This sector is designed to provide a foundation in transportation services for all industrial technology education students in California. The pathways in the Transportation sector emphasize real-world, occupationally relevant experiences of significant scope and depth. The standards are designed to integrate academic and technical preparation and focus on career awareness, career exploration, and skill preparation in the three pathways. Integral components include classroom, laboratory, and hands-on contextual learning; project- and work-based instruction; and leadership development. The standards in this sector prepare students for continued training, postsecondary education, and entry to a career.