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Unit description

Builds upon the knowledge and skills in Industry and Material Practices A, to develop advanced design and production skills and knowledge of materials associated with either timber or food.  This unit enhances students' understanding of contemporary and advanced practices and a deeper understanding of the characteristics and properties related to the timber or food industry. Students undertaking the timber pathway are required to participate in compulsory skills development workshops that extends students' skills and methods for the safe design, development, and understanding of the use of appropriate technology and processes to produce quality products.   

Unit content

Module 1 Innovative industry practices in materials use and/or process. 
 
Module 2 Practise in design, documentation of products for communication. 
 
Module 3 Broad and critical materials knowledge of properties and performance. 
 
Module 4 Contemporary and emerging technologies and complex production practices. 
 
Module 5 Management in selection and use in a variety of resources and complex techniques. 
 
Module 6 Problem-solving, safety, production and evaluation of complex products. 

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:
1describe new and emerging technologies and their impact on the way manufactured products are made and used
2discuss the practice of design, processes and manufacture in an industry context
3demonstrate advanced, contemporary skills and methods and the use and maintenance of tools, equipment and/or machinery
4apply project management (including WHS issues) and communication skills to the safe production and documentation of a complex, high quality product

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

  1. describe new and emerging technologies and their impact on the way manufactured products are made and used
  2. discuss the practice of design, processes and manufacture in an industry context
  3. demonstrate advanced, contemporary skills and methods and the use and maintenance of tools, equipment and/or machinery
  4. apply project management (including WHS issues) and communication skills to the safe production and documentation of a complex, high quality product

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Practical 25 hours
Assessment
Portfolio40%
Project60%
Notice

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

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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