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Location Domestic International
Gold Coast Session 1,  2 Session 1,  2
Melbourne Session 1 Session 1,  2
Online Session 1,  2 N/A
Sydney Session 1 Session 1,  2

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

6

Level of learning

Intermediate

Former School/College

SCU College

Pre-requisites

Any 3 undergraduate SCU units

Unit aim

Introduces students to planning for future study or careers by leading them through steps associated with career readiness. These steps include audits of formal and work based learning skills and developing an understanding of ethical and cultural competent workplace practices. Students will exit the unit with an action plan for future study or employment.

Unit content

  • About employability skills and career readiness
  • Cultural competence in the workplace
  • Ethical practice in the workplace
  • Career decision making
  • Reflection and action planning

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.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 audit and review employability skills acquired during the course
2 document and reflect on a recent work experience
3 demonstrate knowledge of culturally competent and ethical practices in the workplace
4 evaluate suitability and readiness for a nominated career direction
5 integrate and synthesise knowledge and skills acquired to prepare an action plan for future work or study.

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

  1. audit and review employability skills acquired during the course
    • GA5:
  2. document and reflect on a recent work experience
    • GA5:
  3. demonstrate knowledge of culturally competent and ethical practices in the workplace
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  4. evaluate suitability and readiness for a nominated career direction
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  5. integrate and synthesise knowledge and skills acquired to prepare an action plan for future work or study.
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

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