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Student Benefits

  • Academic credit
  • Better Resumes (Resumes that have actual work experience on them)
  • Evaluation of career choices
  • Future job contacts
  • Real-life work experience

Students will have demonstrated "employability" skills.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be enrolled in a curriculum program offering Work-Based Learning
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Have completed 9 semester hours in a diploma program
  • Have a faculty recommendation


Enrollment Process

  • Attend a WBL orientation
  • Complete WBL application forms
  • Contact the WBL office for an WBL information overview (828.339.4482)
  • Discuss WBL with an advisor/faculty member
  • Find an employer. Get an approved vendor list from the WBL office or find an employer who meets the WBL criteria
  • Get a Google email from the employer (This is necessary as the SCC WBL program uses Google Sheets)
  • Get appropriate insurance from SCC (Toni Holland) and bring copies to WBL coordinator
  • Get employer information to a WBL coordinator
  • Register and pay for WBL
WBL Overview To-do Before Class Begins

Participating Academic Programs

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