Course Title: Industry Research Project 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6016 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Principal Technical Officer)

Course Title: Industry Research Project 1

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face

Term1 2014

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

The purpose of this module is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to undertake industry based research. The module also assists in drawing together the studies that have been undertaken within the Advanced Diploma program. This Industry Research project has a nominal duration of 40 hours and as such, should have a level of complexity and/or detail commensurate with the allocated time.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 EB020 Report Writing & Presentation Skills for Managers

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBG879 industry research project

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner should be able to:
1. Plan a research project
2. Apply appropriate investigation techniques
3. Analyse data generated by research
4. Identify conclusions/outcomes of research
5. Present final report in appropriate format

Overview of Assessment

The assessment for this module will consist of the following:
 1 x written industry based project proposal
 1 x project activities diary
 1 x major industry research project report and presentation