Workplace Skills and Competencies: An Industry Partners Appraisal on Work Immersion Program Among Senior High School Learners
The study aims to provide learner real workplace experience in the actual work setup that build new skills, immersed in business workplace and increase employability that help discover themselves and jumpstart their professional growth by assessing their workplace skills and competencies. The data were collected from the thirty-two (32) Industry Immersion Supervisors who handles and overseeing Work Immersion Program of learners for eighty (80) hours during the Second Semester of School Year 2018-2019 chosen purposively by the researchers. The results of the study revealed that learners have high self-perceived work potency which make them feel confident in executing courses of action in managing work assignments. Likewise, learners were competent in the work assignment and learned the most in the aspects of communication and dealing with other people beyond differences. Learners who were exposed on job assignment relating to their strand performs and exhibits efficiency in completing the tasks and present lessons that will last a lifetime and virtues that can be used for the better life.