Work-Based Learning

Course Description

The Work-Based Learning experience provides students wtih opportunities to gain exposure to an occupational area related to their interests and career goals.  This experience helps students identify some of the needed skills, knowledge and preparation wanted by employers.  It  also help students understand the relevency of their academic, technical and classroom work.  Students will receive one credit per year based upon their performance at the work site, documentation of 180 hours per semester, and completion of school assignments and paperwork related to the program. 

Program Requirements

To be eligible for Business/Marketing Work-Based Learning, students myst be concurrently enrolled or have successfully completed an Occupational Education course at Capital High School.  Students may enroll in Work-Based Learning 6th period and have early release to go their job during the school day.  Students must be gainfully employeed in an occupation that is related to their career goal and occupational education program at Capital.  Note:  due to the nature of the work and supervision, not all jobs will qualify for Work-Based Learning Credit.

Course Requirements

Students, with parent/guardian guidance, and employer participation will complete the following:  

  • Training Agreement
  • Training Plan
  • Student Report for WBL (documention of 180 work hours per semester)
  • WBL Student Evaluation (by employer)
  • Resume and typed list of references
  • Other career related assignments
  • Course Final

Grades will be determined by how well students meet the following expectations.  Students will be expected to consistently turn in the required paperwork on time, meet of their learning goals on their training plan, recieve a satisfactory evaluation from their employer and complete their resume and career related assignments in a quality manner.   

For more information about Capital High School's Work-Based Learning Program, contact Jennifer Fabritius, WBL Coordinator at 596-8227 or

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