Enhances students' understanding of historical, social, cultural, economic, personal and environmental issues related to the metal industry. The design and manufacture of metal products is considered. The unit extends students' skills and methods for a variety of metals in marking out, cutting, machining, fabricating, joining, modifying properties, colouring and finishing and their understanding of the use and maintenance of tools and machinery.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe historical developments in the metal industry and their impact on manufacturing processes, materials and work practices||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||critique past and present impacts of metal products on the economy, society, culture and the environment||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||debate structural, technical, environmental, personal, and sociological considerations related to the metal industry||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|4||describe new and emerging technologies in the metal industry and their impact on the way manufactured products are made and used||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||discuss the practice of design and production/manufacture in the metal industry||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||demonstrate advanced, contemporary skills and methods for a variety of metals in marking out, cutting, machining, fabricating, joining, modifying properties, colouring and finishing, and the use and maintenance of tools and machinery||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|7||apply project management (including WHS issues) and communication skills to the production and documentation (including time and finance plans) of a complex, high quality metal product.|
- The is no text to purchase however we do provide you access to a text that is out of print. Copies are available in MySCU, however you may come across copies for your own professional library, look for it at markets and second-hand book stores: Abelson, B & Pateman, A, 1988, Metalworking Part One and Part Two, 2nd edn, McGraw-Hill, Sydney. ISBN: 0-07-452582-4.
- You only need to download this document: NSW Board of Studies, 1999, Industrial Technology Stage 6, Revised 2008, Board of Studies NSW, Sydney. ISBN: 0-7313-4228-3.
- You only need to download this document: NSW Board of Studies, 2003, Industrial Technology 7-10, Board of Studies NSW, Sydney. ISBN: 1-7409-9741-7.
Teaching and assessment
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