SSEH3393 Professional Practice Part 1
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If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.
Availability Location Mode Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online. Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Level 3 elective
- This unit is taken over two successive semesters and parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. This unit comprises a series of lectures and a personal meeting with each student to discuss the practicum placement. Students also undertake an industry placement of 70 hours each in industries relevant to Sport Science, Exercise and Health.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of employment in a SSEH-related workplace acquired through undertaking a practicum placement in industry; (2) describe the job application process and apply the practical skills of self-auditing, job searching, job application preparation and interview techniques to the employment process; and (3) identify transition issues relevant to, and the cultural change required by, the new employee.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: assessment continuing. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Karen Wallman
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Bachelor of Science (Sport Science major) or Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Health major) or Bachelor of Science (Sport Science, Exercise and Health double major) and must have completed 72 points toward the degree;
- SSEH3392 Professional Practice; SSEH3390 Professional Practice Part 1; SSEH3391 Professional Practice Part 2
- Contact hours
- seminars: 1 hour per week for 6 weeks; placement preparation: assignment and interview; practicum placement: 70 hours
- Students are only permitted to take SSEH3393 Professional Practice Part 1 and SSEH3394 Professional Practice Part 2 concurrently with the permission of the unit coordinator.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.