Stage 2 Workplace Practices

 

LENGTH OF COURSE:  Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Industry Awareness:
This area of study enables students to develop knowledge and understanding of the nature, type, and structure of the
workplace, including local, national, and global workplaces. It consists of the following five topics; Work in Australian Society, The Changing Nature of Work, Industrial Relations, Finding Employment and Negotiated Topics (For a full year, students undertake three or more topics, selected topics).

Vocational Learning (and/or):
Vocational learning includes any formal learning in a work-related context outside AQF qualifications and incorporates elements such as generic work skills, enterprise education, career education, and community-based and work-based learning.

VET:
VET includes any accredited training provided under the AQF by an RTO. VET can contribute to students’ evidence of learning for Assessment Type 2: Performance.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Folio (25%):
Students undertake three assessments related to their study of selected Industry and Work Knowledge topics. Students may undertake these assessments individually or in collaboration with other students. Assessments may be in a variety of forms.

Performance (25%):
Assessment pieces which provide evidence of the student’s Vocational learning. Students will need to organise and complete 50-60 hours of work placement (can be work experience, part-time work or VET course work).

Reflection (20%)
Students critically reflect on their learning to demonstrate their understanding of workplace practices, conditions and cultures. This may be written and/or oral reflection.

Investigation (30%)
The investigation may be either a practical investigation or an issues investigation in written, oral, or the equivalent in multimodal form (externally assessed)