Exploratory Course

Career Essentials: Exploratory Experiences course

Exploratory Course Implementation Video Companion Guide (PDF)

The exploratory Experiences course engages learners ages 12-14 (grades 6-9) to achieve four outcomes through project-based, blended learning, all focused around the 17 Essential Elements of the SkillsUSA

Students apply career readiness content to their current life events and think ahead  to their future careers.

The exploratory course includes:

  • nearly 70 learning events divided into four units.
  • approximately 25 hours of designed lessonactivities, and  approximately 25 hours of suggested  expansion activities, making the course customizable over a quarter, semester, school year, or a variety  of other time frames.
  • four unit kickoff lessons, more than 20 e-learning modules and more than 40 project activities

Students that complete the Exploratory course and  post-assessment at a level of  80%  earn the Exploratory micro-credential, indicating  their achievement of the objectives and goals of the course