Short Title:Preparation for work
Full Title:Preparation for work
Module Code:WORK H1001
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Food processing
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Author:ED CAREY
Module Description:Provide and overview of the key concepts of successfully attaining employment.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Regognise the importance of networking in today's society.
LO2 Develop a personal career development plan.
LO3 Write an appropriate CV that provides an outline of their academic and employment experience.
LO4 Recognise and demonstrate techniques and behaviours required to successfully pass a job interview.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Assignment Complete a CV and cover letter for a defined job description. 2,3 50.00 Ongoing
Assignment Complete a simulated interview based on the CV and job description identified. 1,4 50.00 Ongoing
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Workshop style lecture to assist each student in developing an appropriate career plan 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Assignment Write an appropriate CV and Cover Letter for a defined job description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Other Complete simulated interview and preparation 1.50 Twice per semester 0.20
Independent Learning Preparation for CV and Interviews 4.00 Twice per semester 0.53
Total Weekly Learner Workload 4.73
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Workshop style lecture to assist each student in developing an appropriate career plan 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Assignment Write an appropriate CV and Cover Letter for a defined job description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Other Complete simulated interview and preparation 1.50 Every Week 1.50
Independent Learning Preparation for CV and Interviews 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.50
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Michael Spiropoulos, Interview Skills that Win the Job: Simple Techniques for Answering All the Tough Questions
  • Rebecca Corfield, Successful Interview Skills: How to present Yourself with Confidence
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_SMAFC_C Certificate in Food Science and Technology Minor Award 2 Optional
TA_SPRTC_C Higher Certificate in Science in Process Technologies 2 Optional