WBL = Work-Based Learning

  • career explorationSite visits give students a chance to learn firsthand about an industry, specific jobs, and potential career opportunities. The designed activities:

    • Build occupational knowledge;
    • Develop an understanding of the education and training needed; and
    • Foster an understanding of the business’s workforce and its contributions to the community.
  • Structure

    Site visit activities:

    • Illustrate how key academic concepts are applied in the real world;
    • Enable students to ask questions and observe work in progress; and
    • Promote interaction with professional adults.

    Work-Based Learning Plan Agreement

  • Outcomes

    Students learn by observing employees on the job. The experience is connected to:

    • Classroom learning and preparation;
    • Individual career development and training plans; and
    • A sequence of educational, training, and workplace activities.