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Chapter 1. Making the Transition from School to Work. Chapter Objectives. Identify what students should consider when trying to make a career decision. Explain how a work-based learning programs is organized.

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Chapter 1

Chapter 1

Making the Transition from School to Work


Chapter objectives

Chapter Objectives

  • Identify what students should consider when trying to make a career decision.

  • Explain how a work-based learning programs is organized.

  • Describe the benefits of the work-based learning programs for students and employers.

  • Identify the career knowledge and skills that all students should develop.

Mr. Dave Schmidt


Chapter 1 key terms

Chapter 1 Key Terms

  • Program coordinator

  • Training station

  • Supervisor

  • Work-based mentor

  • Training sponsor

  • Cooperative education

  • Internship

  • Transferable skills

  • Job

  • Occupation

  • Career

  • Career clusters

  • Job shadowing

  • Work-based learning programs

  • School-to-work programs

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Key concepts

Key Concepts

  • To find the job that is right for you, you will need to explore the options available.

  • Work-based learning programs can help you prepare for the work at work.

  • Participation in a work-based learning experience has many benefits.

  • Career clusters knowledge and skills and transferable skills can help you succeed on the job.

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Exploring the world at work

Exploring the World at Work

  • Most people spend more time in their career than any one activity in their lifetime.

  • One of the biggest decision of your life is what career will you have.

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Benefits of learning on the job

Benefits of Learning on the Job

  • Participation in a work-based learning experience has many benefits. School-to-work programs can help students in the following ways:

    • Getting on-the-job experience.

    • Acquiring marketable skills.

    • Recognizing career goals.

    • Learning to work with others.

    • Earning money.

      • “Earn while you learn!”

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Preparing for career success

Preparing for Career Success

  • Its true that different jobs require different skills and knowledge

  • Most jobs require certain similar abilities in all workers, no matter what jobs they hold.

  • Companies try to hire workers who pocesses the knowledge and skills needed for workplace success.

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Career knowledge and skills

Career Knowledge and Skills

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Transferable skills

Transferable Skills

  • Many skills used in one job are also used in another.

  • These skills are transferable skills.

  • The broader the skills such as writing, problem-solving, and leadership skills are easily transferable.

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Summary

Summary

  • Making a career decision includes studying the career clusters and knowing the many career choices available.

  • Work-based programs give students the opportunity to gain work experience while still in school.

  • While working students get valuable work experiences in an occupation.

    • Students get marketable skills.

    • Many skills gained can be transferable to another job.

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Are there any questions

Are there any questions?

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