The Business rotation at the West Prince Campus focuses on exploring the region’s small businesses and their importance in our rural communities. Students get first-hand accounts of the challenges and successes of business ownership through field trips and presentations from local business people. Students develop their own business idea to pitch to a panel and learn what it takes to make a successful product or service work. Topics include marketing, business models, advertising and financing. This rotation explores several Holland College programs: Business Administration, Small Business Manager, Accounting Technology, Tourism and Travel Management, and Marketing and Advertising Management.
This rotation exposes students to the Health and Community Studies programs offered by Holland College. It involves classroom presentations, hands-on activities, guest speakers, community-based tours, and career exploration placement. Students will get a feel for their likes and dislikes in various careers in this field. They will also get a great sense of community awareness while making valuable contacts for life after high school. Programs covered are Early Childhood Care and Education, Human Services, Child and Youth Care Worker, Resident Care Worker, Practical Nursing, and Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant.
The Trades and Community rotation helps students see the many different aspects of trades in the region with field trips and hands-on experiential learning. Students see successful trades businesses in the area and learn about the opportunities that arise in them. They also participate in hands-on projects in the fields of welding, plumbing, electrical, car maintenance, wind turbines, solar power and community involvement through sport and recreation.