Industry Training (DSMHP)

Subject code: IND203

Subject Aim

Where appropriate, Industry Training is a compulsory component of most programs at ICMS. It is designed to provide students with learning in the workplace that supports, illustrates and extends the theoretical and practical learning provided through the classroom environment. Students will experience the workplace, apply and broaden their professional and theoretical skills and form a network of industry contacts. The concepts and principles of each student’s chosen specialisation are examined in the work setting providing substantial student learning and benefits to the employer through the introduction of new ideas at the forefront of the discipline.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding that academic learning is necessary for career success but that complementary practical understanding is also critical
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in communication and practical generic workplace skills
  3. Demonstrate and link these competencies with the overall course aim
  4. Demonstrate an awareness of workplace culture and employer expectations
  5. Demonstrate the ability to use the work experience to reflect on and develop insights from their industry training experience.

Student Assessment

Exams will take place in weeks 12 & 13. Please refer to the official Exam Timetable for further information. Students are required to prepare for assessments by reading the subject matter in course notes, handouts and readings as well as independently researching. Class work and practical application of theory assist in reinforcing the importance of this subject’s topics. Each student is required to participate in class discussions and activities.

The overall assessment program is the following:

No Assessment Issued Due Weighting Type Outcomes
1 Major Report Week 1 Week 10 100% Individual Assignment 4,5
2 Employer Evaluation Week 1 Week 11 0% Practical Exam 1,4,5
3 Self-evaluation Week 1 Week 11 0%  Practical Exam 1,2,4,5

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