Core Module Information
Module title: Volunteering and Employability

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HSS08100
Module leader: Russell Martindale
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Exercise and Health Science
Prerequisites

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

Description of module content:

This module provides you with the opportunity to enhance your employability through the development of appropriate skills and knowledge. Through a series of directed tasks, you will identify potential areas for individual development in relation to your anticipated career destination. This may include tasks such as a skills gap analysis, the development of a targeted CV and an online professional presence, and professional interview and presentation skills. You will be introduced to various theoretical models of reflection to help you evaluate your existing skills and experience. You will be expected to develop a greater degree of self-awareness and connect this understanding to career destinations through key employability skills (e.g., CV, professional online presence, professional presentation, or interview skills). The practical nature of this module requires you carry out a minimum of 20 hours of volunteering, which includes reflection on your associated learning in relation to your employability.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Demonstrate a greater degree of self-awareness and connect this understanding to career destinations through key employability skills (e.g., CV, professional online presence, professional presentation, or interview skills).

LO2: Identify an organisation aligned to your anticipated career destination or personal development and volunteer.

LO3: Reflect upon both existing and new skills/experiences, using appropriate theoretical models.

LO4: Demonstrate how your experience has contributed to your personal learning and development of your employability skills.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person,
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Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Russell Martindale
Module Organiser:


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Guided independent study 158
Other PLACEMENT 20
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Tutorial 10
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Reflective Log 50 2~3~4 13 , WORDS= 1000 words
Oral Presentation 50 1 10 HOURS= 10 minutes
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
HSS08108 Volunteering & Employability