# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Independent Living (8214/18 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Independent Living (8214/18 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8214
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

Students in Independent Living build life skills focusing on establishing positive relationships, balancing work and family life, investigating careers, making responsible consumer choices, applying nutrition and wellness knowledge, and studying child development and parenting.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Human Services
    • Consumer Services
    • Counseling and Mental Health Services

Available Credentials

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.