The role of the Job Placement Specialist is to teach and assist the customer in executing the skills necessary to prepare for and complete job searching activities necessary to obtain competitive integrated employment. The Job Placement course is designed to review and teach the most up to date strategies and necessary services to individually assist customers in executing the skills needed to prepare for and complete job searching activities, such as:
- Gathering information for a customer’s employment data sheet
- Application completion
- Creating individualized resumes
- Job searching for open positions that meet the customer’s individual needs, wants and desires in employment
- Job acceptance
- Addressing employment barriers
The course provides strategies to develop curriculum, implement training activities, access and monitor a customer’s abilities, and complete job searching activities while meeting each customer's needs, including, but not limited to, literacy and disability needs. The course explains the TWC-VR Job Placement Services outlining the required outcomes for payment, and teaches how to document a customer’s progress on required reports.
This online, 6-week, course is instructor-led, providing personalized feedback on assignments and requires the student to complete assignments to earn points to advance through the course to be eligible to take the competency test. A participant not earning the required points will not be offered an opportunity to take the final test. A score of 75% or higher must be achieved to receive the credential.
Please note that this course has assignments that are due weekly. Click to view the PDF example of the course schedule.
Please click here for the technology requirements for this course.
To maintain the Job Placement credential, continuing education credits are required to be completed prior to expiration of the credential.
Pre-Requisite: Successful completion of the Job Skills Training Course is a pre-requisite for this course.
Contact Hours: 20 contact hours available for completing the course requirements.
Platform: Online, instructor-led
If you require accommodation, please email your request to UNTWISE@unt.edu. Please include your name and registration date in the email.
Employment service credential courses are eligible for the expedited verification process. For more information, click here: Expedited Verification Process.
Please contact UNTWISE at (940) 565-4000 or UNTWISE@unt.edu for further assistance.