Workforce Preparation instruction is provided concurrently with ABE, ASE, or ELAA/IELCE activities designed to help students acquire a combination of basic academic skills, critical thinking skills, digital literacy skills, and self–management skills. Participation in workforce preparation activities are designed to lead to employability skills and the development of competencies in using resources and information, working with others, and understanding systems to successfully transition to and complete postsecondary education/training and employment.
Integrated Education and Training (IET) instruction provides adult education and literacy activities concurrently and contextually with workforce preparation activities and workforce training for a specific occupation or occupational cluster for the purpose of educational and career advancement. IET components are: 1) adult education and literacy, 2) workforce preparation activities, and 3) workforce training. Instruction is based on occupationally relevant materials for the purpose of educational and career advancement. Participation is intended for students at all skill levels, including adults with low academic skills.
Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education PLUS Training (IELCE + T) is an integrated English literacy and civics program for English language learners that includes the IELCE educational services and is delivered in combination with IET activities.