Here in this post is a step-by-step guide to write a good I.T. Report. Students industrial work experience scheme (SIWES) is a programm which exposes student in various discipline the necessary practical oriented work that is meant to teach and equip them.
SIWES programme lasts for a period of 3 months to one(1) year for students in science based courses. I.T as a special course in some institutions carries about 3-6 units in their second semester credit load.
After the duration, students are required to write a technical report of their I.T experience. This basically covers all your activities in the work place, which carries 25% of the total siwes marks.To write a Good I.T. Report, i advise you adhere strictly to the following format, as so to get your full mark. In case you don’t know, your Industrial Training Fund (I.T.F), allocated the following marks to the reports.
- Log book Record/ Presentation: 25 marks
- Technical Report: 25 marks
- Attitudinal Observation: 10 marks
- Employers Report: 25 marks
- Oral interview by department (I.T defence): 15 marks.
So the whole thing depends on your log book and your report. You really need to use a well designed Format to Write a Good SIWES Report.
Most times some students do not engage in this programm because of one thing or the other which could not permit them to go to work everyday.
ALSO SEE: OVERVIEW OF SIWES
But nevertheless, with the below good SIWES Report Format you can write and present a better I.T report and walk away with your A.
How To Write A Good I.T. Report
Irrespective of the course you study, this format is applicable provided your course approves the programme.
Good SIWES Report Format Guideline
The arrangement of your cover page attracts marks to yor report. Your cover page should contain the students name, department, matriculation Number, the course code, period of attachment (dates should be quoted), your employers name Or your I.T co-ordinator and location of the place were the student did the I.T.
See below a sample of the , so you don’t make mistake.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
This is another important part were most student find difficult. See below an example of well arranged table of content.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Table of content
1.2 Objectives of the programs
2.1 Description of the establishment of the attachment
2.2 Objectives of the establishment
2.3 Organization structure including the organigram of the establishment
2.4 The various departments/ groups/ sections in the establishment and function
CHAPTER THREE AND FOUR
Report clearly on work actually carried out with clear statement on experience acquired
Summary, conclusion and recommendation
Problems encountered during SIWES, recommendation, conclusion and summary of attachment activities.
APPRECIATION PAGE OR DEDICATION PAGE
Take this for example I thank God Almighty for His protection and guardian in my life and having carried me this far. I also appreciate my parents (enter your parents name here) for their direction, protection and support.
This part is where you have to acknowledge the person who you think without, you couldn’t have done the I.T. Example, I acknowledge my I.T HOD James William the permanent secretary Mrs Jane Wendy and the commissioner John Hurt. I also acknowledge my I.T Co-ordinator, Dr Mark Kenndy.
The next part is your chapters. when writing, you need to be careful, check your spellings well to avoid typographical error.
Ensure you use font size 14, New times roman and 2.0 line spacing. Also, don’t forget an organizational chart, as stated earlier.
The Chapter 1 of your I.T report should contain the introduction, brief history of the firm or ministry where you carried out your training and its organizational chart.
Your I.T report Chapter 2 should cover all your activities during your training period, and should be done lucidly.
Now you state all the Problems which you encountered during the training period in chapter 3.
It’s time for your conclusion and general appraisal of the programme. Diagrams, graphs and sketches should be used where necessary.