Career & Technology Courses
Take your creativity to the next level with this hands on approach to photography and design. Express yourself in fun and creative ways, while working with professional level digital cameras and photography equipment. Learn to use graphic design programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign to produce posters, T-shirts, banners, stickers, videos and many more awesome projects. You will also be able to use your creativity and contribute to JP’s culture by developing the school yearbook.
Are you interested in creating games or apps? We will introduce you to some hardware exploration and software development through a variety of programming techniques. We finish each course with an individually designed project or game. The Honours level AP Computer Science is the equivalent of an introductory university-college level programming class. Computing Science 30 is considered a second science for post-secondary entrance.
Construction Technology will allow you to develop skills in construction techniques. With a focus on safety, hands-on projects will give you experience in woodworking, carpentry and building construction.
Cosmetology (Interest or Career) 10-20-30
Explore the exciting world of beauty and join our Cosmetology Program at Jasper Place. Cosmetology students learn the latest styles and techniques in order to enhance their own beauty and that of others. Students have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of hairstyling, cutting, colouring, extensions, and other aspects of professional grooming as they progress throughout the Interest Cosmetology 10-20-30 Program. Due to the flexible nature of the Interest Cosmetology Program students who are passionate about pursuing a career in hairstyling are able to transfer to our Career Cosmetology Program. Upon successful completion of the Career Cosmetology Program students qualify to receive up to $5,000 in grants.
Culinary Arts 10-20-30
The Culinary Arts Program at Jasper Place High School is designed to prepare students for the challenges of a demanding industry by providing students with the essential foundation required to pursue a cooking career through our Cook Apprenticeship Program. This program is designed to deliver comprehensive knowledge of cooking and baking methods, establish leadership skills and ultimately prepare students for a range of career options including hotels, restaurants, institutions, trains and cruise ships.
Students learn architectural and industrial design using freehand sketching, technical drawing and industry standard computer-assisted design software such as Sketchup, AutoCAD, Revit and Inventor, allowing them to build the skills necessary for post-secondary institutions in architecture, design and engineering. Students will complete projects that are engaging and real-life.
Do you want to melt steel with fire and electricity? Students will learn fundamental welding techniques using different types of industry equipment. You’ll develop skills in workplace safety, metal fabrication, design, service and repair using oxyacetylene, electric arc, CNC plasma and power and hand tools.
Fashion Studies 10-20-30
Fashion Studies provides students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in the areas of fashion, sewing and style. In a project-based environment, you will create, draw, sew and analyze fashion. Step aside Michael Kors!
Do you love food? Food Studies provides students with the unique opportunity to develop their cooking and baking skills while learning about nutrition, cooking techniques and food safety. Students receive hands on opportunities to develop their confidence in everything from preparing and cooking meats and vegetables, to learning different baking methods. Food studies provides students with the skills necessary to cook for themselves and their families for years to come.
Ever dream of owning your own company? Management & Marketing is an exciting, engaging course that provides students with the opportunity to develop confidence using business-related information technologies. Students will understand the importance of budgeting, communicating using industry techniques, marketing and promotions, and will create their own exclusive business plans.