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Exploring Career Choices Dual Credit - Solving Technology Problems – Design Thinking and Robotics

Dual Credit - Solving Technology Problems – Design Thinking and Robotics

Overv​​ie​w

This course (ATI3002) aims to utilize the universal language of technology to address problems in a growing industry. Students will explore design thinking processes in a project-based team environment, and then use different technologies (3D printing, robotics, etc.) to design, create, test and evaluate a prototype that addresses an issue in the booming agriculture industry. This course will break down barriers connecting future technology jobs in agriculture industry to urban students.   

See co​urse and post-diploma certificate, as well as the Olds College Dual Credit Student Tip Sheet for program and Olds Dual Credit student information.

Program B​enefits

  • Hands-on learning in an area of growth and opportunity in Alberta
  • Course is taught by qualified instructors from Olds College
  • Experience post-secondary learning, while in high school
  • Build confidence through developing learning strategies and skills that support learning transitions​


  • Cre​​dits- 5, 30 ​le​​​vel CTS
    and
    3​ post-secondary credits

Student Eligib​ility

Open to CBE high school students who:

  • are in grades 11 or 12
  • are interested in innovation, design and robotics
  • are enthusiastic and looking to expand their understanding of how technology is impacting the growing labour market of the agriculture industry
  • are able to commit to the duration of the program and can attend in-person classes on Wednesdays from 4:00 – 7​​:00pm for the duration of the program
  • are able to access a windows-based laptop to bring to class (support available for students in need)
  • have completed the following pre-requisite courses:
    • Math 10-C

Conside​​rations:

  • Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Career & Technology Centre (2336 53 Ave SW, Calgary AB T3E 1L2)
  • Please note an application does not guarantee a seat in a program. Programs have maximum cohort sizes.

Program Delivery &​​​ Location

  • In-person at CBE’s Career & Technology Centre (2336 53 Ave SW, Calgary AB T3E 1L2)
  • Please note that this program is still in development and details are subject to change.

Program D​​ates

  • Semester 2 (February to May), Wednesdays, 4:00-7:00 pm
  • Please note that this program is still in development and details are subject to change​
  • ​Important Application Information

    • An application does not guarantee a seat in the program.
    • Students must submit their completed application package with signatures to their home high school Off-campus Coordinator or Guidance Counsellor. The school will submit to Unique Pathways on the student’s behalf.
  • How to Apply

    • The a​pplication deadline for February 2023 programming has now passed. Please talk to your home high school Off-campus Coordinator or Guidance Counsellor to start planning for future programs!
    • Applications for Summer and Fall 2023 programs will be posted in Spring 2023 – check back often!
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  • Program Partner​

    Olds College
  • Application D​eadline:

    The application deadline for February 2023 has now passed. Please talk to your home high school Off-campus Coordi​nator or Guidance Counsellor to start planning for future programs!

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