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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
$52.16 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

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
$52.16 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

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

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
$32.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

  • Instructor permission

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

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
$128.66 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

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
$156.48 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

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

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
$182.56 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

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

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
$208.64 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

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

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
$104.32 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

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
$208.64 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

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

ETP 033 Food Production Gardening

Effective 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
$208.64 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

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

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
$208.64 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

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
$208.64 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

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
$260.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

  • COM in ETP 025
  • Instructor permission

Restricted course Open to students in Employment Training and Preparation.

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
$104.32 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

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
$156.48 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

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.

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
$39.12 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

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
$52.16 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

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
$65.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Pathways for Life.

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