Metal Technologies

SACE Stage 2

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Metal Technologies

Design, Technology and Engineering - Material Solutions

SACE Stage 2

20 credits


This course includes a broad range of metal-based processes that involve the use 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, metal turning lathes, metal folding machines and welding processes to manufacture a product. Students also use Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) technologies to design and manufacture a project.

Course Content
Assessment
Overview
The practical aspects of the course are underpinned with theoretical knowledge about metal working processes and materials including various steel, stainless steel and plastic materials sections, such as plate, flat and round bar stock. There is a strong emphasis on industrial and workshop safety and a focus on employability skills.

Pathways

School Assessment

Specialised Skills Task
20%
Design Process and Solution 50%

External Assessment
Resource Study 30%