Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Students undertake a 20-week full-time or equivalent industry based learning program. A member of the academic staff acting in the capacity of industry based learning coordinator liaises with the placement provider to formulate and structure a program of learning for each student. This program is normally project based, with day-to-day supervision by the placement provider. Progress is monitored at regular intervals.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSimon Egerton

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must have completed 180 credit points with 65% WAM or above in the Bachelor of Information Technology or equivalent and received Subject and Course coordinators approval.


Incompatible subjectsCSE3MP1 OR CSE3IEB OR CSE3MP2 OR CSE3IEA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents are required be undertaking full-time employment with an approved industry employer while enrolled in this subject or to be the recipient of an Industry Based Learning (IBL) Scholarship.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required20 weeks FT

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify, select and utilise the appropriate tools, techniques, and skills acquired throughout the course in a professional work environment.
02. Gain practical experience and learn new IT skills through on the job training.
03. Demonstrate high level of professionalism and leadership skills.
04. Communicate effectively and professionally through documentation and presentations.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Off Campus


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSimon Egerton

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 100.00 days industry based learning-off site per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Equivalent to full-time work placement with an approved industry employer for 20 weeks. Weekly contact with the Subject co-ordinator.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

20 Reflective diary entries, weekly by email and/or by blog

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 10-minute mid-semester presentation

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO4

One 20-minute formal presentation at end of placement

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO4

One 2500-word written report

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One page preliminary report

N/AReportIndividualNo5 SILO4