Co-operative Education

Co-operative Education program allows students aged 16 and over to earn high school credits towards their high school diploma. Students who are employed in a paid position or gaining experience in an unpaid position are eligible to earn one credit for every 110 hours of work. Co-operative Education runs from September to June each year and is broken into six-week block sessions.


There are three options to register for Co-operative Education:

  • Call Your Local AAEC Centre to set up an appointment;
  • Walk-In Registrations. Our continuous intake process means that you can register at any time!
  • Fill out the Online Registration Form and a representative will be in touch with you.

What You’ll Need

Bring the following paperwork and documentation:

  • Proof of Citizenship (i.e. Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Passport, Canadian Citizenship Card, etc.)
  • Photo Identification (Driver’s License, Health Card, etc.)
  • $25 Student Activity Fee
  • Original Transcript From Your Previous School. We can help you get a copy if you are unable!

Course Availability

View Co-op Info Sheet

The Co-operative Education program is operational on continuous intake, which means that students can start a course at any time between September and June. Co-operative Education is available at all six of our locations.

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show prospective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.