Courses & Units

Empowering Your Career in Health and Community Services ZAC204

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


In this unit, you will draw from the portfolio of work and artefacts produced throughout the course as evidence of your development as a skilled practitioner. Capability frameworks will enable you to evaluate and communicate your skills, knowledge and personal attributes and to demonstrate your personal and professional strengths and resilience. You will be supported to consider future career planning, including developing a CV, scoping employment opportunities, providing evidence against selection criteria and interviewing for a simulated position.


Unit name Empowering Your Career in Health and Community Services
Unit code ZAC204
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Health
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 4 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 4 12/10/2020 2/11/2020 17/11/2020 18/12/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

D1 – Identify personal knowledge and skills development objectives
D2 – Engage with information transfer to specialist and non-specialist audiences
D3 – Identify professional skills and analyse relevance for work roles

P and P:
PP1 - apply discipline based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations
PP2 - analyse and communicate core concepts related to discipline knowledge and practice
PP3 - analyse and evaluate applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practice
PP4 - develop and communicate understandings related to graduate attributes and transferable skills as adaptive practitioners



Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 090599

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Teaching Pattern

Online learning plus 2 x 1 day face to face workshops.

  • Skills and knowledge frameworks analysis (25%)
  • Skills audit and gap analysis (25%)
  • Selection criteria and interview (Portfolio capstone)
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