Job Search Skills and Maintenance

Applied Community Studies
Customer Service & Cashier Training
Course Code
CSCT 0140
Semester Length
Max Class Size
Method Of Instruction
Typically Offered
To be determined


Course Description
This course is designed to prepare adults with an employment barrier with a comprehensive overview of job seeking techniques. Students will be given the opportunity to write a resume, practice interviewing skills, review employment rights and responsibilities. Emphasis will be placed on developing good work habits and attitudes required to keep a job.
Course Content


  • developing job search contacts, through newspaper ads, employment centres, and Internet research
  • creating a cover letter and resume on the computer
  • organizing a systematic approach to the job search
  • interview preparation
  • labour standards act
  • skills for maintaining employment including self management skills
  • employer and employee expectations


Methods Of Instruction
  • Instructor presentation
  • Class discussion
  • Roleplays
  • Written assignments
  • Videos
Means of Assessment

A mastery model of on-going evaluation will be used. A student will have completed the course when he/she has demonstrated through satisfactory completion of exercises and assignments that the course objectives have been achieved. Where formal tests are used mastery will be defined as a score of 80% or more.

Progress will be monitored on a regular basis by the instructor in consultation with each student. The student will be expected to maintain regular attendance and progress, actively participate in all lab instructed activities, and completes all assignments as directed

Learning Outcomes

1. To gain an understanding of networking skills
2. To develop a cover letter and resume
3. To participate and practice interview skills               
4. To identify job ads and the hidden job market
5. To learn about employee rights and responsibilities
6. To identify and develop work habits to keep a job



Acceptance into CSCT program



No equivalent courses.

Requisite for

This course is not required for any other course.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Summer 2021

There aren't any scheduled upcoming offerings for this course.