Architectural Technology Placement Preparation Module

This module is taken by Year 2 Architectural Technology students at the Jordanstown campus. It includes activities which are aimed at enhancing students employability skills and preparing them for the world of work.

Outline of Activity

The module will encourage students to take a proactive approach to career and personal development planning. It will include a series of presentations from the career development centre and industry professionals on issues such as CV preparation, interview techniques, job seeking and portfolio design.

Learning Outcomes

  • Research skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Employability skills
  • Health and safety on placement.

Assessment Details

  • Record of Placement Search Activities
  • Submission of Placement Proforma
  • Initial CV and Cover Letter
  • Participation in Mock Interview Class
  • Placement Preparation Journal.

Level of Commitment

30 hours to include

Attendance at placement preparation class

12 hours

Completion of Placement

1 hour

Researching CV/Portfolio design

3 hours

Initial CV and Cover Letter

5 hours

Preparation for Mock Interview

4 hours

Placement Preparation Journal

5 hours

Related Staff

David Comiskey

Senior Lecturer
Belfast School of Architecture & the Be
+44 28 9536 5204
BC-05-102 - Jordanstown campus

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