301027 Industrial Experience

School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment
301027 Industrial Experience (PG)
Spring 2021
Edition: Spring 2021
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Unit Details

Unit Code:301027
Unit Name:Industrial Experience (PG)
Credit Points:
Unit Level:7
Assumed Knowledge:Not Applicable

Note: Students with any problems, concerns or doubts should discuss those with the Unit Coordinator as early as they can.
Unit Coordinator

Name:
Phone:
Dr Ee Loon Tan
+61 2 4736 0991
Location: XB.2.40, Kingswood Campus
Email:[email protected]

Consultation Arrangement:
(Zoom ID: 273 014 629) Monday 1-2 pm and Friday 1-2 pm during Week 1 – 14 in Spring Session 2021
Administrative Support

Name:
Phone:
Rita Mifsud
+61 2 4736 0144
Location: XB.G.26H, Kingswood Campus
Email:[email protected]

Note: The relevant Learning Guide Companion supplements this document
Contents
1 About Industrial Experience (PG) 2
1.1 An Introduction to this Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
1.2 What is Expected of You . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
1.3 Changes to Unit as a Result of Past Student Feedback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2 Assessment Information 4
2.1 Unit Learning Outcomes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
2.2 Approach to Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
2.3 Contribution to Course Learning Outcomes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
2.4 Assessment Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
2.5 Assessment Details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
2.5.1 Daily kept diary with the employer’s evaluation at the end of each week . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
2.5.2 Student’s Report- detailing the tasks and responsibilities undertaken by the student . . . . . . 12
2.5.3 Employer Feedback – Reference letter stating duration and performance of student work . . . 15
2.5.4 Students need to complete workshops on ”Applying for Work: Resume and Cover Letter” and
”Interviewing for Work” are run by Careers unit of the university. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
2.6 General Submission Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
3 Teaching and Learning Activities 20
4 Learning Resources 22
4.1 Recommended Readings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
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1 About Industrial Experience (PG)
1.1 An Introduction to this Unit
Students will undertake 12 weeks full time (37.5 hours per week) employment (or part time equivalent) to obtain
relevant workplace experience in Engineering companies under the supervision of professional engineers in one company
or more. This will give the student a solid grounding in the Key Program of engineering which they have chosen to
pursue.
1.2 What is Expected of You
Study Load
A student is expected to study an hour per credit point a week. For example a 10 credit point Unit would require 10
hours of study per week. This time includes the time spent within classes during lectures, tutorials or practicals.
Attendance
It is strongly recommended that students attend all scheduled learning activities to support their learning.
Online Learning Requirements
Unit materials will be made available on the Unit’s vUWS (E-Learning) site (https://vuws.westernsydney.edu.au/).
You are expected to consult vUWS at least twice a week, as all Unit announcements will be made via vUWS. Teaching
and learning materials will be regularly updated and posted online by the teaching team.
Special Requirements
Essential Equipment:
Not Applicable
Legislative Pre-Requisites:
Not Applicable
Policies Related to Teaching and Learning
The University has a number of policies that relate to teaching and learning. Important policies affecting students
include:
– Assessment Policy
– Bullying Prevention Policy and
– Guidelines
– Enrolment Policy
– Examinations Policy
– Review of Grade Policy
– Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy
– Special Consideration Policy
– Student Misconduct Rule
– Teaching and Learning – Fundamental Code
– Student Code of Conduct
Academic Integrity and Student Misconduct Rule
In submitting assessments, it is essential that you are familiar with the policies listed above and that you understand
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the principles of academic integrity. You are expected to act honestly and ethically in the production of all academic
work and assessment tasks, submit work that is your own and acknowledge any contribution to your work made by
others.
Important information about academic integrity, including advice to students is available at https://www.westernsydney.
edu.au/studysmart/home/academic_integrity_and_plagiarism. It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with
these principles and apply them to all work submitted to the University as your own.
