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Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing

Core content

Students will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, including: 

  • working within the Engineering and Manufacturing Sectors – an understanding of how materials, conditions and context influence design processes and products
  • essential mathematics for engineering and manufacturing – a knowledge and understanding of mathematics including standard matrices and determinants and standard trigonometry
  • materials and their properties – understanding material processing techniques and their effects on materials and material quality, the condition of materials, how these are managed, and materials testing methods and techniques
  • business, commercial and financial awareness - basic commercial principles including commercial priorities and markets, customers/clients/partners and resource allocation

Options to specialise

In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least 1 module of occupation-specific content:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Control and instrumentation engineering
  • Structural engineering

Detailed course outline

Download the course outline from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

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