Current through 2023-52, December 27, 2023
The following uniform minimal guidelines for admission have
been developed to be consistent with the philosophy end Soots of vocational
education. The guidelines include:
Criteria for Selection - these items are identified as significant categories
in considering whether a vocational course adequately meets the needs of the
student and whether the student meets the requirements for a vocational
1. Student must be in compliance
with applicable secondary school vocational education laws relative to
2. Student interest and
need for the program selected should be established and documented.
3. Post performance through student records
should be considered, specialty related courses which might have a bearing on
success in the vocational program.
4. A recommendation should be required from
appropriate sending and receiving school personnel.
5. Student should display positive attitude,
ambition, and a willingness to work.
6. Unexcused absences in attendance should be
considered as a strong factor.
Aptitude and interest tests should be considered.
8. Any program prerequisite should not be
used as a criteria for excluding males, females or special needs students from
attending vocational education programs.
9. Student should possess the potential to
perform skills associated with the program chosen.
10. Final selection of students should be a
combined effort between the local school administrative unit and the
center/region for special needs students. This combined effort is a result of
the P.E.T. process.
Suggested Process for Admission
1. A general
orientation should be provided for all grade 10 students and grade 11 students
who are interested in one year programs.
2. Individual interview or small group
conference should be conducted for the student by the sending school
3. A student visitation
of the vocational facility should be made to observe a program(s) of
4. The student should
meet with vocational personnel for mutual assessment purposes.
5. The student should complete an application
Employing the Quota System - the guidelines indicate that each sending school
be provided with a number of placements. These placements are proportional to
the number of grade 10 students in their school:
1. A systematic allocation of available
placements shall be distributed to all sending schools.
2. A waiting List for over subscribed
programs shall be established.
system for reallocation of placements in programs not filled when the program
commences shall be established.
Preferential consideration should be given to those students who were unable to
gain admittance to an over subscribed program.
5. in selecting students for admission,
consideration should be given to enrolling females, males, and special needs
students in numbers consistent with the general school population to ensure