Design, Build, Create and Maintain
Technological education provides students with useful and valuable skills. These skills provide them with the tools that our technology driven world demands. From drill bits to computer bits, students will get hands-on experience with a wide variety of technical possibilities. Safe work practices are learned in all shops and on all equipment.
Technology classes provide immediate skills and prepare our students for post-secondary paths such as trades & apprenticeship, college technology programs and university fields such as engineering. Many of our graduates have gone on to successful careers because of their technical skills.
Technology programs offered at Christ the King include:
Offered in Grades 9 (TGJ1O1), 10 (TGJ2O1), 11 (TGJ3M1) and 12 (TGJ4M1), as well as Yearbook in Grades 11 (TGG3MY) and 12 (TGG4MY). We explore, study and create new media pieces. We work with various Adobe programs used in the industry, such as Photoshop, After Effects, and Premiere Pro to create graphic designs, print media, motion graphics, broadcast journalism and produce short films. Once these skills have been mastered, students can explore the Yearbook courses, where you capture memories from events throughout the school year. This course offers an emphasis on photography (using DSLR cameras) and photo journalism
Offered in Grades 10 (TEJ2O), 11 (TEJ3M) and 12 (TEJ4M). We explore, study, and build Intel/AMD based personal computers from parts (motherboards, CPUs, RAM, and so on), install and configure operating systems such as Windows and Linux, network devices, assemble electronics, and build and program robots – LEGO and VEX. We also work with microcomputers such as Raspberry Pi’s and microcontrollers such as Arduino’s. If you love electronics and computers, this course is a must!
Offered in Grades 11 (ICS3U/C) and 12 (ICS4U/C). Also known as Computer Science or Coding, students will learn to read and write code in a variety of languages, primarily Python, Java, and Processing. The ultimate goal is the individual creation of a program, usually a video game, students can proudly add to their coding portfolios. In a world where we can control just about every electronic device from our smartphones, algorithms and coding are truly the language of the future.
Offered in Grades 9 (TCJ1O), 10 (TCJ2O), 11 (TCJ3C, TCJ3E), 12 (TCJ4C, TCJ4E) college or workplace pathways we explore the exciting world of construction and woodworking. Throughout the courses you will use industrial woodworking equipment to turn rough lumber into finished dimensional lumber and use in a variety of woodworking projects from small to professional grade advanced projects that will challenge you at every level. On the construction side you will learn using a variety of professional construction equipment and tools as you build your skills in residential construction, projects range from Framing to Landscaping and everything in between. This course will Build the foundations for an exciting and rewarding career in the many trade possibilities that woodworking and construction has to offer.
- Hairstyling and Aesthetics
Offered in Grades 9 (TXJ10), 10 (TXJ20), 11 (TXJ3E), and 12 (TXJ4E). Welcome to the World of Hairstyling and Aesthetics!!!!! The art of and science of beautifying and improving skin, nails, hair and the studying of cosmetics and their applications, while following health and safety industry standards. You will have the opportunity to showcase your creative skills, in Up-Do Wedding designs, Wild Hair colours, Braiding and Nail Art. We will motivate, teach life skills, entrepreneurial skills, customer service skills, and networking skills. You will also learn what it takes to earn a six-figure salary. If you are interested in expressing your creative passion this is the course for you!
Currently offered in Grades 9 (TFJ1O), 10 (TFJ2O), 11 (TFJ3C, TFJ3E), and 12 (TFJ 4C, TFJ4E) This course offers both college and workplace pathways into the exciting world of food, beverage and travel. Students learn from industry standards in knife training, cooking, baking and cake decorating. Most loved projects are the giant cookie bake off, “Let Them Eat My Cake” cake decorating competition, holiday themed treats, “Explore the World” family secret recipes. So, if you want to learn, or love, to cook, bake and eat, this is the perfect course for you!
Currently offered in Grades 11 (TPJ3M), and 12 (TPJ4M). Understanding the importance of overall health and its relationship to various systems of the human body through nutrition, exercise, and disease. Using hands-on practical based learning to encourage innovation, creativity and critical thinking skills for our ever changing world. We explore a wide variety of professions related to the healthcare industry and prepare students for a successful career.
Currently offered in Grades 11 (TDV3M), and 12 (TDV4M). An introduction to innovate, create and inspire designs. Developing an understanding of how an interior designer will use the principles of design to create functional residential spaces. Exploring 2D hands-on skills like drafting, rendering, and creating mood boards. Students will then have the opportunity to bring their design to life when working in 2D and 3D online design programs like Google Sketch Up and building 3D models.
Offered in Grades 10 (TDJ2O), 11 (TDJ3M) and 12 (TDJ4M). We explore, study and create various products with respect to architecture and engineering. We create perspective drawings, learn how to represent and design 2D and 3D shapes, design blueprints and floor plans as well as create eco-friendly solutions using real-world contexts and projects. We also offer the ability to learn real industry software such as Google SketchUp and AutoCAD.
- Transportation Technology
Offered in Grades 9 (TTJ1O), 10 (TTJ2O), 11 (TTJ3C/E), and 12 (TTJ4C/E). Prepare to get your hands dirty! These courses enable students to develop technical knowledge and critical thinking skills as they study, diagnose, service, and repair powertrain management systems such as electrical, steering, suspension and braking systems relating to all different modes of transportation. As transportation evolves students will be encouraged to use innovative skills in fabricating and welding, while incorporating the use of a wide variety of hand tools and up-to-date diagnostic equipment.