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HL10463: Work based learning 1

[Page last updated: 04 August 2021]

Academic Year: 2021/2
Owning Department/School: Department for Health
Credits: 6 [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 120
Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Semester 2
Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • assignment (2000 words) (CW 100%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
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.

Skills: 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.

Programme availability:

HL10463 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health


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