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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

6

Pre-requisites

72 credit points in any SCU units.

Unit aim

Allows students to practise and reflect on workplace skills for career development in the civil construction industry. This unit requires students to undertake work-integrated learning on a civil construction site over the duration of the Study Period.

Unit content

Career planning

Preparing a job application

Preparing for a job interview

Using reflective practice for career development

Identifying the use of engineering skills and competencies in the working environment

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:
1 demonstrate knowledge of workplace requirements and competency in relevant workplace practices in the civil construction industry
2 use reflective practice to identify future skills and knowledge needed for your desired career in the civil construction industry
3 produce a credible application for your desired job role in the civil construction industry.

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

  1. demonstrate knowledge of workplace requirements and competency in relevant workplace practices in the civil construction industry
  2. use reflective practice to identify future skills and knowledge needed for your desired career in the civil construction industry
  3. produce a credible application for your desired job role in the civil construction industry.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.