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Brisbane - The Hotel School
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Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Pre-requisites

84 credit points in any SCU units

Unit aim

Engages students in authentic experiences of professional service and workplace practice within hospitality industries. PHE integrates academic and practical learning through students working continuously in one organisation for a 6-month period to gain 600 hours work experience.

Unit content

  • Orientation to the workplace
  • Assess the psychological contract
  • Develop professional learning objectives for achievement in the workplace
  • Tutor workplace support and guidance
  • Observe and develop practical and transferable skills and techniques
  • Exposure to business practices and organisational culture of a hospitality business environment
  • The workplace performance evaluation process
  • Reflect on the relationship between academic studies and the hospitality business environment
  • Reflection and debrief on the PHE

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 develop, adjust and achieve professional workplace goals
2 report and reflect on the nature of their chosen industry sector
3 integrate concepts and principles into authentic workplace practice
4 demonstrate capacity to meet workplace requirements and sustain employment within their chosen industry sector.

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

  1. develop, adjust and achieve professional workplace goals
    • GA6:
  2. report and reflect on the nature of their chosen industry sector
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  3. integrate concepts and principles into authentic workplace practice
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. demonstrate capacity to meet workplace requirements and sustain employment within their chosen industry sector.
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.

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