Career Studies, Grade 10
Module 1 Overview: Get Real - You have options, you have Purpose
How do I learn and how can I use this information to begin my quest for life after secondary school?
In this module you will begin to learn about who you are, and how you learn. This is just the beginning to discover your capabilities, strengths, and weaknesses. The topics that will be explored are learning styles, multiple intelligences, and the development of skills needed in the workforce.
Module 2 Overview: Choose Your Own Adventure… Pathways after High School
What do I want to do in the future? How do I get there?
In this module you will learn about your post-secondary options (College/University, Straight to Work, Apprenticeships and Entrepreneurship) and the ideas related to each pathway. You will also learn the courses in high school that are necessary to obtain your career goals, what entrepreneurship means, and the basics regarding starting your own business. Finally, what are the various fields of work, what does the job market hold for the future, and how to acquire and fill out a job application.
Module 3 Overview: Skills in Searching and Applying for Jobs
What do resumes and cover letters say about me? How can I sell myself at a job interview?
In this module you will begin to understand how to obtain a job and understand the importance of a resume and cover letter in the process. Students will create their own resume and cover letter, which will culminate in a mock interview for a job posting.