1.3 Career Guidance and Assessment


R1. Career Development

Admissions Counselors (AC) must inform applicants about career development describing, at a minimum:

a. Personalized career planning assistance

b. Preparation for career development

c. Career development combining academic, career technical training, social, and essential employability skills training in both center-based and work-based settings to meet each student’s individual needs

d. Career transition services

e. Placement services

f. Program expectations and graduation requirements

R2. Personal Career Development Assistance

ACs must assist applicants in initiating career planning by:

a. Discussing available career technical training offerings, trade requirements, and waiting lists

b. Identifying certification, accreditation, and licensure opportunities; and associated training and experience requirements, or other prerequisites

c. Providing accurate information about:

1. The requirements to achieve the expectations of each Training Achievement Record (TAR), such ​as the length of stay

2. The increased salary opportunities associated with certificates, credentials, and licenses

d. Using labor-market information to advise applicants regarding the career outlook for their​ expressed industry sectors and career technical training interests, and to assist applicants in selecting career technical training preferences

e. Explaining the use of the Personal Career Development Plan (PCDP) as a personalized blueprint, which will be used throughout enrollment, and the Career Transition Period (CTP) to assist students in meeting their career goals (see Form 1-04, Information for Personal Career Development Plan​)

Form 1-04 Information for Personal Career Development Plan