Future Work Skills

CAR20001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 150 hours - online component

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods
Summer Winter

Dates:
4 Jan 21 - 14 Feb 21

Results:
2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
4 Jan 21

Census:
15 Jan 21

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Jan 21

Dates:
21 Jun 21 - 1 Aug 21

Results:
17 Aug 21

Last self enrolment:
21 Jun 21

Census:
2 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Jul 21


Prerequisites

87.5 credit points from a Bachelors Degree
 
Students cannot undertake this unit if they have passed CAR10001 Planning for Career Success 

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to equip Swinburne graduates with the skills, competencies, capabilities, experiences and attributes which will maximise their potential to secure employment and progress their careers. It provides students with essential career planning and career management skills, knowledge and expertise, focussing on ‘employability’ in the context of the 21st century world-of-work.

The design in this unit of study intends to develop in students the capability to gain employment and manage and progress their careers.

The unit compliments discipline-specific professional portfolios, providing opportunities for students to critically reflect on skills and strengths, market themselves effectively online, in a resume and at job interviews.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Exhibit an understanding of career theory, planning and management.
2. Exhibit a capacity to apply skills which reflects an understanding of current discipline-related skills, employability skills, labour-market trends and employment opportunities.
3. Critically review, analyse and synthesise knowledge of skills, attributes, strengths, and values for job-readiness.
4. Identify discipline-specific skills, transferrable and employability skills for the development of a professional portfolio.
5. Use professional communication and technological skills to create a discipline-specific professional presentation.
 

Courses with unit

An elective unit of study in all single Bachelor Degree courses taken from 2nd year