Thank you for your agreement to participate in, and administer, NSCC’s Co-operative Education placements. You are making a tremendous contribution to your learners, industry partners and NSCC. As the essential link between industry partners and our learners, your leadership is key to ensuring appropriate Co-op experiences and learner success.
Thank you for partnering with NSCC and contributing to the success of NSCC learners. This guide will assist you in your role as mentor, clarifying responsibilities during this important component of the education process.
Portfolios are as unique as the individuals who prepare them. While there are no rules about what goes into a portfolio, we do expect your portfolio to demonstrate that you have thought through your experience and what you want it to represent. We expect you will include meaningful, relevant items from all your learning to create a clear picture of 'who you are' and 'what you know you can do'.
Employers expect their employees to have the basic knowledge and skills of their trade or profession. But they are also looking for something more - skills and competencies that reflect the qualities of the person
You are expected to develop a portfolio of your work as part of your study at NSCC. A portfolio is a powerful and convincing way to demonstrate your achievements to future employers over and above the standard résumé. A portfolio is also a good way to observe the development of your skills and abilities throughout your working life.
Managers' time is highly valuable. They need to be in their offices, leading staff, and dealing with issues. But they also need to find time to upgrade their training. At the Nova Scotia Department of Justice, getting the managers to a central training location was a scheduling challenge.
Designed for experienced welders, this program provides skills and knowledge in a broad range of welding practices. The program has been developed in co-operation with industry to meet the increasing demands of the welding and fabrication sector.