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					   Work Placement Report Guide

        Name: …………………….




For English 366: Graphic Arts Final Semester
         Sharjah Women’s College
                    ABSTRACT (example only)




Work placement gives Graphic Arts students the opportunity to experience
……………….. in a real-world situation. Although no salary is involved, the
student works and behaves as an employee in a situation which allows her
to…………. . Typical work placements in the Sharjah Women’s College
program last for ………… weeks duration and take place in the final semester
(semester 6) of the three year Graphic Arts Higher Diploma program.
This report has been written to satisfy the requirements of Coma …. and
English 366. It includes ………………………………………. .


   see the HCT Formatting guide for guidance in preparing your work
    placement report. Susan DeGuzman will be giving you more details on the
    report.



If you have any problems on work placement or questions that need
answering, you can call Susan or Roisin or Duncan.

duncan.mason@hct.ac.ae

College phone number: 06 5585333 (extension 264)

Mobile # 587 9208
GA6 Work Placement Report                                            Questions/Guidelines

INRODUCTION

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“Why did you write this report?” (use “has been written to fulfill the requirements...”)

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“What will I find in this report?”

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 DCM: SWC GA6workreport1.doc
GA6 Work Placement Report                                          Questions/Guidelines

COMPANY INFORMATION

“What is the name of the company where you worked, and where is it located?”

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“Would you describe it as a head office or a branch office of the company?”

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“Would you please describe the size, organization and structure of the company?”

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“How many departments are there in the company?”

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“Would you please briefly describe what kind of services or products they provide?”
(What needs do they fulfill?)

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 DCM: SWC GA6workreport1.doc
GA6 Work Placement Report                                          Questions/Guidelines

WORK DETAILS

“What kind of work did you do for this company?”

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“What were the skills that you used while you were working for them?”

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“Who was your supervisor?” (name, job title, nationality, background - optional)

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“Did you receive any training while you were there?” (who and what)

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“What languages did you find yourself using?” (What for?)

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“What equipment and computer programs did you find yourself using?”

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“Did you have any problems with colleagues or customers and how did you deal with
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“What did you like about working there?” (because)

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“What did you dislike about working there?” (because)

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SUCCESSES

“In what ways did the company help you during your work placement?”

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“In what ways do you think you were successful at work?”

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“What useful skills did you acquire?”

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“What new skills did you acquire?” (technical skills, people skills, personal skills)

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 DCM: SWC GA6workreport1.doc
GA6 Work Placement Report                                          Questions/Guidelines


Areas for improvement

“What do you think the company could have done to make your work placement
better?”

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“What things do you wish you could do better?” “How can you improve?”

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“Is there anything that you think the College could teach you that would have helped
you at work during your placement?”

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CONCLUSION

“Do you think this is a good company for work placements?” “Would you
recommend it to other students? Why or why not?”

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“Would you like to work for this company or a similar company after you graduate?”
“Why or why not?”

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“How has your experience during this work placement changed your future career
goals?”      “What are your future career goals?”

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 DCM: SWC GA6workreport1.doc
Please complete this piece of writing after you have finished your work placement.

In most businesses today, there is a requirement for a good employee to possess
technical skills and people skills?

Technical Skills: ............................................................................................................

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How do you think these apply to the work situation, and which do you think is
more important? Which area do you think you are stronger in? What are the
advantages and disadvantages of being strong in one area but weak in another?
Is a balanced situation the best?

Write a brief response to these questions based on what we have discussed in
class in semester 5 and what you have learned on work placement.

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