Why Prepare Youth?
Through the FIT program and with industry partners, ICTC encourages youth and educators to participate and facilitate, respectively, in work placement and co-ops experiences. These off-campus activities promote hands-on learning and skills development, therefore, proving youth participation to be enriching and positive.
Prior to experiencing such off-campus activities, an educator must ensure their students are fully prepared to meet the challenges of the workforce and that they are accompanied with the knowledge that is required for their safety and well-being.
Often, youth have not been coached appropriately in workplace culture and their education in workplace safety is limited, proving their introduction to the workforce to be challenging and sometimes fatal. FIT, along with ICTC, encourages and promotes workplace safety and have compiled relevant resources for educators to use and disperse to youth and parents.
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