When you submit an assignment or product, you will declare that no part has been: copied from any other student’s work or from any other source except where due acknowledgement is made in the assignment; submitted by
you in another (previous or current) assessment, except where appropriately referenced, and with prior permission
from the Unit Coordinator; written/produced for you by any other person except where collaboration has been authorised by the Unit Coordinator.
The Student Misconduct Rule applies to all students of Western Sydney University and makes it an offence for
any student to engage in academic, research or general misconduct as defined in the Rule.
The University considers plagiarism, cheating and collusion as instances of academic misconduct. The University
also considers submitting falsified documentation in support of applications for special consideration, including sitting
of deferred examinations, as instances of general misconduct. You should be aware that changes were made to the
Student Misconduct Rule commencing 1 January 2020 that provide for minimum sanctions that apply to certain
conduct, including the provision of falsified documentation to the University.
You are strongly advised to read the Student Misconduct Rule and the Inappropriate Behaviour Guidelines at the
commencement of each session to familiarise yourself with this process and the expectations of the University in
relation to work submitted for assessment.
1.3 Changes to Unit as a Result of Past Student Feedback
The University values student feedback in order to improve the quality of its educational programs. The feedback
provided helps us improve teaching methods and Units of study. The survey results inform Unit content and design,
learning guides, teaching methods, assessment processes and teaching materials.
You are welcome to provide feedback that is related to the teaching of this Unit. At the end of the semester you will
be given the opportunity to complete a Student Feedback on Unit (SFU) questionnaire to assess the Unit. You may
also have the opportunity to complete a Student Feedback on Teaching (SFT) questionnaire to provide feedback for
individual teaching staff.
As a result of student feedback, the following changes and improvements to this subject have recently been made:
– A placement offcer has been appointed to provide supports regarding InPlace application.
– An intra-session workshop will be organised to provide soft skills developement and networking opportunities
for students.
– More job opportunities from University registered contractors will be made available for students to apply.
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2 Assessment Information
2.1 Unit Learning Outcomes
Industry experience is a significant opportunity for students to understand employer expectations in relation to working
on projects and with others in a professional capacity. Students undertake 12 weeks full-time or part-time (60 days)
employment to obtain relevant work experience in Engineering in one or more companies. Students identify learning
opportunities and goals with a focus on applying academic learning in practice, learning project management, work
culture, professional attitude, and self-awareness. Students develop critical reflective skills in reporting their progress.
This unit is outcome-oriented and students need to reflect on how the industrial experience has helped them to
develop Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies relevant capabilities.
PE1: Knowledge &skill base
– PE 1.1 Comprehensive , theory-based understanding of underpinning fundamentals
– PE 1.2 Conceptual understanding of underpinning maths, analysis, statistics, computing
– PE 1.3 In-depth understanding of specialists bodies of knowledge
– PE 1.4 Discernment of knowledge
– PE 1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice
– PE 1.6 Understanding of scope, principles, norms, accountabilities of sustainable engineering practice
PE2 Engineering application ability
– PE 2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex problem solving
– PE 2.2 Fluent application of engineering technique, tools and resources
– PE 2.3 application on systematic engineering synthesis and design processes
– PE 2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects
PE3 Professional and personal attributes
– PE 3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability
– PE 3.2 Effective oral and written communication (professional and lay domains)
– PE 3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour
– PE 3.4 Professional use and management of information
– PE 3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct
– PE 3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership

Outcome
1Apply your engineering knowledge gained through academic studies in real world environment
2Undertake experience in various aspects of engineering and engineering management
3Improve appropriate workplace skills, including inter-personal skills, work habits and professional attitudes by
working with one or more engineer(s)

