Metal Machining

SACE Stage 1

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Metal Machining

Design, Technology and Engineering - Material Solutions

SACE Stage 1

10 credits


Metal Machining is a skilled process that uses a range of workshop tools and equipment to research, plan, create and develop metal-based products. Students use a range of hand tools and workshop equipment including drilling machines, milling machines and metal turning lathes to manufacture a range of small components to be assembled for a project. Students also research the impacts of technology on people, society and the environment.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Overview
The practical aspects of the course are underpinned with theoretical knowledge about metal machining processes and materials which include various steel, brass and aluminium sections, such as round, flat and hexagonal bar stock. There is a strong emphasis on industrial and workshop safety and a focus on employability skills.

Pathways

Specialised Skills Task 20%
Design Process and Solution 80%

Delivery

This course is valuable preparation for further workshop based courses at Stage 1 and 2 level as well as VET programs.