Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: At least eight weeks practical experience in an industry workplace, arranged by the student in consultation with the campus coordinator. The eight-week requirement must include one placement of at least four weeks duration, unless a variation is negotiated. Placements are normally completed during vacation breaks. Students may also be required to complete formal training in workplace occupational health and safety, risk assessment, and practical skills acquisition, delivered in block courses |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
Phone: 9250 6827
Work experience is a feature of all MSLE Bachelor and Associate degree courses. On completion of Industry Placement, students should have:
Industry placements may be undertaken in a range of businesses in the relevant land and food industries. These include commercial farm, equine, horticulture or forest operations, service industries including financial institutions, government departments and agencies, processing and marketing companies. Formal training in workplace occupational health and safety, risk assessment, and practical skills may be provided in block courses to give students an appreciation of safe working practices.
|Objectives:||Information Not Available|
A written report (1000 words) is submitted on one period of industry placement and is marked as pass/fail only. A journal must be kept for all placements and be made available for review by campus coordinator. Host employers will complete evaluation forms assessing the standards of performance and participation achieved by students while on placement.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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This subject is a hurdle requirement for the completion of the Associate Degree of Agriculture and Horticulture.
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