Extent: 15-ECTS (400 h)
Timing: Year-1 | Period 3
Level: Basic studies
No prerequisites, however this block is open to RB1X students only
The aim of the Work Placement 1 in a company in the field of Experience and/or Wellness is to develop students competences by working in operational positions. Students will be acquainted with Experience and/or Wellness industry-related operations, customer service and tasks. The placement will enhance previous know-how and allow the student to evaluate the relevant standards; working methods and his/her own eligibility in the industry. The student will also develop self-evaluation and observation skills.
Cooperation with the business community and other organisations
Students will conduct their work placement 1 on local partner organisations.
Students can do their work placement 1 on organisations outside Finland.
Teaching and learning methods
Prior to the work placement 1 starts, students will participate in orientation seminars. The work placement 1 orientation seminars address issues regarding e.g. finding a placement job, a trainee’s role at work and learning at work. After the placement period students will have to attend a feedback session.
Recognition of Prior Learning, RPL (in Finnish AHOT)
The required skills and competences can be demonstrated by a skills examination.
30% work placement 1 report + 70% employer evaluation
Handouts and essential reading list posted in Moodle
Ms Mia Tarhanen; Dr. Mário Passos Ascenção; and Mr. Kristian Sievers