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Materials Design and
Technology: Scope and sequence

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For teaching and examination in 2012














Materials Design and Technology

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Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

3


For teaching and examination in 2012

Materials Design and Technology

Scope and sequence of content




UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT

1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Wood

Materials

Nature and
properties of
materials



name at least two
different uses for two
common timbers.




identify basic properties
of
timbers e.g. hardness,
colour



name at least two
different uses for each
timber.




classify wood as either
natural timber or
manufactured board



identify common
materials used in the
workshop



identify differences in
materials based on the
basic physical and
aesthetic properties, by
hardness, colour



explain rough sawn and
DAR timbers.




identify and understand
the differences between
plywood, MDF, particle
board



classify manufactured
board by type,
appearance and
workability



identify differences in
materials ba
sed on the
basic physical and
aesthetic properties
related to function



identify and name
common sheet sizes



explain veneers



identify and name
common associated
materials used with
wood:



adhesives



fixings



abrasives



fillers and finishes.




identify origins of

common softwoods and
hardwoods



identify and classify uses
for hardwoods,
softwoods and
manufactured boards
using the characteristics
of hardness, colour and
workability



explain the difference
between rough sawn
and DAR timbers



identify and name
common timber sizes,
lengths, widths and
thicknesses, sheet sizes



identify the structure and
label the basic parts of a
tree



cambium

layer



sapwood



heartwood



growth rings



medullary rays



pith



bark



identify and name
common timber finishes.




identify origins of
manufactured boards



awareness of the
production process for
manufactured boards



identify uses of plywood
and different fibreboards



identify characteristics of
plywood and fibreboards



explore the association
between hardness,
workability and structure



identify and name
common associated
materials used with
wood:



adhesives



permanent and non
-
permanent fixings



abrasives



fillers and finishes.


Materials in context



identify some other
uses for wood studied



name

at least two
different uses for each
timber.




identify different uses
for timbers studied



identify pine and jarrah
in various products.




identify broad areas of
use for timber



identify methods of
reducing waste.




identify the areas of use
for manufactured

board



explore methods for
reducing waste through
good design and
production processes



identify timbers and
hardware recovered
through recycling.




identify the broad areas
of use for hard and soft
woods



identify characteristics
and uses of timbers
recovere
d through
different methods of
recycling



identify environmental
considerations:



3 Rs

reduce,

re
-
use, recycle.



examine the condition
of materials recovered
through different
methods of recycling



explore

the impact of
materials production
processes on the
workshop and the local
environment e.g. waste
management, dust,
fumes, noise.



4

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT

1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Wood

Design

Design fundamental
and skills



research links between
design and final product
e.g. match product to
representation of a
design, drawings or
photos



identify a product from
its design and determine
that the product and
design are the same
object



use a pre
-
prepared
design to make a desig
n
choice



decision
-
making: make
design choices based on
colour and shape.




research links between
design and final product
e.g. match product to
representation of a
design, drawings or
photos



name a product from its
design or identify that
the product and
design
are the same object



use pre
-
prepared design
plans as the idea/plan
for an eventual product



decision
-
making: make
design choices based on
colour and shape



reflect on the final
product and personal
success.




investigate:



design needs and
wants



design
fundamentals



aesthetics



function



safety



factors affecting
design



aesthetics



function



social
requirements



environmental
requirements



existing products



devise:



using communication
techniques



sketching



annotating



sampling



modelling



sketches of personal
product ideas with
development of
images to a final
solution



evaluate:



when investigating
and devising



product against initial
design.




investigate:



personal or others’
design needs and
values



design fundamentals



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



factors
affecting
design



aesthetics



function



social
requirements



environmental
requirements



existing ideas and
products



devise:



design ideas using
annotated sketches



using communication
techniques



sketching



annotation



samples



models



solution drawings or
sketches with
measurements or
dimensions



production plan



materials list



materials costing



evaluate:



design concepts
against design brief



finished product
against initial design
criteria.




investigate:



needs, values and
beliefs of the

client or
other end user



design

fundamentals



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



factors affecting
design



aesthetics



function



social
requirements



environmental
requirements



existing ideas and
products using ICT
and manual
techniques



sources of design
inspirat
ion



accepted aesthetic
and functional
features of design



devise:



using communication
and documentation
techniques



sketching



annotation



samples



models



applying elements of
design



line



shape



form



texture



colour



tone



using rapid concept
development
techniques



investigate:



needs, values and
beliefs of the client
or
end user



needs, values and
beliefs of the
designer/developer



design fundamentals



aesthetics

appearance,
form



function

purpose, use



safety

safe
design concepts



cost

comparison with
commercial
products



environmental
impact



social
considerations



similar
and alternate
existing ideas and
products using a
variety of sources
including:



sources of
design
inspiration

aesthetic and
functional
features



performance
criteria related to
aesthetics and
function



devise:



using communication
and documentation
technique
s:



sketching



annotating



sampling



modelling



Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

5


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT

1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Wood



by reviewing design
ideas against design
brief



annotated graphics
and sketches with
appropriate
measurements or
dimensions
applicable to context



design
development

solution drawings



production planning



full mate
rials list



full materials
costing



production plan
including time
line



evaluate:



design ideas when
investigating and
devising



finished product
against the initial
design and student
generated criteria.




using ICT or manual
presentation skills to
create solutions
incorporating:



elements of
design

line,
shape, form,
texture, colour,
tone



rapid concept
development
techniques



review of design
ideas against design
brief and
performance criteria



design solution, using
annotated hand
drawings or computer
generated drawings
with measurements
or dimensions
applicable to context



production planning
that includes:



full materials list



full materials
costing



production plan

including time
line



evaluate:



using production
plan, journal or diary
with supporting
images



finished product
against the design
brief, initial design
and student
generated
performance criteria.




6

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Wood

Use of technology

Skills and
techniques



use pre
-
prepared design
towards developing a
solution



use simple graphic

communication
technologies



manipulate materials by
cutting, shaping, joining
and finishing.




use a guided design
method to develop own
solution



use basic graphic skills
such as desktop
publishing and/or hand
sketching with simple
annotation



use tools and
basic
machinery



manipulate materials by
cutting, shaping, joining
and finishing



use appropriate correct
basic terminology and
conventions.




use graphic
communication skills:



hand sketches for
project development



orthogonal drawing in
3
rd

angle for working
drawing



use appropriate
workroom terminology to
communicate



apply appropriate and
accurate marking out
techniques



apply technical skills in
setting
-
up and using a
range of tools and
machinery that could
include:



measuring tools



tenon sa
w



jack plane




mallet and chisels



cabinet scraper



sash clamps



band clamps



quick grip and G
clamps



band saw



belt/disc sander or
orbital sander



dowelling jig



scroll saw



biscuit cutter



electric hand drill



pedestal drill/drill
press



wood lathe
operations



ident
ify parts and use
safely a range of drill bits
from the following:



twist drills




spade bits or centre
bits



use basic ICT skills



use graphic
communication skills:



isometric and pictorial
hand sketches for
project development



dimensioned
orthogonal drawing in
3
rd

angle for working
drawing



read and correctly
interpret plans/
patterns/templates



use appropriate
conventions and
workroom terminology



select appropriate
materials and calculate
the correct amount
required to complete the
project



perform basic
calculations
for costing of project
timber



select and apply
appropriate and accurate
marking out tools and
techniques



apply technical skills in
using a range of tools and
machinery, that could
include:



radial arm saw or
drop saw or
compound mitre saw



elec
tric router



jig saw



portable circular saw



belt/disc sander



orbital sander



various grinders or
carving tools




trimming router



wood lathe operations



use ICT

research skills



use ICT or graphic
communication skills to
prepare and present a
folio containing all the
elements of a design
process:



isometric or other
pictorial hand
sketches for project
development



dimensioned
orthogonal drawing in
3
rd
angle for wor
king
drawing



read and correctly
interpret and/or modify
plans/
patterns/templates



use appropriate
workroom terminology



select appropriate
materials and calculate
the correct amount
required for completion
of project



calculate costing for
solid timbers and/
or
sheet materials



demonstrate how to
correctly adjust each of
the power
tools/machines listed:



radial arm saw or
drop saw or
compound mitre saw



sanding machines



portable or fixed
routers



various grinders



carving tools



wood lathe



biscuit cutter



portable sa
ws



use ICT, research and
folio production skills



use ICT or graphic
communication s
kills to
prepare and present a
folio containing all the
elements of a design
process



use graphic
communication skills
appropriate to situation:



isometric and pictorial
hand sketches for
project development



render to highlight
surface appearance
in present
ation
drawings of final
design



dimensioned
orthogonal drawing in
3
rd

angle for working
drawing



read and correctly
interpret and/or modify
plans/
patterns/templates



use appropriate
conventions and
workshop terminology



select appropriate
materials and
calculate
the correct amount
required for completion
of project



calculate orders and
costing for solid timbers
and/or sheet materials



apply appropriate and
accurate marking out
techniques



demonstrate correct and
safe procedures for


Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

7


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Wood



forstner bits




sawtooth bits or hole
saws



plug cutters



auger bits



countersink bits



use hand tools to
fabricate at least two of
the following joints:



widening joint



cross
-
halving joint



housing joint



bridle joint



mortise and tenon



identify, use and clean
up PVA adhesive



correctly prepare a
surface for finishing



use basic procedures to
remove imperfections in
timber



identify and use different
grades of a
brasive paper



apply a finish by brush,
cloth and/or spray gun



demonstrate workshop
clean
-
up procedures.



