Course handbook


Introduces students to the process of project development with a focus on the application of metals to design projects.

Availability2017 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. 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


Students will complete exercises developing skills in the following areas;

  1. Metal Fabrication Techniques
  2. Basic Metal Machining Processes
  3. Defining the Relationship between Process and Materials
  4. Defining the Relationship between Prototypes and Industrial Production

Assessment items

Project: Hold & Amplify

Project: Alternate Tools

Contact hours



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks


Face to Face On Campus 33 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Workshop 2 hours per week for 6 weeks Workshop 3 hours per week for 7 weeks Workshop induction for 3 hours per week 5 weeks.