PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will apply theoretical knowledge and integrate a range of professional skills by undertaking an extended professional practice placement. You will access a range of career development tools to acquire the non-technical skills and industry-specific practical skills needed to prepare you for employment in sport and exercise science. Professional accreditation requires a minimum level of placement exposure. Your attendance at professional placements will contribute to meeting this requirement for professional recognition as a sport and exercise science practitioner.
SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorMary Grant
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (HBSES) and have passed the core subjects at first year All other enrolments require subject coordinator's approval
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced
Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject
Total hours/days required120 hours
Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible
WBL addtional requirements120 hours in the exercise science domain.
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMary Grant
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
One 120.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
These hours will contribute towards professional accreditation
SeminarWeek: 10 - 17
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 17 and delivered via blended.
TutorialWeek: 10 - 17
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 17 and delivered via blended.
|Career development portfolio (2,000 words equivalent) Students will prepare a portfolio that includes a cover letter, resume, response to selection criteria and build an online professional profile.||N/A||N/A||No||45||SILO3, SILO4|
|Individual oral presentation (10 min) (500 words equivalent) 10 min mock job interview||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO2, SILO4|
|Critical reflection, and professional placement logbook (1,500 words equivalent) Hurdle task to ensure mastery of core exercise science skills and for accreditation purposes https://www.essa.org.au/essa-me/ professional-standards/es Students must complete 100 hours of professional placement as part of their accreditation requirements to pass the subject (ESSA Practicum Guide 2019: https://www.essa.org.au/Public/EDUCATION_PROVIDERS/Practicum.aspx) Students are required to keep a log o||N/A||N/A||Yes||40||SILO1, SILO4, SILO6|