Course Description

This course is designed to prepare teachers to design curriculum, using a co-operative education methodology, for implementation in a secondary school subject. Principles of negotiating the conditions of satisfactory out-of- school learning experiences with community representatives or worksite personnel will be considered.


Course normally offered in Summer and Winter sessions.


  1. General Certificate of Qualification and Registration (CQR) in Good Standing. 
  2. A qualification in one of the following: Primary division; Junior division; Intermediate division in a general education subject from Schedule A; or Senior division in a general education subject from Schedule A.
    (Our office will verify your OCT status and CQR via the online OCT Public Register.  You do not need to send a copy.)

*Teachers holding Qualifications in Technological Education may enroll in the three-part AQ courses in Co-operative Education.

Suggestion: It is suggested that candidates in the Co-Op Part 1 course seek the assistance of an experienced Co-op teacher as a mentor. This course may not be suitable for new graduates.


  • If you hold a Transitional Certificate of Qualification and Registration, you cannot enroll in an Additional Qualifications course.
  • Teachers trained outside of Ontario, and wishing to teach in Ontario, must be a fully registered member of the Ontario College of Teachers PRIOR to registration in an AQ.
  • Exceptions to the above are made for trained teachers from other jurisdictions who do not plan to teach in Ontario. Contact aspire@uwo.ca for more information.
Register - Select a section to enroll in
Section Title
Co-Operative Education Part 1
Jul 02, 2021 to Jul 31, 2021
Online Instructor-led Course  
Course Fee non-credit $675.00
Required Textbooks/Course Materials

Online resources will be used.

Section Notes
Registration Closes June 21, 2021.