This term is proposed for full integration into, pending implementation feedback and adoption from applications and websites.

Thing > Intangible > EducationalOccupationalProgram > WorkBasedProgram

A program with both an educational and employment component. Typically based at a workplace and structured around work-based learning, with the aim of instilling competencies related to an occupation. WorkBasedProgram is used to distinguish programs such as apprenticeships from school, college or other classroom based educational programs.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from WorkBasedProgram
occupationalCategory CategoryCode  or
A category describing the job, preferably using a term from a taxonomy such as BLS O*NET-SOC, ISCO-08 or similar, with the property repeated for each applicable value. Ideally the taxonomy should be identified, and both the textual label and formal code for the category should be provided.

Note: for historical reasons, any textual label and formal code provided as a literal may be assumed to be from O*NET-SOC.
trainingSalary MonetaryAmountDistribution The estimated salary earned while in the program.
Properties from EducationalOccupationalProgram
educationalCredentialAwarded EducationalOccupationalCredential  or
Text  or
A description of the qualification, award, certificate, diploma or other educational credential awarded as a consequence of successful completion of this course or program.
occupationalCredentialAwarded EducationalOccupationalCredential  or
Text  or
A description of the qualification, award, certificate, diploma or other occupational credential awarded as a consequence of successful completion of this course or program.
offers Offer An offer to provide this item—for example, an offer to sell a product, rent the DVD of a movie, perform a service, or give away tickets to an event.
programPrerequisites AlignmentObject  or
Course  or
EducationalOccupationalCredential  or
Prerequisites for enrolling in the program.
provider Organization  or
The service provider, service operator, or service performer; the goods producer. Another party (a seller) may offer those services or goods on behalf of the provider. A provider may also serve as the seller. Supersedes carrier.
salaryUponCompletion MonetaryAmountDistribution The expected salary upon completing the training.
timeToComplete Duration The expected length of time to complete the program if attending full-time.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
identifier PropertyValue  or
Text  or
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.
image ImageObject  or
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.
subjectOf CreativeWork  or
A CreativeWork or Event about this Thing.
Inverse property: about.
url URL URL of the item.

Available supertypes defined elsewhere



Example 1
a wage-based training program like a union apprenticeship in the United States.
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<script type="application/ld+json">
  "@context": "",
    "@type": "WorkBasedProgram",
  "name": "IBEW Apprenticeship",
  "offeredBy": {
    "@type": "WorkersUnion",
    "name": "International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers"
  occupationalCategory": "47-2111.00",
  "occupationalCredentialAwarded": {
    "@type": "EducationalOccupationalCredential",
    "credentialCategory": "Electrical workers license"
  salaryUponCompletion": {
    "@type": "MonetaryAmountDistribution",
    "currency": "USD",
    "duration": "P1Y",
    "median": 41500.00
  trainingSalary": {
    "@type": "MonetaryAmountDistribution",
    "currency": "USD",
    "duration": "P1H",
    "median": 16.00"