ERIC Number: ED212311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: 0
1980 Manitoba Community Colleges Follow-Up Survey: Detailed Summaries by Community College Program and Course.
Manitoba Dept. of Labor and Manpower, Winnipeg.
A survey of 3,505 graduates from 155 courses at all four campuses of Manitoba Community College between August 1978 and July 1979 was conducted to determine employment experience and the relation of the experience to their college training. Major findings, based on a 58% response rate, reveal that the unemployment rate for graduates was 7%; graduates took a mean of 4.3 weeks to find their first jobs; and 80.1% had been employed at least once in jobs related to their training. Of the employed respondents the findings reveal that: (1) the average weekly earnings were $246.99 and the average hourly earnings were $6.30; (2) 82.3% indicated that they were using their skills to a great extent or to some extent on their jobs; (3) 90.2% were satisfied or very satisfied with their jobs; (4) 83.4% were presently in jobs related to their field of study; (5) 77.5% were working in jobs with occupational codes (from the Canadian Classification and Dictionary of Occupations) that corresponded to codes relating to their field of study; and (6) 88.5% were working in Manitoba. The survey report reviews major findings by college and by five program areas: health and personal services, business administration, applied arts, industrial technology, and teacher education. Appendices provide the survey instrument, present tables detailing findings by program for each college, and include a definition of terms. (JP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Labor and Manpower, Winnipeg.