The focus of the assessment for this unit is on the skills involved in preparing for and reflecting on work placement. However, it is expected that the underpinning teaching and learning will help develop learners’ understanding of:
• the potential benefits of work placement in improving employability skills and helping them progress towards a job
• the importance of conforming to expectations in relation to attitudes and behaviours in the workplace
• issues that might arise while on placement and ways to avoid these where possible.
To help learners prepare for and reflect on a work placement.