The South Island Partnership (SIP) includes Camosun College and the five south Vancouver Island school districts: SD61 Victoria, SD62 Sooke, SD63 Saanich, SD64 Gulf Islands and SD79 Cowichan Valley. Working together with local industry leaders, SIP provides dual credit programs and courses to give high school students a head start on their post-secondary and career paths.
The South Island Partnership (SIP)
The organizational structure includes a SIP Steering Committee, a Management Committee and an Operations Committee that meet on a regular basis to set direction, manage program development and implement operational policies and procedures. SIP programming is supported by a team consisting of secondary school teachers, college instructors, and local employers to facilitate curriculum sharing, professional development, and student transitions.
January 27, 2015 - 11:13 am • South Island Partnership • Camosun Staff • Attached Link
ITA's 9th Annual Youth Day held on November 26, 2014 in Vancouver brought key stakeholders including School Districts and Post-Secondary Institutes.
November 13, 2014 - 12:31 pm • South Island Partnership • Camosun Staff • Attached Link
Trades Awareness, Skills & Knowledge (TASK) is designed for high school students who are thinking about a career in trades. As a dual-credit program, TASK is offered through the South Island Partnership, which means students will earn high school and college credit at the same time, with the college tuition covered by their school district.
November 7, 2014 - 3:30 pm • South Island Partnership • Camosun Staff • Attached Link
The Industry Training Authority (ITA) officially launched a new Apprentice Job Match online tool at an event hosted by Camosun, Friday, November 7. Linked to the WorkBC website, the new Apprentice Job Match tool is designed to connect trades students seeking an apprenticeship with employers looking to hire.
October 29, 2014 - 9:55 am • South Island Partnership • Camosun Staff • Attached Link
It’s all part of the Sooke school district’s Trades Awareness Skills and Knowledge program — also known as TASK — run in partnership with Camosun College.
TASK was a model for a new trades course, Skills Exploration grades10-12, announced by the province in May 2014.
Contact your high school counsellor.