More than ever, our society requires skilled workers with formal training and certification. In most jobs nowadays, it is not enough to master the profession itself. A good education should include people skills and computer skills, in addition to professional skills.
List of Occupations
Choose relevant videos at this link: Career Videos. Right-click to open in separate window.
These videos show some of the skills you need to succeed in a particular line of work. The videos are made in the USA. Therefore, working conditions and regulations may vary from those in Norway. These videos will however give you a pretty good idea of what various professionals occupy themselves with. Some of the occupations require additional post graduate study. The videos are also subtitled.
- Study the list of occupations. Click on the links of the videos that contain occupations that you find interesting.
- Read the video subtext carefully. Use a dictionary to look up specific words. Then do the tasks below.
- Mention a few of the things you are expected to do in this occupation.
- What kind of equipment or personal qualities do you need to succeed in this occupation?
- What is typical of this line of work – is it hard on your body, mentally exhausting or demanding in any other way. Explain.
- If you were to employ someone to do this type of work for you, what qualities would you look for amongst the applicants?
- Make a list of things that you like about this type of work and things you dislike.
- How do you expect this work to change in the next 30 years?
Safety and Working Conditions
- Did you spot any safety violations according to Norwegian standards? If so, what are they?
- Are working conditions in this video different from those in Norway? If so, how?
Building and Construction Tools - ResourcesKjernestoff
Tools and MachinesKjernestoff
Colours and What They MeanKjernestoff
Finding Your Personal ColoursKjernestoff
The History of DrawingKjernestoff
Being a ButlerKjernestoff
Multicultural Cooking in the UKKjernestoff
An English BreakfastKjernestoff
Fish and ChipsKjernestoff
In a UK RestaurantKjernestoff
British Food - Regional SpecialitiesKjernestoff
Spices and HerbsKjernestoff
Micro-Organisms and InfectionKjernestoff
Health Issue: ObesityKjernestoff
Our Amazing Defence SystemKjernestoff
Owner's Manual, Marin Mountain BikesKjernestoff
Crude Oil - UpstreamKjernestoff
Crude Oil - DownstreamKjernestoff
Electric, Electrical or Electronic?Kjernestoff
Marking and Measuring ToolsKjernestoff
Power to the PeopleKjernestoff
Transmission of PowerKjernestoff
A Carpenter in the UKKjernestoff
Heavy Construction EquipmentKjernestoff
Tools and Machines - ResourcesKjernestoff
Turning a Centre Punch in the LatheKjernestoff
Actor in the UKKjernestoff
Art - Further WorkKjernestoff
Beautician in the UKKjernestoff
Graphic Designer in the UKKjernestoff
A Hairdresser in the UKKjernestoff
A Live Sound Engineer in the UKKjernestoff
Musician in the UKKjernestoff
A Photographer in the UKKjernestoff
Video Producer in the UKKjernestoff
At the Restaurant (dialogue)Kjernestoff
Chef in the UKKjernestoff
Cottage Pie with a TwistKjernestoff
Hard Rock Cafe InterviewKjernestoff
Meet a ConciergeKjernestoff
Working at a Hostel - InterviewKjernestoff
Waiter in the UKKjernestoff
Childminder in the UKKjernestoff
Health Care Assistant in the UKKjernestoff
Pharmacy Technician in the UKKjernestoff
Talking About DisabilitiesKjernestoff
The Human BodyKjernestoff
The Muscular SystemKjernestoff
A Baker in the UKKjernestoff
A Confectioner in the UKKjernestoff
A Sales Assistant in the UKKjernestoff
Working as a Flight AttendantKjernestoff
A Railway AccidentKjernestoff
Career Related TasksKjernestoff
Car Mechanic in the UKKjernestoff
Dialogue - Car RentalKjernestoff
CNC Operator in the UKKjernestoff
Electrician in the UKKjernestoff
Hand Tools, Drag and DropKjernestoff
Marking and Measuring Tools - Drag and DropKjernestoff
Various Tools - TasksKjernestoff
Electrician's Tools - Drag and DropKjernestoff
HSE in Agriculture and Related IndustriesKjernestoff
An ICT Technician in the UKKjernestoff
Laboratory Assistant in the UKKjernestoff
A Plumber in the UKKjernestoff
Carpenter's Tools - Drag and DropKjernestoff