Careers and Career Paths

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Careers and Career Paths. GWL3O. Where Will You Go After High School?. Let’s look at the 6 options…. What Are Your Options?. Further Education. Direct to Workforce. Military Training paid Combat and supportive roles Commitment of service Apprenticing Training by a master - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Careers and Career Paths

Careers and Career PathsGWL3OWhere Will You Go After High School?Lets look at the 6 options

What Are Your Options?Further EducationCollegeHands-on educationLecture-styled lessonsUniversityLecture-styled lessonsPath of specialization (leads to graduate programs)Private TrainingSpecialized training that you pay forDirect to WorkforceMilitaryTraining paidCombat and supportive rolesCommitment of serviceApprenticingTraining by a masterBuilding skills to earn certificationGet a job direct to work/entrepreneurship

Your Careers

Your Careers

Using your list of careers that you are interested in/would like to do:Think about and write down what you think the career path/education required is for this jobWe will discuss as a classAn Overview

Your 6 OptionsUniversityEntry Requirements ~75+3-4 year undergraduate programs2 years masters degree4 years doctorateHigher wage-earnings for comparable workLecture styled learningAcademically focusedHigher tuition fees than other options of postsecondary education

CollegeEntry Requirements ~60+2-4 year diploma programsSome schools/programs allow for entry into university with partial creditMany career optionsLecture/hands-on styled learningPractical/experientially focusedModerate tuition fees lower than university

Private TrainingEntry Requirements varyPrograms vary in lengthPrograms can be flexible with training times and lengthsCareer options are focused on technical skills and servicesHands-on styled learningPractical/experientially focusedModerate tuition fees lower than university

Canadian Armed ForcesEntry Requirements based on physical and mental testingMultiple training programs based on skill-sets all vary in lengthHigh academic scores can lead to university training paid by CAFCareer options are mostly focused on technical skills or combat/support rolesHands-on styled learningPractical/experientially focusedRequires commitment of at least 3-4 years.

Apprenticing in a TradeGain apprenticeship through application (like a job)Apprenticeships vary in length, gaining hours of experience equivalent with industry standardsBeing an apprentice is a fulltime jobCareer options are focused on technical skills and servicesHands-on styled learningPractical/experientially focusedYou earn an income while working and learning

Direct to Workforce/EntrepreneurStart working for wages immediatelyWide open it will be what you make it (good or bad)Low success rate when starting a business. -Takes a long time to become profitableWages typically lowerLittle training required, experience is a must