The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

15 cr

Competency aims

The purpose of the practical training is to provide the student with the possibility to apply from the education gathered knowledge and skills in working life and become familiar with central tasks within the specific area of the field in question. The main purpose of the practical training is to build an understanding of the connection of theory and practice, and to through examples see how theory is applied in practice.

Course contents

The responsibility for determining and assessing the practical training performance of the students lies with the teacher team. The basic guideline is that 15 ects of general practical training (training period 1) and an additional minimum of 15 ects of specialisation according to competence field (training period 2) are needed. As practical training work within fields related to the vocational studies, such practical training that develops the professional competence, can be accepted.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Practical training 1

Study activities

Practical training - 405 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 405 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 405 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

After performed practical training the employer should write a practical training certificate (employment certificate) from which appears the length of the employment and the tasks and assignments are described in detail, in case of part-time employment, the number of working hours should be stated. In order to receive the practical training as part of the studies, students should submit an application for practical training using this form. The certificate is submitted with the application together with a practice period report. We also recommend that students keep a diary of their practical training. The diary facilitates reflections when the report is written.

Teacher

  • Fabricius Susanna
  • Karlsson Hanne
  • Tigerstedt Christa
  • Willför Christel

Examiner

Halmén Mia

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (146 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-18 to 2020-07-31

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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