Student en praktijkopleider in sport

As the workplace trainer, you are the student's first point of contact. You create a learning environment in which the student experiences as many practical situations as possible that correspond with the profession he or she is being trained.

Core tasks and work processes

You have a sense of responsibility, a talent for organisation and you work well with others. As well as your contact with the student, you maintain contact with the work placement coordinator (the student's supervisor at the school) and SBB's work placement advisor, who will provide you with support and advice.

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As a workplace trainer, you are a supervisor and have an educational task. You convey professional knowledge and encourage the student to take responsibility for his learning process and his performance as an employee. You motivate the student and adapt supervision to his needs. You also monitor the progress of the student’s learning process.

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Progress interview

Once your student has started, it is advisable to schedule contact moments each week. That enables you to check that the students properly upholds the agreements.

If possible, every morning:

  • What is today's assignment?

Every Friday afternoon or Monday morning:

  • What has been learned?
  • What went well, what could be done differently?
  • What else does the student still want or need to learn and do?
  • Are there any questions?
  • What are the plans for next week?

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