WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING

EMS4WIL

Not currently offered

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

PrerequisitesCIV3CPM OR EMS3DPJ

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsEMS4EMP OR EMS4PRJ

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 sourcedSelf Sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required800 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

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.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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