|Prerequisites for Module|
Successful completion of Stage One of the BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise Science course, or equivalent.
Completion of HS2101, HS2104, HS2105, HS2118,HS2119 and HS2120.
Aims of Module
This module aims to provide students with experiential learning opportunities during which they can apply existing knowledge and skills through engagement with a meaningful practical placement experience.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Appraise existing challenges to the delivery of sport and exercise within a placement context.|
||Develop and implement appropriate session plans to deliver placement activities.|
||Convey key physical activity, health and wellbeing messages to different audiences.|
||Demonstrate effective teamwork, communication and leadership skills.|
||Apply an appropriate reflective practice model.|
Indicative Module Content
Reflective practice; working with young people and vulnerable groups; session plans; core transferable skills; sport coaching skills and qualifications; applying theory to practice; placement experiences.
Indicative Student Workload
|Workplace Learning (full time for 4 weeks)||66|
|36||Mode of Delivery|
This is a work based learning module. This module comprises a work placement. Each student will undertake 28 hours per week in the workplace for a period of 4 weeks. This will equate to 112 contact hours.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3,4,5|
|1.||KNOWLES, Z., GILBOURNE, D., CROPLEY, B. and DUGDILL, L., 2014. Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences: Contemporary Issues. Oxon: Routledge.|
|2.||BIDDLE, S.J.H., MUTRIE, N., and GORELY, T., 2015. Psychology of Physical Activity: Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions. 3rd ed. Oxon: Routledge.|
|3.||NASH, C., 2014. Practical Sports Coaching. Oxon: Routledge.|
Students will not normally be allowed to go out on placement unless their attendance for semester 1 and 2 modules and the pre placement training sessions is above 80%.
Students will normally be expected to obtain a satisfactory PVG clearance (previously an enhanced disclosure) prior to completion of this modules workplace learning hours. For more details about the PVG scheme please visit: www.disclosurescotland.co.uk