Workplace TASK (Training in Attitudes, Skills and Knowledge for the Workplace)

TASK PROGRAM CONTENT

Fall Semester
Course Title

  • TASK 051    Personal and Workplace Essentials‌
  • TASK 052    Career Exploration‌‌
  • TASK 053    Safety and Industry Certificates‌

Winter semester‌
Course Title‌‌

Course Descriptions

TASK 051: Personal and Workplace Essentials0 credits.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Workplace TASK program

This course covers a wide variety of effective communication strategies, including appropriate assertive behavior. It provides students the opportunity to define their strengths and abilities in preparation for selecting realistic goals and introduces students to the world of computers including the Internet, e-mail, and word processing.

TASK 052: Career Exploration 0 credits.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Workplace TASK program

In this course, students will define their strengths and abilities in preparation for selecting realistic career options, comparing vocational options and choosing appropriate entry-level work opportunities. They will learn how to prepare appropriately for effective interviews and develop a job-finding plan.

TASK 053: Safety and Industry Certificates 0 credits.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Workplace TASK program

This module covers work safe principles and skills, aspects of customer service required in the industry and world of work in general, and a food-handling course. This course covers "controlled product/hazardous materials labeling which alerts workers to the indentity and dangers of products and to basic safety precautions". SuperHost and WHMIS certification. Students who achieve more than 70% on the exam will be registered with the Ministry of Health, and will receive a FoodSafe certificate recognized by the BC Hotels and Restaurant Association and employers throughout the province.

TASK 054: Work Experience I 0 credits.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Workplace TASK program

This course will focus on identifying and locating job openings, as well as covering all other aspects of job search and job maintenance skills. This community work experience will provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate appropriate work attitudes on the job, and demonstrate the work skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom and during the work experience.

TASK 055: Work Experience II 0 credits.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Workplace TASK program

This community work experience will provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate appropriate work attitudes on the job, and demonstrate the work skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom and during the work experience. Students will utilize computer skills to research job openings, obtain career training, and to prepare a personal portfolio.

TASK 056: Personal and Career Portfolio 0 credits.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Workplace TASK program

In this course, students will develop a personal, career-related portfolio that identifies and shows evidence of workplace essentials skills attained through life experience and/or training and education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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