How to Write Career Episode for Engineers Australia

How to Write Career Episode:

Career Episode writing for Engineers Australia Skill Assessment process represents your knowledge and experience in engineering and it can be either form education or work experience.

Each career episode should be based on a specific period or distinct aspect of your engineering activity, and all three episodes should be from different periods or aspects of your engineering activity.

It is important to provide evidence that how you have applied engineering knowledge and skill in the nominated occupation. Career episodes should be written in your own words and use good English.

Plagiarism in Career episode is not recommended as it will lead y0u to get banned for one year, lose money and time wastage.

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Career Episodes can be based upon;

  • An engineering task was undertaken as part of your educational program.
  • A project you have worked on or are currently on
  • A specific position that you occupied or currently occupy (in this case, the career episode must comprise more than a mere duty statement)
  • A particular engineering problem that you were required to solve.


What should be the length of a career Episode:

The length of each career episode is from 1000 to 2500 words and there is no need present amount of technical data in career episodes.


Career Episode Dos:

  • Good written communication
  • Application of engineering knowledge and skills
  • Emphasize your personal role (what you did how)
  • Use first person singular (I designed, I investigated, etc.)

Excessive Technical data (photo, calculation, and table) is not required. Emphasize any engineering problem identified by you and any particular problem-solving technique you applied. Number each paragraph in each of career and write those numbers in SS. The numbering of paragraphs should be in this format; Career Episode 1 (paragraphs 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) Career Episode 2 (paragraphs 2.1,.2.2, 2.3, etc.) Career Episode 3 (paragraphs 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, etc.)


Sections of Career Episode:

Each Career episode should be written in four section The sections that are supposed to be written in each career episode are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Background
  3. Personal Engineering Activity
  4. Summary


The length of the introduction section should be approximately 100 words.

The introduction should contain the following information;

  • Chronology
  • Date and duration of the career episode
  • Geographical location where the experience was gained
  • Name of the organization
  • Title of the position occupied by you


The background provides the context in which you have been working or studying.

  • The length of the background section should be from 200-500 words.
  • It should contain the following information;
  • Nature of the overall engineering project
  • Objectives of the project
  • Nature of your particular work area
  • A chart of the organization structure/ organ gram highlighting your position, in relation to the career episode
  • Job description or statement of your duties (provide an official duty statement where available)


3—Personal Engineering Activity

This is the main section of any career episode, and it describes the actual work performed by you as an engineer. Its length should be from 500 to 1000 word. In this section, you need to focus on the engineering tasks performed by you. You should describe your own role rather than teamwork.

This section should contain the following information;

  • How you applied your engineering knowledge and skills
  • Tasks delegated to you and how you went about accomplishing them
  • Any particular technical difficulties/ problems you encountered and how you solved them.
  • Strategies devised by you including any original or design work
  • How you worked with other team members.


In the summary section, you need to conclude your impression of the engineering activity and your role in it. Its length should be from 50 to 100 words.

  • Summary section should contain the following information;
  • Your view of the overall project
  • How the project fared in meeting the goals/ requirements
  • How your personal role contributed to the project.


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