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Work Skills (PWT)

225 hours per year – 9 periods per week

This class aims at helping students develop specific competencies associated with one or more semiskilled trades. This program is aimed at helping students construct their identity as a worker, adopts the required behaviors and attitudes in the workplace and develop a variety of work-related skills.

For example, here are some skills that can be developed :

  • Execution skills: Uses proper tools and proper working methods, follows appropriate steps (cooking, carving, beading, etc.)
  • Planning and organizational skills: time management, respecting deadlines, making list of tasks and materials needed, etc.
  • Budgeting skills: savings, production cost, salary, fixing a price for a product, etc.
  • Communication skills: promotion, advertisement, social media and others (radio, interviews, posters)
  • Informatics skills: typing, internet research, protection of private life and private information, use of the office suite, etc.
  • Learning about appropriate attitudes and behaviors in the workplace
  • Respecting safety and hygiene rules

* Remember that you can combine different teachings and subjects. For example, cooking traditional meals can target both Work Skills and Culture learning targets.

You can contact your education consultant if you have more question.

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