2.2 Approach to Learning
This unit comprises:
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1. Attendance at the Industrial Experience information session during the first week of the semester
2. Completing compulsory training (online, workshops and lectures)
3. 12 weeks full-time or equivalent part-time (60 days) participation in a usually unpaid position at a relevant business,
or within an agreed program established by the Careers & Co-operative Programs team. (This experience can also
be gained at more than one company.) The students need to find a placement in a company and undertake projects
under the supervision of a certified engineer. Student’s daily involvement and final achievement contribute to the
learning outcomes. Each student is expected to work for the normal operating hours of engineers in the chosen
company, whether that is a 37 hour or a 50 hour week, with RDOs and Public Holidays as appropriate. The students
must be supervised by a Member of Engineers Australia in order for the Industrial Experience to be recognised. A
supervisor should have a Bachelor Degree in the relevant engineering field.
Important: Student needs to register the placement on InPlace. A contract between WSU and the company must
be in place before the students begin work. WSU will cover insurance if the placement is unpaid.
4. Submitting a reflective report including a high-quality CV and Linked-In page
Enrolment and vUWS site access:
Any student who goes out on placement during their course of their degree are required to enrol in their placement
experience unit each semester for their respective unit:
This will grant you access to relevant vUWS site which has training and learning materials that all students are
required to complete, including how to submit your placement request via the InPlace system.
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2.3 Contribution to Course Learning Outcomes
Western Sydney University Graduate Attributes

Graduate AttributesULO 1ULO 2ULO 3
1. Command multiple skills and literacies to enable adaptable lifelong learningDevelopedDevelopedDeveloped
2. Demonstrate knowledge of Indigenous Australia through cultural competency and professional capacityDevelopedDeveloped
3. Demonstrate comprehensive, coherent and connected knowledgeDevelopedAssuredAssured
4. Apply knowledge through intellectual inquiry in professional or applied contextsAssuredDeveloped
5. Bring knowledge to life through responsible engagement and appreciation of diversity in an evolving worldDevelopedAssured

3693: Master of Engineering

Program Learning OutcomesULO 1ULO 2ULO 3
1. Apply advanced contemporary engineering skills and knowledge to succeed in a dynamically developing and changing
technological environment.
AssuredAssuredAssured
2. Understand fundamental science and engineering theories in the discipline.
3. Embody the ethos of lifelong learning and the commitment to continued professional development.DevelopedDevelopedIntroduced
4. Apply in-depth knowledge in one or more specialist disciplines of engineering.AssuredAssured
5. Relate to interconnecting disciplines of engineering for working in a multidisciplinary team environment.Developed
6. Inquire and solve problems in a creative and innovative manner to achieve the best possible outcomes.DevelopedAssured
7. Apply generic enabling skills and knowledge to unfamiliar challenges within and outside the engineering discipline.DevelopedAssured
8. Evaluate and incorporate industry requirements into proposed engineering solutions.DevelopedAssured
9. Employ the principles of sustainability in design and engineering towards achieving a sustainable world.DevelopedDeveloped
10. Apply engineering knowledge systematically in Australian context to comply with Australian standards and codes of
practice.
AssuredAssured

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11. Demonstrate professional ethics and conduct for working in an engineering environment.Assured

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2.4 Assessment Summary
The assessment items in this Unit are designed to enable you to demonstrate that you have achieved the Unit
learning outcomes. Completion and submission of all assessment items which have been designated as mandatory or
compulsory is essential to receive a passing grade.
To pass this Unit you must:
Submit the following three items and gain satisfactory results for all of them:
1. A completed diary signed by a qualified engineer.
2. Approximately 3000-word industrial experience report according to report guideline
3. A reference letter from the employer.
4. Students must also provide details of confirmation of completion of compulsory training and workshops

ItemWeightDue DateULOs
Assessed
Threshold
Daily kept diary with the
employer’s evaluation at
the end of each week
S/U5pm Friday of 14th week of the
session (22-10-2021)
1, 2, 3No
Student’s Report
detailing the tasks and
responsibilities
undertaken by the
student
S/U5pm Friday of 14th week of the
session (22-10-2021)
1, 2, 3No
Employer Feedback –
Reference letter stating
duration and
performance of student
work
S/U5pm Friday of 14th week of the
session (22-10-2021)
1, 2, 3No
Students need to
complete workshops on
”Applying for Work:
Resume and Cover
Letter” and
”Interviewing for Work”
are run by Careers unit
of the university.
S/U5pm Friday of 14th week of the
session (22-10-2021)
3No

