Courses & Units
Work Placement A ENG203
This unit of study aims to provide you with practical engineering experience in an environment outside the University and improve your awareness of the issues associated with professional practice. In so doing, it will ensure your perceptions of engineering during your studies develop alongside the realities of practice.
|Unit name||Work Placement A|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Brian Salmon|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1 - other||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2 - other||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Semester 2 - other||10/7/2023||8/8/2023||28/8/2023||15/10/2023|
|Semester 1 - other||20/2/2023||21/3/2023||10/4/2023||28/5/2023|
* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Produce a job application package responding to an advertised engineering position description containing selection criteria.
- Evidence pre-employment and networking skills in order to apply for a work placement with an engineering enterprise.
- Compare and contrast the operation of engineering companies by engaging with professional engineers.
- Extrapolate the importance of interpersonal skills in the workplace by critically reflecting on personal past experiences.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
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.
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Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
A single information session will be hosted to welcome students to the unit.
|Assessment||Retrospective review|Prepare a job application|Interview skills development|Professional network development|Industry assessment report|Acknowledgement quiz|
|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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