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Unit description

Introduces knowledge and skills to become familiar with the textiles or metal industry’s production processes dependent on the student's specialisation choice. The structure, properties, characteristics, preparation, processing and selection of textiles or metal and textiles or metal products will be examined. Students will develop skills and knowledge related to safety, storage, preparation, processing, presentation, and industry-specific workplace communication skills, leading to the design, preparation, manufacture and presentation of textiles or metal products. 

Unit content

Module 1: Relevant theory, legislation, policy & practice for industry and schools. 
 
Module 2: Material properties knowledge, performance and selection. 
 
Module 3: Production and handling of materials. Properties, characteristics & performance (cont). 
 
Module 4: Past, current and emerging technologies and production practices. 
 
Module 5: Practise in the design and safe production of products using a variety of resources. 
 
Module 6: Practise in the design and safe production of products using a variety of resources (cont). 

Learning outcomes

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:
1define the theory, legislation, policy and practice for the industry
2assess the structure, properties and characteristics of products
3demonstrate sound industry-specific workplace communication skills including literacy, numeracy, visual communication and industry production drawing applications
4demonstrate broad foundational skills and methods for metal or textile products

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. define the theory, legislation, policy and practice for the industry
  2. assess the structure, properties and characteristics of products
  3. demonstrate sound industry-specific workplace communication skills including literacy, numeracy, visual communication and industry production drawing applications
  4. demonstrate broad foundational skills and methods for metal or textile products

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Practical 25 hours (N/A)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Portfolio40%
Practical skills40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

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