Distance Learning

Independent Study Option

Career Development

The Independent Study Option offers the following courses in Career Development. Please list the Subject Code, Subject Designation, and the ISO Designation on the application to identify the course(s) required.

Course Name Subject Code Subject Designation ISO Designation
Grade 10 Career Development (20S) 0098 20S 001
Grade 11 Credit for Employment (30G) 0304 30G 000

Each listing of a subject name is followed by a unique 10-digit code made up of three parts:

  • Subject code. A 4-digit number that identifies each subject.
  • Subject designation. A 3-character code that identified the grade and level of a course.
  • ISO designation. A 3-digit number that identifies the course version.

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Grade 10 Career Development: Life/Work Planning (20S) 1 credit (2015)

Course Code 0098 20S 001

Class # 1509

Tutor/Marker: N. Belanger

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Preregistration Information:

Module 5 - Career and Community Experiences – requires a minimum of 10 hours of volunteering for a not-for profit community service organization or group. These hours are MANDATORY as this component replaces a final exam. All modules must be completed to receive this credit from the Distance Learning Unit.

Parents/guardians are required to complete a consent form that must accompany the ISO registration form in order to be enrolled in this course:

This course assists students in taking the first step in planning and building the tools and skills needed in order to enter college, university or the work place. Career development is a life-long process; this course will help you discover your interests, work values, skills, attitudes and strengths so you can choose a career path that's right for you. You will have an opportunity to design a resume, cover letter, complete an employment application form, and volunteer within the community. It is structured as follows:

  • Module 1: Personal Management
  • Module 2: Job Seeking and Job Maintenance
  • Module 3: Career Exploration
  • Module 4: Learning and Planning
  • Module 5: Career and Community Experiences

* Students will choose a not-for-profit community service organization or group with whom to volunteer for a minimum of 10 hours. They will have the opportunity to explore and match occupational goals with a chosen occupation. Please preview Module 5 (Adobe Icon 281 KB) to assist you in selecting the appropriate volunteer placement.

Evaluation is based on:

Assignments (Module 1 - 4) 70%
Career and Community Experiences (Module 5) 30%
Total 100%

All assignments must be attempted, a minimum mark of 40% is required on all supervised pieces of assessment (midterm and final exam), and an overall final mark of 50% or greater must be obtained in order for the Distance Learning Unit to issue a final mark.

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Grade 11 Credit for Employment (30G) 1 credit (2017)

Course Code 0304 30G 000

Class # 1514

Tutor/Marker: N. Belanger

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Pre-requisite: Career Development: Life/Work Planning 0098 20S 001

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Preregistration Information:

Parents/guardians are required to compelte a consent form that must accompany the ISO registration form in order to be enrolled in this course:

  • Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • This course requires that you are employed, and are working at a site where Workers Compensation coverage is provided. Workers Compensation coverage will not be provided by the Distance Learning Unit, Manitoba Education and Training. The employer is responsible for providing coverage.
  • Some of the assignments require employer participation. It is the student's responsibility to find suitable employment, with an employer that is willing to record hours, evaluate the student and communicate with the Tutor/Marker.
  • For the purpose of this credit, the worksite cannot be a family workplace and it cannot be at the school you are currently attending (if applicable).
  • To earn the credit students must complete all assignments, and work a minimum of 110 hours while registered in this course.
  • This course expands on the skills and knowledge gained in Career Development: Life/Work Planning 20S. The purpose of Credit for Employment 30G is to prepare you for your first job to help you in finding a new job. It will also help you be a better employee. In this course you will learn how to identify the different skills you have and how to showcase them when applying for jobs. The course discusses how you will or already have developed employability, essential, and transferable skills. You will find out where you fit into the world of work and you will learn how to advance in an organization and accept feedback. You will learn how to be an effective member of the team so that you can be successful in the workplace. This course will also take you through the job application process from networking to interview. Finally, you will learn about job satisfaction and your rights to a safe work environment.

    This course contains six modules:

    • Module 1: Course Introduction
    • Module 2: Adapting to the Workplace
    • Module 3: Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Dynamics
    • Module 4: Preparing for the Workplace
    • Module 5: Health and Safety
    • Module 6: Forms

    Evaluation is based on:

    *Assignments(Modules 1-6) 100%
    Exams NA
    Total 100%
    • Some assignments will be assessed with ah alpha-numeric mark as Complete/Incomplete
    • Some assignments will be assessed with a numeric mark
    • The Final Marks in the course will be assessed as an alpha-numeric mark (Complete/Incomplete)
    • All assignments must be attempted and receive a Complete designations and an overall final mark of 50% or greater must be obtained in order for the Distance Learning Unit to issue a final mark of Complete

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