Core Module Information
Module title: Career Counselling, Coaching and Development

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CRG11127
Module leader: Susan Meldrum
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Teacher Education

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module is intended to develop the skills, techniques and understanding necessary to deliver effective career guidance services to individuals and groups.
You will learn how to apply counselling and coaching concepts to your developing practice with individual clients to enable you to identify and address their career learning and development needs.
You will also learn how to apply learning theory and group counselling concepts to your practice with groups of clients. You will become skilled at designing and delivering interactive group work which meets the needs of your learners.
Your practical skills will be developed by background reading, observing experienced practitioners, using role-play, feedback on performance, discussion and reflecting on practice.
There will also be a focus building up the knowledge and skills to enable you to critically reflect theories and models of counselling and coaching. You will be required to understand your own developing practice in the light of the conceptual literature.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1:Critically apply a range of skills to establish, develop and maintain a one-to-one professional relationship suited to the context, needs and characteristics of clients which addresses their career development needs.
LO2:Critically apply a range of skills to plan, design, deliver and evaluate group work that is responsive to the needs of the target audience and maximises learning.
LO3:Critically analyse models of guidance, counselling and coaching and reflect on your own developing practice.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Susan Meldrum
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 20
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 20
Online Guided independent study 10
Independent Learning Guided independent study 150
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Practical Skills Assessment 40 1 12 HOURS= 06.00
Practical Skills Assessment 10 2 12 HOURS= 02.00
Essay 50 3 14/15 , WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

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