Galway Community College
Further Education

Work Experience QQI Level 5 - MONDAYS

Work Experience QQI Level 5 - MONDAYS


Category: QQI Certified


Course Name - Work Experience 5N1356

Award -Minor Award Level 5

Course Overview

Purpose The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to participate in the
workplace for a limited time, carrying out work-related tasks independently while under general direction.
Learning Outcomes Learners will be able to:
1 Examine work organisations and personal career opportunities in a particular vocational area, to include consideration of work-related issues and needs.
2 Analyse key challenges and opportunities facing a particular vocational area.
3 Summarise the basic rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in a particular work, organisational or institutional context, to include health, safety and welfare at work, equality legislation, union representation and regulations relating to pay
4 Compile a personal and vocational skills audit and career plan for a specific vocational area, to include 2
goals and action points for the period of work experience
5 Present relevant work experience material, to include a CV or personal statement, letter of application, evidence of job-finding skills, skills checklist, statement of learning goals, contractual arrangements.
6 Participate effectively in work experience, to include observation of good timekeeping, working independently while under general direction, meeting deadlines, personal presentation, communication, adherence to health, safety and other relevant
7 Demonstrate effective communications skills in the workplace, to include personal, interpersonal and technological communications skills
8 Reflect on workplace experiences, to include feedback by supervisors or mentors on personal performance and challenges such as conflict, criticism, meeting new people and learning in relation to quality management.
9 Explore options for future education, training and employment in light of work experience

Assessment Techniques

Portfolio / Collection of Work 60%
Skills Demonstration 40%

Work Experience - 5N1356

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Tutor: Mary Gallery
Fee: €240
Duration: 10 weeks
Start Date: 2021-09-20
Start/End Time: 21.00 - 22.00
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