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Block-14 Work Placement 2

Block-14 Work Placement 2

Code: RPL6RX009
Extent: 15-ECTS (400 h)
Timing: Year-3 | Period 2 & 3
Language: English
Level: Professional studies
Type: Compulsory

Prerequisites
No prerequisites, however this block is open to RB2X and RB3X students only

Block description
The aim of the Work Placement 2 (advanced work placement) in a company in the field of Experience and/or Wellness is to students develop their competences by working in position of responsibility (e.g. supervisor, assistant manager), or as a junior manager. Working in the field gives students the opportunity of weighing and evaluating different career options.

Cooperation with the business community and other organisations
Students will conduct their work placement 2 on local partner organisations.

International aspects
Students can do their work placement 2 on organisations outside Finland.

Teaching and learning methods
Prior to the work placement 2 starts, students will participate in orientation seminars. The work placement 2 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.

Assessment criteria
30% work placement 2 report + 70% employer evaluation

Resources
Handouts and essential reading list posted in Moodle

Recognition of Prior Learning, RPL  (in Finnish AHOT)
The required skills and competences can be demonstrated by a skills examination.

Facilitators
Ms Mia Tarhanen; Dr. Mário Passos A.; and Mr. Kristian Sievers