Courses & Units

ICT Industry Placement KIT211



Enrolment is contingent on the student successfully applying for a placement position with an employer before census date.


The objective of the ICT Industry Placement unit is for students to experience the application of ICT in meeting business needs by integrating theoretical knowledge with the practical applications and experiences in a real environment. Students will be given the opportunity to complete business tasks, participate in work teams, comply with the norms and rules of the business, recognise personal strengths and weaknesses particularly after feedback from a Work Placement Provider, cooperate within groups, and adopt and practise professional ethics that influence work behaviour. Students are on placement work in a defined role during a minimum 6-week placement period with identified and registered sponsors. In this unit students will have the opportunity to experience areas of their chosen profession before graduation and to reflect on how their studies have prepared them for the work environment. This will give students the opportunity to plan on how to best take advantage of their remaining studies to prepare for their planned career. The
students are able to develop their communication, time management and customer service skills in business situations, experience the corporate environment and obtain feedback from a Work Placement Provider on their performance. Students will develop a richer appreciation of the graduate capabilities required of all ICT professionals, particularly skills such as communication, negotiation and problem-solving strategies.


Unit name ICT Industry Placement
Unit code KIT211
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator Doctor Winyu Chinthammit
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Summer school (early) Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Summer school (early) 8/11/2021 1/1/2022 2/1/2022 20/2/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the application of ICT knowledge and skills to support business processes and decision making to help an organisation achieve its objectives.
  • critically reflect and report on your experiences in professional practice and on your personal strengths and development needs in the context of your work-readiness and career planning.
  • demonstrate the interpersonal skills of teamwork, creativity, initiative, and working independently and ethically in a range of work experiences.
  • effectively communicate through both oral and written practices about developments that contribute to professional practice to a range of audiences.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
029999 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Teaching Pattern

Flexible, the equivalent of a 12 days full time placement, which can be taken part time, plus the additional time involved to complete the assessment items.

There will be online learning modules related to the assessment items.

AssessmentWritten Reports (40%)|Performance Evaluation (30%)|Placement Output (30%)
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