SIT709 - Advancing Your Career in IT

Year:

2022 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

SIT774, STP710 and must have successfully completed 10 credit points of study in level 7 SIT-coded units.

For students enrolled in S735, S737, S739, S777, S779: STP710 and must have successfully completed 7 credit points of study in level 7 SIT-coded units.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Students will be required to complete a minimum of 120 hours (maximum 160 hours) within a relevant, course-related organisation.

 

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Students will be required to complete a minimum of 120 hours (maximum 160 hours) within a relevant, course-related organisation.

 

Note:

Please note: Enrolments after the dates below are subject to Unit Chair approval.

Trimester 1 2022: Friday 18 February 2022
Trimester 2 2022: Friday 24 June 2022
Trimester 3 2022: Friday 21 October 2022

Students must contact their enrolment officer prior to enrolling in this unit in order to meet the pre-selection requirements by emailing sebe-wil@deakin.edu.au.

Delays in completing the placement could mean that the course will take longer to complete than the stated duration. Attendance at the placement may be required outside the trimester dates.


For more information and to complete the application process: please refer to Information Technology Placement or email sebe-wil@deakin.edu.au.

 

 

Content

This unit enables students to complete a placement of 120-160 hours (typically as a 4-6 week unpaid placement or as a 12 week unpaid placement) in an IT-related position.  Students will be required to undertake advanced level course-relevant work so as to gain experience as a specialised IT professional and to apply discipline-specific expert level professional skills and knowledge. 

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must demonstrate that they are working to the satisfaction of the host organisation (including skill competency levels, professional code of conduct and project output requirements) at both the mid and end of placement phases.

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