Planning for post-secondary begins years before graduation. Use the tools below to help assess your aptitude and skills, research future destinations, apply to post-secondary institutions and investigate financial assistance.
In addition to the grade 10 Careers course and students’ own research, myBlueprint provides personalized tools to find the right career, explore education and training options, and build your own portfolio.
provides opportunities to update and improve your skills, prepare for college, apprenticeship or workplace, prepare for GED (High School Equivalence Certificate) or earn ACE (Academic and Career Entrance) Certificate
Apprenticeship is an agreement between an individual who wants to learn a skill and an employer who needs a skilled worker. It is a combination of in-school training and on the job experience. It can last two to five years depending on the program. You earn while you learn. You require an OSSD, and an employer willing to take you on as an apprentice.
You will be assigned an application number. Please keep in a safe place. You will create your own login/pin number. If you require your OEN number you will find it on your St. Mary’s timetable or ask guidance secretary
Submit payment of $95 for five choices:
List program selections in order of preference
You can select five choices but no more than 3 at one college
Print a copy for your records
Once you have applied online you can still go back to change your choices
A transcript of all your marks will be sent to the colleges by the high school
Once you apply you will receive a confirmation letter from the colleges. Make sure you attend any info sessions or portfolio interviews and complete all questionnaires when applicable.
Research OSAP and complete application on line after receiving and confirming acceptance of
offer of admission
O.S.A.P. (government grants and loans) – osap.gov.on.ca You can go online to get an estimate of how much you qualify for, but you can’t apply until after you’ve confirmed your acceptance to post secondary.