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Career Choices and Life Success: Citation

Intakes for this program are suspended indefinitely.

Description

The Career Choices and Life Success program is designed to assist students researching career and life options. Students gain self-knowledge through the use of career assessments and labour market knowledge by meeting prospective employers in information interviews. They also have the opportunity to update their resumes and learn about different careers by participating in work experiences. This 15-week program provides students with the essential skills to contribute to the market place, including communication skills both written and oral.  Students create a competency based resume and participate in a competency-based interview.  They leave the program with clearly defined goals and an action plan because they have the tools to make good decisions based on relevant information.  Students meet informally for 3 months post-CCLS to support networking and ensure accountability for action plans.

Student Profile

Students must be mature, motivated to learn and open to new ideas.

Career Opportunities

This is an exploratory program aimed at assisting students in identifying and researching realistic career goals and helping them in developing a plan of action to achieve short and long term employment and/or educational goals.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants should attend an information session.
  • Applicants must have a personal interview.

For a schedule, consult the program home page: kpu.ca/aca/ccls

Curricular Requirements

The following courses are required for completion of the program. For a detailed schedule of instruction, consult the program home page: kpu.ca/aca/ccls

All of:
  CCLS 0800 Self Knowledge: Basis for Success 2 credits
  CCLS 0810 Communication Skills 3 credits
  CCLS 0820 Personal Management and Problem Solving 1 credit
  CCLS 0900 Career Assessment and Research 3 credits
  CCLS 0915 Career and Education Experience 6 credits
  CCLS 0920 Career and Life Planning 1 credit

Other Information

Admissions, tuition and student association fees apply. The Adult Upgrading Grant (AUG) is available for those who qualify. For more information about the AUG see kpu.ca/awards

For more program information, contact ccls@kpu.ca

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Citation in Career Choices and Life Success.

At a Glance

Faculty of Academic and Career Advancement

kpu.ca/aca

Career Choices and Life Success

kpu.ca/aca/ccls

Program Type:

  • University Preparatory

Credential Granted:

  • Citation

Offered At:

  • KPU Langley  Langley

Start Date(s):

  • Fall Intake (September)  September
  • Spring Intake (January)  January

Intake Type:

  • Limited Intake  Limited intake

Format:

  • Full-time  Full-time

Minimum Credits Required:

  • 16

Instructional Cycle:

  • Semester-based

Curriculum Effective Date:

  • 01-Sep-2015

Applying to KPU:

Last Updated: 1-Sep-2017

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