|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF Level 7 entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To provide the student with the opportunity to gain first hand experience within the events industry, applying knowledge and understanding as well as the personal transferable skills acquired in the programme to date.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
The content of the experience will vary, dependent on where each student is placed. Each student will draw upon an agreed learning contract with the host organisation and will devise a programme which will enable the learning outcomes specified above to be achieved.
Indicative Student Workload
|Mode of Delivery|
Primarily, delivery is by means of on-the-job training. However, there will be some initial lectures to prepare the students for the Industry Experience. In addition students may be required to attend specific staff development workshops and events as designated by the host organisaton. Lab-based tutorials will be timetabled to ensure students have the opportunity to reflect on their experiences and capture skills development within their ePortfolio.
The assessment consists of each student compiling an ePortfolio of evidence which will contain the following:
(a) learning contract
(b) documentation from periodic reviews (by host organisation and visiting tutor)
(c) reflective diaries
(d) further evidence deemed appropriate by the student
The Industry Experience Portfolio is unpaid work experience. The structure of the experience, ie. the spreading/clustering of indicative hours, will be agreed between the student, host organisation and the Placement Office.