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Work Experience

Welcome to the Medicine Hat High School Work Experience Page!

Work Experience Information

This program gives students an opportunity to discover their career interest in meaningful work activities, situated in community-based work sites, in business, industry, government, and community service.

Work Experience allows students to gain new skills that they cannot acquire in a regular school environment. For example: customer service, interacting with employers/supervisors, working with fellow employees, etc.

Work Experience is time based: 25 hours equals 1 high school credit, and is available with the following credit options:

Work Experience 15 3 to 10 High School Credits
Work Experience 25 3 to 10 High School Credits Work Experience 35 3 to 10 High School Credits Note: A minimum of 75 hours (3 credits) must be worked before any credits can be awarded. A job that you have may qualify for Work Experience credits, or a volunteer position. Work Experience Checklist (to do's)

  • obtain, complete, and return a work experience contract with learning plan     contract     learning plan
  • complete and pass (minimum of 50% required) the pre-requisite HCS 3000 online safety course
  • submit signed timesheets monthly during the school year and in September for the summer months    timesheets
  • hand in evaluations (employer forms and student forms) after every 125 hours worked. It is the students' responsibility to ensure the completion of these forms. The evaluation forms are used to generate the majority of the course grade     employer form     student form
  • if you are in grade 12, your final timesheet and evaluation forms need to be handed in by the last day of regularly scheduled classes in June
  • stay in contact with the Work Experience coordinator on a regular basis to update them on any changes to your employment status, such as: new job skills, new duties, workplace issues or problems, or any changes to your original registration information



For further information please contact Darren Klein

Office: 403 527 3371 ext. 7112 Cell: 403 581 4851 Email: darren.klein@sd76.ab.ca

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