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Preparing for your Placement

Preparing for your Placement

Published on 31 August 2021
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Transcript
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Preparing for your Placement
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FD Health & Social Care, Mental Health and CAMH 2021
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Steps to take...
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1. Contact your placement beforehand
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2. Read through your WBL handbooks/workbooks
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3. Do some research on the company beforehand
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Contact your placement beforehand
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What days/times are they expecting you?
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Is there a particular dress code you need to follow?
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Is there anything they would like you to bring (e.g DBS)
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Read through your WBL handbooks/workbooks
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Have you got a clear idea of how you are going to complete your hours?
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Do you have a clear idea of your WBL assignments?
00:25
Do you know who at UW to contact if there is a problem?
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Do some research on the company beforehand
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Directions/location - have you worked out your travel route?
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What sort of setting is it? What sort of clients do they support?
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What sort of tasks might you be involved in?
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It's natural to feel apprehensive starting a new placement, but being prepared will help you
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Contact one of the Work Based Learning Tutors on [email protected] if you would like any more support in preparing to start your placement