SCIE501 – Professional Skills in Applied Science 5

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Module code
SCIE501
Module title
Professional Skills in Applied Science 5
Prescription
To enable students to work effectively in an applied science setting, with an understanding of workplace legislative requirements.
Programmes
  • SX1707
  • SX1709
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Apply compliance requirements of health and safety legislation.
Use current computing technology to analyse data within a scientific context.
Communicate effectively in oral and written contexts.
Content
-Employer and employee obligations under workplace legislation
-Professional communication skills including teamwork, workplace behaviour, ethics and integrity
-Oral and written communication skills
-Competence in using software technologies with emphasis on Microsoft Office products e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher.
-Data analysis and interpretation to support effective communication.
-Hazardous chemical classification, handling and storage
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Learning will be facilitated using a range of teaching and learning methods, which may include:
Practical - laboratory; practical or workshop sessions and activities; demonstrations
Theory - includes web-supported tutor facilitated/directed presentations; lectures and tutorials; group activities; peer presentations and review; group/individual research; online learning activities; case studies; guest speakers
Assessment Criteria
Portfolio of Evidence100