How do the Career Programs or Co-Op work?
As we already told you, the diplomas with Co-Ops and Career Programs They are divided into two blocks, one theoretical and one practical, which usually have the same duration.
These courses can last from 6 months (where you would have 3 months of theory and 3 months of practice) up to 2 years (1 year of theory and 1 year of practice).
During the theoretical block, you will work 20 hours a week, in whatever you want.
Things change, for the better, when the time comes to do your traineeships. In this part of the course, you will work full time (40 hours a week). Of these 40 hours, half you will have to dedicate to work in a company related to your studies. And the other 20 hours you can continue doing them wherever you want.
Furthermore, the own schools will help you make your resume and they will give you access to a Job Vacancies From where you will quickly find a company where you can do your internship, and they will pay you for it, since normally in Canada internships in companies are paid.
Our advice is that you take advantage and choose a company where you can work full time during your internship period. It will score points in your resume, Especially if you later want to apply for one of the post-study visas for Canada.