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SES2299 Professional Placement 2

Units : 0.2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 17 May 2022


Pre-requisite: SES1299 and BIO1203 and SES1101 and SES1002 and SES2203
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: BIO1206 and SES2205 and SES2201


This course focuses on the requirement to complete the next 20 hours of professional practice of the total 140 hours required in a sport and exercise setting. Professional placement is spread over three placement courses throughout the program of study. The acquisition of a competent level of knowledge and skills relevant to the level of study completed is required to be demonstrated. The ability to apply knowledge and skills in an ethically responsible and risk managed manner is also required.

The assessment in this course is competency-based. Students will achieve either a pass or fail for each assessment. Students need to pass all assessment items to successfully complete the course. These competency items form part of the USQ accreditation agreement with the accrediting organisation/s (where relevant).

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain further insight into authentic professional practice in a sport and exercise context. The course will enable students to develop the ability to communicate theoretical knowledge and to apply practical skills in exercise assessment and delivery acquired in their program of study thus far, in a proficient manner. The course outlines opportunities to value add to professional skills developed during the course and as a practitioner. The importance of evidence-based research and the ability to draw together knowledge and skills from different discipline areas is outlined. Effective time management skills and work-related documentation processes to ensure successful completion of the course are provided during the program of study.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2022 External
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 17 May 2022