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Postgraduate Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (pre-start module) : CPD Course 3

Description

This course is for offer holders for the Postgraduate Diploma in Career Guidance and Development, who are seeking to refresh their academic skills prior to starting the programme.

Using a combination of self-directed study of Open Educational Resources, study skills resources and career and study planning tools, student are supported to develop understanding of key principles underpinning the PG Dip programme and develop their academic study skills.

 

Audience: aspiring careers advisers; training providers; employability advisers; trainee careers advisers; offer holders for the PG Dip.

This module will be delivered live online and is supported with self-directed study. 

This is an SCQF Level 11 (Masters Level) module equivalent to 10 credits. 

Duration: 4 x 60 minute workshop sessions plus self-directed study to total 30 hours.  Students are also required to submit an assessment, for which written feedback will be provided. 

Structure:

 Session

 Date

 Topic

 Session 1

 April 2023

 Course introduction; creating a CPD plan

 Session 2

 April 2023

 Key concepts 1: core competencies and values, exploring professionalism and career development work

 Session 3

 May 2023

 Academic writing: formatting, presentation and producing a reference list using Cite them Right guide styles

 Session 4

 May 2023

 Key concepts 2: reflecting on your learning; discussion of OER courses completed; preparing for the written assessment

 Assessment May 2023

 

 

Funding

This course may be available on a fully funded basis to some delegates through either the National Transition Training Fund or the Upskilling Fund.  Further details, including regarding eligibility, are available under Funding Support

If you are eligible for funding on this basis, a registration fee of £75 only is required to join the course.  If you have any questions, or would like to register your interest in accessing either fund, please contact us at cpd@uws.ac.uk. 

 

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