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Career Training for Transition

Career Training for Transition trains students to work in a variety of service occupations to transition from school to work. Career planning and management, as well as employability and worker maturity skills, are taught as students are introduced to successful behaviors and practices of working within the service industry. Students learn about the importance of work in society. They will self-assess in areas such as interest, values, and aptitude to identify employment opportunities.  Research will inform students on viable career prospects and earning potential. Students will develop a master cover letter, application, and resume and participate in a mock job interview. Additional topics taught include payroll, taxes, and employee/employer rights. Students will gain experience in basic workplace skills such as operating office machines, telephone etiquette, inventory, filing, and following directions.


  • Industry Sector: Marketing, Sales, and Service
  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Class Hours: 180
  • Work-Based Learning Hours (WBL): ≤ 180
  • Level: Introductory, Concentrator, Capstone
  • Meets UC/CSU A-G Requirement: Not Yet Available
  • Certifications: ROP Certificate of Completion
  • Class Location(s): Gilbert HS
  • Notes:

    Refer to O*NET Online (www.onetonline.org) for a summary report of the detailed job description for this career.

    This course integrates the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.