ENEP12010 - Industry Practice 2
Term 1 - 2017


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Overview

This unit provides students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge developed in the academic course to engineering practice and to develop new engineering practice skills and knowledge. They document and reflect on work activities and relate them to Engineers Australia Stage 2 Competency Standards and develop a strategic approach to personal growth in the workplace. Students are required to undertake a minimum of 24 weeks of paid work placement that may require relocation of accommodation to suit their employment.

Details

Career Level Undergraduate
Unit Level Level 2
Credit Points 12
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.25

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

ENEP11010 Industry Practice Review AND Prerequisite
ENEP12007 Engineering Business Fundamentals Prerequisite

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Offerings

Term 1 - 2017
  • Bundaberg
  • Mixed Mode
  • Gladstone
  • Mackay
  • Rockhampton

Website

This unit has a website, within the Moodle system, which is available two weeks before the start of term. It is important that you visit your Moodle site throughout the term. Go to Moodle

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 12-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 25 hours of study per week, making a total of 300 hours for the unit.

Class Timetable

Assessment Overview

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Portfolio 100%

This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.

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Evaluation

Term 2 - 2015: The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this unit was 4.1 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 40% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback Source Recommendation
Assessment of Dip Prof Practice course that follows this course is based on information derived from the placement. Self reflection Information on the assessment items for the Dip Prof Practice course that follows this Placement is to be include in the placement course Moodle site.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
  1. Apply skills and knowledge developed in the academic course to engineering practice in an engineering organisation.
  2. Develop engineering practice skills and knowledge to complement the skills and knowledge developed in the course.
  3. Record and reflect on work activities and map them to Engineers Australia Stage 2 Competency Standards.
  4. Develop a strategic approach to personal growth in the workplace.
  5. Document the structure, products and services of an engineering organisation.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes

Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Portfolio

Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes

  • Introductory Level
  • Intermediate Level
  • Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1. Communication
2. Problem Solving        
3. Critical Thinking        
4. Information Literacy    
5. Team Work        
6. Information Technology Competence
7. Cross Cultural Competence        
8. Ethical practice        

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes

  • Introductory Level
  • Intermediate Level
  • Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 - Portfolio

Textbook Information

There are no required textbooks.

IT Resources

You will need access to the following IT resources:
  • CQUniversity Student Email
  • Internet
  • Unit Website (Moodle)
All submissions for this unit must use the Harvard (author-date) referencing style (details can be obtained here), OR Turabian referencing style (details can be obtained here). For further information, see the Assessment Tasks below.
Unit CoordinatorIan Devenish (i.devenish@cqu.edu.au)
Note: Check the Term-Specific section for any additional contact information provided by the teaching team
Week Begin Date Module/Topic Chapter Events and Submissions
Week 1 06-03-2017

Provide Supervisor with Supervisors Guide. Record Experiences in weekly journal, begin developing job objectives

Week 2 13-03-2017

Refine draft placement objectives and read Engineers Australia's Professional Engineering Charter for Stage 2 Competencies

Week 3 20-03-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, Review placement objectives to establish how they relate to EA's Stage 2 Competencies

Week 4 27-03-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, document placement objectives

Week 5 03-04-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Vacation Week 10-04-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 6 17-04-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review job objectives

Week 7 24-04-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 8 01-05-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 9 08-05-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 10 15-05-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives

Week 11 22-05-2017

Record Experiences in weekly journal, review placement objectives, prepare information on company for Portfolio

Week 12 29-05-2017
Review/Exam Week 05-06-2017

Portfolio Due Monday, Week 13, Term 1, 2017 (Monday 5th June 2017 1pm AEST)

Exam Week 12-06-2017

1 Portfolio

Assessment Title Portfolio
Task Description

The assessment consists of a portfolio which must include:

  1. Company information.
  2. Placement Objectives—at least four objectives established relative to the work experience.
  3. Weekly Journal—one for each week of work experience. The Weekly Journal must include reference to the related Engineers Australia Competency Standards Stage 2 - Professional Engineer
  4. Employer’s evaluation to Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies.

Details of the portfolio format and the forms required for the Weekly Journal, Placement Objectives and Employer's Evaluation are available on the Moodle Unit site.

Assessment Due Date Monday, Week 13, Term 1, 2017 (Monday 5th June 2017 1pm AEST)
Return Date to Students Within 2 weeks of submission
Weighting 100%
Assessment Criteria

Pass/ Fail - This item will be assessed on a basis of either passing or failing. To obtain a Pass the portfolio must be submitted as a single file and include all four elements (Company Information, Objectives, Journals and Employers Evaluation). The submission must be professionally presented with a table of contents and it must include correct spelling and grammar.

Referencing Style Harvard (author-date) or Turabian
Submission Online

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

1. Apply skills and knowledge developed in the academic course to engineering practice in an engineering organisation.

2. Develop engineering practice skills and knowledge to complement the skills and knowledge developed in the course.

3. Record and reflect on work activities and map them to Engineers Australia Stage 2 Competency Standards.

4. Develop a strategic approach to personal growth in the workplace.

5. Document the structure, products and services of an engineering organisation.

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Communication

2. Problem Solving

3. Critical Thinking

4. Information Literacy

5. Team Work

6. Information Technology Competence

7. Cross Cultural Competence

8. Ethical practice




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