Course Title: Undertake career planning

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6141

Course Title: Undertake career planning

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EMPL7067C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet


Course Contact: Robert Sheen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5759

Course Contact Email: robert.sheen@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit covers planning related to one’s own career. It includes self-assessment of skills and abilities, investigation of possible career opportunities, developing and implementing a career plan and monitoring progress against the plan.

In practice, career planning may overlap with a range of other generalist or specialist work activities, such as gathering and analysing information, developing work plans, composing documents etc.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPGOV410A Undertake career planning

Elements:

1 . Conduct self-assessment

2 . Identify possible career opportunities

3 . Develop and implement career plan

4 . Monitor progress


Learning Outcomes


 


Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

In order to demonstrate competency in this unit, you must provide evidence of:

* the knowledge requirements of this unit
* the skill requirements of this unit
* application of Employability Skills as they relate to this unit
* ongoing personal planning that integrates new information and justifies or changes planned progress towards career goals
* career planning in a range of (3 or more) contexts (or occasions, over time)

Context for assessment

Assessment must ensure:

* a workplace environment or one that closely resembles normal work practice and replicates the range of conditions likely to be encountered when undertaking career planning, including coping with difficulties, irregularities and breakdowns in routine
* ongoing personal planning that integrates new information and justifies or changes planned progress towards career goals
* career planning in a range of (3 or more) contexts (or occasions, over time).

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.


Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning effectiveness and final performance in the course.

Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.