biscuit cutter



drill press



identify, remove and
report blunt, dull or
damaged router cutters
and drill bits



identify, remove and
replace worn or damaged
portable sanding
belts/discs and jigsaw
blades



identify and correctly hone
or grind and hone worn or
damaged chisels and
plane blades



disassemble, reassemble
a plane and set a plane
blade to fine tolerances



sel
ect and develop
appropriate production
techniques and skills:



marking out in pairs



use of templates
and/or jigs where
appropriate



application of edge
veneers or treatments



use hand tools to
fabricate at least two of
the following joints:



butt joint



rebate
joint



housing



dowel



mitre



identify and use different
methods of fastening
timbers



select and use the correct
type and grade of
abrasive paper



apply multiple coats of a
finish by brush, cloth
and/or spray gun followed
by correct clean up
procedures.



drill press



grind and sharpen plane
and chisel blades, and
be able to assemble and
set the plane to fine
tolerances



identify and differentiate
between PVA, two pack
epoxy, contact cement
adhesives



use hand tools and/or
machines to fabricate at
least on
e of the following
joints:



widening joint




finger joint



cross
-
halving joint



dovetail joint



housing joint




mortise and tenon



bridle joint




biscuit joint



differentiate between
water based, turpentine
(oil) based, solvent
based and two pack
epoxy finishes,
including
stains and waxes



apply multiple coats of a
finish by brush, cloth
and/or spray gun
followed by correct clean
up procedures



demonstrate workshop
clean up procedures.


setting up and/or
operat
ing selected
power tools and
machinery that could
include:



radial arm saw or
drop saw or
compound mitre saw



sanding machines



portable or fixed
routers and table



various grinders



carving tools



wood lathe



biscuit cutter



bandsaw



pneumatic tools



portable saws



drill press



mortise machine



awareness of the main
reasons for blades
becoming blunt or
breaking



disassemble,
reassemble a plane and
set a plane blade to fine
tolerances



select and use
appropriate adhesives



select and use
appropriate finishes



apply

multiple coats of a
finish by spray gun,
including appropriate
clean up of equipment.



8

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Wood

Safety



correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable.




correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable.




correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable



demonstrate OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health) practices in
studio/workshops when
working with a variety of
materials, tools and
machines

appropriate to
situation
.




correct use of PPE
(personal protective

equipment) where
applicable



demonstrate OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health) practices
appropriate to tasks
being undertaken in
workshops



awareness of MSDS
(Materials Safety Data
Sheets) applicable to
materials and
substances in use.




correct use of PPE
(
Personal Protective
Equipment) where
applicable



apply OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health) practices
appropriate to tasks
being undertaken in
workshops



awareness of OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health)
representatives’
functions in a work
environment



awareness of
requirements to have
MSDS (Materials Safety
Data Sheets) on file.




correct use of PPE
(Personal Protective
Equipment) where
applicable



apply OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health) practices
appropriate to tasks
being undertaken in
workshops



awar
eness of legal OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health)
requirements of self,
superiors and employers



application of MSDS
(Materials Safety Data
Sheets) with regard to
storage and handling of
hazardous substances.

Production
management



use simple tools and
machines



use teacher directed
design, production
plans and processes



communicate and
describe the production
process.




use simple tools and
machines



use teacher directed
design, production
plans and processes



communicate

and
describe the production
process.




complete production
processes:



basic time
management



follow sequential
instructions for
production



use communication
techniques to record
any changes to the
production processes,
required to complete
finished product.




complete production
processes:



maintain time
management



follow planned
sequential
instructions for
manufacturing



materials list and
costing



evaluate ongoing
processes



use communication
techniques to record
any changes to the
production processes,
require
d to complete
finished product.




complete appropriate
production processes:



follow a planned
production sequence



maintain time
management while
using tools and
equipment to
complete production



record changes to
materials lists or
costing



reduce or
eliminate
wastage of material



perform ongoing
evaluation of the stages
of production, recording
any changes to the
production processes,
including using
photography to record
progress/decision
changes made to the
project.




complete appropriate
production p
rocesses:



follow a planned
production sequence



maintain time
management while
using tools and
equipment to
complete production



safety and risk
management



reduce or eliminate
wastage of material



record changes to
materials lists



record any changes
to cos
ting



maintain regular
journal/diary entries



perform ongoing
evaluation of the stages
of production, recording
any changes to the
production processes,
including using
photography to record
progress/decision
changes made to the
project.



Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

9


For teaching and examination in 2012




UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Metal

Materials

Nature and
properties of
materials



identify by appearance
and
name metals



identify basic uses for
metals.




identify by appearance
and name metals



identify different
materials used in the
workshop



name at least two
different uses for metal
studied.




classify metals as either
ferrous, non
-
ferrous or
alloys



identify by
appearance
and name, metals used
in the workshop



identify differences in
metals based on the
basic aesthetic and
physical properties of
colour and work
characteristics.




understand the
differences between
ferrous, non
-
ferrous and
alloys



identify common
metals:



mild steel



stainless steel



tool steel



aluminium



zinc



alloys

brass and
solder



classify these common
metals by appearance,
hardness, weight and
cost



identify the basic
physical and aesthetic
properties related to
function of at least two of
these met
als



identify and name
common metal sections:
bar and tube



identify and name at
least two common metal
abrasives, permanent
and non
-
permanent
fixings, finishes.




identify origins of
common ferrous and
non
-
ferrous metals



classify the properties of
common fe
rrous and
non
-
ferrous metals by
weld properties and
workability



identify and name
common associated
materials used with
metal:



abrasives



permanent and non
-
permanent fixings



adhesives



identify and name
common metal sections



identify and name
different
metal finishes
from the following range
of finishes



painted




galvanized



plastic or powder
coatings



lacquer.





identify origins of metal
alloys



awareness of the
production processes for
making alloys



identify uses of common
alloys



explore the association
b
etween hardness,
workability and structure



identify and name
common metal sizes,
thicknesses and
sections:



bar



tube



sheet



identify and name
common associated
materials used with
metal:



abrasives



permanent and non
-
permanent fixings



adhesives



finishes.


Materials in context



identify other uses for
metals studied



name at least two
different uses/products
for each metal.




identify different uses for
materials studied



identify different objects
made from these metals,
and their uses.




identify broad areas of

use for metals



identify methods of
reducing waste.




identify the areas of use
for sheet metals



identify methods for
reducing waste through
good design



identify materials
recovered through
recycling.




identify the broad areas
of use for tubular metals



ide
ntify materials
recovered through
different methods of
recycling



awareness of the
impacts of the disposal
of finishes, lubricants
and other waste
products.



identify environmental
considerations:



3 Rs

reduce,

re
-
use, recycle.




examine the condition

of
materials recovered
through different
methods of recycling



explore the impact of
materials production
processes on the
workshop and the local
environment e.g. metal
waste management,
fumes, noise.



