Work-Based Learning

Work-Based Learning Program

Student Information

This Work-Based Learning Program (WBL) provides you with the opportunity to translate classroom theories into practical applications on the job.

Work-based learning credit on your transcript tells your future employers that not only did you perform to the specifications of your WBL employer, but that you also met LCCC's standards of performance.

YOUR FIRST STEP IN CAREER SUCCESS
The work world is in a state of almost revolutionary change. LCCC's goal is to help our students and grads become top notch job candidates who are more than up to the challenges of the digital work place.  To succeed, it helps if you think of your work not as a job, but as a career - a career that you are responsible for managing.  To do this, you need to keep your skills sharp and know how to navigate in the world of business and industry. Work-based learning is an important early-career step where you can sharpen career skills and knowledge, your interpersonal skills, and professional work habits.

BENEFITS OF WORK-BASED LEARNING

  • Sharpen the skills that employers value
  • Apply your classroom learning in the workplace
  • Increase your self-confidence / interpersonal skills
  • Make valuable contacts in the field
  • Gain experience that looks good on résumés
  • Obtain an entry on your transcript which will show you have experience in your field
  • Gain insights helpful in your career and academic planning and
  • Earn money to help with your college expenses (if it is a paid WBL experience)

WORK-BASED LEARNING FORMS


Announcements

LCCC to Undergo Quality Review

Lorain County Community College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

The College will host a visit March 21-23, 2016, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).  The team will review the institution's ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.
 

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15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin February 22, March 21 and April 4.
   
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