Course: CC431 Employment
Grade: 11, 12
Subject Area: Career Connections
This work-based program is for students interested in pursuing a career plan prior to graduation. The Employability Skills course is required either prior to or concurrent with the program. The intent and purpose of work placements is to provide students with work experience that is related to their career goals. Students may qualify for an Employability Skills Certificate issued by the State of Wisconsin by completing a minimum of 180 documented hours. Students must be enrolled in the minimum 6 credits for the school year. Students worksite experience is supervised on the job by employers in conjunction with the appropriate faculty member. It is a paid experience for school credit. The student is employed in a field related to his/her goal. It requires that the student has completed a sequence of courses in the field related to his/her career goal. Time sheets with hours worked/wages received must be signed by the supervisor and turned in to the Career Connections Coordinator weekly. School credit will not be awarded without validation of hours worked. Students will be evaluated by their supervisors on a quarterly basis with the final evaluation being the Wisconsin Skills Standards Certificate from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. This class is assessed on a Pass/Fail basis.
Employability Skills course either prior to or concurrent with the program. Completion of 12 credits, completed application packet, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and have not received any failures or incompletes for the previous semester.
A completed application form must be submitted to the Career Connection Coordinator during the course registration time period.