Work Experience Courses

Work Experience Courses

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WRK - Work Experience

WRK-300CD: Occupational Work Experience for Child Development (3.0 units of Work Experience) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: CHD 001, CHD 002, CHD 010, CHD 017, CHD 020, CHD 024, CHD 025, HOC 004 This course is designed for students working in the early childhood special education field (birth-age 5). It is a fixed, 3-unit course as part of the Early Intervention Certificate. The student is required to attend an orientation at the beginning of the course. Students earn 1.0 unit of credit for every 60 hours of unpaid work or 75 hours of paid work. For this 3-unit course, students are required to work 180 hours if they are in a volunteer position or 225 hours if they are in a paid position. Note: Students must be working in a job or volunteer position related to the early childhood special education.

CSU - California State University

WRK-300FP: Occupational Work Experience for Fire Prevention Internship (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: FPT 055 or FPT 301 This Work Experience course is part of the Fire Prevention Internship Program and accompanies FPT 300A, 300B, 300C and 300D. This course requires that students apply for and are admitted to a paid internship with a fire agency, and students may have to meet eligibility requirements for the internship that may vary according to the agency. Fire Prevention Interns will complete 10-14 hours paid employment per week at a fire agency, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Interns may be assigned to 2 different agencies. Units vary between 3 units for 10 hours (160 hours total) to 4.5 units for 14 hours (224 hours total). According to CCR Title 5, section 55252, Occupational Work Experience Education is supervised employment extending classroom - based occupational learning at an on-the-job learning station related to the student's educational or occupational goal. This course is designed for students working in a paid or unpaid job in the fire prevention and fire service industries. The course provides students with a structured program designed to teach them new soft and employability skills that assist them in advancing in their current position or securing a job in the future. The student is required to attend an orientation at the beginning of the course and complete a minimum of 75 hours for paid work for each unit earned per semester. Students can earn a maximum of 8 units per term. Students may earn a maximum of 16 units of occupational work experience during their community college attendance. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester. Note: Students must be working in a job or volunteer position related to their major.

CSU - California State University

WRK-300GW: General Work Experience (Min Credits: 1.0)

General Work Experience provides an opportunity for students to earn college credit for on-the-job training in a paid or volunteer position. The student will be required to attend orientation at the beginning of the course and complete a minimum of 75 hours for paid work or a minimum of 60 hours for unpaid work for each unit earned per semester. Students may enroll in a maximum of 8 units of work experience per term, for a total maximum of 16 units of general work experience during their community college attendance. Note: Students must be working in a paid job or volunteer position prior to starting the course.

CSU - California State University

WRK-300HM: (Min Credits: 1.0)

The student is required to attend an orientation at the beginning of the course and complete a minimum of 75 hours for paid work or a minimum of 60 hours for unpaid work for each unit earned per semester. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester. Students can earn a maximum of 8 units of Work Experience per term. Students may earn a maximum of 16 units of occupational work experience during their community college attendance. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester. Note: Students must be working in a job or volunteer position in the hospitality, food service and restaurant industries.

WRK-300TN: Occupational Work Experience for the Transportation Industry (1.0-8.0 Units) (Min Credits: 1.0)

The student is required to attend an orientation at the beginning of the course. Students earn 1.0 unit of credit for every 60 hours of unpaid, or 75 hours of paid work. Students may earn a maximum of 16 units of occupational work experience during their community college attendance. Note: Students must be working in a job or volunteer position in the mass transit industry. Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 054

WRK-301: Work Experience Occupational (Min Credits: 1.0)

Students establish measurable goals and learning objectives obtained on the job in accordance with a training plan developed cooperatively between the employer, college and student.

CSU - California State University

WRK-302: Work Experience Occupational (Min Credits: 2.0)

Students establish measurable goals and learning objectives obtained on the job in accordance with a training plan developed cooperatively between the employer, college and student.

CSU - California State University

WRK-303: Work Experience Occupational (Min Credits: 3.0)

Students establish measurable goals and learning objectives obtained on the job in accordance with a training plan developed cooperatively between the employer, college and student.

CSU - California State University

WRK-304: Work Experience Occupational (Min Credits: 4.0)

Students establish measurable goals and learning objectives obtained on the job in accordance with a training plan developed cooperatively between the employer, college and student.

CSU - California State University