This is a class designed for senior students interested in pursuing careers in the various occupations. Students may be released from school for their paid cooperative education work experience and must participate in 200 minutes per week of related classroom instruction. Classroom instruction focuses on providing students with job survival skills and career exploration skills related to the job and the improvement of student abilities in the positive interaction with others. The course content includes the following broad areas of emphasis: further career education opportunities; planning for the future; job-seeking skills; personal development; human relationships; legal protection and responsibilities; economics and the job; reorganizations; and job termination. Job related skills are developed via various task list requirements of the desired occupational program. Written training agreements and individual student training plans are developed and agreed upon by the employer, student, and coordinator within the framework of federal, state, and local laws and regulations. A student may meet this Consumer Education requirement upon successful completion of both semesters of this course.