Future Work Skills

CAR20001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 150 hours - online component

2019 teaching periods

Hawthorn
Higher Ed.  Semester 1
4 Mar 192 Jun 19
Results: 9 Jul 19
 
Last self enrolment: 10 Mar 19
Census: 31 Mar 19
Last withdraw without fail: 19 Apr 19
Hawthorn
Higher Ed.  Semester 2
5 Aug 193 Nov 19
Results: 10 Dec 19
 
Last self enrolment: 11 Aug 19
Census: 31 Aug 19
Last withdraw without fail: 20 Sep 19
Hawthorn
Summer
7 Jan 1917 Feb 19
Results: 5 Mar 19
 
Last self enrolment: 7 Jan 19
Census: 18 Jan 19
Last withdraw without fail: 1 Feb 19

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Hawthorn
Winter
24 Jun 194 Aug 19
Results: 20 Aug 19
 
Last self enrolment: 24 Jun 19
Census: 5 Jul 19
Last withdraw without fail: 19 Jul 19

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