The Service Occupations curriculum encompasses the areas of workplace safety, grounds maintenance, cleaning practices, housekeeping and custodial, as well as kitchen safety, cooking and baking, dining room services, commercial dishwashing, and commercial laundry services. Individual abilities and needs of each student are assessed in order to assist each student in successful completion of the program. Students learn hands-on skills while also focusing on workplace readiness, interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and collaboratively, and the development of good work habits. The students train in all areas of the curriculum with the intent of obtaining competitive entry-level employment.
For information on this occupation’s description, required knowledge, job tasks and related job titles, state/national wages and employment trends, visit the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s site for this career field.