Undergraduate Certificate in Go Local Regional Study Experience
Get to know regional Western Australia
Explore how people live and work in regional WA. You’ll study key industries in the area. Tackle real-world challenges facing rural communities. This course includes online workshops and industry placements in remote, regional, and rural WA.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
100% online study with practicum placement
- 12 Nov 23
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What you'll learn
On successful completion of this Course the learner will be able to :
- demonstrate professional knowledge that reflects an understanding of the industry and workplace
- demonstrate professional engagement in continued professional learning, improving practice, professional responsibilities, meeting of ethical, legislative, administrative and organisational requirements and positive relationships with colleagues, industry partners and the wider community
- generate evidence of professional capability from the practical elements of the professional experience being undertaken, for the purposes of completing the performance assessment
- apply core discipline-specific skills and knowledge with an employer working in a professional capacity
- explain the application of key concepts to the specific workplace context
- apply professional behaviours, including ethics, effective communication skills and teamwork
- evaluate the role of self-reflection in the development of skills for competent professional practice
This undergraduate certificate has no entry requirements and is open to everyone.
During your application
We’ll ask you to provide your education history. It’s for government data collection only and will not impact your application.
Skip the questions in the Entry Requirements section by selecting Higher Education. Then enter “n/a” in all the Previous Higher Education Studies boxes.
Although you'll need to consent to an academic results search, we won't conduct it when we process your application.
The following subjects have a placement requirement:
- GOL110 Regional Industry Placement 1
- GOL210 Regional Industry Placement 2
Curtin will sort out the management of the placement or the student can come to Curtin with a placement already.
For enquiries, please contact Curtin Connect (https://students.connect.curtin.edu.au/app/ask)
Credit for previous study or work
Applications for Credit for Recognised Learning are not considered within this course.
The Undergraduate Certificate in Go Local Regional Study Experience focuses on social, economic and environmental sustainability pillars, and it provides students with foundational skills in design thinking, project ideation and community consultation in order to approach the unique challenges and opportunities within regional WA. After gaining context for the key industries and economic drivers of our state, students will ideate industry-relevant solutions while embedded within these communities in two immersive regional placements.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
Students must complete 4 subjects.
To qualify for the award of Undergraduate Certificate in Go Local Regional Study Experience students must complete four core subjects.
You can apply direct through Open Universities Australia.
Once you've checked your eligibility, apply and enrol for this degree following the steps. This degree also allows you to get started with Open access.
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You can apply for the degree later and the subjects may be credited towards the degree.
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This degree offers Open access entry, exclusive to Open Universities Australia.
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Enrol into and complete the required Open access subjects to earn entry in this degree. Most subjects have no entry requirements, are fully government funded (if you’re eligible) and may be credited when you start the degree.
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