Principles of Workplace Training (EDPD5002)


The aim of this unit is to provide participants the skills and knowledge for developing an intervention that assists a client with an intellectual disability gain access to employment. Building on a theoretical base, and reviews of the literature, participants will engage in a range of tasks that require them to demonstrate a critical and reflective understanding of the planning process. Topics covered include assessment, shaping and scaffolding behaviour, and ongoing monitoring of progress of clients.

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1x2hr seminar/week


2x scenario critique (2x25%) and 1x fieldwork and review (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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.