Courses & Units

Workplace Project ZAX105

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

You will work on a practical industry project that develops your creativity and problem-solving skills within construction work. The focus of the project will be work health and safety and risk mitigation strategies. The project will be negotiated with your employer or a local industry partner, and you will work with them to deliver an effective solution. You will learn to propose and plan a project, project manage to develop a solution, and negotiate outcomes and deliverables with a client. You will also develop skills in written and oral presentation, critical thinking and time management, which are essential skills for project work. This unit will allow you to integrate learning from units throughout terms 1 to 3 of first year, and from the year-long and workshop series that is a central component of this course. The workshops will include guest speakers, industry visits and industry case studies, on a range of themes such as work health and safety, information management, innovation, resilience and environmental sustainability.

Summary

Unit name Workplace Project
Unit code ZAX105
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Technologies
Coordinator

TBA

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 4 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 4 12/10/2020 2/11/2020 17/11/2020 18/12/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Investigate, develop and present a project plan to resolve a construction industry workplace problem with a focus on safety, and risk mitigation

2. Gather and integrate information relevant to resolving a construction industry workplace problem.

3. Design and present a solution to a construction industry problem for a client, with a focus on safety, and risk mitigation, using means of communication appropriate to the client and problem.

4. Reflect on and evaluate relevant behaviours and skills for effective project management.

5. Solicit and integrate client feedback and personal critical reflection, to propose improved processes for future project work and problem-solving

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 040303

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Assessment

1. Project proposal (15%)

2. Portfolio (30%)

3. Project (35%)

4. Presentation (20%)

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Textbooks

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