10

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Metal

Design

Design
fundamentals and
skills



research links

between
design and final product
e.g. match product to
representation of a
design, drawings or
photos



identify a product from
its design and determine
that the product and
design are the same
object



use a pre
-
prepared
design to make a design
choice



decisi
on
-
making: make
design choices based on
colour and shape.




research links between
design and final product
e.g. match product to
representation of a
design, drawings or
photos



name a product from its
design or identify that
the product and design
are the
same object



use pre
-
prepared design
plans as the idea/plan
for an eventual product



decision
-
making: make
design choices based on
colour and shape



reflect on the final
product and personal
success.




investigate:



design needs and
wants



design fundamentals



ae
sthetics



function



safety



factors affecting
design



aesthetics



function



social
requirements



environmental
requirements



existing products



devise:



using communication
techniques



sketching



annotating



sampling



modelling



sketches of personal
product ideas
with
development of
images to a final
solution



evaluate:



when investigating
and devising



product against initial
design.




investigate:



personal or others’
design needs and
values



design fundamentals



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



factors affecting
design



aesthetics



function



social
requirements



environmental
requirements



existing ideas and
products



devise:



design ideas using
annotated sketches



using communication
techniques



sketching



annotation



samples



models



solution drawings or
sketches with
measuremen
ts or
dimensions



production plan



materials list



materials costing



evaluate:



design concepts
against design brief



finished product
against initial design
criteria.




investigate:



needs, values and
beliefs of the client or
other end user




design
fundamentals



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



factors affecting
design



aesthetics



function



social
requirements



environmental
requirements



existing ideas and
products using ICT
and manual
techniques



sources of design
inspiration



accepted aesthetic
and
functional
features of design



devise:



using communication
and documentation
techniques



sketching



annotation



samples



models



applying elements of
design



line



shape



form



texture



colour



tone



using rapid concept
development
techniques



investigate:



needs, values and
beliefs of the client or
end user



needs, values and
beliefs of the
designer/developer



design fundamentals



aesthetics

appearance,
form



function

purpose, use



safety

safe
design concepts



cost

comparison with
commercial
products



environmental
impact



social
considerations



similar and alternate
existing ideas and
products using a
variety of sou
rces
including:



sources of
design
inspiration

aesthetic and
functional
features



performance
criteria related to
aesthetics and
function



devise:



using communication
and documentation
techniques



sketching



annotating



Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

11


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Metal



by reviewing design
ideas against design
brief



annotated graphics
and sketches with
appropriate
measurements or
dimensions
applicable to context



design
development

solution drawings



production planning



full materials list



full materials
costing



production plan
including time
line



evaluate:



design ideas when
investigating and
devising



finished product
against the initial
design and student
generated criteria.




sampling



modelling



using ICT or manual
presentation skills to
create solutions
incorporating:



elements of
design

line,
shape, form,
texture, colour,
tone



rapid concept
development
techniques



review of design
ideas against design
brief and
performance criteria



design soluti
on using
annotated hand
drawings or computer
generated drawings
with measurements
or dimensions



production planning
that includes:



full materials list



full materials
costing



production plan
including time
line



evaluate:



using production
plan, journal or
diary
with supporting
images



finished product
against the design
brief, initial design
and student
generated
performance criteria.





12

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012



UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in
practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Metal

Use of technology

Skills and
techniques



use pre
-
prepared design
towards developing a
solution



use simple graphic
communication
technologies



manipulate

materials by
cutting, shaping, joining
and finishing.




use a guided design
method to develop own
solution



use basic graphic skills
such as desktop
publishing and/or hand
sketching with simple
annotation



use tools and basic
machinery



manipulate materials by
cutting, shaping, joining
and finishing



use appropriate correct
basic terminology and
conventions.




use graphic
communication skills:



hand sketches for
project development



orthogonal drawing in
3
rd

angle for working
drawing



use ap
propriate
workroom terminology to
communicate



apply appropriate and
accurate marking out
tools and techniques for
measuring and marking
out in sheet metal, bar
and tube projects



name and correctly use
common tools:



measuring tools



files and filing



vice




ha
cksaws and blades



hammers and mallets



clamps




hand tools for cutting



electric hand drill



pedestal drill/drill
press



demonstrate safe
methods of drilling
including:



parts of HSS twist
drills



preparations for
drilling

marking out,
centre punch



parts of
centre drill



parts of hole saw



name and operate at
least one mechanical
cutting device and
powered cutting machine
from the following:



use basic ICT skills



use graphic
communication skills
appropriate to situation:



isometric and pictorial
hand sketches for
project development



dimensioned
orthogonal drawing in
3
rd

angle for working
drawing



read and correctly
interpret plans/patterns/
templates



use appropriate
conventions

and
workroom terminology



select appropriate
materials and calculate
the correct amount
required for completion
of project



perform basic
calculations for costing of
project materials



select and apply
appropriate and accurate
marking out tools and
technique
s, which may
include the use of a rule,
square, combination
squares, scriber,
inside/outside callipers



apply skills using a range
of tools and machinery
(including the safe
machine operation) for:



cutting, shaping and
folding techniques



welding equipment,
both gas and electric



pedestal grinder
and/or buffing
machine



use ICT research skills



use graphic
communication skills
appropriate to situation:



isometric and pictorial
hand sketches for
project development



dimensioned
orthogonal drawing in
3
rd

angle for working
drawing



read and correctly
interpret plans/
patterns/templates



use appropriate
conventions

and
workroom terminology



select and apply
appropriate and accurate
marking out tools and
techniques



apply skills in using a
range of tools for sheet
metal fabrication



apply skills in using a
range of tools and
machinery, including
safe machine operation



correct use of machine
speeds and cutting fluids



apply techniques for
cutting external threads



cutting patterns using
gas or electric cutting
equipment



perform cold and hot
forming of metal shapes



use permanent joining
and non
-
permanent
fixing of metals



u
se fixed or hand held
grinding tools



apply different metal
finishes



use ICT, research, folio
production and
communication skills



use graphic
communication skills
appropriate to situation:



isometric and
pictorial
hand
sketches for project
development



render to highlight
surface appearance
in presentation
drawings of final
design



dimensioned
orthogonal drawing in
3
rd

angle for working
drawing



read and correctly
interpret and/or modify
plans/
patterns/templates



use appropriate
conventions and
workshop terminology



select appropriate
materials and calculate
the correct amount
required for completion
of project



calculate orders and
costing for solid
materials and/or sheet
materials



apply appropriate and
accurate ma
rking out
techniques



apply skills in using a
range of tools and
machinery



apply techniques for
cutting external and
internal threads



Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

13


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in
practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Metal



guillotine



bench shears



bench grinder



portable grinder



power hacksaw



metal cutting
bandsaw



nibbler



shaper



metal lathe an
d basic
turning operations



fold and shape metals
using anvil, jigs, bending
machines or metal lathe



identify methods of
permanent joining and
non
-
permanent fixing of
metals



demonstrate gas or
electric methods of
welding metals including
metal preparation,
set
up, welding operations
and testing



identify grades of
abrasives



prepare surfaces for
finish



apply finishes to metal
surfaces



apply a finish by brush,
cloth and/or spray



demonstrate workshop
clean
-
up procedures.




metal lathe turning
operations



changing the speed of
a machine



basic maintenance of
machinery



select correct hacksaw
blades and use different
techniques of cutting
metals



select and use the
cor
rect type and grade of
hand file



select and use the
correct type and grade of
abrasive cloth



preparing metals for
surface finishing



use correct processes to
apply metal finishes:



paint or lacquers



powder coatings.





demonstrate workshop
clean up procedures.




apply correct processes
to apply different metal
finishes from the
following range of
finishes:



painted




oiling



plastic or
powder
coatings



lacquer




electroplating



anodizing




enamelling.



14

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in
practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Metal

Safety



correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable.




correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable.




correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable



demonstrate OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health) practices in
studio/workshops when
working with a variety of
materials, tools and
machines

appropriate to
situation
.




correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
app
licable



demonstrate OSH
(Occupational Safety and
Health) practices
appropriate to tasks
being undertaken in
workshops



awareness of MSDS
(Materials Safety Data
Sheets) applicable to
materials and
substances in use.




correct use of PPE
(Personal Protective
E
quipment) where
applicable



apply OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health) practices
appropriate to tasks
being undertaken in
workshops



awareness of OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health)
representatives’
functions in a work
environment



awareness of
requirements
to have
MSDS (Materials Safety
Data Sheets) on file.




correct use of PPE
(Personal Protective
Equipment) where
applicable



apply OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health) practices
appropriate to tasks
being undertaken in
workshops



awareness of legal OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health)
requirements of self,
superiors and employers



application of MSDS
(Materials Safety Data
Sheets) with regard to
storage and handling of
hazardous substances.


