University of Technology Sydney

41035 Professional Practice Preparation 1

3cp; block; 4 x 2hrs (workshop), 4 x 3hrs (tutorial)
Requisite(s): 18 credit points of completed study in Completion of at least 18 credit points
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate


International students in five-year combined degrees (C09068, C09070, C09072, C09074 and C09076), students in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (C09066) and the Master of Professional Engineering (C04309) are required to undertake online post-enrolment language assessment (OPELA) screening prior to commencing in this subject. Students who achieve a Band 1 result are required to undertake 42015 Engineering Practice in an Australian Context instead of this subject. Students who achieve a Band 2 or 3 result may continue with this subject.


This subject provides students with opportunities to collaborate with their peers and the subject's teaching staff to explore the social practices involved in seeking, obtaining, contributing to and learning from an engineering job or internship. Students are guided in the documentation of their growing capabilities to contribute to a workplace, and to engage in workplace learning focusing particularly on the ethical, safety, interpersonal and communication capabilities that may be required in engineering workplaces.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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Access conditions

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