Workplace Integrated Learning (WIL)
WIL refers to a departure point of applied learning that focuses on work experience (i.e. acquiring work-related skills) under supervision and/or mentorship in the workplace. It is a learning programme that focuses on the application of theory in an authentic, work-based context.
Aims of WIL
- To expose students to the real workplace while still studying.
- To assist students to gain general work experience in a professional work environment.
- To help students develop a range of valuable generic skills.
- To make the transition from student to employee easier.