Course Title: Participate in practical placement with support

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1071

Course Title: Participate in practical placement with support

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 300.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Elizabeth-Anne Cotter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4870

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will explore the skills and knowledge required by participants to select, negotiate and participate in a practical placement in a workplace or community setting.

You may work independently where appropriate, work under close supervision on simple tasks/operations, or work as part of a work team.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20441 Participate in practical placement with support


1 Plan own practical
placement with

2 Negotiate practical
arrangements, with

3 Use transport

4 Communicate in the

5 participate as a member of the workplace under supervision

6. Work cooperatively
with others in the

7. Evaluate own
performance in a work
experience program,
with support

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed the following skills:

- communication skills to negotiate workplace induction and placement, meet with workplace
personnel and clarify information about work activities and responsibilities

- literacy skills to complete required documentation, read and understand workplace documents /
signs / procedures

- teamwork skills to work with others in a team

· self management skills to evaluate own performance and identify other personal needs.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include the following:

Research Project

3rd party/supervisor feedback

Workplace observation