Work Experience
5N1356

Work Experience Course 

The purpose of the Work Experience course is to equip you with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to participate in the workplace for a limited time, carrying out work-related tasks independently while under general direction.

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine work organisations and personal career opportunities in a particular vocational area, to include consideration of work related issues and needs
  • Analyse key challenges and opportunities facing a particular vocational area
  • Summarise the basic rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in a particular work, organisational or institutional context, to include health, safety and welfare at work, equality legislation, union representation and regulations relating to pay
  • Compile a personal and vocational skills audit and career plan for a specific vocational area, to include goals and action points for the period of work experience
  • Present relevant work experience material, to include a CV or personal statement, letter of application, evidence of job-finding skills, skills checklist, statement of learning goals, contractual arrangements
  • Rights and responsibilities of employers and employees in the childcare sector
  • Participate effectively in work experience, to include observation of good timekeeping, working independently while under general direction, meeting deadlines, personal presentation, communication, adherence to health, safety and other relevant regulations
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills in the workplace, to include personal, interpersonal and technological communication skills
  • Reflect on workplace experiences, to include feedback by supervisor(s) or mentor(s) on personal performance and challenges such as conflict, criticism, meeting new people and learning in relation to quality management
  • Explore options for future education, training and employment in light of work experience

Assessment Method

  • Portfolio/Collection of Work 60%
  • Skills Demonstration 40%
work experience course

Total price is €295

  • or easy pay instalments available
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