Clinical Practice 3 - Paediatric (CSCD5053)


Students attend a speech pathology clinical placement to consolidate their skills with paediatric clients in areas required for competency as an entry-level practitioner in speech pathology.

Further unit of study information


Clinical Placement block Monday-Friday with on site attendance minimum 3days/week for 8 weeks or equivalent. Additional orientation sessions and debriefing attendance is also required.


attend clinic orientation and all clinical meetings (0% barrier task), clinical competency assessment (100%), portfolio(0% barrier task), clinical viva (0% barrier task) and complete all required clinical paperwork (0% barrier task)


There are no textbooks for this unit. You need to refer to the following documents:
COMPASS Competency Assessment in Speech Pathology: Assessment Resource Manual (2013)
Competency Based Occupational Standards (CBOS) for Speech Pathologists: Entry Level (2011)
Off-Campus Placement Handbook (available on the Learning Management System (LMS))
Academic lecture materials relevant to the caseload(s)
Off campus Placement Handbook (available on eLearning)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CSCD5027 and CSCD5028 and CSCD5029 and CSCD5030 and CSCD5031

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.