Practical Training 1 (15 cr)
01.08.2022 - 31.07.2023
30.08.2022 - 31.07.2023
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Mode of delivery
- Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management (AMK)
- Alison Doolittle
- Riitta Koivisto
MTM21S1Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
MTM20S1Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
MTM19S1Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
The student recognizes vocational learning objectives based on his/her Personal Learning Plan. The student has the working life and customer service skills of the service fields and he/she has familiarised him-/herself with the company/organisation’s operations. The student can describe and analyse the service and production processes of his/her practical training place. The student becomes more certain about his/her professional direction and is able to set further goals for the development of his/her competence in line with the career plan.
Job-hunting skills (networks, CV, application, channels)
International opportunities in the field
Practical training search process
Practical training plan
Practical training reporting
Reflection of own competence and professional development.
Practical Training info, assignments and learning at workplace.
Guidance during practical training and employer's feedback.
Information on the international possibilities for practical training and the grant application process are introduced at the Practical Training Info. The info is compulsory for all.
See Study Guide on recognition on prior learning.
The course work equals to 405h of student work as follows:
Participation at Info sessions and the application process for the placement (5h)
Actual practical training (364h)
Meeting/discussion with PT coordinator during traineeship (1h)
Practical training report (30h)
Vlog or blog (5 h)
Practical training info session in November
Practical training abroad info session in February
Practical training is completed after the first year studies during the first semester.
Self-evaluation: evaluating and analysing own skills and their development in the the report and vlog/blog.
Practical training coordinator's feedback during the PT
Continuous feedback and final evaluation at the workplace from the PT supervisor
Assessment criteria, approved/failed
Assessment methods are based on learning objectives. Assessment is qualitative, based on a criteria and the student's self-assessment plays an important role in it.Accreditation procedures are described in the Degree Regulations and Study Guide. Further information about possible course-specific arrangements is available from Course tutor.