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Certificate of Achievement

Programs provide a level of skills, knowledge and attitudes to allow graduates to perform in a defined range of varied activities within a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures.

Prepares for: employment or postsecondary, typical duration 225-450 instructional hours (5 to 10 courses).

Admission Requirements: Academic entry requirements are defined in regulation. May be up to grade 12 but varies depending on the trade or occupation. Other entry requirements may be determined depending on the trade or occupation. Minimum age: 16 years. Also CAAT admission requirements for Co-op Diploma programs.

Notes:

  • May offer transfer credits to postsecondary.
  • Evaluation component.
  • Convocation.

Depth and Breadth of Knowledge: The basic skill and knowledge requirements for entry-level employment in positions with a limited range of activities within a prescribed range of functions.

Conceptual and Methodological Awareness/Research and Scholarship:

  • A prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures.
  • Understanding and application of mathematical concepts and reasoning; analyzing and using numerical data; and conceptualizing.
  • Application of a variety of thinking skills and a systematic approach to anticipate and solve problems.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Communication Skills:

  • Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly within the requirements of the job responsibilities, in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  • Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Application of Knowledge:

  • Some complex or non-routine activities.
  • A prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and some accountability for the quality of outcomes.

Awareness of the Limits of Knowledge: An understanding of the limits of their own knowledge and skill level and an appreciation of the methods and techniques that they are not qualified to employ.