Future Work Skills

CAR20001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 150 hours - online component

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Summer
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
3 Jan 23 - 12 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
3 Jan 23

Census:
13 Jan 23

Last withdraw without fail:
27 Jan 23

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

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Hawthorn

Winter
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
19 Jun 23 - 30 Jul 23

Results:
15 Aug 23

Last self enrolment:
19 Jun 23

Census:
30 Jun 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jul 23

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


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.