Production
management



use simple tools and
machines



use teacher

directed
design, production plans
and processes



communicate and
describe the production
process.




use simple tools and
machines



use teacher directed
design, production plans
and processes



communicate and
describe the production
process.




complete
production
processes:



basic time
management



follow sequential
instructions for
production



use communication
techniques to record any
changes to the
production processes,
required to complete
finished product.




complete production
processes:



maintain time
management



follow planned
sequential
instructions for
manufacturing



materials list and
costing



evaluate ongoing
processes



use communication
techniques to record any
changes to the
production processes,
required to complete
finished product.




complete appro
priate
production processes:



follow a planned
production sequence



maintain time
management while
using tools and
equipment to
complete production



record changes to
materials lists or
costing



reduce or eliminate
wastage of material



perform

ongoing
evaluation of the stages
of production, recording
any changes to the
production processes,
including using
photography to record
progress/decision
changes made to the
project.




complete appropriate
production processes:



follow a planned
production

sequence



maintain time
management while
using tools and
equipment to
complete production



conduct safety and
risk management



reduce or eliminate
wastage of material



record changes to
materials lists



record any changes
to costing



maintain regular
journal
/diary entries



perform ongoing
evaluation of the stages
of production, recording
any changes to the
production processes,
including using
photography to record
progress/decision
changes made to the
project.





Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

15


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Textiles

Materials

Nature and
properties of
materials



identify

basic textile
aesthetic properties or
characteristics e.g.
colour, soft, hard,
smooth, rough, striped,
flowers.




identify basic aesthetic
properties or
characteristics of textile
e.g. colour, soft, hard,
smooth, rough, striped,
flowers



use correct names

of
textiles e.g. cotton,
calico, denim.




identify fibre types and
classification:



natural fibres

cellulosic



identify the following
about cotton:



classification



origin



microscopic structure



properties



fabrics and fabric
blends



care



identify

aesthetic and
functional properties of
the textiles used.




identify fibre types and
classification:



natural fibres



cellulosic

cotton, linen



protein

wool,
silk



manufactured fibres



regenerated



synthetic



identify the following
about one protein based
fibre

w
ool, silk



classification



origin



microscopic structure



properties



fabrics and fabric
blends



care



identify fabric structures:



woven

warp, weft,
selvedge



knit



non
-
woven



identify fabric structures
and common fabric
types:



woven

calico, denim



knitted

t
-
shirting,
polar fleece



non
-
woven

felt,
interfacing



identify aesthetic and
functional properties of
the textiles used.




identify fibre types and
classification:



natural fibres



cellulosic

cotton, linen



protein

wool,
silk



manufactured fibres



regenerated

rayon



synthetic

polyester



identify the following for
one regenerated fibre
e.g. rayon, acetate,
lyocell:



classification



origin



microscopic structure



properties



fabrics and fabric
blends



care



identify fabric structures:



woven

warp, weft,
selvedg
e



knitted

course, wale



non
-
woven



awareness of the
processes required to
convert fibre to yarn to
fabric



identify aesthetic and
functional properties of
textiles used



select fabrics for
particular end
-
uses
considering aesthetic
and functional
properties.




identify fibre types and
classification:



natural fibres



cellulosic

cotton, linen



protein

wool,
silk



manufactured fibres



regenerated

rayon, acetate



synthetic

polyester, nylon



identify the following for
one synthetic fibre

polyester, nylon or
acrylic:



class
ification



origin



microscopic structure



properties



fabrics and fabric
blends



environmental
impacts of
manufacture



care



explore fabric structures:



woven

warp, weft,
selvedge



knitted

course, wale



non
-
woven

felt, web



identify fabric types and
classifications:



woven

plain, satin,
twill



knit

warp, weft



non
-
woven

felt,
interfacings



describe fabric
manufacturing from fibre
to yarn to fabric



manufacturing
techniques



costs


16

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Textiles



identify aesthetic
properties of the textiles
used
:



colour



handle



drape



identify functional
properties of the textiles
used:



comfort



laundering.


Materials in context



identify other uses for
textile product or fabric
used.




identify common textiles
and describe their uses



name

some products
made from common
fabrics.




examine textiles and
their uses:



apparel



furnishings



costumes



textiles arts



non
-
apparel items



identify ways to re
-
use
and recycle textile
products.




identify textiles and their
uses:



apparel



furnishings



costumes



textiles arts



non
-
apparel items



identify ways to re
-
use
and recycle textile
products



identify ways to reduce
waste.




identify textiles and their
uses:



apparel



furnishings



costumes



textiles arts



non
-
apparel items



identify environmental
considerations:



3 Rs

reduce,

re
-
use, recycle.




identify environmental
considerations:



3 Rs

reduce,

re
-
use, recycle



ways to reduce waste



ways to re
-
use and
recycle textile
products



explore product life cycle
and the impact of
disposal of textile
products on

the local
environment.


Textiles

Design

Design
fundamentals and
skills



research links between
design and final product
e.g. match product to
representation of a
design, drawings or
photos



identify a product from
its design and determine
that the
product and
design are the same
object



use a pre
-
prepared
design to make a design
choice



research links between
design and final product
e.g. match product to
representation of a
design, draw
ings or
photos



name a product from its
design or identify that
the product and design
are the same object



use pre
-
prepared design
plans as the idea/plan
for an eventual product




investigate:



design needs and
wants



design fundamentals



aesthetics



function



safety



factors affecting
design



aesthetics



function



social
requirements



environmental
requirements



investigate:



personal or
others’
design needs and
values



design fundamentals



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



factors affecting
design



aesthetics



function



social
requirements



investigate:



needs, values and
beliefs of the client or
other end user



design fundamentals



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



factors affecting
design



aesthetics



function



social
requirements



investigate:



needs, values
and
beliefs of the client or
end user



needs, values and
beliefs of the
designer/developer



design fundamentals



aesthetics

appearance,
form



function

purpose, use



safety

safe
design concepts



Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

17


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Textiles



decision
-
making: make
design choices based on
colour and shape.




decision
-
making: make
design choices based on
colour and shape



reflect

on the final
product and personal
success.




existing products



devise:



using
communication
techniques



sketching



annotating



sampling



modelling



sketches of personal
product ideas with
development of
images to a final
solution



evaluate:



when investigating
and devising



product against initial
design.




environmental
requirements



existing ideas and
products



devise:



design ideas using
annotated sketches



using communication
techniques



sketching



annotation



samples



models



solution drawings or
sketches with
measurements or
dimensions



production plan



materials list



materials costing



evaluate:



design concepts
against design brief



finished product
against init
ial design
criteria.




environmental
requirements



existing ideas and
products using ICT
and manual
techniques



sources of design
inspiration



accepted aesthetic
and functional
features of design



devise:



using communication
and documentation
techniques



sketching



annotation



samples



models



applying elements of
design



line



shape



form



texture



colour



tone



using rapid concept
development
techniques



by reviewing design
ideas against design
brief



annotated graphics
and sketches with
appropriate
measurements or
dimensions
applicable to context



design
development

solution drawings



prod
uction planning



full materials list



full materials
costing




cost

comparison with
commercial
products



environmental
impact



soci
al
considerations



similar and alternate
existing ideas and
products using a
variety of sources
including:



sources of
design
inspiration

aesthetic and
functional
features



performance
criteria related to
aesthetics and
function



devise:



using communication
and documentation
techniques



sketching



annotating



sampling



modelling



using ICT or manual
presentation skills to
create solutions
incorporating:



elements of
design

line,
shape, form,
texture, colour,
tone



rapid concept
development
techniques



by reviewing
design
ideas against design
brief and
performance criteria


18

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Textiles



production plan
including time
line



evaluate:



design ideas when
investigating and
devising



finished product
against the initial
design and student
generated criteria.




design solution using
annotated hand
drawings or computer
generated drawings
with measurements
or dimensions
applicable to context



production planning
that includes:



full materials list



full materi
als
costing



production plan
including time
line



evaluate:



using production
plan, journal or diary
with supporting
images



finished product
against the design
brief, initial design
and student
generated
performance criteria.


Textiles

Use of technology

Skills and
techniques



use pre
-
prepared design
towards developing a
solution



use simple graphic
communication
technologies



manipulate materials by
cutting, shaping, joining
and finishing



name and use basic
sewing equipment as
appropriate.




use a guided
design
method to develop own
solution



use basic graphic skills
such as desktop
publishing and/or hand
sketching with simple
annotation



manipulate materials by
cutting, shaping, joining
and finishing



use appropriate correct
basic terminology and
convention
s



use graphic
communication skills:



project development
drawings



annotate with related
terminology and
conventions



demonstrate drawing
skills:



sketching



fashion drawing using
templates



demonstrate
pattern
skills:



use basic ICT and
communication skills:



related terminology and
conventions



skills for research,
communication and
presentation



use drawing skills:



sketching



fashion drawing using
templates



use a commercial pattern:




take basic body
measurements



demonstrate ICT
research and
communication skills:



related terminology
and conven
tions



skills for research,
communication and
presentation



photograph final
product



use drawing skills:



sketching



fashion drawing using
templates



use ICT, research, folio
production and
communication skills:



related terminology
and

conventions



skills for research,
communication and
presentation



photo processes and
final product



demonstrate drawing
skills:



sketching

rapid
concept development



Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

19


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Textiles



name and use basic
sewing equipment as
appropriate.




use a commercial
pattern




take basic body
measurements



select pattern using
body measurements



correct layout and
cutting out



name parts of, and use
sewing machine and
sewing equipment



demonstrate machine
skills:



threading



straight stitch



z
ig zag



demonstrate
construction techniques:



joining

open seam,
closed seam



shaping

single dart,
gathering



closures

centred
zipper



finishing

machine
hem, machine blind
hem



pressing



demonstrate
workshop/studio clean
-
up procedures.




select pattern using
body
measurements



identify pattern parts



pattern layout
techniques



cutting out



transfer of pattern
markings



demonstrate use of
sewing equipment



demonstrate machine
skills:



threading



straight stitch



zig zag



changing machine
feet



changing machine
needle



demonstrate construction
techniques:



joining

open seam,
closed seam



shaping

single dart,
gathering



closures

centred
zipper



finishing

machine
hem, machine blind
hem



pressing.




demonstrate pattern
skills:



use a commercial
pattern




take basic body
measurements



design and wearing
ease



select pattern using
body measurements



identify pattern parts



pattern layout



cutting out



transfer of pattern
markings



adapt pattern e.g.
lengthen, shorten



demonstrate sewing
machine skills:



threading



straight stitch



zig zag



changing machine
feet



changing
machine
needle



demonstrate overlocker
skills, including using
overlocker for neatening



demonstrate
construction techniques:



joining

french seam,
flat seam, knit seam



shaping

double
dart, pleating



closures

lapped
zipper, invisible
zipper, button and
buttonhole



finishing

rolled hem,
hand stitched blind
hem



pressing



embellishment and
decorative techniques
as appropriate



2D and 3D fashion
drawing using
templates



demonstrate pattern
skills:



use a commercial
pattern




take basic body
measurements



design and wearing
ease



select pattern using
body measurements



identify pattern parts



pattern layout



cutting out



transfer pattern
markings



adapt pattern e.g.
lengthen, shorten



demonstrate sewing
machine skills:



threading



straight stitch



zig zag



changing machine
feet



changing machine
needle



demonstrate overlocker
skills, including using
overlocker for neatening



demonstrate
construction techniques:



joining

french
seam, flat seam, knit
seams



shaping

double
dart, ple
ating



closures

lapped
zipper, invisible
zipper, button and
buttonhole



finishing

rolled hem,
hand stitch blind hem



pressing


20

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Textiles



demonstrate
workshop/studio
clean up procedures.




embellishment and
decorative
techniques as
appropriate.


Safety



correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable.




correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable.




correctly use PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable



demonstrate

OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health) practices in
studio/workshops when
working with a variety of
materials, tools and
machines

appropriate to
situation
.




correct use of PPE
(personal protective
equipment) where
applicable



demonstrate OSH
(Occupational S
afety and
Health) practices
appropriate to tasks
being undertaken in
workshops



awareness of MSDS
(Materials Safety Data
Sheets) applicable to
materials and
substances in use.




correct use of PPE
(Personal Protective
Equipment) where
applicable



apply OSH
(O
ccupational Safety
and Health) practices
appropriate to tasks
being undertaken in
workshops



awareness of OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health)
representatives’
functions in a work
environment



awareness

of
requirements to have
MSDS (Materials Safety
Data Sheets) on file.




correct use of PPE
(Personal Protective
Equipment) where
applicable



apply OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health) practices
appropriate to tasks
being undertaken in
workshops



awareness of
legal OSH
(Occupational Safety
and Health)
requirements of self,
superiors and employers



application of MSDS
(Materials Safety Data
Sheets) with regard to
storage and handling of
hazardous substances.


Production
management



use simple tools and
machines



use teacher directed
design, production plans
and processes



communicate and
describe the production
process.




use simple tools and
machines



use teacher directed
design, production plans
and processes



communicate and
describe the production
process.




complete production
processes:



basic time
management



follow sequential
instructions for
production



use communication
techniques to record any
changes to the
production processes,
required to complete
finished product.




complete production
processes:



maintain time
management



follow planned
sequential
instructions for
manufacturing



materials list and
costing



evaluating ongoing
processes



use communication
techniques to record any
changes to the
production processes,
required to complete
finished product.



complete appropriate
production processes:



follow a planned
production sequence



maintain time
management while
using tools and
equipment to
complete production



record changes to
materials lists or
costing



reduce or eliminate
wastage of material



perform
ongoing
evaluation of the stages
of production, recording
any changes to the


complete appropriate
production processes:



follow a planned
production
sequence



maintain time
management while
using tools and
equipment to
complete production



safety and risk
management



reduce or eliminate
wastage of material



record changes to
materials lists



record any changes
to costing




Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

21


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT PA

Production

experiences

UNIT PB

Introduction to
production

UNIT 1A

Production fundamentals

UNIT 1B

Design in practice

UNIT 1C

Design techniques

UNIT 1D

Design for the consumer

Textiles


production processes,
including using
photography to record
progress/decision
changes made to the
project.




maintain regular
journal/diary entries



perform ongoing
evaluation of the stages
of production, recording
any changes to the
production processes,
including using
photography to record
progress/decision
changes made to the
project.






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Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT
2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Wood

Materials

Nature and
properties of
materials



identify origins, classifications and
structures of materials:



pine



jarrah



Australian oak/Tasmanian
oak/Victorian ash



MDF



plywood



explain the structure of a tree and
describe the function of:



cambium layer



sapwood



heartwood



growth rings



medullary rays



p
ith



bark



explain seasonal growth



identify natural defects in timber:



knots



gum veins



shakes



grain defects



explain the conversion of timber



live sawing



back sawing



quarter sawing



explain rough sawn and DAR timbers



identify and name common timber sizes,
lengths, widths and thicknesses



explain veneers and laminates



identify decorative features:



inlays



beading/moulding



classify adhesives for timber:



PVA



epoxy



cyanoacrylate



latex/rubber based.




identify the propertie
s, classifications
and structure of Western Australian
hardwoods:



jarrah



marri



karri



sheoak



investigate the properties of timbers:



density



hardness and softness




durability



compression strength



moisture content



thermal conductivity



tensile strength




weight



figure



texture



grain




explain the processes of producing
timber from ‘forest to ready for use’



growth/harvesting



milling/conversion



seasoning



methods of seasoning timber (air,
kiln, combined, microwave)



dressing



distribution



describe stages of
seasoning:



effects on timber at the cellular level



defects in timber caused by
seasoning (collapse, warping,
cupping, twisting, splitting)



classify and describe types of finishes:
water base, turps (oil) base, solvent
base, epoxy base, oils, waxes and
pol
ishes to include:



physical appearance



physical properties



chemical properties



identify methods of application and
uses of finishes.




analyse physical and mechanical
properties of materials to justify
selection of materials for a
manufactured product



rese
arch test data of different timber
types to determine suitability for use in a
project:



hardness and softness by
indentation/impact test



shear



strength by static bending



test and compare adhesives’ suitability
for different applications



test for bonding

strength



discuss and appraise information on
finishes’ suitability for different
applications:



interior



exterior



toxicity



demonstrate and discuss methods of
grading timber (clear, select, standard
and structural)



examine industrial standards with
regard
to grading of materials.




study, test and analyse test data related
to the physical and mechanical
properties of materials in order to justify
selection of all materials used in a
product



research and classify the following
timber adhesives under the headings of
type, physical properties, chemical
properties, form, preparation, shelf life
and applications:



PVA



epoxy



cyanoacrylate



latex/rubber based



formaldehyde based



investigate emerging
materials, timbers
and products in industry:



biodegradable materials



composite and laminate materials



fast growing timbers

paulownia,
bamboo



analyse information about the properties
of new and emerging materials and
compare to traditional materials



describ
e the appearance of, and explain
the reasons for, the shrinkage of timber



describe the appearance and explain
the types of defects in timber: natural,
insect, by seasoning.




Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

23


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT
2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Wood

Materials in context



investigate and classify the uses of the
major timber types
within the following:



furniture products



building and construction materials



consumer products



other



research materials production and
resources required:



the advantages of plantation timber
compared to old growth timber



the impact logging has on the
environment



management strategies for a
sustainable timber industry.




research industrial and commercial
examples of sustainable systems



research ways to minimise waste in
primary production of timber:



using forest thinnings for
particleboard manufacture



alternative uses for bi
-
products



research methods of value adding

primary product to secondary product.




research and analyse manufactured
boards:



production of manufactured boards



the structural properties



uses of manufactured boards in
different
environments



advantages of manufactured boards
over solid timber



investigate one factor that has affected
manufacturing processes over time:



human factors



automation



ethical issues.




research the influence of globalisation
on the local, national and intern
ational
timber industries.



research and analyse relationships
between product innovation, lifestyle
choices, and consumer demand



investigate new technologies,
production processes and emerging
industries.


Wood

Design

Design
fundamentals and
skills



investigate:



designs for others



needs, values and beliefs of the
designer/developer



needs, values and beliefs of the
client/target audience/market



sources of design inspiration



performance criteria for products



application of design fundamentals
and
factors affecting design:



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



environmental impact and
considerations



anthropometric data



ergonomics



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating



sampling



modelling



investigate:



design for others



needs, values and beliefs of the
designer/developer



needs, values and beliefs of the
client/target audience/market



performance criteria related to
needs, values and beliefs of the end
user



historical, social and cultural sources
of design inspiration



specific design characteristics/

features of:



products



designers



industries



application of design fundamentals
and factors affecting design



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



environmental impact and
considerations



anthropometric data



ergonomics



investigate:



target audience/marke
t, demand,
niche market design needs, values
and trends



performance criteria related to
needs, values and beliefs of the
developer and end user



historical, social, cultural and political
sources of design inspiration



design fundamentals and factors
affect
ing design



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



environmental impact and
considerations



sustainability issues



ergonomics



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating drawings



sampling



modelling



applying principles and elements of


investigate:



target audience/market, demand,
niche market design needs, values
and trends



performance criteria related to
needs, values and beliefs of the
developer and end user



historical,

social, cultural and political
sources of design inspiration



specific design
characteristics/features of new
products



design fundamentals and factors
affecting design



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



environmental impact and
considerations



sustainabil
ity issues



anthropometric data



ergonomics



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques:


24

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT
2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Wood



applying the principles and elements
of design where applicable in context



line



shape



form



texture



colour



tone



repetition



gradation



rhythm



radiation



harmony



contrast



dominance



proportion



balance



unity



using rapid concept development
techniques



ideas to
generate design concepts



final design concept, using design
brief and performance criteria



review and justification of best idea
using design brief and performance
criteria



design solution



developing best concept using
annotated hand or computer
generated

graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard



production

plans



materials list



costing for all materials
components



time line



evaluate:



final product against design brief,
initial design and performance
criteria related to needs, values and
beliefs of the end user.



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques:



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating



sampling



modelling



applying of principles and elements
of design where applicable in context



using rapid concept development
techniques, images and annotation



design development



review and justification of best

ideas using design brief and
performance criteria



best ideas developed using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
d
rawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard
development and presentation



production plan



materials list



estimated and actual costing
for all materials and
components



production plan including time
line



evaluate:



design and production processes



using a
production plan/journal/diary
and accompanying photographic
evidence to record ongoing
evaluation



product against design brief, initial
design and performance criteria
related to needs, values and beliefs
of the end user.

design where applicable in context



line



shape



form



texture



colour



tone



repetition



gradation



rhythm



radiation



harmony



contrast



dominance



proportion



balance



unity



applying rapid concept development
techniques to generate a variety of
design ideas



design development



collate best ideas that have
been developed using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



review and justify best ideas
using design brief and
performance criteria



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard
development and presentation



production plan



materials list



esti
mated and actual costing
for all materials and
components



production plan including time
line



evaluate:



product against design brief, initial
design and performance criteria
related to needs, values and beliefs
of the developer and end user



design

and production processes,
making recommendations for
improvement.



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating drawings



sampling



modelling



applying principles and elements of
design where applicable in context



apply rapid concept development
techniques to generate a variety of
design ideas



design

development



collate best ideas that have
been developed using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



rev
iew and justification of best
ideas using design brief and
performance criteria



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard
development and presentation



industry standard specificati
on
sheets



production plan



materials list



estimated and actual costing
for all materials/components



production plan including time
line



justify selection of materials against
comprehensive design needs as well as
the functional and aesthetic properties
of

materials



evaluate:



product against design brief , initial
design and performance criteria
related to needs, values and beliefs
of the developer and end user



design and production processes
making recommendations for
improvement.



Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

25


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT
2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Wood

Use of technology

Skills and
techniques



use ICT and manual graphic
communication skills related to design
development and presentation
including:



internet research skills



word processing



drawing, reading and interpreting
plans/ patterns/templates



isometric and pictorial ha
nd sketches
for project development



multi
-
colour rendering techniques



dimensioned orthogonal drawing in
3
rd

angle for working drawing



electronic capture of images



presentation skills



select appropriate materials and
calculate the correct amount required
for ordering



apply appropriate industry
-
related
workroom terminology



select and safely apply technical skills
using a range of tools and machinery
that could include:



radial arm saw or drop saw or
compound mitre saw



sanding machines



portable or fixed
routers



various grinders or carving tools



wood lathe



biscuit cutter



bandsaw



pneumatic tools



portable saws



table saw



drill press



mortise machine



demonstrate how to correctly adjust
each of the power tools listed: power
drill, portable sander (orbital and be
lt
sander)



use hand tools and/or machinery to
fabricate at least two of the following
joints:



widening joint




use ICT and manual graphic
communication skills related to the
production of a design folio



select appropriate materials and
calculate the correct amount required to
order and purchase materials to
co
mplete the project



identify and use appropriate industry
-
related workroom terminology, and
standards of production in accordance
with industry/ commercial specifications



handle and store timbers and material
correctly



demonstrate correct procedures for
setting up, adjusting and safely
operating machinery:



drill press



bandsaw




thicknesser



various sanders (orbital, disc, sheet
and belt)



router



wood lathe



drop saw or radial arm saw or
compound mitre saw



identify if dust extraction and safety
guards are fitt
ed correctly



identify and use different methods of
fastening timbers:



permanent fastening



semi
-
permanent/knock down fittings



identify and use correct grades of
abrasive necessary for a task



demonstrate the basic operation and
maintenance of a spray gun.




use clear, detailed presentation skills to
set out, develop and present a folio
featuring all elements of the design
process



demonstrate skills in drawing, reading
and interpreting plans/patterns/templates
of all forms of graphic communication
applicable t
o context



calculate the cost of all timbers and sheet
material and incidentals required in the
major project and produce an order form
suitable for a commercial supplier



apply appropriate testing techniques for
materials testing, and evaluate
construction

techniques used in
manufacturing products



apply technical skills to select and
operate a range of multi
-
functional tools
and machinery, working with a range of
materials for making products within, and
possibly across, contexts



develop complex and indust
rially
compatible manufacturing techniques
including:



adjustment of equipment to suit
purpose



tolerance/quality specifications for
production of multiple parts



automated or computer control of
machine operations



prototype production



use appropriate indust
ry
-
related
workroom terminology



demonstrate correct procedures for
setting up, adjusting and operating safely
the following machinery:



drill press



bandsaw




sanders (orbital and belt)



router



radial arm saw or drop saw or
compound mitre saw



thicknesser



document a detailed design process



apply skills in drawing, reading and
inter
preting plans/patterns/templates of
all forms of graphic communication



apply appropriate testing techniques for
materials testing and evaluating
construction techniques for
manufacturing products



use appropriate production procedures
for integrated materia
ls



test new materials and new procedures,
and apply to innovative design ideas
and processes



create 3D parts and/or complete
projects using computer and/or manual
modelling



select and operate a range of tools and
machinery, including use of computer
contr
olled machinery, working with a
range of materials



demonstrate operational understanding
of computer controlled machinery



demonstrate correct procedures for
setting up and/or operating safely and
efficiently:



routers



bandsaw




biscuit cutter



drop saw or
compound mitre saw or
radial arm saw



thicknesser



sanding machines



dovetail jig



pneumatic tools




identify if safety guards are fitted
correctly to all the above machines



identify the reasons for changes in the
condition of cutting blades



identify and corre
ctly hone or grind and
hone worn or damaged chisels, lathe
tools and plane blades



describe procedures for minimising
wear and damage to cutting blades


26

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT
2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Wood



finger joint



cross
-
halving joint




dovetail joint



housing joint




mortise and tenon



bridle joint




biscuit joint



identify, remove, replace and report

blunt, dull or damaged router cutters
and drilling bits



identify, remove and replace worn or
damaged portable sanding belts/discs
and jigsaw blades



identify and correctly hone, or grind and
hone worn or damaged chisels and
plane blades



identify and use di
fferent methods of
fastening timbers



correctly prepare a surface for finishing



use basic procedures to remove
imperfections in timber



select and use the correct type and
grade of abrasive paper



apply appropriate finishing techniques
using brush or cloth an
d/or spray gun
followed by correct clean up procedure.




wo
od lathe



pneumatic tools such as nail/brad
gun, drill or air nozzle




identify the correct fitting and operation
of dust extraction and safety equipment
within the workshop



identify, remove, replace and report
blunt, worn, dull or damaged:



drill bits



sanding belts/disks



jigsaw blades



router bits



identify and sharpen blunt or damaged
chisels, lathe tools and plane blades



handle and store timber and sheet
material correctly.




identify, remove and replace worn or
damaged:



sanding belts/disks



jigsaw blades



router bits



demonstrate
knowledge of the
procedure for the replacement of
bandsaw blades and circular saw
blades



apply multiple coats of a finish by spray
gun including appropriate maintenance
and clean up of spray gun.


Safety



correctly use PPE (personal protective
equipment)
where applicable



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply risk management strategies in the
workshop/studio



knowledge

and application of
information contained in MSDS
(Materials Safety Data Sheets) with
regard to storage and handling of
hazardous substances appropriate to
situation.




correctly use PPE (Personal Protective
Equipment) where applicable



conduct risk assessme
nt for using
specific tools/machinery



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply risk management strategies in the
workshop/studio



know and apply information contained in
MSDS (Materi
als Safety Data Sheets)
with regard to storage and handling of
hazardous substances and hazardous
operations appropriate to situation



examine general OSH legal framework
that regulates the workplace with regard
to:



responsibilities of suppliers to
provide
MSDS



responsibilities of workplace
providers



responsibilities of workplace
users/visitors.



correctly use PPE (Personal Protective
Equipment) where applicable



conduct risk assessment for using
specific tools and equipment



demonstrate OSH (Occupational
Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply proactive measures for risk
management in the workshop/studio



know and apply information contained in
MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheets)
with regard to storage and handl
ing of
hazardous substances appropriate to
situation



examine the OSH legal framework that
regulates the workplace with regard to:



responsibilities of industrial
workplace providers



responsibilities of workplace
users/visitors.




correctly use PPE (Personal
Protective
Equipment) where applicable



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply proactive measures for risk
management in the workshop/studio



discuss the consequences of hazardous
operations and identify and manage
risks in and around the workshop/studio



examine OSH legal framework that
regulates the workplace with regard to:



rights of workplace providers



rights of workplace users/visitors



examine OSH issues and legal
implications a
ssociated with designing
and producing material products for the
consumer market.




Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

27


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT
2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Wood

Production
management



manage a production plan:



maintain a detailed production plan



maintain time management while
using tools, equipment and
machinery to complete
production



follow instructions from plans



main
tain safety requirements



record changes to materials lists or
costing



record regular journal/diary entries



use

ongoing evaluation techniques:
diary, journal or folio notes and use of
photography to record ongoing
progress/decision changes made to the
project.




manage a production plan:



maintain a detailed production plan



maintain time management while
using tools,

equipment and
machinery to complete production



adhere to sequential
instructions



apply safety

and risk
management



record changes to materials lists or
costing



record regular journal/diary entries



use

ongoing evaluation techniques:
diary, journal or folio notes and use of
photography to record ongoing
progress/decision changes made to the
project.




independently manage production
processes:



maintain a production plan in order to
manage processes and me
et time
constraints



adhere to planned actions and adapt
equipment and resources to
complete production



apply production techniques that
reduce material wastage



consider client feedback, and modify
production processes accordingly



document and record change
s to
materials lists and/or changes to
actual cost of materials



modify operations for mass
production when appropriate



use specification sheets for specific
operations



use diary, journal and folio note entries
including:



ongoing evaluation of production
p
rocesses and techniques



use of photography and notes to
record ongoing progress/decision
changes made to the project.




independently manage production
processes:



maintain a production plan to
manage processes to meet time
constraints



adhere to planned
actions to
manipulate equipment and resources
to complete production



apply production techniques that
reduce material wastage



consider client feedback, and modify
production processes accordingly



document and record changes to
materials lists and/or change
s to
actual cost of materials



modify operations for mass
production when appropriate



use specification sheets for specific
operations



use regular journal, diary and folio
entries including:



ongoing evaluation of production
processes and techniques



use

of photography and notes to
record ongoing progress/decision
changes made to the project.





28

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Metal

Materials

Nature and
properties of
materials



identify and explain functional
differences between low, medium, high
carbon steels, cast iron, cast steel



describe the processes of producing
different types of carbon steels (iron and
steel
production, carbon percentage in
different steels)



identify the different common cross
sections and sizes of metals from the
following list:



wire



rod



flat



square



hexagonal



octagonal bar



round tube



square tube



rectangular hollow section



angle



sheet



plate



i
dentify and name abrasive coatings and
materials



investigate methods of fixing metals
together through permanent and non
-
permanent joining:



welding



riveting



types of nuts and bolts



describe methods of heat treatments:



annealing



normalising



hardening



tempering
.




identify the properties and structures of
materials:



non
-
ferrous

copper, aluminium



describe the processes required to
produce aluminium from bauxite



investigate the properties of steel using
a range of the following terms:



malleable




specifi
c gravity



ductile




thermal conductivity



tensile strength




electrical conductivity



brittleness




fusibility



hardness




corrosion resistance



toughness




compression strength



identify less common metals by
appearance, hardness, colour, weight
and cost:



copper



g
old



silver



lead



tin



bronze



pewter



investigate methods of fixing different
metals together



bronze welding



silver soldering



mechanical fasteners



adhesives



identify thread types, taps and dies



investigate and describe metal surface
preparation for metal
finishes



investigate and describe applications of
the following metal finishes:



painting




galvanizing



lacquering



analyse physical and mechanical
properties of metals to justify
their
appropriate use in a manufactured
product



describe types of metal testing:



hardness testing



shear impact test



tensile testing



fatigue testing



compression testing



test metal suitability for use in a project:



tensile strength



indentation/hardness



shear



static bending



compare and test methods of joining
and welding suitability for different
applications



bonding strength



fatigue testing



examine and discuss industrial data
sheets for standard and structural
grades of ferrous, non
-
ferrous and alloy
metals



appraise and discuss information on the
application and suitability in different
environments of the following range of
finishes:



paints




galvanizing



plastic or powder coatings



lacquers




electroplating



anodizing




enamelling



compare coatings and th
eir properties
including thermal, chemical, electrical
and texture.




study, test and analyse test data related
to the physical and mechanical
properties, and design needs for a metal
product



analyse physical and mechanical
properties of alloy steels and co
mmon
nonferrous metals



metals alloyed with iron to make the
different types of steels



properties these metals give to steel



uses for different percentage carbon
steels



explain the structure of brass



metals combined to make the
different types of brass



properties these metals give to brass



uses for different forms of brass



different metals’ resistance to
corrosion



discuss the properties of new and
emerging materials when compared
with traditional materials



investigate, test and analyse methods of
fixing
metals together, and the effects
on the metals of using permanent and
non
-
permanent joining:



types of joining common and
different metals



changes in physical and chemical
properties



post
-
fixing metal reactions



discuss the properties of new and
emerging:



finishes



metal treatments



associated coatings



review information about smart metals
such as shape memory alloys, their
behaviour under thermal, mechanical,
electrical and magnetic stimuli



examine information about smart metals
such as:



nitinol (nickel ti
tanium)



copper
-
aluminium
-
nickel



Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

29


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Metal



plastic or powder coatings



tin plating



electroplating



anodizing




enamelling.




copper
-
zinc
-
aluminium



iron
-
manganese
-
silicon

in relation to:



how they are currently used



what materials they can replace



why they are superior.


