EPT436 Transition to the Teaching Profession (8)


As this subject includes the final secondary school placement for their course, it draws together students' development as secondary teachers. Through analysis of their personal practice, completing the subject will also enable them to plan for their initial period of their teaching career. During the professional experience placement, the students will in collaboration with their associate teachers, plan the delivery of their lessons, implement lessons, and assess learning as appropriate to their classes. The number of days completed will depend on accreditation requirements and course design.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
On CampusWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
On CampusAlbury-Wodonga Campus
On CampusBathurst Campus
On CampusPort Macquarie
On CampusWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EPT436
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionSY/USSchool of Education

Enrolment restrictions

EPT329 and (ACC311 or MKT303 or MKT310 or MKT331 or MKT335 or MKT340 or MKT350 or MKT360 or MKT381 or MKT389 or INR310 or HRM320 or HRM330 or HRM381 or HRM386 or MGT330) or (MTH307 or MTH328 or MTH418) or (LIT301 or LIT303 or LIT324) or (HST301 or HST308 or HST311) or (BIO312 or BIO326 or BIO328 or CHM321 or CHM323 or PHY301 or PHY302 or PHY304) or (GEO303 or GEO314 or PKM307 or SOC302 or REC302) or (EHR303 or EHR332 or EHR334) or (FDS304 or NUT325) or (EPI306 or EPI307) or (ITC301 or ITC331 or ITC332 or ITC357) or (AGS300 or ASC350 or AGR304 or PSC360 or AGS301) or (TXT03C) or (FDS305) or (HRM310) or (BIO323 or BIO327 or CHM324) or (COM327 or LIT302) or (ITC313 or ITC314 or ITC322 or ITC333) or (GEO360) and (EMH442 or EMA442 or EML442 or EMM442 or EMR441 or EMS441 or EMT444 or EMT446 or ETL411)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to successfully undertake the role of a classroom teacher;
  • be able to demonstrate the use of resources in a school settings;
  • be able to demonstrate current models of teaching and learning for a range of learners across a range of stages;
  • be able to demonstrate appropriate teaching skills and strategies for teaching diverse learners;
  • be able to use information and communication technologies as a resource for teaching and learning;
  • be able to utilise assessment and reporting procedures appropriate to the context; and
  • be able to complete 30 days of professional experience.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Work placement in a school
  • Critical self-reflection and ongoing professional development

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Compulsory Workplace Learning component of 30 days duration. This subject will involve 30 days professional experience in a school setting as required for accreditation.


The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 19 March 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.