Fundamental Course

The Career Essentials fundamental curriculum

The Career Essentials fundamental curriculum provides a comprehensive structure for supporting students ages 14-16 (grades 9-10) in exploring, developing and practicing essential career-readiness skills.

  • Designed for students ages 14-16 (grades 9-10).
  • Nine Experience units that are project-based and include online and offline learning events.
  • Include a 30-minute instructor-led kickoff, student instruction sheets, instructor guides, online e-learning events, offline learning events, pre- and post-tests, and scoring rubrics.
  • Begin with a unit pre-test and an instructor-led kickoff and continue with individualized and differentiated pacing opportunities.
  • Include formative and summative assessments in each Experience unit
  • May be taught synchronously or asynchronously in an online environment, face-to-face, or in a hybrid approach
  • Badges are earned following successful completion of each Experience unit

Students earn the Fundamental micro-credential,  when course and post-assessment are  passed at 80%.