SERVICE CAREERS

Service Careers

CLASS INFORMATION

Learning skills. Building confidence. Learn how to change the oil in a mower, grow plants in the greenhouse, buff the floor in the shop, use basic culinary skills, or research recipes in the computer lab. This class touches on many things that build confidence to work and succeed in life and teaches a variety of basic skills.

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QUICK FACTS

Average Salary: $10.00/hr
Students:High School
Campus: Drumright
Times: Morning, Afternoon, Full Day

CAREER MAJORS

AUTO CARE ASSISTANT

This career major helps students learn to change oil and other fluids in a motor vehicle as well as mount, rotate and balance tires.

AUTO DETAILING ASSISTANT

Students learn leadership, personal development, and employability skills. Students also learn interior and exterior detailing such as glass cleaning, vacuuming vehicles, washing vehicles, and other aspects found in customer vehicle delivery.

FOOD SERVICES ASSISTANT (T & I)

Service careers food services assistants perform duties which combine both food preparation and food service. Food services assistants weigh, measure, clean, cut or peel during the preparation of a variety of foods including vegetables, meat, fish, and poultry. They may perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, assist cooks and chefs with tasks during busy times, distribute food to wait service staff, and serve food or beverages. Food services assistants must understand and practice government health, hotel or food handling/service rules and regulations. Skills taught during this major include orientation and safety, service career sin life skills, preparation for work in the food service industry, tools and utensils used in food handling, preparation, baking and cooking, food production equipment and workforce staging.

FOOD SERVICE WORKFORCE TRANSITION (T & I)

This career major is designed to enhance the development of leadership and employability skills which assists with student transition into the work-site experience, a primary methodology utilized to broaden the learner’s skills and increase effectiveness and productivity. It is particularly appropriate for developing proficiency skills unique to a given occupation – especially occupations that require locally owned equipment and facilities. Internships, project-based instruction and the acquisition of industry certification will be the focus during this career major to reinforce knowledge and skills obtained within the Restaurant Food & Beverage Service Pathway career majors. Students will make final preparations for industry transition as they master outlined competencies, undertake special projects, cross-train, and/or participate in workplace learning opportunities to enhance skills in accordance with current and future industry demands.

HORTICULTURE ASSISTANT

Students enrolled in the Service Careers majors as horticulture assistants undertake a range of tasks in cultivation, growing, harvesting and maintenance of trees, plants and gardens. Students learn safe practices, use of tools and equipment, propagation and care of plants, and soil testing and preparation. Included is information concerning construction, operation and management of greenhouses.

HOUSEKEEPING ASSISTANT

Students enrolled in the Service Careers majors are introduced to entry-level jobs in the housekeeping industry where they will clean and maintain living areas such as hotel/motel rooms, private residences, and retirement facilities. Included are safe practices, use of tools and equipment, and safe handling of chemicals related to the housekeeping industry, along with life skills and employability skills. Students receive job training in housekeeping skills such as vacuuming, dusting and changing bedding, and sanitizing rooms and furniture.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKFORCE TRANSITION (T & I)

This career major is designed to enhance the development of leadership and employability skills which assists with student transition into the work-site experience, a primary methodology utilized to broaden the learner’s skills and increase effectiveness and productivity. It is particularly appropriate for developing proficiency skills unique to a given occupation – especially occupations that require locally owned equipment and facilities. Internships, project-based instruction and the acquisition of industry certification will be the focus during this career major to reinforce knowledge and skills obtained within the Lodging Pathway career majors. Students will make final preparations for industry transition as they master outlined competencies, undertake special projects, cross-train, and/or participate in workplace learning opportunities to enhance skills in accordance with current and future industry demands.

LANDSCAPER'S ASSISTANT (T & I)

This major introduces students enrolled in Service Careers majors to the safety practices, tools and equipment, and skills required to work as an assistant in the landscaping industry. Students learn grounds keeping duties such as pruning, edging, mowing, preparing soil, mulching and seasonal applications. Included is training in operation of tools and equipment such as lawn mowers and tractors, zero-turn-radius mowers, verticut machines, chippers, aerators, and sprayers and spreaders.

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT

Landscape maintenance assistants maintain landscaped environments by planting flowers, pruning, edging, mowing, trimming, preparing soil, weeding, mulching and applying appropriate seasonal applications. They often perform routine or special types of maintenance on residential properties, office buildings, golf courses, athletic fields and park and recreation facilities. Hand tools such as shovels, pruning saws, hedge and brush trimmers, rakes, saws, power lawnmowers, snow blowers, and electric clippers are regularly utilized to accomplish these tasks. Skills taught during this major include orientation and safety, landscape grounds keeping, landscape turf management, tool operation and workforce staging.