Feedback on Assessment
Feedback is an important part of the learning process that can improve your progress towards achieving the learning
outcomes. Feedback is any written or spoken response made in relation to academic work such as an assessment
task, a performance or product. It can be given to you by a teacher, an external assessor or student peer, and may
be given individually or to a group of students. As a Western Sydney University student, it is your responsibility to
seek out and act on feedback that is provided to you as a resource to further your learning.
In this unit, you can expect to receive assessment feedback within four weeks of submission after the due date.
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2.5 Assessment Details
2.5.1 Daily kept diary with the employer’s evaluation at the end of each week

Weight:S/U
Type of Collaboration:Individual
Due:5pm Friday of 14th week of the session (22-10-2021)
Submission:Online submission through submission link in unit vUWS site
Format:Completed logbook (hardcopy).
Length:12 weeks
Curriculum Mode:Log/Workbook

During 12 weeks of industrial experience, students are expected to complete a daily diary of activities. This diary
should be obtained from the School Reception prior to undertaking the placement. The diary must be signed each
week by the supervisor, with brief comments about the student’s performance for that week. The objective of the
diary is to act as a prompt for the writing of a report.
PLEASE NOTE: Leave the Academic Comment Section blank.
IMPORTANT! BEFORE THE START OF YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE.
What does each student need to do?
You must submit your Industrial Experience through the universities placements system InPlace at https://inplace.
westernsydney.edu.au/
1. Go to URL: inplace.westernsydney.edu.au
2. Select the ”Staff and Students” button, login to InPlace using your university’s student account.
3. Click the Self Placement Submission Widget, locate on the left hand side of the screen.
4. Fill out the relevant details, then press the ”Submit” button, locate at the bottom of the page.
– If you require additional assistance with submitting your InPlace submission please refer to training guide on
the Western Sydney University webpage at https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/placements_hub/placements_
hub/inplace/inplace_students/inplace_-_submit_an_application_for_self_placement
– PLEASE NOTE: All InPlace requests are a formal and legal request to the University and any requests with
false information submitted on request may lead to formal misconduct proceedings, and please explain.
– Student placements must be submitted at least three (3) weeks prior to commencement date of your placement
with organisation. This is to allow for approval of request and administration processing, as well as for UnPaid
Placements receipt of fully executed and approved Student Placement Agreement.
UnPaid Placements
– Any student who is attending an UnPaid placement with an organisation that the University does not have a
Student Placement Agreement in place is not allowed to commence their placement with organisation and will
not receive an insurance letter until this agreement has been finalised.
– This complies with the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and the University’s Placement Policy https://policies.
westernsydney.edu.au/document/view.current.php?id=308
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– In addition, any hours completed by any student where there is no Student Placement Agreement in place will
not be counted.
– If a student attends UnPaid during any course of their degree while enrolled at Western Sydney University is
consisted as UnPaid placement and NOT Prior Work Experience, forgetting to submit a request on InPlace will
not be accepted as an excuse.
– If a student is considering completing on an UnPaid placement with a particular organisation that they have
in mind, and still negotiation placement start date etc, and unsure if a Student Placement Agreement is in
place, we can start this process prior to your InPlace submission to check if a current agreement is in place by
emailing: [email protected]
Who is covered by Western Sydney University Insurance?
– Student will be covered by Western Sydney University insurance and insurance letter will be issued only for
UnPaid Placements when or if there is a current Student Placement Agreement in place.
– Students are not covered by Western Sydney University for Paid and Prior Work Experiences placements.
Who to contact?
– Student Placement and Industry Liaison Offcer: Rita Mifsud, can be emailed at [email protected]
for any administrative requirements.
– Unit Coordinator: Dr Ee Loon Tan, can be emailed at [email protected] for any academic related
enquiries.
Resources:
This logbook should be obtained from the School Reception XB.G.31 (Kingswood Campus) or online in the unit
vUWS site.
Please read the following document on vUWS:
Online version of the logbook
Learning Guide
Unit Outline
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Marking Criteria:

SatisfactoryUnsatisfactory
The logbook is submitted with all sections completed legibly and signed
by supervisors.
Incomplete sections in the logbook.
Supervisor endorsement is missing.

