Innovative Technologies A and B

SACE Stage 1

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Innovative Technologies A and B

Design, Technology and Engineering - Material Solutions

SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits


This course is designed for students with an interest in new and innovative design and manufacturing technologies. In this course students will gain knowledge and skills in the use and application of 3D Printers, CNC Machines, Laser or Plasma Cutters, associated CAD software and CAD/CAM technologies.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Overview
  • The use of industry standard software
  • The use and application of 3D printers
  • The use of CAD software to produce designs
  • The Design Process
  • Concept to prototype sequencing
  • The production of virtual 3D models of real objects
  • Application of 3D printers in today's manufacturing industry

Pathways

Specialised Skills Task
20%
Design Process and Solution
80%

Delivery

This course will provide skills and knowledge which will be invaluable in today's manufacturing industries.