Stage 1 Advanced Manufacturing

LENGTH OF COURSE: Semester Only

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES: $100

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Process and production skills: Develop knowledge and skills in using advanced manufacturing processes such as laser cutting, 3D printing, CNC routing and vinyl cutting to produce designed products. Develop an understanding of the characteristics and properties of advanced technologies and how they can be combined to produce sustainable designed solutions..

Investigating and designing: Develop capacity to design and communicate intent. Develop understandings of ethical, legal, social, economic, environmental and sustainability factors in product design. Prepare products for production, using a range of digital technologies. Integrate microprocessors and electronics to produce products with increasingly complex functionality.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Specialist Skills Tasks:
Ability to design and produce solutions to given criteria using specialised production or design skills.

Design Portfolio and Product:
Design, produce and evaluate your own product. The product to develop can be chosen by the student in collaboration with their teacher as cost, space, time and capacity need to be considered.