Work Based Learning

Work-Based Learning

Work-Based Learning (WBL) at Golden Isles Career Academy is a program of study that integrates school-based and work-based learning coordinated with business, industry and labor that facilitates the transition from secondary to post secondary education by providing the students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma, post secondary credential/diploma, and a certificate of occupational skills. Students must:
  • Apply to be in the course*
  • Be a rising Junior or Senior and at least 16 years old
  • Have excellent attendance and disciplinary records
  • Meet performance goals
  • Display good work ethic
  • Contact one of the Work-Based Learning coordinators or your high school guidance office for an application
  • Be on-track for graduation
  • Maintain health and auto insurance
  • Provide own transportation

Through Work-Based Learning opportunities, students are able to:

  • Earn wages while learning from skilled professionals
  • Increase career options and future employability
  • Strengthen academic skills
  • Experience the connection between education and real-life work skills
  • Earn post-secondary credit while in high school
  • Experience potential careers in the workplace

Work-Based Learning opportunities are available in most Career Pathway areas including:

  • Automotive Service
  • Electrical Services
  • Accounting Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Broadcast/Video Production
  • Heating & Air Conditioning Service
  • Business Administration
  • Horticulture
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Repair
  • Graphic Communications
  • Construction
  • Marketing Office
  • Cosmetology
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Culinary Arts
  • Teacher Pipeline
  • Welding
  • Education

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    As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Glynn County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations.

    The Glynn County School System offers career and technical education programs at Brunswick High School, the Golden Isles College & Career Academy and Glynn Academy. These programs are designed to prepare youth for a broad range of employment and further education opportunities and are offered under the guidance of certified teachers. The following programs are being offered this year: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; Construction; Arts, A/V & Technology & Film; Graphic Design & Communications; Business Management & Administration; Education & Training; Finance; Health Science; Hospitality & Tourism; Marketing; Family & Community Services; Information Technology (Digital Design, Computer Programming); Metals (Welding, Precision Machining); Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM); Transportation, Distribution & Logistics; and Collision Repair.

    All career and technical education programs follow the system’s policies of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, and disability in all programs, services, activities and employment. In addition, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language proficiency is not a barrier to admission or participation.

    For general information about these programs, contact:

    Senetra S. Haywood, Director
    Career and Technical Education
    Glynn County Schools
    Golden Isles College & Career Academy
    4404 Glynco Parkway
    Brunswick, GA 31525
    (912) 267-4100 ext. 1512
    shaywood@glynn.k12.ga.us