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ETP 010 Life, Learning and Work Skills

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course will identify and practice the attitudes, values, behaviours, and skills that contribute to successful learning, life, and work experiences. Students begin to prepare themselves for the challenges and opportunities of personal and educational growth and employment, and are introduced to teamwork skills that emphasis working across differences.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
1 lecture hour, 2 seminar hours and 3 lab /collaborative learning hours per week
Tuition
$540.90 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

ETP 011 Community Cooking

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course will develop their ability to learn in an adult setting by working with others to plan meals, manage resources, create a budget, shop, cook, and clean. They will practice intercultural communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills. Students will explore community and Indigenous resources involved in food security and in areas relevant to students’ needs and interests.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 seminar hour and 4 lab /collaborative learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,532.55 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

ETP 020 Essential Employment Skills

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course develop skills essential for employment, independent living, and learning in an adult setting. Students will build on their personal strengths, experience, and abilities in order to advance their employability, health, wellness, and overall agency. Students will explore and practice skills, attitudes and knowledge that promote healthy and effective human relations and respectful communication. Students will also apply organizational and planning skills to set and work towards goals relevant to their needs, interests, values, and ability.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
2 lecture hours, 3 seminar hours and 10 lab /collaborative learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,352.25 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

ETP 021 EARTH Gardening

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course will develop essential employment skills through an introduction to local, sustainable, small-scale food production. They will work collaboratively to practice soil stewardship, grow, preserve, prepare, and sell food. Students will practice their learning, communication, and social skills through exploring and promoting related topics such as food literacy, sustainability, food preservation, and the stewardship of Indigenous ecosystems.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
2 lecture hours, 3 seminar hours, 10 lab /collaborative learning hours and 2 workplace integrated learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,532.55 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

ETP 021 Essential Employment Skills

Effective date: September 2013

Students will be introduced to the behaviours that contribute to the effectiveness of an employee in the workplace. Topics include: time management skills, common safety precautions, workplace communication, the importance of showing initiative and strategies for dealing with common workplace problems.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
2 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$1,532.55 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Effective date: September 2020

Please refer to ETP 020

 

 

ETP 022 Effective Job Search Skills

Effective date: September 2013

This course informs students how to undertake an effective job search. Course work includes telephone and interview skills, accessing the hidden job market, job search techniques, asking effective questions, and preparation of resumes.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
2 lecture hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation Level 1.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 023 Work Experience Level 1A

Effective date: January 2008

This course provides an opportunity to learn about entry-level employment through hands-on experience and practice. Student performance will be evaluated through attendance, participation, individual and group work, in simulated work environments and by completing self-assessments.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

  • Instructor permission

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 024 Work Experience Level 1B

Effective date: January 2008

This work experience placement provides students with an opportunity to gain entry-level, hands-on experience and practice and develop skills learned on site and in classes. Student performance is evaluated both by the employer and a student work experience self-assessment.

Note: A criminal record check may be required by placement employers.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
2 lecture hours per week for 4 weeks and 6 practicum hours per week for 11 weeks
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 025 Work Experience Level 1

Effective date: January 2015

The Level 1 work experience placement provides students with an opportunity to gain entry-level, hands-on experience in their program or area of specialization while continuing to develop skills learned in the program.

Note: Some workplaces may require a criminal record check.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
6 lecture hours per week for 4 weeks and 6 practicum hours per week for 11 weeks
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in ETP 1, E.A.R.T.H. Gardening or Distribution Services.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 026 Certification

Effective date: September 2013

This course prepares students to be successful in achieving certificates that will enhance their employability. Successful completion of the course includes recognized credentials in Standard First Aid/CPR or Emergency First Aid/CPR, Worldhost, WHMIS (modified) and Foodsafe.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
3 lecture hours and 4 seminar hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation Level 1.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 030 Customized Employment Training

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this self-paced course will have the opportunity to develop entry-level employment skills. Students will practice and develop their skills by engaging in teamwork, using effective communication, and maintaining a growth mindset. These skills will build a foundation for learning and practicing accountability, workplace safety, task completion, and customer service. Students will follow their interests to explore different types of work and sector-specific related skills.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
1 lecture hour, 3 seminar hours, 6 lab /collaborative learning hours and 4 workplace integrated learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,262.10 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in the Sector-Specific Employment Training program

ETP 030 Food and Customer Service

Effective date: September 2013

This course provides the opportunity to develop entry-level employment skills for the food service industry. Students learn and practice skills in customer service, food preparation, garnishing, receiving and storing food, bussing, dishwashing and serving. Other topics include customer relations, team work, inventory procedures and basic record keeping.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
3 lecture hours and 5 seminar hours per week
Tuition
$1,262.10 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation Level 1.

