• Offered by School of Engineering
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
  • Course subject Engineering
  • Areas of interest Engineering
  • Work Integrated Learning Placements
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Danlu Guo
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2024
    First Semester 2024
    Winter Session 2024
    Second Semester 2024
    See Future Offerings
  • STEM Course

The Bachelor of Engineering degree at the ANU is accredited by the Engineers Australia. A requirement of Engineers Australia, as part of the degree accreditation, is that ALL students MUST complete the equivalent of 12 weeks of full-time work experience outside the University during their studies. This is implemented in the Bachelor of Engineering degree at the ANU as the this course.

It is the student's responsibility to obtain the employment. The School of Engineering provides several resources to help students find work experience, including an annual seminar held in second semester, a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document and a list of past employers (updated at the end of each semester).

An engineering work experience should be 12 weeks (420 hours) in an engineering environment where the student is supervised by a qualified engineer. Also acceptable is 8 weeks in an engineering environment under the supervision of a qualified engineer, and the remaining 4 weeks in any sort of employment. All work experience claimed must have been completed since the commencement of the degree. Please contact the course convenor if you have any question on the supervision requirement.

Students are required to submit a 10-15 page report upon completion of their work experience. For details of report requirements, report assessment and submission procedure, please see


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Work effectively in a professional engineering environment individually and as part of team.
  2. Describe roles, activities and work undertaken in a professional engineering environment.
  3. Demonstrate insight into professional engineering practice for future practice.
  4. Reflect on workplace issues such as human and industrial relations, job organisation, maintenance, safety and environmental issues.
  5. Reflect on how engineering courses and electives contribute to the development of breadth and depth of knowledge and multidisciplinary skills and self-competence for ethical practice within the Stage 1 Engineers Australia Stage 1 graduate engineer competencies.

Work Integrated Learning


This course provides you with the industry experience that makes the transition to employment much easier, can give you an insight into how the industry is working, developing and define your career path in Engineering. This Accreditation placement will enable you to understand how you can apply what you’ve learnt into a practical setting where you develop a sense of workplace culture.

Other Information

Professional Skills Mapping:

Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies 

Indicative Assessment

  1. ENGN3100 Practical experience report (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.


ENGN3100 Report

  • Students must complete 12 weeks (420 hours) of full-time work experience as part of their engineering degree.
  • A 10-15 page report must be submitted describing the work experience. The employer must sign off on the report. Please see the report template (ENGN3100 | ANU College of Engineering, Computing & Cybernetics). The report should contain:
  • Title
  • Contents
  • Summary
  • Technical Report
  • Development of Stage 1 Competency Standards for Professional Engineer
  • If you are claiming for employment at more than one place of work, your report must include a letter from each employer (on company letterhead, where letterhead exists) being claimed for, stating the number of full-time and part-time days worked by the student, with dates. This is important so that it is easy to see exactly how much time the student has actually worked for. A template is provided in the resources webpage.
  • LETTERS WITHOUT SUFFICIENT DETAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. See the employer letter template provided with the report template (ENGN3100 | ANU College of Engineering, Computing & Cybernetics). Scan the signed original letters and include in your electronic report submission. Keep the originals for your record.
  • The report itself need only describe the experience at one of the places (must be one of the places satisfying the engineering requirement).
  • Of the 12 weeks of work experience claimed at least 8 weeks (280 hours) must be within an engineering environment, preferably working with a professional engineer. The other 4 weeks (140 hours) may be in any general type of work (e.g. retail).
  • Students cannot claim for any work undertaken within the ANU or any other university.
  • Students who are undertaking their honours or summer research project with an employer other than the ANU may claim this time as work experience up to the full 12 we

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed at least 48 units of university courses.

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Summer Session

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1542 01 Jan 2024 19 Jan 2024 19 Jan 2024 31 Mar 2024 In Person View

First Semester

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Winter Session

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6586 01 Jul 2024 19 Jul 2024 19 Jul 2024 30 Sep 2024 In Person View

Second Semester

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7087 22 Jul 2024 29 Jul 2024 31 Aug 2024 25 Oct 2024 In Person View

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