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ZUG3049 - Workplace readiness (work integrated learning)

15 Credits


The module is designed to teach the employability skills needed to succeed in a high-performance work organization.

Its focus is to teach students transferable skills necessary to succeed in the ever-changing workplace through teamwork, problem-solving, communication, self-management, and career readiness.

Undergraduate – Module

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s)/term(s) in which this module is offered.


  • First Semester 2020, 2022 and 2024.


  • Define terms related to succeeding on the job
  • Explain reasons for acquiring and organizing information
  • Extract multiple pieces of information from workplace graphics; interpret, compare, and make decisions based on different formats
  • Critique personal traits of an effective employee
  • Integrate the connection between taking responsibility and achieving success on the job
  • Describe what employers expect of employees
  • Identify standard policies, rules, regulations, and ethics used in the workplace
  • Explain the importance of time management
  • Identify proper communication etiquette in the workplace
  • Analyse job performance
  • Define terms related to Employability Skills
  • Complete appropriate documents for job application
  • Describe appropriate appearance in the workplace
  • Identify interview competencies
  • Search and locate information for job opportunities
  • Assess employment compensation and benefits


  • Within semester / term assessment: 100%
  • Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this module is 150 hours typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The module requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.