Course Title: Work Experience 1

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2011

Course Code: EMPL5322

Course Title: Work Experience 1

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Contact : Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Bill Chau

+61 3 99254070

Nominal Hours: 0

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

PUBH5593 Occupational Health and Safety for Supervisors

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with experience of a work environment that is integrated with an off-the-job training component. This course will provide participants with the opportunity to gain and further develop the skills and knowledge relevant to the learning outcomes in other course learning units.
This module enables students to participate in a variety of real time experiences and work ethics in the aerospace industry.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBJ100 Work Experience 1

Learning Outcomes

Undertake projects/tasks* in an appropriate industry workplace.
*Should be typical of work undertaken by new employees with an equivalent level of training. Tasks should be related to single learning outcomes or groups of outcomes in one or more courses.

Details of Learning Activities

Industrial work experience of 160 Hours to complete agreed activities for the practical placement

Teaching Schedule

No formal classes required for this module. Refer to ’Practical Placement Information Guide Students’ for more information.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Practical Placement Information Guide Students


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

A record or portfolio of workplace experience that may include:
• A list of on the job activities performed and authorised by the work placement supervisor.
• Work experience logbook showing name and address of employer, dates/times worked and duty statement.
• A list of skill enhancement activities and relationship to learning units completed.
• Any workplace project undertaken (if relevant).

• Employer evaluation.
• Completion of activities listed in a log book and signed off by the employer and/or work placement supervisor.
• Work Experience evidence to be submitted to the School in an appropriate form.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment is an important part of the practical placement and during the placement; you will be required to maintain a ‘Practical Placement Log Book’. Assessment of the knowledge and skills you have learned in the workplace counts toward your final results and your practical placement coordinator will give you information on how your assessments are to be conducted and recorded. If you miss any time during the placement, you must complete any outstanding hours within the specified enrolment period.
Please note: Assessment criteria will be detailed under ‘Final Assessment Record’ on page 13 of your Practical Placement Log Book. Please note that the Workplace Supervisor Report must reflect 80% or more observations as ‘Always’ or ‘Mostly’.

To successfully complete your placement, you need to undertake 160 hours of practical placement in total for ‘Work Experience 1’. If you miss any time during your placement you must complete any outstanding hours within the specified enrolment period.

Assessment Matrix

 Assessment Criteria:

If all the following five tasks  are marked as Yes by the Assessor,  you have successfully completed the practical placement and will be marked pass, otherwise you will be marked as fail.

1. Have you completed 160 Hours practical placement ?
2. Do weekly activities reflect that all agreed activities (as per list attached at the end of the Log Book) are completed and signed by the Workplace Supervisor ?
3. Have you completed Self Evaluation Report ?
4. Does Workplace Supervisor Report reflect 80% or more observations as ‘Always’ or ‘Mostly’ ?
5. Has Assessor completed Assessor Evaluation Report?

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