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, terms, principles, techniques, and approaches that are related to a range of industry-relevant topics. For example, some of our modules include Personal Cyber Security, The Internet of Things (IoT), Preparing for Industry 4.0, Self-Care for Health and Wellbeing. Quality Management, Introduction to CAD, HTML and CSS Basics, Introduction to Drones, Python Programming for Beginners, Understanding Supply Chain, Project Management and Design Thinking. 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. To complete this unit, you will choose twelve (12) modules from a broad selection, based on areas of interest to you, and undertake the required assessment tasks.
|Unit name||Industry Skills in Practice|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
|Discipline||Office of the University College|
|Coordinator||Mrs Netty Gibson|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Identify key terms, concepts, tools, and techniques related to industry skills and contemporary strategies and approaches in the workplace
- Demonstrate the application of industry-based skills, behaviours, and attributes in practice
- Analyse and use industry-related tools and techniques to communicate ideas, innovations, and solutions
- Reflect on key learnings to generate professional development plans for the future
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
One (1) hour online tutorials in weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, and 10
|Assessment||AT2 - Part A: Portfolio of Evidence (17.5%)|AT2 - Part B: Portfolio of Evidence (17.5%)|AT1: Multiple Choice Quizzes (MCQs) (25%)|AT3: Guided Reflection (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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