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2.5.2 Student’s Report- detailing the tasks and responsibilities undertaken by the student

Weight:S/U
Type of Collaboration:Individual
Due:5pm Friday of 14th week of the session (22-10-2021)
Submission:Online submission through submission link in unit vUWS site
Format:Approximately 12 page (3,000 words) report.
Length:About 3,000 words
Curriculum Mode:Report

Report:
At the completion of the experience a student is expected to prepare a professional standard report of 12 or more
pages detailing the experience(s), with a brief introduction of the company and the supervisor(s). The objectives of
this report are:
– to demonstrate the students ability to prepare a comprehensive report at a professional standard;
– to demonstrate the students ability to communicate effectively;
– to demonstrate to the University on behalf of Engineers Australia that the student has achieved a satisfactory
level of Industrial experience in one or more placements.
While there is no strict format for the report, the following must be addressed in the report:
– Introduction to the workplace and job description (company information, type of industry, location, etc);
– Analysis Industrial Experience – describe all industrial experience activities by providing details of technical
aspects (design/analysis, data collection and processing( and also describe non-technical activities (supervision,
project management, etc);
– Summarise your learning experience – particularly talk about what engineering, administrative and management
skills you have learnt.
– Identify subjects/units or experience, you have learnt at the University, which was beneficial to your industrial
experience.
– Identify the skills which you have learnt from your industrial experience that was not taught at the University.
– Specific feedback on the course or the individual unit which was delivered at the University will be useful
(particularly saying, for example, it would be better if a particular topic would have been taught as a part of a
particular unit) – this feedback will be useful for improvement of the course.
– By referring to Engineers of Australia Stage 1 Competencies, reflect on how the industrial experience has
developed relevant capabilities. Select the elements of competencies (at least one competency from each
of the three main capabilities) and then by referring to types of project activities that you have performed
explain how the industry experience has helped you to develop that skill.

1. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL BASE2. ENGINEERING APPLICATION ABILITY3. PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL
ATTRIBUTES
PE1.1 Comprehensive, theory-based
understanding of underpinning fundamentals
PE1.2 Conceptual understanding of
underpinning maths, analysis, statistics,
computing
PE1.3 In-depth understanding of specialists
bodies of knowledge
PE1.4 Discernment of knowledge
PE1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice
PE1.6 Understanding of scope, principles,
norms, accountabilities of sustainable
engineering practice
PE2.1 Application of established engineering
methods to complex problem solving
PE2.2 Fluent application of engineering
technique, tools and resources
PE2.3 applications on systematic engineering
synthesis and design processes
PE2.4 Application of systematic approaches to
the conduct and management of engineering
projects
PE3.1 Ethical conduct and professional
accountability
PE3.2 Effective oral and written communication
(professional and lay domains)
PE3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active
demeanour
PE3.4 Professional use and management of
information
PE3.5 Orderly management of self, and
professional conduct
PE3.6 Effective team membership and team
leadership

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Reference Letter:
As for the reference letter from your supervisor at the company must state the duration of your work including
the dates you start and finish, part time or full time, supervisor names and their qualifications, and contact details
(phones, email, and address). The reference letter should also be on the company’s offcial letterhead. It should be
clear in the reference letter that you have completed experience equivalent to 60 days of full time. You must submit
a reference letter from each company if you work more than one company.
Resources:
Engineers Australia Website ( https: / / www . engineersaustralia . org . au / sites / default / files / 2019- 11 / Stage1 _
Competency_Standards.pdf)
Report writing guideline in vUWS
Recommended contents in a report and reference letter in vUWS
Learning Guide
Unit Outline
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Marking Criteria:
To complete the report successfully, all expected standards must be met satisfactorily.

