Planning for Career Success

CAR10001 12.5 Credit Points Online

Contact hours

  • Fully Online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2 Teaching Period 3

5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

30 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
20 Aug 21

8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21


Students cannot undertake this unit if they have passed CAR20001 Future Work Skills

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to equip students with the skills, capabilities and experiences which will maximise their potential to secure employment and progress in their careers. It provides students with essential career development and planning skills and knowledge by concentrating on ‘employability’ in the context of the world of work.
The design of this unit is focussed on the development of capability to gain employment and progress careers by providing opportunities for students to critically reflect on skills and strengths, market themselves effectively online, in a resume and at job interviews.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Reflect on and analyse personal skills, attributes and strengths in a job readiness and career advancement context
2. Analyse and summarise required skills and employment opportunities for a chosen career path
3. Identify and demonstrate employability skills for job readiness and career development
4. Develop and prepare components of a discipline-specific career plan