Practicum

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This course guides you through the experience of undertaking a practicum or internship, in a professional context, with the aim of enhancing your professional skills.

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    2025
    2024
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
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    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Vaccination Information

This course of study has practical components that may require access to a workplace covered under the Government’s COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.

Visit the COVID-19 page of our website for more information on how the Government mandate on COVID-19 vaccinations for some sectors may affect completion of the practical components of your study programme.

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You are required to arrange a placement that is appropriate to your course of study and enables you to engage in a significant learning experience that complements your theoretical study. You will be responsible for negotiating a supervised placement in workplace settings different from your current role (if already employed).

The placement must involve a substantial amount of work relevant to your course of study, and it must last for a minimum of 100 hours. In addition, this course requires research and reflection. The total study time for this course will be approximately 200 hours.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

You must have successfully completed either 40 credits at Level 7 in your major subject or five out of the six relevant diploma courses before you can enrol in this course.

For your enrolment to be approved, you must

  • Discuss your practicum plans with the Course Leader, who will approve your general practicum area and appoint an academic supervisor. Your academic supervisor will be a lecturer or an academic staff member or a subject matter expert from your discipline area.
  • Once you have discussed your practicum plans, the Course Leader will approve your enrolment. This process must be completed four weeks before the start of the trimester. For more information contact us.
  • Read the course handbook and contact the course leader at least four weeks before the start of trimester. This information is in the PDF below for your reference:

    Course Handbook
  • Once you have discussed your practicum plans, the Course Leader will approve your enrolment. For more information contact us.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2025
    2024
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying