Metal Technologies

SACE Stage 2

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Metal Technologies

Industry Connections

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
Further Info
Course Content
Industry Connections is designed flexibly to enable opportunities for students to collate a work skills portfolio that may support a future career with metals-related industries. The practical aspects of the course are underpinned with theoretical knowledge about metal working industries, required skills, knowledge, processes and materials. There is a strong emphasis on industrial and workshop safety and a focus on employability skills.

Assessment

School Assessment
Portfolio of Work 50%
Reflection 20%


External Assessment
Industry Project 30%

Further Info

Industry Connections does not contribute to an ATAR, however Stage 2 Metal Technologies can be offered to students that require an ATAR using the Stage 2 Design, Technology and Engineering SACE subject.