APE101 - Create Your Own Career


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week


This unit introduces students to three key principles of professional development planning – how to identify, research and pursue their preferred career path and how to develop their employability and professional skills throughout their studies and working life.

The self-awareness section works on identifying their strengths and weaknesses, what they want from work and how to find potential careers.

The industry awareness sections mentors students through researching an industry by interviewing a professional their preferred field.

The decision making section helps them identify steps they can take during their degree to improve their employability.

The work integrated learning sections helps them to explore opportunities to undertake internships, volunteer, study overseas or travel to build their experience and skills. This is designed to prepare students who wish to undertake APE201 Individual Professional Project and APE202 Team Professional Project or any other internship units within their own degree.

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