Course Title: Communicate and apply standard industry procedures and policies in an engineering office

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Communicate and apply standard industry procedures and policies in an engineering office

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2010,
Term2 2010,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to enter an engineering design office with knowledge of the engineering disciplines, the contribution of engineering to society, basic structures, awards and work practices, including quality systems, risk management and the application of Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare OHS&W legislation. The competency includes communication through writing technical reports and making short oral presentations.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EDX010B Communicate and apply standard industry procedures and policies in an engineering design office


1. Apply knowledge of the different engineering disciplines and the impact of engineering on society.

2.Apply knowledge of the types of engineering occupations and employment, education, training and retraining requirements for a engineering design office.

3. Participate in quality improvement activities.

4. Apply the legislative requirements of Occupational Health, Safety & Welfare.

5. Conduct a workplace hazard audit.

6. Apply knowledge of risk management concepts.

7. Write a technical document .

8. Make an oral presentation.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Learning Package on the Learning Hub.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction