ADVANCED INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

SCI3AIP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This extended industry placement subject provides you with opportunities to develop their technical/applied, discipline specific and professional skills with the aim to enhance you career prospects. You will be responsible for identifying a suitable work placement prior to the semester with support of the Subject Coordinator and online materials. Industry experience can be gained in Australia or overseas for most disciplines. You will conduct a course-related original project, in an appropriate format that demonstrates analytical, research and problem-solving skills relevant to the sector. You will identify and articulate your knowledge and skills and apply them to relevant contexts and work-settings. You will be encouraged via self-awareness to evaluate the strengths required to facilitate a future role in your chosen career, develop curriculum vitae and resumes, creates professional digital profile via platforms such as LinkedIn, gain an understanding of industry and professional networks and develop interview skills. These skills will allow you to devlop a detailed career plan.

SchoolLife Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDimuthu Wijesinghe

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

120 ways to achieve your purpose with LinkedIn: tried and true tips and techniques.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorEllson, S.

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

Publisher120 Ways Publishing, Surrey Hills, Victoria

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Job searching with social media for dummies.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorWaldman, J.

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Business networking - the survival guide: how to make networking less about stress and more about success.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorKintish, W.

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPearson Education, Harlow.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Fair Work

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorTo be checked during the year and semester of applicable placement to ensure access to current information

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherN/A

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLHTTP://WWW.FAIRWORK. GOV.AU/PAGES/DEFAULT

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Amp your profile an extreme makeover. McGraw

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorButow, E. and Bellomo, M.

Year2008

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHill/Osborne, London.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

WorkSafe Victoria

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorTo be checked during the year and semester of applicable placement to ensure access to current information

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSeek equivalent authority of conducting placement interstate or overseas

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLhttp:// www.worksafe.vic.gov.au

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

LinkedIn

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorN/A

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherN/A

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLhttps://au.linkedin.com/

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required50 days

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Communicate effectively in written format to a wide range of stakeholders.
02. Demonstrate self-awareness through active reflection evaluation and comparison.
03. Apply problem-solving skills and knowledge to common workplace issues through a process of justification and critique, and show initiative in finding potential solutions
04. Demonstrate and apply safe work practices and an awareness of environmental and ethical issues in a workplace

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Epping (Melbourne Polytechnic), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
One 30.00 days industry based learning-off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake a minimum of 50 days work-based learning (380 hours)

Professional Development ProgramsWeek: 10 - 22
Four 1.00 hour professional development programs per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Students undertake online tasks to evidence their career profile.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Interview presentation (10 minutes including questions) (500-words equivalent). Student will develop a set of interview questions and answers for a theoretical position. Student will produce a video or MP4 recording answering the proposed questions.

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO2

Career portfolio (1100-words equivalent)This work will outline the student's career objectives and articulate strengths.Supporting documents such as the student's curriculum vitae and resumes, professional digital profile and identification of industry and professional networks.

N/APortfolioIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Written report ( 900 words )Documenting evidence of work placement skills, knowledge, experience and OHS policy/ procedures.The student will keep a journal over the placement. Using the journal the student will write a report which identifies and gives evidence of the experience, skills and knowledge gained through the work experience.This report will be presented to the industry partner and the industry partner will be asked to com

N/AReportIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Project report (2,500-words)This project should be in an appropriate format to demonstrate analytical, research and problem-solving skills relevant to the sectorThe student will work with the subject coordinator to identify an area for improvement in the placement that could be addressed to optimize practice. The student will report on an original project that identifies an industry problem and the steps required to solve this problem. 

N/AReportIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO3

Epping (Melbourne Polytechnic), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off SiteWeek: 30 - 42
One 30.00 days industry based learning-off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake a minimum of 50 days work-based learning (380 hours)

Professional Development ProgramsWeek: 30 - 42
Four 1.00 hour professional development programs per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Students undertake online tasks to evidence

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Interview presentation (10 minutes including questions) (500-words equivalent). Student will develop a set of interview questions and answers for a theoretical position. Student will produce a video or MP4 recording answering the proposed questions.

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO2

Career portfolio (1100-words equivalent)This work will outline the student's career objectives and articulate strengths.Supporting documents such as the student's curriculum vitae and resumes, professional digital profile and identification of industry and professional networks.

N/APortfolioIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Written report ( 900 words )Documenting evidence of work placement skills, knowledge, experience and OHS policy/ procedures.The student will keep a journal over the placement. Using the journal the student will write a report which identifies and gives evidence of the experience, skills and knowledge gained through the work experience.This report will be presented to the industry partner and the industry partner will be asked to com

N/AReportIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Project report (2,500-words)This project should be in an appropriate format to demonstrate analytical, research and problem-solving skills relevant to the sectorThe student will work with the subject coordinator to identify an area for improvement in the placement that could be addressed to optimize practice. The student will report on an original project that identifies an industry problem and the steps required to solve this problem. 

N/AReportIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO3