WBL at Work
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To assist in the creation of a strong support structure and partnerships between local employers, secondary schools, and technical schools, colleges and certified training programs.
To provide assistance in the articulation of programs of study between high schools and post-secondary institutions.
To create a system that is industry driven where employers and their representatives help set occupational skills standards, collaborate on curriculum, provide work experience and work place mentors for students, and certify mastery of skills leading to the award of a skill certificate.
To focus on student’s learning about “many aspects” of a broad industry cluster rather than mastering a narrow set of occupational skills.
The mission of the Work-Based Learning Program is to assist in providing a highly trained, technologically sophisticated and career oriented young work force. This is accomplished by developing partnerships between business, industry, students, parents, school systems, coordinators, and post-secondary institutions which will lead the participating student into meaningful careers.
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WHAT IS IT?
Construction workers helped build the house you live in, the school you attend, the buildings where people work and the roads you drive on. Essentially most any home, building or structure is built by construction workers involved in a variety of tasks from designing the blueprints to putting up the frame of a house or building. Employees in this field also make sure all details like plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning and siding is properly installed.
WHAT CAREERS CAN ARTS, A/V & COMMUNICATIONS LEAD TO?
• Construction Manager
• HVAC Technician
• Plus many more
WHAT WILL I DO?
Architects design the blueprints of a house, building or structure that construction workers will follow. Carpenters put up the framework of the building, create cabinets and build out the framing for doors and
Skilled workers like electricians, plumbers and HVAC technicians each contribute the finishing details to make sure the home or building is ready to move into.
IN DEMAND CAREERS NATIONWIDE
over the next 10 years
Highway Maintenance Worker
Plumber and Pipefitter
Civil Engineering Technician
Architectural and Civil Drafter
Top Earning Arts, Architecture & Construction Careers through 2030
IS THIS FOR ME?
• Like working with your hands
• Attention to detail
• Quality work
• Manual labor
• Likes to work outside
• Good at math
If you are interested in a career in the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource sector, contact your school guidance counselor to see what CTAE course work you should take. Also speak to your Work-Based Learning Coordinator to find jobs in this field to help jump start your career path.
What Our Employers are Saying
"WBL is a true win-win situation across the board. The experiences help students make informed career choices, the schools improve their ability to prepare students and the businesses get additional help while developing potential future employees."
Operations Director, PPG
"The enthusiasm and collaboration between businesses and Hall County Work-Based Learning is valued and a win for our community. WSI Rainmakers is 'All In' and supports WBL. From students to the community, we all learn."
"J. Geyer Advertising has enjoyed and benefited from our partnership wtih the Hall County WBL. We feel this is such an important program that teaches important work skills to our students and future workforce. Our company enjoys the fresh ideas that our interns provide."
J. Geyer Advertising
"I had the opportunity to participate in a career readiness expo day. The students were well-prepared, very professional and highly engaged."
-Sheila Caldwel, UNG
"At Kubota, we believe in contributing to society in all that we do and I can't think of a better way than to invest in the future of our young folks. I sincerely believe that our partnership in Work-Based Learning is the cornerstone of our workforce development efforts and the single most important human capital investment we can make for the future of our business."
VP Chief Administrative Officer
“Our department has worked with the Work-based Learning Program for many years and have found the program to be a valuable tool in recruiting students interested in public safety and an avenue for community engagement”.
Hall County Fire Services