Course name: Designing Your Future Course code: (GWL3O)

Grade 11    1.0 Credit

Course type:    Open

Course description: This course prepares you to make successful transitions to postsecondary destinations as you investigate specific postsecondary options based on your skills, interests, and personal characteristics. You will explore the realities and opportunities of the workplace and examine factors that affect success, while refining your job-search and employability skills. You will develop your portfolio with a focus on your targeted destination and develop an action plan for future success. 
GWL3OJ: Designing Your Future
Course description: This course prepares you to make successful transitions to postsecondary destinations as you investigate specific postsecondary options based on your skills, interests, and personal characteristics. You will explore the realities and opportunities of the workplace and examine factors that affect success, while refining your job-search and employability skills. You will develop your portfolio with a focus on your targeted destination and develop an action plan for future success. 

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   1.1 Creating pathways to success

1.2   1.2 Psychometrics

1.3   1.3 Explore personal management skills

1.4   1.4 What skills will I need?

1.5   1.5 PSA - Personal statement of application

4 Lessons

2.1   2.1 People smart

2.2   2.2 Community

2.3   2.3 Group dynamics and workplace behaviour

2.4   2.4 The communication workshop

5 Lessons

3.1   3.1 Career suitability

3.2   3.2 Postsecondary opportunities

3.3   3.3 Human rights and workplace legislation

3.4   3.4 Future trends

3.5   3.5 Decisions, decisions!

6 Lessons

4.1   4.1 Managing change

4.2   4.2 Work search

4.3   4.3 Showcase me!

4.4   4.4 Best foot forward!

4.5   4.5 The application package

4.6   4.6 Culminating activity - A letter from the future