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Unit description

 The unit requires the application of expert skills knowledge within a professional working environment for career development and experience.   Students will undertake a short work-placement in industry, government, non-government organisations or academia to gain practical experience for future employability.

Unit content

Work place induction

Work health and safety

Application of skills in the workplace

Other content will vary depending on the specific work placement

               

 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1negotiate a work placement or short-term professional work contract
2demonstrate an understanding of the requirements for effectively working in a professional environment and effectively integrate into a workplace
3work independently with limited supervision and to apply expertise, skills and judgement relevant to the professional workplace
4apply technical skills and knowledge for resolving problems in the workplace

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. negotiate a work placement or short-term professional work contract
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the requirements for effectively working in a professional environment and effectively integrate into a workplace
  3. work independently with limited supervision and to apply expertise, skills and judgement relevant to the professional workplace
  4. apply technical skills and knowledge for resolving problems in the workplace

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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