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HL10463: Work based learning 1

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • assignment (3000 words) (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Coursework reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To develop learning beyond the academic curriculum, to provide opportunities for the personal assessment of key skills associated with transferability post-graduation and to promote the acquisition of knowledge and key skills that support the understanding of further academic subjects.

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this unit a student will be able to:
1. Analyse individual strengths and weaknesses through the implementation of a skills audit, and as a result distinguish key areas that require development within the context of continuing professional development.
2. Demonstrate competence in a range of professional skills appropriate to a specific employment sector.
3. Demonstrate detailed knowledge of key transferable skills that relate to a specific employment placement.
4. Analyse relevant concepts associated with personal curriculum vitae development, generic skill development and interview technique to provide a broader understanding of key requirements within the employment sector.

Personal development skills and professional skills relevant to employment.


* Introduction and application of the key concepts associated with continuing professional development.
* The evaluation of key skills required within the employment sector highlighting individual strengths and weaknesses.
* Skills development session, skills audit identifying strengths and weaknesses for each individual student.
* The recognition and importance of transferable skills.
* Personal CV development.
* Guidance surrounding interview technique.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL10463 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.