School Of Health Sciences

Work Experience in Sport and Exercise ScienceWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400904.3


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
400331 - Sport and Exercise Science in Practice


Students in course versions 4658.1, 4658.2 and 4658.3 must successfully complete three pre-requisite units - 400885 Sport and Exercise Physiology, 400902 Exercise in Musculo-Skeletal Rehabilitation and 400903 Professional Development and Work Experience. Students in course version 4658.4 must successfully complete two prerequisite units - 401142 Exercise Physiology and 401143 Exercise Prescription 1.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4658 Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science).

About this Unit
Experience in the field of study is an essential ingredient in marketing an individual for employment and often for professional memberships. Work Experience in Sport and Exercise Science provides students with an opportunity to observe and assist Sport & Exercise Science practitioners in action and to learn in a practical setting. Students will have the opportunity to see how knowledge and skills acquired in lectures and tutorials/laboratories can be applied and also relate theoretical concepts and skills to situations in exercise-related settings. This unit is the second of two units that require a work placement which is usually off campus.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this unit, students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement, and a Working with Children Check Student Declaration and hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.

NOTE: First Aid Requirement removed for Spring 2021 due to Covid Restrictions.


4658.2Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.3Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.4Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.5Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CURRENT

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