This course is designed to provide students with learning difficulties or barriers to education and employment with an overview of job seeking techniques. It focuses on a variety of topics that allow students to build competencies toward further training and future employment, including understanding of the job search process, preparing cover letters and resumes, typical interview questions and techniques. The course prepares students on how to target jobs that are desirable and realistic and fill a need for employers in today’s challenging job market.
This course uses the mastery grading system and will conform to Douglas College policy regarding the number and weighting of evaluations. Typical means of evaluation would include a combination of:
- Mid-point and final self-assessments
- Demonstration of skills
- Regular attendance and participation in class activities