Work Related Professional Skills

This module offers you an opportunity to gain academic credits for learning activities in the workplace. It is guided by a learning contract, and supported by tutorials.

Module Code NM6119
Level 6
Credits 10
Cost TBC


The aims of the module are to:

  • Facilitate you to apply knowledge and skills to a project/activity that you will undertake in your workplace.
  • Extend your ability to relate theory and practice, and to reflect on and translate the knowledge and skills you have gained into terms intelligible to an employer.

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate, and apply critically, the knowledge, skills and understanding resulting from planning and undertaking experiential learning at work.
  • Critically examine the processes undertaken and reflect on practice in order to identify key learning achievements.
  • Critically analyse and apply key concepts and theories required for experiential learning as negotiated within the module, recognising your inter-relationships and distinctiveness.
  • Critically discuss your effectiveness as a practitioner in a reasoned, accurate and appropriate manner.
  • Reflect critically and accurately on your own personal development, future plans and learning needs.

Learning outcomes specific to the experiential learning concerned may be negotiated with the University supervisor (and employing organisation where applicable) and specified in the Negotiated Work Based Learning Agreement

KSF – Core Dimensions

This module contributes to the following core dimensions:
1 Communication   
2 Personal and People Development 
3 Health, Safety and Security  
4 Service Improvement   
5 Quality   
6 Equality and Diversity


For further information on the module, please contact: For application information,
please contact:

Kristen Vine
Module Leader
Faculty of Health and Social Care
University of Chester
Riverside Campus
Castle Drive
Chester CH1 1SL

T: 01244 512275

Health and Social Care Admissions
University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester CH1 4BJ

T: 01244 511000