CriteriaExpected standards
Overall report presentationIndustrial experience report is presented as a professional report which
includes an executive summary and recommended content.
Details of the internshipCompany details, the roles, the time period, supervisor/team details, the
student role are clearly presented.
Details are suffcient to verify the student’s work experience.
Types of activitiesTypes of activities clearly presented and easy to read.
Relevant material such as detailed designs is presented in appendices
where necessary.
Suffcient information included in the submission to verify the types of
activities (appendices [design notes], logbook, reference letters, etc.)
Reflection on Engineers Australia Stage 1 CompetenciesEngineers Australia Stage 1 competencies are addressed using the
activities mentioned in the report.
At least one element in each of the three major categories
A. Knowledge and Skill Base
B. Engineering Application Ability
C. Professional and Personal Attributes
are attained as a result of the activities performed during the industrial
experience and are clearly articulated in the report.
Writing and presentationThe report is easy to read, well proofread and grammatically correct.
All figures, tables, etc. are correctly captioned.
The report uses
A. Fonts
B. Margins and indentations
C. Line Spacing
D. Captions
consistently throughout the report.
ReferencingA standard referencing style such as Harvard or IEEE is correctly used.
All images and other material taken from external sources are correctly
cited.

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2.5.3 Employer Feedback – Reference letter stating duration and performance of student work

Weight:S/U
Type of Collaboration:Individual
Due:5pm Friday of 14th week of the session (22-10-2021)
Submission:Online submission through submission link in unit vUWS site
Format:A reference letter from employer should state a duration and performance of student
work using a company’s offcial letterhead.
Length:1-2 pages on company’s offcial letterhead
Curriculum Mode:Professional Placement Performance

A reference letter from your supervisor at the company must state the duration of your work including the dates you
start and finish part-time or full time, supervisor names and their qualifications, and contact details (phones, email,
address). The reference letter should also be on the company’s offcial letterhead. It should be clear in the reference
letter that you have completed experience equivalent to 12 weeks full-time. You must submit a reference letter from
each company if you work for more than one company.
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Marking Criteria:

SatisfactoryUnsatisfactory
Supervisors feedback is provided on a company letterhead and is signed
by the supervisor.
The contact details of the supervisor/company are readily available on
the letter.
The letter from the employer is not submitted or the employer feedback
cannot be verified from the information provided.

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2.5.4 Students need to complete workshops on ”Applying for Work: Resume and Cover Letter” and
”Interviewing for Work” are run by Careers unit of the university.

Weight:S/U
Type of Collaboration:Individual
Due:5pm Friday of 14th week of the session (22-10-2021)
Submission:Online submission through submission link in unit vUWS site
Format:The students need to summarise the workshop in the Industrial Experience report.
Length:4 hours
Curriculum Mode:Participation

