Introduces knowledge and skills to become familiar with the timber or food industry’s production processes dependent on the student’s specialisation choices. Students will examine the structure, properties, characteristics, preparation, processing and selection of timber or food-materials and timber or food products will be examined. Skills and knowledge will be developed related to safety, storage, preparation, processing, presentation, and industry-specific workplace communication skills, leading to the design, preparation, manufacture and presentation of timber/ food products.
Module 1: Relevant theory, legislation, policy and practice for industry and schools.
Module 2: Material properties, knowledge and product development.
Module 3: Material properties, knowledge and product development (cont.)
Module 4: Past, current and emerging technologies and production practices.
Module 5: Application of material knowledge in design.
Module 6: Practise in the design and safe production of products using a variety of resources.
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||define the theory, legislation, policy, research and practice for the industry.|
|2||assess the structure, properties and characteristics of raw materials and products.|
|3||demonstrate sound industry-specific workplace communication skills including literacy, numeracy and communication approaches.|
|4||demonstrate broad foundational skills and methods for products.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- define the theory, legislation, policy, research and practice for the industry.
- assess the structure, properties and characteristics of raw materials and products.
- demonstrate sound industry-specific workplace communication skills including literacy, numeracy and communication approaches.
- demonstrate broad foundational skills and methods for products.
Prescribed Learning Resources
- No prescribed texts.
- No prescribed resources/equipment.
Teaching and assessment
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