Work-Based Learning

Last Updated: 8/6/2022 9:54 PM


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Work Based Learning is a career technical program designed to prepare students to enter the workforce. All assignments and requirements reflect this mission. It is designed to provide participating students with connecting activities/coursework that are directly related to the student's instructional pathway and employment aspirations. Work-based Learning is a planned program of study that offers students (16 or older in grades 11 and 12) an opportunity to work at a job site in a business in the community. Through WBL, students have the opportunity to connect what they learn in school with work-site applications to enable a smooth transition into the workforce and/or education beyond high school.


The mission of the Work-Based Learning Program is to assist in providing a highly trained, technologically sophisticated and career oriented young workforce. This is accomplished by developing partnerships between business, industry, students, parents, school systems, coordinators, post-secondary institutions, and registered apprenticeships which will lead the participating student into meaningful careers..

Students must be at least 16 years old, submit a completed application and initial paperwork packet, have acceptable attendance and behavior records, have credits for 2 CTAE pathway courses which relate to their job/future career field, and are on track for graduation. Students must work at an appropriate business or organization work site for a minimum of seven and a half (7.5) hours per week per class block of WBL (i.e., 1 block = 7.5 hrs./wk., 2 blocks = 15 hrs./wk.).





WBL Employer Recruitment Video (GADOE) - YouTube



For more information, please contact:
Courtney Freels - Work-Based Learning Coordinator - Troup County Career Center  -