Courses & Units

Industry Skills in Practice ZPP102


This unit provides you with opportunities to develop industry-based knowledge and skills that are highly sought out by employers. In addition, it allows you to explore key processes and practices that are used across a broad range of industries. You will be introduced to key concepts, principles, techniques, and approaches that are related to a range of topics. Through a range of activities, you will apply what you learn in practice, analyse actions and experiences, and engage in critical reflection. You will demonstrate your learning largely through your portfolio of evidence and a guided reflection. Modules within the unit include (but are not limited to), Understanding the Supply Chain, Procurement Processes, Scientific Method, Quality Management, Lean Thinking, Data Management, Technical Reporting, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Safety, Operational Technologies, Technology and Innovation, UX Design, Advanced Manufacturing, and Project Management. To complete this unit, you will choose 12 modules from a broad selection, based on areas of interest to you, along with the required activities and assessments.


Unit name Industry Skills in Practice
Unit code ZPP102
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
University College
Discipline Office of the University College
Coordinator Mrs Netty Gibson
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania


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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify key terms, concepts, and principles related to industry skills and contemporary practices in the workplace
  • Apply selected industry-based skills to complete portfolio activities
  • Use and analyse industry-related tools and techniques to communicate ideas, innovations, and solutions
  • Reflect on key learnings to generate professional development plans for the future

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
not applicable

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Teaching Pattern

Fully online and self directed learning.

AssessmentMultiple Choice Quizzes (25%)|Portfolio of Evidence (35%)|Guided Reflection (40%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable



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