Work Experience

Total price is €295

  • or easy pay instalments available

Work Experience Course Online

Course Objectives

  • Develop critical awareness of the changing nature of work
  • Set achievable goals for work experience
  • Utilise learning opportunities presented in the work environment
  • Apply work skills to consolidate learning in the vocational area
  • Understand how work is planned and organised at different levels in a specific vocational area
  • Appreciate the importance of safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Develop capabilities, both personal and vocational, to successfully meet challenges in the workplace
  • Review career choices in light of your own aspirations, experience, abilities and available options
  • Explore future employment opportunities

Assessment Structure

  • Learner Record 50%
  • Skills Demonstration 30%
  • Assignment 20%

Entry Requirements

National Vocational Certificate Level 4 OR Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences

Course Syllabus

  • Personal and vocational skills audit
  • Setting goals for work experience
  • Preparing CVs and cover letters
  • Completing application forms
  • Equality in the workplace
  • Rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Job finding skills
  • Effective participation in the workplace
  • Confidentiality
  • Health & Safety practises
  • Researching work organisations
  • Evaluating personal performance
  • Reflecting on the work experience placement