DCE Night School Cooperative Education Application Form 2020
Terms and Conditions for Night School Cooperative Education Program
Night school cooperative education begins Wednesday February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM and concludes on
Wednesday June 3, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Students may be paid or unpaid during the cooperative education program
Students are responsible for transportation to and from the placement/employment
Students attend the placement/employment for a minimum of 8 hours weekly – see selection criteria
Students are required to recruit and secure their placement/employment. The night school cooperative education teacher
will contact the recruited placement/employer prior to the first day of the placement to confirm suitability. Suggestions for
placement opportunities may be obtained in consultation with the home school (Note: DCE and the home school are not
responsible for securing placements), neighbours, parents and relatives.
Students must complete and submit the application form - incomplete forms will not be considered
Students will be contacted at his/her home phone number by the cooperative education teacher
Students will be required to attend all days for the pre-placement and integration sessions. Absence may mean that your
start date at the placement is delayed or cancelled.
Students will be required to complete assignments during the placement/employment component.
The Co-op Teacher may be required to provide pertinent information about the student to a perspective
Students MUST not drive any motorized vehicles (ATV, forklift, car, truck, boat, etc.) while attending the placement (unpaid
Students may be required to wear personal protective equipment and may be removed from the placement if they fail to
comply with the rules.
Students must maintain strict confidentiality regarding matters at the placement/employment
Theft, vandalism or crimes are grounds for termination of the placement and/or removal from the program with loss of credits
and/or possible further action under the law
If the supervisor terminates the placement/employment, you may be terminated program and will forfeit the co-op credit.
Students must attend the placement/employment as agreed upon and outlined on the Work Education Agreement
Students must report all absences to the placement/employer AND to the Cooperative Education Teacher at the
beginning of each day, stating reason for absence.
Medical appointments, family vacations and part time jobs must be scheduled outside of class time. Credits are
earned based on the achievement of expectations related to the Co-op credit and attendance for the required amount of time
at the placement/employment. All assignments and expectations must be completed by the last date of the program as the
cooperative education teacher will not be available after the final date of the program. The program cannot be fast tracked.
If you have a medical condition that may affect the placement/employment, students must disclose this information to the
cooperative education teacher, prior to the start of the placement/employment.
Students must observe all health and safety regulations at the placement/employment and report any health and safety
concerns immediately to the cooperative education teacher.
Students will be provided with Workplace Safety and Insurance (WSIB) by the Ministry of Education while attending the
cooperative education placement. Students with paid employment MUST have WSIB covered by the employer.
I understand that I can be removed from the cooperative education program with loss of credit, if I am unable to meet the program
requirements in either the classroom component or the placement/employment component.
I have read the schedule for Night School and am aware of the start and end dates for this night school course. I am aware I will
earn one credit upon successful completion of the course.
I agree to the above terms as indicated by my signature.
(For students under 18 years of age) I understand that my daughter/son is enrolling in a night school cooperative
education program which will involve substantial time in the community. I understand that my daughter/son must
adhere to the above terms.
Return the completed application form to Durham Continuing Education to complete the registration process
by the registration deadline. Fax: 905.436.1780
Contact: Night School Cooperative Education, 905.436.3211 email: firstname.lastname@example.org