Program Learning Outcomes - 361

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Develop and use strategies that promote personal, social, educational, and vocational insight and growth.
  2. Apply strategies to enhance personal health and well being and reduce the risk of occupational and workplace injury.
  3. Apply numeracy and communication skills required to interpret, produce, and present basic documentation and information in the workplace.
  4. Perform workplace tasks using appropriate equipment, technology, and software.
  5. Use effective, appropriate problem-solving and decision-making skills when working individually or as a member of a team in an academic and/or workplace environments.
  6. Develop and use personal and professional development strategies that will lead to enhanced work performance and career opportunities.
  7. Work responsibly and effectively within a supervised work environment in accordance with appropriate practices and procedures.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
  4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  6. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  7. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

Find out more about Essential Employability Skills here.