Please check the vUWS announcement section for the workshop details.
Resources:
Visit https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/careers/home/workshops for further information or attend School organised
workshop which will make available in vUWS.
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2.6 General Submission Requirements
Submission
– All assignments must be submitted by the specified due date and time.
– Complete your assignment and follow the individual assessment item instructions on how to submit. You must
keep a copy of all assignments submitted for marking.
Turnitin
– The Turnitin plagiarism prevention system may be used within this Unit. Turnitin is accessed via logging into
vUWS for the Unit. If Turnitin is being used with this Unit, this means that your assignments have to be
submitted through the Turnitin system. Turnitin from iParadigms is a web-based text-matching software that
identifies and reports on similarities between documents. It is also widely utilised as a tool to improve academic
writing skills. Turnitin compares electronically submitted papers against the following:
– Current and archived web: Turnitin currently contains over 24 billion web pages including archived pages
– Student papers: including Western Sydney University student submissions since 2007
– Scholarly literature: Turnitin has partnered with leading content publishers, including library databases,
text-book publishers, digital reference collections and subscription-based publications (e.g. Gale, Proquest, Emerald and Sage)
– Turnitin is used by over 30 universities in Australia and is increasingly seen as an industry standard. It is
an important tool to assist students with their academic writing by promoting awareness of plagiarism.By
submitting your assignment to Turnitin you will be certifying that:
– I hold a copy of this assignment if the original is lost or damaged
– No part of this assignment has been copied from any other student’s work or from any other source except
where due acknowledgement is made in the assignment
– No part of the assignment has been written for me by any other person/s
– I have complied with the specified word length for this assignment
– I am aware that this work may be reproduced and submitted to plagiarism detection software programs for
the purpose of detecting possible plagiarism (which may retain a copy on its database for future plagiarism
checking).
Self-Plagiarising
– You are to ensure that no part of any submitted assignment for this Unit or product has been submitted by
yourself in another (previous or current) assessment from any Unit, except where appropriately referenced, and
with prior permission from the Lecturer/Tutor/Unit Coordinator of this Unit.
Late Submission
– If you submit a late assessment, without receiving approval for an extension of time, (see next item), you will
be penalised by 10% per day for up to 10 days. In other words, marks equal to 10% of the assignment’s weight
will be deducted from the mark awarded.
– For example, if the highest mark possible is 50, 5 marks will be deducted from your awarded mark for each late
day.
– Saturday and Sunday are counted as one calendar day each.
– Assessments will not be accepted after the marked assessment task has been returned to students.
– This is consistent with Western Sydney University’s Assessment Policy
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Extension of Due Date for Submission
A student may apply for an extension of the due date for an assessment task if extenuating circumstances outside their
control, and suffciently grave in nature or duration, cause significant disruption to their capacity to study effectively.
To apply for an extension of assessment, please go to https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/currentstudents/current_
students/forms for guidance on how to lodge a request for consideration by the Unit Coordinator/Convenor. Extension
requests can be lodged before, on or no later than 5.00pm two working days after the due date of the assessment
task.
Resubmission
Resubmission of assessment items will not normally be granted if requested.
Application for Special Consideration
It is strongly recommended that you attend all scheduled learning activities to support your learning. If you have
suffered misadventure, illness, or you have experienced exceptional circumstances that have prevented your attendance
at class or your completion and submission of assessment tasks, you may need to apply for Special Consideration via the
Western Sydney University website. http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/currentstudents/current_students/services_
and_facilities/special_consideration2 or the Student Centre/Sydney City Campus Reception. Special Consideration
is not automatically granted. It is your responsibility to ensure that any missed content has been covered. Your
lecturer will give you more information on how this must be done.
Supplementary Assessments
A student may be eligible to apply for a supplementary assessment after the offcial notification of final unit results.
Please see the Procedures Section of the WSU Assessment Policy for details of eligibility and the application process.
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3 Teaching and Learning Activities

WeeksInstructionsAssessments Due
Week 1
19-07-2021
Information session run by the School.– Daily kept diary with the employer’s evaluation at the end of each
week
Week 2
26-07-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce
which you are able to get the detailed information from their online
homepage:
https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/careers/home/workshops
Week 3
02-08-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.
Week 4
09-08-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.
Week 5
16-08-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.
Week 6
23-08-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.
Week 7
30-08-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.
Week 8
06-09-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.
Week 9
13-09-2021
Intra session workshops.
Week 10
20-09-2021
Workshops run by CareerHub
Week 11
27-09-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.
Week 12
04-10-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.
Week 13
11-10-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.

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WeeksInstructionsAssessments Due
Week 14
18-10-2021
Weekly-based workshops and events are delivered by the Career Offce,
University and School.
– Student’s Report- detailing the tasks and responsibilities undertaken
by the student
– Employer Feedback – Reference letter stating duration and
performance of student work
– Students need to complete workshops on ”Applying for Work:
Resume and Cover Letter” and ”Interviewing for Work” are run by
Careers unit of the university.
Week 15
25-10-2021
Week 16
01-11-2021
Week 17
08-11-2021

The above timetable should be used as a guide only, as it is subject to change. Students will be advised of any changes as they become known on the Unit’s vUWS site.
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4 Learning Resources
4.1 Recommended Readings
Additional Reading
Burns-Martin, T 2012, Before and after resumes : how to turn a good resume into a great one, Adams Media, Avon,
Mass.
Students are expected to fully use the University Library Resources if there is a need from the workplace.
Online Resource
https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/careers/home/career_resume_advice
https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/careers/home/resources
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