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Unit of Study DSGN1007 Metal Design and Production (2023)

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    Students are required to attend a compulsory onsite workshop.

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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:

discuss mining, refining and production processes of a range of metals, including commonly used sections and shapes of metals

assess the mechanical, physical and modification of the properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in various structural and non-structural forms

select appropriate metal or metal products for use in a range of consumer, commercial and industrial contexts

demonstrate sound industry-specific workplace communication skills including literacy, numeracy and graphics communication techniques including engineering and workshop drawing, rendering and industry production drawing specification applicable in the production of metal projects

describe and demonstrate appropriate WHS and maintenance practices in the metal workshop environment

demonstrate broad foundational skills and methods used for a variety of metals in marking out, cutting, machining, fabricating, joining, modifying properties, colouring and finishing

apply appropriate principles and techniques for the design and manufacture of a metal-based project including the development of time and finance plans.

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