Effective date: September 2020

Please refer to ETP 031

 

 

ETP 031 Customer Service Skills

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course will develop customer service skills in retail and service settings. They will build effective personal skills in the areas of teamwork, effective communication, and growth mindset. Students practice communication, accountability, workplace safety, task completion, and customer service. Students will explore work in the retail and service settings and will practice cash handling, inventory management, and sharing product/service knowledge.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
1 lecture hour, 3 seminar hours, 6 lab /collaborative learning hours and 4 workplace integrated learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,262.10 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted courseOpen to students in the Sector-Specific Employment Training program.

ETP 031 Applied Numeracy

Effective date: January 2008

Through classroom and community learning activities, students will gain confidence in using numeracy skills needed for the work­place and in daily life. The ability to read and write numbers up to 50 and to utilize basic arithmetic skills to workplace situations would be an asset.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,262.10 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 032 Farm to Table Food Service

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course develop entry-level employment skills for the food industry. Students learn and practice skills in customer service, food preparation, receiving and storing food, dishwashing, and serving. Students will also practice customer relations, team work, local agricultural sustainability, and growing food on a small scale.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
1 lecture hour, 3 seminar hours, 6 lab /collaborative learning hours and 4 workplace integrated learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,262.10 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in the Sector-Specific Employment Training program

ETP 032 Customer Service Training

Effective date: September 2013

This course provides students with the opportunity to develop entry-level employment skills for the retail industry. They learn and practice customer service skills in business communication, basic office equipment operation, stock and inventory handling and workplace safety. The course promotes teamwork and customer service practice as effective workplace tools.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
3 lecture hours per week and 5 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,262.10 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,262.10 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation Level 1.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 033 Food Production Gardening

Effective date: September 2013

This coEffective date: September 2013

This course deals with the specifics of local, sustainable food production. Students will study soils, pest control, plant and fruit propagation, native plants, composting, pruning, garden design, use of green houses and cold frames, water-wise gardening, companion planting, winter gardens, and traditional and contemporary methods for preserving and drying foods.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
3 lecture hours and 5 lab hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

rerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in E.A.R.T.H. Gardening.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 034 Construction Materials Handler

Effective date: September 2016

This course provides practical knowledge and training necessary for entry-level positions in the construction industry. The focus is on the study and practice of skills in construction safety, material handling, tool familiarity and the application of course knowledge to construction related tasks.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
3 lecture hours and 5 lab hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 035 Workplace Certificates

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course will receive certificate training in First Aid, FoodSafe, SuperHost, and WHMIS (modified). These certificates prepare students to work safely and effectively.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 seminar hours per week
Tuition
$360.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in the Employment Preparation or Sector-Specific Employment Training programs.

ETP 035 Gardening and Customer Service

Effective date: September 2016

This course provides students with opportunities to develop entry-level employment skills for the gardening, nursery, landscaping and retail industries. Students learn and practice customer relations, horticulture skills, retail sales and workplace safety. Learning experiences include classroom activities, community visits and hands-on experience in the garden and greenhouse.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$360.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 036 Effective Job Search Skills

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course engage in essential activities of a job search. Students will research employment opportunities relevant to personal interests, strengths, and abilities using networking, informational interviews, information technology, and available resources. With support, students will prepare resumes and/or portfolios. Students will practice filling out job applications as well as preparing for and conducting mock interviews.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 semina hour, 1 lab /collaborative learning hour per week
Tuition
$270.45 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in the Employment Preparation or Sector-Specific Employment Training programs.

