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ENGP2000: Professional Engagement Program 2

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 second stage of the Professional Engagement Program they will pass PEP2.

Code ENGP2000
Academic unit Engineering
Credit points 0
ENGP1000 AND [24cp of ENGI units of study]
ENGG4000 OR ENGG5217

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

  • LO1. Continue setting short and medium term personal and professional development goals, tracking and meeting them
  • LO2. Document learning from professional development activities in a reflective manner and with appropriate evidence
  • LO3. Identify engineering intern employer needs, specific to your area of study, as well as contemporary hiring practices, and use this to inform personal and professional development
  • LO4. Build and articulate a strong value proposition to a potential engineering internship employer in both written and oral forms
  • LO5. Develop a growing portfolio of professional engagement activities linked to the Engineers Australia National Competency standard for Professional Engineers (stage 1), and use this as evidence to support your value proposition
  • LO6. Obtain a written offer of a faculty approved engineering internship job to be completed prior to undertaking PEP3
  • LO7. Understand your rights and responsibilities with regard to workplace health and safety as well as professional ethics

Unit outlines

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