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Training in Attitudes, Skills, and Knowledge for the Workplace (TASK)

English Language Requirements
Beginning Fall, 2007 students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ESL or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

TASK 010 credits
Self Assessment
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This module provides students the opportunity to define their strengths and abilities in preparation for selecting realistic career options.

TASK 020 credits
Career Exploration
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
Students will compare vocational careers, and choose appropriate entry-level work opportunities.

TASK 030 credits
Management Skills
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This module covers all aspects of effective communication including appropriate assertive behaviour.

TASK 040 credits
Daily Survival Skills
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This module covers all facets of daily living related to: budgeting, banking, identifying pay cheques and pay stubs, and analyzing personal rights and duties.

TASK 050 credits
Computer Basics I
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This module, offered throughout the program, introduces students to computers, including the world wide web and e-mail.

TASK 060 credits
Employment Readiness
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This module focuses on identifying and locating job openings, as well as covering all other aspects of job search and job maintenance skills.

TASK 070 credits
Interview Skills
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This module covers all aspects of preparing appropriately for effective interviews.

TASK 080 credits
Work Experience
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This four-week work experience provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate appropriate work attitudes on the job, and also to demonstrate the work skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom.

TASK 090 credits
Retaining Employment
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This module covers job retaining skills and their importance in the working world.

TASK 100 credits
Computer Basics II
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This module focuses on reinforcement and practice of basic computer skills developed in Computer Basics I.

TASK 110 credits
First Aid Workshop
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This four-hour course covers the ABC's of basic first aid, blocked airways, one person CPR, management of the conscious and choking victim, and lift and transport of the victim.

TASK 120 credits
WHMIS Workshop
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This course covers "controlled product/hazardous materials labelling which alerts workers to the identity and dangers of products and to basic safety precautions".

TASK 130 credits
Infectious Disease Workshop
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This course covers information on infectious diseases that may be acquired in the workplace, and how to protect yourself and others from acquiring the diseases.

TASK 140 credits
Food Safe Level I -- Industry Standard Program
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
A food handling course for managers, kitchen staff, and dining attendants. Successful students will be registered with the Ministry of Health, and will receive a Food Safe certificate recognized by the B.C. Hotels and Restaurant Association throughout the province.

TASK 150 credits
Super Host -- Tourism Industry Course
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TASK program
This course offers all aspects of customer service required in the service industry and world of work in general. Super Host certificates are supplied by the local Chamber of Commerce offices.

Last updated: March 31, 2007Top


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