have the opportunity to observe and practice generic employability skills required in the workplace and/or the technical and applied skills relating to specific occupations or industries.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
0

BA Connect Ed 11

Course Info
Course Title: 
BA Connect Ed 11
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
D Chapman
Course Description
Description: 

This is a Board Authority Authorized (BAA) 2 credit course developed to teach students how to be
successful online learners.  This orientation course for online students covers the principal components of the FVDES learning platform. Students will learn how to access their course websites,
communicate electronically with their teacher, upload and download assignments, and interact in our synchronous online classroom. This course is a prerequisite for all students taking online courses through FVDES.

 

When completed, the course will appear on Transcripts from the Ministry of Education as BA COMMUNICATIONS, CMNCTN TECHNLGS 11A.

Pre-requisites: 
none
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
No. Modules: 
5
Course Modules: 

This course is divided into 5 modules.

Module 1: Getting Started
Module 2: First Class
Module 3: Online Literacy
Module 4: Internet Safety
Module 5: Online Learning Skills

This course has no textbook.  Your lessons and your assignments are online

Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Family Studies 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
Family Studies 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
L Heise
Course Description
Description: 

The Family Studies course offered at FVDES consists of 2 units:

  • Families in Society
  • Interpersonal and Family Relationships
No. Exams: 
2
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Families in Society Source File 

DVD: Families in Society 

DVD: Interpersonal & Family Relationships 

Foundation Skills Package 

No. Modules: 
2
Course Modules: 

Unit Overview - Families in Society

 

The aim of Families in Society is to provide a broad overview of Families in a Changing World; Living in a Family; Facing Family Challenges; and Career Opportunities. Students examine how changes in society impact the definition of family and the functions of the family, as well as explore family trends in Canada and family customs and traditions in different cultures. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of family members, family values, and the influence of family dynamics. Students will also understand the economic, social, and emotional issues facing families today and practical strategies for coping with those challenges. Students will conclude this course be researching careers associated with the family in society.

 

The Families in Society unit is based on the Family Studies 10-12 Integrated Resource Package. This unit is structured as follows:

Section 1: Families in a Changing World

Section 2: Living in a Family

Section 3: Facing Family Challenges

Course Project: The Family and Career

 

Unit Exam


Unit Overview - Interpersonal and Family Relationships

 

The aim of Interpersonal and Family Relationships is to provide students with a broad overview of how relationships form and change. Students will explore a variety of relationships, including work relationships, friendships, and committed relationships, as well as examine how these relationships evolve or end. This course will also provide an overview on effective communication, wellness, and safety in interpersonal relationships. Students will examine the variety of ways people communicate and describe components of healthy and unhealthy relationships. They will conclude this course by researching careers associated with interpersonal and family relationships.


The Interpersonal and Family Relationships unit is based the Family Studies 10-12 Integrated Resource Package. This unit is structured as follows:

Section 1: Effective Communication

Section 2: Relationships

Section 3:Wellness and Safety in Interpersonal Relationships

Course Project: Careers, Family, and Relationships

 

Unit Exam


Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00

Economics 12

Course Info
Course Title: 
Economics 12 Paper
Grade Level: 
12
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
G Taylor
Course Description
Description: 

Economics 12 is a course that can change your life. The first two modules deal with economic theory while the last two focus on more practical applications of theory. After taking this course, you will be forever armed against simplistic economic analysis wherever it is to be found.

Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Social Studies 11
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Economics for Today: Issues and Applications

Where Do I Fit In? Video 

 

No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1: Economic Choices

Section 1: What is Economics?

Section 2: Economic Systems

Section 3: Demand and Supply

Section 4: Marketplace Dynamics

Section 5: The Nature of Markets

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.


Module 2: Efficiency and Equity

Section 1: Productivity

Section 2: Managing Production

Section 3: Resource Markets

Section 4: Distribution of Income

Section 5: Government and Income Equity

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.


Module 3: Macroeconomics

Section 1: Measures of Economic Health

Section 2: Economic Fluctuations

Section 3: Government Fiscal Policy

Section 4: Money and Monetary Policy

Section 5: Debates on Macroeconomic Policies

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.


Module 4: Trade, Growth, and You

Section 1: Global Finance and Currencies

Section 2: Trade

Section 3: Economic Growth

Section 4: The World and Growth

Section 5: Your Economic Future

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.


Textbook Deposit: 
$50.00

BA Intro to Secondary School Apprenticeship 11

Course Info
Course Title: 
BA Intro to Secondary School Apprenticeship 11
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Online
Teacher(s): 
S Hayes
Course Description
Description: 

This is a Board Authority Authorized (BAA) 2 credit course that will help students understand what apprenticeship is all about and how it can benefit the student. The main purpose of this course is to introduce the future apprentice to the Industry Training Authority (ITA), which is the governing body for industry training, certification and standards for the province of BC. Also, it will give the student some insight as to whether the trade option is an appropriate career choice. By investigating and researching the various apprentice trades students will discover the many trade options open to them.

Pre-requisites: 
15 years old/Grade 10
No. Exams: 
0
Proctored Exams: 
No
Resources: 

Secondary School Apprenticeship Programs - Workbook

No. Modules: 
1
Textbook Deposit: 
$0.00

Accounting 11

Course Info
Course Title: 
Accounting 11 Paper
Grade Level: 
11
Course Format: 
Paper
Teacher(s): 
C Reilly
Course Description
Description: 

This introductory course is designed for those students seeking entry-level employment skills or personal skills. Students will gain insights into financial problems and solutions which have benefits for entrepreneurial and professional careers.


Pre-requisites: 
It is recommended that students complete: Grade 10
No. Exams: 
4
Proctored Exams: 
Yes
Resources: 

Principles of Accounting 

Working Papers 1

Working Papers 1, Teachers Edition 

Working Papers 2 

Working Papers 2


No. Modules: 
4
Course Modules: 

Module 1:

Section 1: The balance sheet

Section 2: The income statement

Section 3: The journal and the ledger

Section 4: The work sheet and classified financial statements

 

Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.

 

Module 2:

Section 1: Completing the accounting cycle for a service business

Section 2: Project—the Accounting cycle—Westbrook Cinema section

Section 3: Merchandising and sales tax accounts

 

Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.

 

Module 3:

Section 1: The subsidiary ledger system

Section 2: The special journal system

Section 3: Project—the special journal system—Jonsson’s Furniture

Section 4: Payroll accounting

 

Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.

 

Module 4:

Section 1: No longer required for the course.

Section 2: No longer required for the course.

Section 3: Cash control

Section 4: Interpreting accounting data

 

Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.

 


Textbook Deposit: 
$100.00
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