UFV Academic Calendar 2013/14

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Education and Career Planning

English Language Requirements
Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ESL or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

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ECP 0651.5 credits
Workplace Success and Oral Communications
Prerequisite(s): UUP Department permission
This course introduces students to employer expectations, employer rights, and employee rights as described in the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Employment Standards Act. Personal and interpersonal skills covered in this course include time management, organization, team building, and essential speaking and listening skills.

ECP 0661.5 credits
Workplace Numeracy and Problem Solving
Prerequisite(s): UUP Department permission
This course helps students identify their existing numeracy skills and then build on those skills through applied problem solving. Topics include money math; scheduling, budgeting, and accounting; measurement and calculation; and data analysis. Completion of this course will help students move on to trades training or work.

ECP 0671.5 credits
Workplace Reading and Document Use
Prerequisite(s): UUP Department permission
This course covers the skills needed to read, interpret, and use a variety of letters, memos, manuals, brochures, charts, graphs, blueprints, and other work-related materials.

ECP 0681.5 credits
Workplace Computer Use and Writing Skills
Prerequisite(s): UUP Department permission
This course helps students identify their existing computer skills and then practice and improve them. Practical applications of those skills to paper- and computer-based business/workplace needs will be included.

ECP 0691.5 credits
Introduction to Portfolio Development and Lifelong Learning
Prerequisite(s): UUP Department permission
This course helps students develop a portfolio of their accomplishments that identifies and shows evidence of workplace essential skills attained through life experience and/or training and education. Students will also develop personal goal statements and a résumé.

ECP 0743 credits
Education and Career Planning: Skills for Success
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 061 or UUP department permission
The goal of Education and Career Planning is to enhance life, educational, and employment readiness skills of adult learners. Learners will devise a realistic employment plan for themselves in a changing and diverse world with clearly
stated and achievable preliminary and intermediate goals. Personal, education, and career development is an ongoing process through which learners integrate their personal, family, school, work, and community experiences to facilitate
career and lifestyle choices. Learners will examine their lives and lifestyles and be encouraged to make made adjustments as necessary to achieve their goals.

ECP 0943 credits
Provincial Education and Career Planning
Prerequisite(s): None. ENGL 071 or English 10 recommended
Students in this course will demonstrate, evaluate, and document personal management, academic, and teamwork skills that are transferable to the workplace, propose steps to develop or strengthen personal training and employability skills, consider educational and labour market options, and prepare their education and/or work search action plan. To build a realistic action plan outlining steps to manage their educational and career plan, students will determine appropriate program and course selection to reach employment goals, including course entrance requirements, financial costs and resources needed, time commitment, and support services within the institution and community.

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