Academic Catalog

Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWE)

CWE 60A  •  OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE: APPRENTICE

CWE 60A Details
Units: 7
Hours: 350 hours of paid employment.
Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in Building Trade Union Apprenticeship Program; 350 hours of paid employment per quarter is required.
Advisory: Students may earn up to a maximum of 24 units of work experience education.
Degree and Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

The CWE program promotes on-the-job learning experiences for an apprentice/student employed in a job-related vocational or occupational major. The program reinforces students to apply occupational knowledge and theory gained from building trade courses to the workplace. The work experience will build communication, problem-solving, interpersonal and transferable skills in addition to increasing the apprentice's/student's awareness of cultural, global, and generational diversity in the work environment. A proactive approach towards a student's/apprentice's career decision-making process will be implemented by the development of concrete and measurable learning objectives.

CWE 65A  •  OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE: APPRENTICE-SHEET METAL

CWE 65A Details
Units: 7
Hours: 350 hours of paid employment.
Prerequisite: Student must be working in a trade-related job and be attending a Building Trade Apprenticeship Program; 350 hours of paid employment per quarter is required.
Advisory: Students may earn up to a maximum of 24 units of work experience education.
Degree and Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

The CWE program promotes on-the-job learning experiences for an apprentice/student employed in a job-related vocational or occupational major. The program reinforces the apprentice/student to apply occupational knowledge and theory gained from Sheet Metal trade courses to the workplace. The work experience will build communication, problem-solving, interpersonal and transferable skills, in addition to increasing the apprentice's/student's awareness of cultural, global, and generational diversity in the work environment. A proactive approach towards a student's/apprentice's career decision-making process will be implemented by the development of concrete and measurable learning objectives.

CWE 65B  •  OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE: APPRENTICE-SOUND & COMMUNICATIONS

CWE 65B Details
Units: 7
Hours: 350 hours of paid employment.
Prerequisite: Student must be working in a trade-related job and be attending a Building Trade Apprenticeship Program; 350 hours of paid employment per quarter is required.
Advisory: Students may earn up to a maximum of 24 units of work experience education.
Degree and Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

The CWE program promotes on-the-job learning experiences for an apprentice/student employed in a job-related vocational or occupational major. The program reinforces the apprentice/student to apply occupational knowledge and theory gained from Sound and Communications trade courses to the workplace. The work experience will build communication, problem-solving, interpersonal and transferable skills, in addition to increasing the apprentice's/student's awareness of cultural, global, and generational diversity in the work environment. A proactive approach towards a student's/apprentice's career decision-making process will be implemented by the development of concrete and measurable learning objectives.

CWE 65C  •  OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE: APPRENTICE-PLUMBING

CWE 65C Details
Units: 7
Hours: 350 hours of paid employment.
Prerequisite: Student must be working in a trade-related job and be attending a Building Trade Apprenticeship Program; 350 hours of paid employment per quarter is required.
Advisory: Students may earn up to a maximum of 24 units of work experience education.
Degree and Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

The CWE program promotes on-the-job learning experiences for an apprentice/student employed in a job-related vocational or occupational major. The program reinforces the apprentice/student to apply occupational knowledge and theory gained from Plumbing trade courses to the workplace. The work experience will build communication, problem-solving, interpersonal and transferable skills, in addition to increasing the apprentice's/student's awareness of cultural, global, and generational diversity in the work environment. A proactive approach towards a student's/apprentice's career decision-making process will be implemented by the development of concrete and measurable learning objectives.

CWE 65D  •  OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE: APPRENTICE-ELECTRICAL

CWE 65D Details
Units: 7
Hours: 350 hours of paid employment.
Prerequisite: Student must be working in a trade-related job and be attending a Building Trade Apprenticeship Program; 350 hours of paid employment per quarter is required.
Advisory: Students may earn up to a maximum of 24 units of work experience education.
Degree and Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

The CWE program promotes on-the-job learning experiences for an apprentice/student employed in a job-related vocational or occupational major. The program reinforces the apprentice/student to apply occupational knowledge and theory gained from Electrical trade courses to the workplace. The work experience will build communication, problem-solving, interpersonal and transferable skills, in addition to increasing the apprentice's/student's awareness of cultural, global, and generational diversity in the work environment. A proactive approach towards a student's/apprentice's career decision-making process will be implemented by the development of concrete and measurable learning objectives.