Work Immersion Curriculum Guide – K to 12 Home Economics Livelihood Track

April 4, 2022


Grade: 11/12
No. of Hours: at least 80 hours
Subject Title: Work Immersion Pre-requisite: should have taken at least 4* Specialized Subjects

Work Immersion is one of the course requirements for graduation. A Senior High School student has to undergo Work Immersion in an industry that directly relates to the student’s postsecondary goal. Through Work Immersion, the students are exposed to and become familiar with work-related environment related to their field of specialization to enhance their competence.

Specifically, the students are able to:
(i) gain relevant and practical industrial skills under the guidance of industry experts and workers;
(ii) appreciate the importance and application of the principles and theories taught in school;
(iii) enhance their technical knowledge and skills;
(iv) enrich their skills in communications and human relations; and
(v) develop good work habits, attitudes, appreciation, and respect for work.

These prepare them to meet the needs and challenges of employment or higher education after graduation.


I. Pre-Immersion

A. Understanding work immersion by discussing:
1. Expected behavior
a. Work ethics
b. Safety in the workplace
c. Workplace rights and responsibilities
d. Confidentiality in the workplace
e. Effective conflict resolution and teamwork skills
2. Work immersion rules and regulations
3. Terms and conditions of the Memorandum of Agreement
B. Appreciating the importance of credentials by:
1. Writing a résumé
2. Filling out application forms
3. Visiting the concerned offices where the following could be secured:
a. Barangay clearance
b. Police clearance
c. Mayor’s clearance
d. Medical certificate
4. Job Interview skills training

C. Discussion of portfolio
1. Portfolio instructions
a. Portfolio content
i. accomplished forms
ii. pictures of work site and nonwritten output/ projects with captions
iii. illustrations of activities performed (as needed)
iv. weekly diary (narrative/ account of learnings and achievements, issues faced and corresponding resolutions)
v. sample written output (if any)
vi. work immersion highlights
vii. other relevant pictures/ documents
b. When to update content
c. Portfolio packaging
d. Portfolio presentation at the end of Work Immersion

II. Immersion Proper

A. Appreciating management processes by observing, identifying and describing the following:
1. Nature of the business
2. Description of the products/services
3. Target clientele
4. Organizational structure
5. Company rules and regulations

B. Appreciating business processes by observing and participating in Safety/ Production/Maintenance/Quality Control/Quality Assurance/Customer Satisfaction/Housekeeping/Hygiene and others

C. Applying skills learned and proper values acquired in school

III. Post Immersion

Evaluating the work immersion experience by:
1. presenting a portfolio with weekly diary entries
2. comparing and contrasting school and work application of skill, knowledge, and attitudes
3. writing an updated résumé
4. reflecting on their Work Immersion experiences

Source: K to 12 Senior High School Specialization Subject – Work Immersion

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