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Block-5 Work Placement 1

Block-5 Work Placement 1

Code: RPL6RX004
Extent: 15-ECTS (400 h)
Timing: Year-1 | Period 3
Language: English
Level: Basic studies
Type: Compulsory

No prerequisites, however this block is open to RB1X students only

Block description
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.

International aspects
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.

Assessment criteria
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