Structure and Protocols

The overall structure of the Simulated Workplace initiative will be governed by a set of protocols to assure consistency and quality in the local implementation of the concept. These protocols include the following requirements:

Companies will:

  • Utilize time clocks or some other form of formal attendance recording process.
  • Adhere to the county/schools Random Drug Testing Policy.
  • Randomly Drug Test a minimum of 40% of students.
  • Conduct an application / interview process for enrolling students.
  • Develop a company name and procedures / protocol manual.
  • Ensure all students receive quality safety training.
  • Submit Quarterly and Annual reports developed by students and instructor.
  • Establish work teams and an organizational system with students rotating across teams.
  • Ensure all instructors and students have computer access.
    * Institutional Education sites - Ensure at least all instructors have computer access
  • Participate in Business and Industry yearly onsite evaluations.
  • Utilize a portfolio system for students to document learning, credentials earned, projects completed, etc.
  • Celebrate end of the year accomplishments.