MBS Specialty Programs
Mt. Boucherie offers a variety of specialty programs.  For further information on these programs, please contact the Career Centre at Mt. Boucherie Secondary (250-712-7040 ext. 5159.)

Culinary Program
Students will spend time in each of our four training kitchens and will cover all the basic skills required including: hygiene, safety and nutrition, hot and cold work and bakery. The program places emphasis on practical skills and graduates are in high demand. Students will need to combine classroom work with a worksite placement in order to be granted professional Cook Level 1. Apprenticeship practical training credit may also be granted by the employer as a result of prior practical experience. There are 2 intakes, September and February, of each year.  Admission requirement: Minimum Grade 10 completion or equivalent (ABE Intermediate Level). Our instructor for 2015/16 is Chef Foerderer.
Fire Academy
Students who can make a firm commitment to an exciting and unique program are encouraged to join our Mount Boucherie/ West Kelowna Fire Rescue Fire Fighting 12 Program. The program is an amalgamation of up to four courses. The Fire Fighting 12 course is a combination of components of the Justice Institute of BC's Basic Fire Fighting certification course and supplementary units from our text: Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills. An entrance interview, physical fitness test, and a commitment to completing the course are required for acceptance. FF 12 is taken within the timetable; other components occur outside the timetable including Thursday evening practices. Our instructor for 2015/16 is Mr. J. Rawson
This is a 16 credit program including Firefighter 12, Weights and Fitness 12, Work Experience 12 and Work Experience 12B
Westside Fire Academy application.pdf

Hairdressing Academy
The Hairdressing Academy is an *accelerated Credit Enrollment in Industry Training program, designed for grades 11 and 12 students who have a serious interest in exploring hairdressing as a viable career choice. Our program is composed of theory and applied skills, hairdressing courses and salon work experience hours. This is in addition to any other academic courses that they will require by the BC Ministry of Education for high school graduation.  Our instructor for 2015/16 is Mrs. M. Graham.
Students will receive:
     Professional Hairdressing kit
     Text/Professional reference & study guide
     Membership to ITA
     ITA Red Seal theory exam fee
School District No. 23 offers a variety of Secondary School Apprenticeship programs and Dual Credit programs.  Please follow this link for more information:  Career Life Programs