Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 80-100 hours placement, 8 hours pre-placement, 2 hours mid-placement, 4 hours post-placement |
Total Time Commitment: 132-152 hours
|Prerequisites:||Completion of 100 points at undergraduate level.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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This subject involves completion of an 80 hour work placement integrating academic learning, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placement is supplemented by pre- and post-placement classes designed to develop skills for developing, identifying and articulating employability skills and attributes and linking them to employer requirements. The placement should draw on specific discipline skills associated with the course of enrolment. Pre-placement seminars will also include consideration of career planning and professional skills.
Students are responsible for identifying a suitable work placement, and will be assisted by Academic Enrichment Services and Faculty staff. In the semester prior to your placement you should attend Careers & Employment (C&E) employment preparation seminars and workshops and access other C&E resources to assist you in identifying potential host organisations (http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/careers/). You will need to commence your approaches to organisations at least 4 weeks before the placement. More information is available in the Subject Guide. Placements must be approved by the Coordinator. If you have problems finding a placement you should approach the course coordinator.
On completion of the subject, students will have completed and reported on a course-related project in a workplace. They will also have enhanced employability skills including communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving, organisational and time-management, and an understanding of career planning and professional development.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader and resource pack will be provided.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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