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Unit of Study DES10654 - Metal Industry Practice and Management (2020)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Advanced

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

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GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe past and present influences on the metal industry such as historical, social, cultural, economic, personal and environmental issues, and their impact on manufacturing processes, materials and work practices
2 Demonstrate knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety issues and an understanding of how to assess and manage hazards and personnel safely
3 describe new and emerging technologies in the metal industry and their impact on the way manufactured products are made and used
4 discuss the teaching, management and practice of design and production/manufacture in metal working environments and industry
5 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
6 apply project management (including WHS issues) and communication skills to the production and documentation of high quality metal products.

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

  1. describe past and present influences on the metal industry such as historical, social, cultural, economic, personal and environmental issues, and their impact on manufacturing processes, materials and work practices
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety issues and an understanding of how to assess and manage hazards and personnel safely
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. describe new and emerging technologies in the metal industry and their impact on the way manufactured products are made and used
    • GA4:
  4. discuss the teaching, management and practice of design and production/manufacture in metal working environments and industry
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  5. 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
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  6. apply project management (including WHS issues) and communication skills to the production and documentation of high quality metal products.
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.