For Teachers

What Do These Courses Provide?

The Alberta SPCA provides courseware which includes learning activities that are centered on the development of knowledge and understandings about animal care, using examples of  domestic animals. Online resources and practice activities help students build a portfolio of experiences and evidence of knowledge that they can use to pursue their interest in animal care and welfare.

How do I register a student to receive course credit?

Registration of the course with Alberta Education and assessment is up to the teacher at the school the student is attending.

To gain access to the Alberta SPCA Course material, click on the sign up form below.

To view course material before signing up click on Course Information on the top menu bar, then select the course you are interested in.

Course Assessment

Assessment is up to the teacher at the school. Our courseware provides rubrics and a grade book that teachers have the option of utilizing, however teachers have the flexibility to assess outcomes as they see fit.


Each course is worth 1 credit.

How do I access the Alberta SPCA course resources?

  1. Use the sign up form to let us know you have student interested in the course. You can also contact us directly at
  2. We will provided you and your student(s) with a username and password with which to access the online course content.
  3. Your student will work through the course and its various modules, you will be able to access the materials online using your login, or you can have the student print off their assignments and hand them in.
  4. We have grading rubrics and marking standards for the courses which can be made available to you at your request.
  5. Once the student has completed the course, the grade and credits will be assigned through the teacher/school the student is attending.

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We encourage you to watch the following short video for a quick tutorial of the website. The video walks you through how to navigate the website and how to manage LearnDash. 

Use content in your own LMS

Some schools/school districts prefer to have this content available in their own learning management systems (LMS) and not through the website. If you would prefer to download CTSanimals course content for use within your own LMS, please review our Content Use Agreement, sign the document and return to Written consent from the Alberta SPCA is mandatory to use our content outside of the website. 

Alberta SPCA CTS Courses

As a program of choice, Career and Technology Studies (CTS) offers all students important learning opportunities to:

  • Develop skills that can be applied in their daily lives, now and in the future
  • Refine Career planning skills
  • Develop technology-related skills
  • Enhance employability skills
  • Apply and reinforce learnings developed in other subject areas
  • Prepare for transition into adult roles in the family, community, workplace and/or further education.

The course structure of CTS enables schools to design unique programs that meet the needs of students and take advantage of community resources. Developed across levels rather than grades, CTS has multiple entry points and provides secondary students with access to a common curriculum. As a competency-based curriculum, CTS recognizes prior learning from formal schooling and personal initiatives.

About Career and Technology Studies (CTS)

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