ENG592 Engineering Portfolio - Professional (2)

In this subject students will undergo a mock evaluation against the Engineers Australia Stage 2 competencies for chartered status.  Drawing upon their experience and their portfolios they will be required to attempt the assessment process, responding to the 16 criteria and undergoing the same interview process as professional engineers seeking  CPEng recognition.  This will serve as a reflective exercise for students to capture their achievements throughout the course, and to guide them for continuing professional development needs after graduation.


Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • have undergone the CPEng assessment process;
  • have identified their professional development needs post- graduation;
  • to be able to write career episode reports; and
  • be able to improve interview skills.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The 16 Stage Two competencies are defined by Engineers Australia. Students will write a reflective essay against each of these competencies and then participate in an interview that further elicits information about their preparedness for CPEng status.

Workplace Learning

This subject contains a 0 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

No additional time in the workplace will be required for this subject; however it draws upon the students previous experiences in the workplace.

Residential School

This subject contains a 5 day Compulsory Residential School.

Concurrent with ENG599

The residential school for this subject serves as the synchronising face-to-face events for the student cohort during the second half of their final placement.  Core events include: The conduct of the face-to-face interview elements of the Charter Status mock evaluation, as well as any intensive rehearsal and preparation for this event; participation in whole-of-course exhibitions of portfolio / thesis work.

Special Resources

This subject will be completed while the student is on placement in industry.  Industry placements may require travel and/or relocation depending upon the nature and location of the placement.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.