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Hospitality and Tourism

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills for Hospitality and Tourism allows learners to improve reading, writing, and math skills. Reading and writing are essential to success in hospitality and tourism occupations.  The ability to communicate with customers and co-workers, work collaboratively, and process orders correctly are all important skills in the hospitality and tourism industry. Even though many of these functions are automated, the industry relies on those who work directly with customers to ensure transactions are processed smoothly and correctly in a professional manner.

Math skills are also critical in the hospitality and tourism industry. It’s important to be able to multiply and divide to determine quantities of food and supplies for restaurants, hotels, and events. Formulas are necessary when figuring adequate space for events or for determining how many people can sit at a table. Knowing how to calculate averages or project sales numbers for the upcoming year are integral to the hospitality industry as well.

Workplace Essential Skills content from KET offers learners the opportunity to learn and practice skills relevant to the hospitality and tourism industry. Lessons include embedded videos that highlight actual workplace examples and present inquiry contextualized to hospitality concepts, allowing learners to gain practical academic knowledge that readily translates to the job setting.

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Marketing

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills for Marketing, Sales and Service allows learners to improve reading, writing, and math skills. Reading and writing are essential to success in marketing, sales and service occupations.  Whether taking inventory, completing safety checks, following written instructions, or submitting orders, the ability to communicate with customers and co-workers, work collaboratively, follow directions and correctly complete forms are all important skills in the marketing, sales and service industry. The industry relies on individuals to ensure transactions between the service and customers are conducted in a timely, courteous and professional manner.

Math skills are also key in the hospitality and tourism industry. Numbers can be sorted and grouped into charts to track patterns in sales and customer satisfaction. Although many sales transactions are computerized, knowing how to add, subtract and estimate are all helpful skills when working one-on-one with clients and customers. The ability to project sales numbers for the upcoming year and how to calculate averages and percentages of sales are all important math skills used in this industry.

Workplace Essential Skills content from KET offers learners the opportunity to learn and practice skills relevant to the marketing, sales and service industry. Lessons include embedded videos that highlight actual workplace examples and present inquiry contextualized to marketing, sales and service concepts, allowing learners to gain practical academic knowledge that readily translates to the job setting.

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Information Technology

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills for Information Technology allows learners to improve reading, writing, and math skills. Workers in information technology companies must be able to understand orders, communicate with co-workers,
think independently, and make critical decisions related to customer service. All contract fulfillment and customer support is administered by teams of information technology workers, making the need for effective verbal and written communication imperative! Math skills are also critical to the information technology industry. Learners can practice math conversions for digital measurements, analysis for planning, synthesizing orders, charts, graphs related to programming and technological support and much more.  Lessons include embedded videos that are contextualized to the information technology sector, helping learners to stay focused as they apply the skills learned to work with technology clients.

NOTE:  Access granted for one full year per transaction per sector.

Course Previews:

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Construction

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills for Construction allows learners to improve reading, writing, and math skills. Workers in construction companies must be able to understand orders, communicate with co-workers, think independently, and make critical decisions related to customer service.  All contract fulfillment and customer service is administered by teams of construction workers, making the need for effective verbal and written communication imperative! Math skills are also critical to the construction industry. Learners can practice math conversions for measurements, analysis of supply and budgets for planning, synthesizing orders, charts, graphs related to building projects and much more.  Lessons include embedded videos that are contextualized to the construction sector, helping learners to stay focused as they apply the skills learned to work at job sites.

NOTE:  Access granted for one full year per transaction per sector.

Course Previews:

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GED Ready® Voucher

The GED Ready® Official Practice Test voucher includes access to one GED Ready® practice test. After payment, the purchaser will receive an email with instructions for redemption of the voucher(s). It may take up to one business day to receive the email. Each voucher is good for one practice test. The voucher will remain active for 12 months.

This official practice test must be taken on a computer with internet capability. It mimics the official GED® test and gives same-day scoring and feedback to best prepare and plan for test day.

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Soft Skills

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills online course in Soft Skills allows learners to increase their abilities in the areas of communication, collaboration and critical Thinking. Topics covered include teamwork, timely communication, customer service, problem solving, and other skill areas that will benefit workers across industry sectors, giving them the capacity to improve and grow in their chosen professions.

 

 

 

NOTE: Access granted for one full year per transaction per sector.

Course Previews:

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Transportation

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills for Transportation/Logistics allows learners to improve reading, writing, and math skills. Workers in transportation/logistics companies must be able to understand orders, communicate with co-workers, think independently, and make critical decisions related to customer service.  All order fulfillment and customer service is administered by teams of transportation/logistics workers, making the need for effective verbal and written communication imperative!

Math skills are also critical to the transportation/logistics industry. Learners can practice math conversions for shipping weights, analysis of supply and budgets for planning, synthesizing orders, charts, graphs related to moving goods from one location to another, and much more.  Lessons include embedded videos that are contextualized to the transportation/logistics sector, helping learners to stay focused as they apply the skills learned to work in those facilities.

This course also includes a bonus job search lesson that equips learners with skills for finding employment.

NOTE: Access granted for one full year per transaction per sector.

Course Previews:

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Print-based Resources

Employees need work readiness skills beyond the classroom to be successful in the workplace. KET’s multimedia work readiness curriculum ensures students can utilize reading, writing and math skills within an occupational setting as well as prepare students with life skills like attitude, professionalism, ethics, communication, and interpersonal relations.

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All Sectors

Math, reading and writing skills and the ability to properly apply them in the workplace are critical to success in high demand career fields such as healthcare, manufacturing, construction, logistics and technology. KET’s online study system for Workplace Essential Skills allows learners to build academic skills needed to be successful in these career sectors.  Lessons are contextualized to each workplace setting so students stay focused and learn how to apply skills appropriately in occupational settings.  Each career sector within the Workplace Essential Skills curriculum may be purchased separately but customers serving large numbers of learners with varied interests may find it beneficial to purchase all sectors together.

Currently Available: Manufacturing, Healthcare, Transportation/Logistics

Coming Soon: Construction, Information Technology, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Hospitality and Tourism

NOTE: Access granted for one full year per transaction per sector.

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Manufacturing

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills for Manufacturing allows learners to improve reading, writing, and math skills. Reading and writing are essential to success in manufacturing occupations.  The ability to communicate, work collaboratively, think logically and decipher instruction is imperative to the manufacturing workplace. Even though the industry has a reputation of being computerized, the truth is, the costly machines inside manufacturing facilities operate from input from workers.

Computing decimals and fractions, deciphering machine blueprints and good computer skills are needed for today’s manufacturing roles.  Workplace Essential Skills content from KET offers learners the opportunity to learn skills relevant to the manufacturing environment.  Lessons include embedded videos that highlight actual manufacturing examples and present inquiry contextualized to manufacturing concepts, allowing learners to gain practical academic knowledge that readily translates to the job setting.

This course also includes a bonus job search lesson that equips learners with skills for finding employment.

NOTE: Access granted for one full year per transaction per sector.

Course Previews:

Visit our course website and click on “View Course Samples” to see all of our course previews.