Program Learning Outcomes - 276

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Outline the range of professional opportunities available in the Human Services field based on exposure to a variety of situations in order to clarify career goals.
  2. Utilize basic career and personality assessment strategies to increase self-awareness with respect to identifying with the role of a Human Services Worker.
  3. Apply basic theoretical concepts of human behaviour related to knowledge from the behavioural sciences.
  4. Employ effective communication techniques when interacting with the peers, faculty, staff and professional colleagues in a variety of situations in order to maintain positive working relationships.
  5. Participate in real world learning experiences to explore career options in the human services field.
  6. Develop college level communication and academic skills in preparation for the academic requirements at a post-secondary diploma level.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  4. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  5. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  6. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  7. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  8. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  9. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  10. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

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