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Orientation

engaging

understanding

Exploring
   Overview
Making Choices
1 Review interests
2 Review abilities
3 Investigate educational requirements
4 Identify potential occupations
5 Expand then narrow your options
What's Next?


Evaluating

acting

reflecting


CDMT - USE THE TOOL
Exploring

Making Choices
3. Investigate Educational Requirements

Some of your options when you leave high school include:

  • direct entry into an occupation (for example, military service);
  • employer sponsored on-the-job or apprenticeship training;
  • enrollment in a vocational/technical school; and
  • college enrollment in a one year certificate, a two year associate degree, or four year bachelor program of study.

In the activities below, you will explore how much education you need for various career options, and understand what options you have after high school.

 

thinker graphic What option are you considering?


Activities 11-12

How Much Education Do You Need? - Activity 11
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Education, Wage Levels and Trends - Activity 12
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