Version Effective: 22nd of November, 2022
Version Effective: 22nd of November, 2022

PDC121364 - SHIFT Workforce Development Hub

Course Details

Course Summary

This online resource provides skills development in a range of workforce development topics identified by cotton growers as being key to attract, develop and retain an adaptable and engaged workforce to the Australian cotton industry. These include knowledge and skills relation to five areas of workforce development including social sustainability, human sustainability, innovative workplaces, future focus, and transformative leadership (these topics form the acronym SHIFT) in the cotton farming context. 

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

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Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Education and Humanities
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training
  • Rural Industries

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This resource provides Professional Development for industry particiapnts in the Australian Cotton Industry. This is a resource only and no CPD hours or Certificate of Completion will be allocated.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Course Learning Outcomes

1. Overview of good practice to attract, develop, and retain and adaptable and engaged workforce

2. Understanding and application of specific knowledge, skills, and strategies to improve individual job performance, team performance, and business success in the cotton industry.

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