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Career Education and Work Standards - Pennsylvania Customized Test (8298)

Course Category: 
Location: 

NOCTI proctored test centers throughout Pennsylvania. This assessment is not available through Nocti Business Solutions.

Length: 

Varies. 

Dates: 

September 2015 – Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: relate careers to individual interests, abilities, and aptitudes; analyze career options based on personal interests, abilities, aptitudes, achievements, and goals; analyze how the changing roles of individuals in the workplace relate to new opportunities within career choices; evaluate school-based opportunities for career awareness/preparation; justify the selection of a career; analyze the relationship between career choices and career preparation opportunities; assess the implementation of individualized career plans through the ongoing development of career portfolios; review personal high school plans against current personal career goals and select post-secondary opportunities based on personal career interests.; apply effective speaking and listening skills used in a job interview; apply research skills in searching for a job; develop and assemble, for career portfolio placement, career acquisition documents, such as, but not limited to: job application, letter of appreciation following an interview; analyze, revise, and apply an individualized career portfolio to chosen career path; demonstrate the application of essential workplace skills/knowledge in the career acquisition process; evaluate personal attitudes and work habits that support career retention and advancement; evaluate team member roles to describe and illustrate active listening techniques; evaluate conflict resolution skills as they relate to the workplace; develop a personal budget based on career choice; evaluate time management strategies and their application to both personal and work situations; evaluate strategies for career retention and advancement in response to the changing global workplace; evaluate the impact of lifelong learning on career retention and advancement; analyze entrepreneurship as it relates to personal career goals and corporate opportunities; analyze entrepreneurship as it relates to personal character traits; and develop a business plan for an entrepreneurial concept of personal interest and identify available resources.

Instruction: 

This exam assesses individuals'  end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a performance component test to assess application of skills.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Career Education (9/15). 

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