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Trimester 1: Placement
Trimester 2: Placement
Trimester 3: Placement
This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit*
Completion of 4 credit points prior to starting placement
This unit requires no formal class attendance. However, this work placement will involve between 100-120 hours of supervised contact.
*Placements can be completed in Australia or overseas. Students must apply using the application form which can be found through http://www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw/enhance-study/community
Students cannot enrol in the unit or commence a placement without written approval.
The purpose of Community Based Volunteering A is to provide students with an opportunity to undertake an unpaid work placement (100-120 hours) within an authentic not-for-profit organisation. Students will learn in and with the community, enabling them to build awareness and understanding of themselves as citizens and the contribution that individuals can make to the broader community.Students will then critically reflect on their placement, their graduate attributes and employability competencies through a continuous assessment process.
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written assignment - Pre-placement tasks (1500 words) - 20%
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written assignment - A Reflective Learning Diary (3000-4000 words) - 40%, Assessment 3 (Individual) - Written assignment - Post Placement Report (3000-4000 words) - 40%
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.