Prepare for Employment, Entry Into Job Training Programs, or Further College Study

The Vocational Foundational Skills classes are workforce preparation classes, in the basic skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing , mathematics, decision-making, and problem solving skills that are necessary to participate in job-specific technical training.

Courses

Choose a class to help you develop the spefic skills you need to advance in work.

  • TRST 4600. Vocational Foundation Skills: Reading & Writing
  • TRST 4604. Vocational Foundation Skills: Mathematics
  • TRST 4605. Job Readiness, Study Skills, & Test Taking Strategies

Certificates

Earn a certificate of completion to help improve your employability or job placement opportunities.

Goal: A certificate of completion leading to improved employability or job placement opportunities

Area of Study: Workforce preparation classes, in the basic skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing , mathematics, decision-making, and problem solving skills that are necessary to participate in job-specific technical training.

Certificate Description: The Vocational Foundation Skills Certificate of Completion requires successful completion of two courses with a minimum total of 144 hours of instruction. Students earning the Vocational Foundation Skills Certificate of Completion will gain the vocational foundation skills of reading, writing, math and study skills necessary for vocational and academic success. Students will be prepared for vocational training programs and employment.

Courses Required for the Certificate of Completion in Vocational Foundation Skills

Course Number Course Name Hours
TRST 0038 Orientation to Academic Success  8 - 25
TRST 2521 Career & Personal Income Management 90
TRST 4600 Pre-Vocational Foundations Skills 45 - 90
TRST 4601 On the job Communication Skills 54 - 90
TRST 4602 Literacy Tutor Training 12
TRST 4603  Graphic Arts Academics 36 - 180
TRST 4604 Vocational Foundation Skills 36 - 180
TRST 4640 Vocational Foundation Skills-Reading, Writing & Study Skills 22.5
TRST 4644 Vocational Foundation Skills-Mathematics & Job Readiness  22.5

 Total Hours: 144 - 712