Articulation Guidelines for ASE Employment Readiness Courses

(Excerpt from the Adult Special Education Program Specific Transfer Guide Project – Pages 7-15)

 

Goal Statement

The goal of Employment Readiness (ER) programs is to provide post-secondary opportunities for adult learners with a disability/barrier to learn workplace skills, demonstrate employment readiness skills, and to explore opportunities for future learning and employment in a changing and diverse society.

Generic Topic Learning Outcomes

Employment Readiness (ER) includes a broad range of skill development. It is recognized that the following skill topics represent the scope of programming across BC, and that the exact content of individual course/program content may vary. There are a total of 11 skill topic areas, and two groupings in which ER courses/programs may be placed on the table (Foundation Level and Level 2).

Courses/programs represented on the Foundation Level table must include the following:

· A minimum of 50% of the learning outcomes identified in each of the 3 Mandatory Skills areas: Communication Skills, Education and Employment Explorations Skills, and Employability/Workplace Skills.

Example: List of learning outcomes described on Institution’s Program Curriculum Guideline

Communication Skills A1, A2, A3, A4, A5

Education and Employment Explorations Skills B3, B4, B5, B6 Employability/Workplace Skills C1, C2, C4, C5, C6, C7, C12, C13

· A minimum of 50% of the learning outcomes identified in 2 or more of the Optional Skill

areas are required.

Example: List of learning outcomes described on Institution’s Program Curriculum Guideline

Interpersonal Skills: F1, F2, F5, F6, F7, F8

Literacy and Numeracy Skills: H1, H3, H4, H5, H6, H7, H8, H12 Customer Service Skills: K1, K2, K3, K4, K5, K6

Courses/programs represented on the Level 2 table must include the following:

  • A minimum of 70% of the learning outcomes identified in each of the 4 Mandatory Skills areas: Communication Skills, Education and Employment Explorations Skills, Employability/Workplace, and work Training Experience.

Example: List of learning outcomes described on Institution’s Program Curriculum Guideline

Communication Skills: A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8

Education and Employment Exploration Skills: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 Employability/Workplace Skills: C1, C2, C3, C5, C6, C7, C8, C10, C12, C13, C14 Work Training/Experience: D1, D2, D3, D4, D6, D7, D8

  • A minimum of 70% of the learning outcomes identified in 4 or more of the Optional Skills areas.

Example: List of learning outcomes described on Institution’s Program Curriculum Guideline

Technology Skills: E1, E2, E3, E4, E5

Interpersonal Skills; F1, F3, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, F10, F11

Personal Awareness: G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6, G7, G8, G10, G11, G12, G14 Job Search Skills: I1, I2, I3, I4, I5, I6, I7, I8, I9, I12, I13, I15, I16, I17

Customer Service Skills: K1, K2, K3, K4, K5, K6, K7

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