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ENGP1000: Professional Engagement Program 1

The BEHonours degree (and all associated combined degrees) requires all students to develop a deep understanding of the professional and social contexts in which their engineering knowledge can be applied, and how this context shapes the application of their knowledge. This involves a strong engagement with the practice of their profession and ensuring that they are responsive to the needs and context of industry and community. This engagement is met through the completion of the PEP - Professional Engagement Program - a degree-long integrated program of professional development activities that involves students in contextualising their learning, progressively taking greater responsibility for their own development, and building the foundations of a strong professional engineering career. Once students have completed the requirements of the first stage of the Professional Engagement Program they will pass PEP1.

Code ENGP1000
Academic unit Engineering
Credit points 0
ENGG4000 OR ENGG5217

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Understand the rationale and need for the professional engagement program and its components as a pre-cursor to continuing professional development
  • LO2. Document learning from professional engagement activities in a reflective manner and with appropriate evidence
  • LO3. Develop a portfolio of professional engagement activities linked to the Engineers Australia National Competency standard for Professional Engineers (stage 1) that can be drawn upon during PEP2 and PEP3
  • LO4. Set short-term personal and professional development goals, track and meet them
  • LO5. Evaluate personal and professional development achievement to date and set broad goals for stage 2 of the program

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.