WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING

EMS4WIL

2020

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is a six month work placement in an engineering company, working as part of a team on an engineering project or product development. This subject will allow the student to experience a real work place environment and through this become 'work ready' after graduation. This experience should enhance the student's teamwork, time management and people skills. It will also expose students to the engineering decision making process, the importance of economic and business management, and the need for innovation. Students will work to achieve the following Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies: 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6 (see intended learning outcomes for details).

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesEMS3DPJ OR CIV3CPM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsEMS4PRJ OR EMS4EMP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsWork Placement at industry worksite

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required800 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsCan be uni sourced or self sourced. 

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate professional and effective written communication skills. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
02. Demonstrate professional and effective verbal communication skills. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains;3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
03. Apply learned knowledge and skills in industry. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline;1.5 Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline;1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline;3.2 Effective oral and written communication.
04. Collaborate, cooperate, and work effectively as part of a team. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability;3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains;3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour;3.4 Professional use and management of information;3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 02-26, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 2 - 26
One 35.00 h industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Preliminary report (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1
Weekly reflective journal (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Report of project/tasks completed (8000 words) Assessed by academic supervisor with input from industry supervisor. As a hurdle, Industry Supervisor must endorse satisfactory completion of the placement.N/AN/AN/AYes50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 02-26, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 2 - 26
One 35.00 h industry based learning-off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Preliminary report (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1
Weekly reflective journal (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Report of project/tasks completed (8000 words) Assessed by academic supervisor with input from industry supervisor. As a hurdle, Industry Supervisor must endorse satisfactory completion of the placement.N/AN/AN/AYes50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4