ETP 036 Work Experience Level 2

Effective date: January 2008

The Level 2 work experience placement will provide students with another, more intensive opportunity to gain entry-level hands-on experience and practice and develop skills learned on site and in classes. Student performance will be evaluated by his/her employer as well as the student will complete a work experience self-assessment.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
10 practicum hours per week or 150 self-paced hours total
Tuition
$270.45 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

All of:

  • COM in ETP 025
  • Instructor permission

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Effective date: September 2020

As of Fall 2020 this course will no longer be offered.

 

 

ETP 037 Applied Literacy

Effective date: January 2008

This course is for learning to read and write for practical purposes. Students will apply their learning in a variety of work and life situations by finding and using information found on the work site, in the community and at home.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

All of:

  • COM in ETP 025
  • Instructor permission

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

 

 

 

ETP 038 Directed Studies in Employment

Effective date: January 2008

This course is designed to offer individualized learning for students in various Employment Training and Preparation programs. In this course, students establish specific, individualized learning objectives that, once completed, enable them to achieve their learning goals and maximize their employment potential.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
2 lab hours and 4 seminar hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • Certificate in Employment Training Level 1, if enrolled in the Certificate in Employment Training Level 2 program
  • Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

 

 

 

ETP 039 Cooperative Community Cooking

Effective date: January 2013

This course empowers participants to create an ongoing opportunity to cook together in a community kitchen. Students will learn how to pool their resources, create a budget and shop in order to prepare delicious and nutritious meals on a weekly basis. FOODSAFE certification is part of this course.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
4 lecture and 2 lab hours hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

 

 

 

ETP 040 Campus Connections

Effective date: April 2016

Students will gain the skills needed to be successful adult learners, and will be introduced to the resources and supports available to Camosun College students. Skills that will be assessed and strengthened include personal independence and decision making, time management, travel planning and prioritization of tasks. Students will have the opportunity to practice the skills and behaviors that contribute to a successful learning experience, and to practice accepting responsibility for their own learning and well-being.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
8 lecture hours and 8 lab hours per week for 1.5 weeks
Tuition
$144.24 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Pathways for Life.

ETP 041 Networking in the Community

Effective date: April 2016

Students will learn how networking is beneficial to their transition plan from secondary school to adulthood. They will learn the value of establishing meaningful relationships with community agencies that foster personal wellness, community, employment and inclusion. Students will begin to develop autonomy while working collaboratively within existing personal support networks.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
8 lecture hours and 8 lab hours per week for 2 weeks
Tuition
$192.32 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Pathways for Life.

ETP 042 Skills for Adulthood

Effective date: April 2016

This course introduces students to specific college, work and community environments and activities. Students will identify career and educational pathways and opportunities that best meet their interests, talents, personal and cultural needs. Students will learn and practice essential adult life and employment skills, including basic intercultural communication skills, self-advocacy and interpersonal skills Students will develop skills that will prepare them to play an active role in decision making as they transition from secondary school.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
8 lecture hours and 8 lab hours per week for 2.5 weeks
Tuition
$240.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Pathways for Life.

ETP 051 Transition to Employment

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course learn to find and maintain entry-level employment. Students will complete an extensive work experience placement, develop a comprehensive job search plan, explore community employment services and carry out job search activities. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their learning and to practice their skills in problem solving, decision making, planning, organization and selfregulation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
1 lecture hour, 3 seminar hours, 6 lab /collaborative learning hours and 8 workplace intergrated learning housrs per week
Tuition
$1,622.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

ETP 052 Community Service

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course will identify different needs within their community and how community groups work to address these needs. They will use a learning plan to explore how they can contribute through service and community building activities. Students will discuss, practice and reflect upon learning in the following areas: intercultural communication skills, interpersonal skills, problem-solving, decision-making, planning, organization and self-regulation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
1 seminar hour, 2 lab /collaborative learning hours and 8 workplace integrated hours per week
Tuition
$991.65 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

ETP 053 Leadership

Effective date: September 2020

Students in this course will explore the skills, perspectives, leadership styles, and attitudes involved in facilitating teams of people with diverse backgrounds. Students will explore and practice their skills through mentoring other ETP students and will reflect on their experiences through journaling, coaching, peer feedback, self-assessment and seminar discussions.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
N/A
Format
1 lecture hour, 2 seminar hours and 4 lab /collaborative learning hours per week
Tuition
$631.05 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

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