Introduction to Workshop

Course code IDEA1480Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Formal workshop skills are presented and applied in the context of Design and Technology. Workshop safety and basic workshop practices and process are introduced. The relationship between prototypes and industrial production is defined. Risk assessment and management, with a specific focus on school workshops, are a focus of the course.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. Introduces safety and basic workshop practices.
2. Introduces students to risk management processes and documentation.
3. Involves student in minor design projects.
4. Provides experience with metal joining procedures.
5. Effectively communicate technological information related to design problems
ContentStudents will complete exercises developing skills in the following areas;
1 Workshop Safety and Fabrication
2 Basic Maching Processes
3 Defining the Relationship between Process and Materials
4 Defining the Relationship between Prototypes and Industrial Production
5. Risk assessment and management
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Mastery learning of a range of production processes
ProjectsDesign and manufacture project
ReportsRisk assessment and management
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term