The Work Ready Practice Unit provides and prepares students with the work ready skills and knowledge required post-graduation including registration, professional indemnity insurance, developing a CV and cover-letter, applying and interviewing for jobs and different work opportunities. These skills are an essential component for graduates as they transition into clinical practice as qualified Physiotherapists.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate autonomy, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner with work ready skills including job applications, interviewing and registration requirements;  
  2. Demonstrate an integrated understanding of the different areas of clinical practice following graduation; and  
  3. Utilise the Peer Assisted Learning model for constructive peer review and critical self-reflective practice of work readiness and independent practice.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Self-Reflection - Workplace readiness (2000 words) 35%
Assignment Submission of CV and Cover-letter (3000 words) 35%
Test Mock interview post job application 30%

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This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.

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