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ENG8311 Workplace Portfolio

Semester 3, 2022 Online
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Engineering
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 27 June 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: ENG8300

Overview

The Master of Engineering Practice program is designed to enable Engineering Technologists to draw on their industrial experience to demonstrate their achievement of many of the required graduate attributes and capabilities, both generic and technical. This course and the course ENG8308 Industrial Project are designed to enable students to use the knowledge and skills they have gained in the workplace to demonstrate (a) achievement of Engineers Australia's (EA) Stage 1 Competencies, and (b) the discipline specific competencies defined in their Self-assessment Portfolio in the course ENG8300. The competencies outlined in this course are mapped to Stage 2 competencies, and hence, could be used as preparation to submit Engineering Competency Claims (ECCs) to Engineers Australia’s eChartered upon graduating from the MEPR program. Students will demonstrate their competence by writing a number of Engineering Competency Claims (ECCs), each highlighting their achievement of one or more of the competencies or, as they are described in EA documents, "Elements".

Students satisfy the Workplace Portfolio requirements of the Master of Engineering Practice program by satisfactorily completing two courses: this course, and the subsequent course ENG8308 Industrial Project by demonstrating competencies outlined in ENG8300 Self Assessment Portfolio. Together, these courses are designed to enable students to use the knowledge and skills they have gained in the workplace to demonstrate (a) compliance with Engineers Australia's Stage 1 competencies, and (b) compliance with the discipline specific competencies defined in their Self-assessment Portfolio in the course ENG8300. The competencies outlined in this course are mapped to Stage 2 competencies, and hence, could be used as preparation to submit Engineering Competency Claims (ECCs) to Engineers Australia's eChartered upon graduating from the MEPR program. During this course, students will prepare the ECCs that were defined in their Self-assessment Portfolio in the course ENG8300. In addition, students will start writing the literature review component of the ENG8308 industry project as proposed in ENG8300. In each ECC, students will demonstrate their achievement of one or more of the competencies, or, as they are described in EA documents, "Elements". The information in each ECC must be verified by a professional engineer or equivalent when the final version is submitted. When completed, the portfolio or claim should demonstrate that the student has achieved the required Elements that they indicated would be addressed in ENG8300 Self Assessment Portfolio.

Course learning outcomes

On completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. address and comply with Engineers Australia's Stage 1 Competencies by writing Engineering Competency Claims (ECCs);
  2. address the level of attainment of Engineers Australia's Stage 2 Competencies by writing Engineering Competency Claims (ECCs);
  3. address and comply with the defined discipline competencies by writing Engineering Competency Claims (ECCs);
  4. find and critically review the quality and value of information from published literature and other contextual sources, and write a literature review for an industry project;
  5. communicate effectively using written communication skills as per format requirements.

Topics

Description Weighting(%)
1. Preparation of the ECCs for the Workplace Portfolio 70.00
2. Preparation of critical literature review for an industry project 30.00
Date printed 27 June 2022