This unit of competency describes the knowledge and skills required to design and prototype engineering components or small structures in an engineering context.  This involves preparation of concept proposals, drawings, plans and models.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - communicating and working with other team members; - reading skills to interpret design brief, job instruction, technical documents, plans and OHS/WHS procedures; - setting up and producing a model or prototype according to job requirements, and; - preparing and reviewing relevant documentation.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - design fundamentals; - engineering objectives in design; - detail design; - prototype production, and; - final design documentation.

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