Materials in context



investigate and classify the uses of the
major metal
types:



furniture products



building and construction materials



consumer products



investigate materials production and the
resources required including roll forming
and extrusion



research methods of recycling to reduce
waste



identify the different metals tha
t are
recycled



explain processes of collecting,
sorting and refining different metals.




research industrial and/or commercial
examples of sustainable systems

recovering and recycling nonferrous
metals



investigate mining and environmental
practices



safety

processes and chemicals
used



rehabilitation of mine site no longer
in use



research methods of value adding

primary product to secondary product.




research and compare contemporary
and historical manufacturing processes
of steels



investigate one factor
that has affected
manufacturing processes over time:



human factors



automation



ethical issues.




research the influence of globalisation
on the local, national and international
metal industries



research and analyse relationships
between product innovation,
lifestyle
choices, and consumer demand



investigate new technologies,
production processes and emerging
industries.


Metal

Design

Design
fundamentals and
skills



investigate:



designs for others



needs, values and beliefs of the
designer/developer



needs, values and beliefs of the
client/target audience/market



sources of design inspiration



performance criteria for products



application of design fundamentals
and factors affecting design



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



environmental impact and
considerations



anthropometric data



ergonomics



investigate:



design for others



needs, values and beliefs of the
designer/developer



needs, values and beliefs of the
client/target audience/market



performance criteria related to
needs, values and beliefs of the end
user



historical, social and cultural sources
of design inspiration



specific design
characteristics/features of:



products



designers



industries



application of design fundamentals
and factors effecting design



aesthetics



investigate:



target
audience/market, demand,
niche market design needs, values
and trends



performance criteria related to
needs, values and beliefs of the
developer and end user



historical, social, cultural and political
sources of design inspiration



design fundamentals and
factors
affecting design



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



environmental impact and
considerations



sustainability issues



ergonomics



investigate:



target audience/market, demand,
niche market design needs, values
and trends



performance criteria related to
needs, values and beliefs of the
developer and end user



historical, social, cultural and political
sources of design inspiration



specific design
characteristics/features of new
products



design fundamentals and factors
affecting design



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



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Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Metal



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating



sampling



modelling



applying the principles and elements
of design where applicable in context



line



shape



form



texture



colour



tone



repetition



gradation



rhythm



radiation



harmony



contrast



dominance



proportion



balance



unity



using rapid concept development
techniques



ideas to generate design concepts



final design concept, using design
brief and performance criter
ia



review and justification of best idea
using design brief and performance
criteria



design solution



developing best concept using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard




function



safety



cost



environmental impact and
considerations



anthropometric data



ergonomics



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques



sketc
hing and drawing



rendering



annotating



sampling



modelling



applying of principles and elements
of design where applicable in context



using rapid concept development
techniques, images and annotation



design development



review
and justification of best
ideas using design brief and
performance criteria



best ideas developed using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front,

back views and detailed
sketches as necessary)



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard
development and presentation



production plan



materials list



estimated and actual costing
for all materials and
components



production plan including time
line



evaluate:



using a product
ion plan/journal/diary
and photography to record ongoing
evaluation




devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating drawings



sampling



modelling



applying principles and elements of
design where applicable in context



line



shape



form



texture



colour



tone



repetition



gradation



rhythm



radiation



harmony



contrast



dominance



proportion



balance



unity



using rapid concept development
techniques to generate a variety of
design ideas



design development



collate best ideas that have
been developed using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



rev
iew and justify best ideas
using design brief and
performance criteria



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard
development and presentation



production plan



materials list




environmental impact and
considerations



sustainability issues



anthropometric data



ergonomics



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques:



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating drawings



sampling



modelling



applying principles and elements of
design where applicable in context



applying rapid concept development
techniques to generate a variety of
design ideas



design

development



collate best ideas that have
been developed using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front,
back views and detailed
sketches as necessary)



review and justify best ideas
using design brief and
performance criteria



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard
development and presentation



industry standard specification
sh
eets



production plan



materials list



estimated and actual costing
for all materials/components



production plan including time
line



justify selection of materials against
comprehensive design needs as well as
the functional and aesthetic properties
of
materials



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sequence

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For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Metal



production

plans



materials list



costing for all materials
components



time line



evaluate:



final

product against design brief,
initial design and performance
criteria related to needs, values and
beliefs of the end user.




product against design brief, initial
design and performance criteria
related to needs, values and beliefs
of the end user



design and production processes.



estima
ted and actual costing
for all materials and
components



production plan including time
line



evaluate:



product against design brief , initial
design and performance criteria
related to needs, values and beliefs
of the developer and end user



design

and production processes,
making recommendations for
improvement.




evaluate:



product against design brief, initial
design and performance criteria
related to needs, values and beliefs
of the developer and end user



design and production processes
making recommendations for
improvement.

Metal

Use of technology

Skills and
techniques



use ICT and manual graphic
communication skills related to design
development and presentation,
including:



internet research skills



word processing



drawing, reading and interpreting
plans/ patterns/templates



isometric and pictorial
hand sketches
for project development



multi colour rendering techniques



dimensioned orthogonal drawing in
3
rd

angle for working drawing



electronic capture of images



presentation skills



select appropriate materials and
calculate the correct amount require
d
for ordering to complete the project



apply appropriate industry
-
related
workroom terminology



select and apply appropriate and
accurate marking out tools and
techniques for measuring and marking
out in sheet metal, bar and tube
projects, which include the

use of:



rule



square



scriber



use ICT and manual graphic
communication skills related to design
development and presentation



select appropriate materials and
ca
lculate the correct amount required to
order and purchase materials to
complete the project



select and develop appropriate
production techniques and skills



apply appropriate industry
-
related
workroom terminology



select and safely apply technical skills
usi
ng a range of tools and machinery



familiarity with appropriate industry
-
related workroom terminology,
standards of production in accordance
with industry/commercial specification



handle and store sectional tube, bar and
sheet metal and material correctly



select and apply appropriate and
accurate marking out tools and
techniques for measuring and marking
out in sheet metal, bar and tube
projects, which include the use of:



rule



square



scriber



combination squares



use clear, detailed presentation skills to
set out, develop and present a folio
featuring all elements of the design
process



use skills in drawing, reading and
interpreting
plans/patterns/templates of
all forms of graphic communication
applicable to context



apply appropriate testing techniques for
materials testing and evaluate
construction techniques used in
manufacturing products



calculate the quantities and cost of all
mat
erials and incidentals required in the
major project



use technical skills to select and operate
a range of multi
-
functional tools and
machinery, working with a range of
materials for making products within and
across context



select and apply appropriate an
d
accurate tools and techniques for
testing, measuring and marking out for
sheet metal, bar and tube projects
which may include the use of:



rule



square



use clear, detailed presentation skills to
set out, develop and present a folio
featuring all elements of the design
process



demonstrate complex skills in drawing,
reading and interpreting plans/
patterns/
templates of all forms of
graphic communication



calculate the quantities and cost of all
materials required in the major project



use production procedures to integrate
materials



apply appropriate testing techniques for
materials testing and evaluate
construction techniques used in
manufacturing products



apply appropriate testing techniques for
joining different materials



create 3D parts and/or complete
projects using computer and/or manual
modelling



select and apply appropriate and
accurate tools and

techniques for
testing, measuring and marking out



demonstrate complex and industrially
compatible manufacturing techniques



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Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Metal



combination squares



inside/outside callipers



vernier callipers with and without dial
indicators



select and safely apply technical skills
using a range of tools and machinery,
that could include:



hand tools for shaping




files a
nd filing



vice




hacksaws and blades



clamps




hand tools for cutting



electric hand drill




drill press/pedestal drill



apply methods of drilling different metals
including:



parts of HSS twist drills



preparations for drilling

marking
out, centre punch, pilot holes



drill speeds



lubricants for different metals



name and operate a powered cutting
machine or mechanical cutting device



assess the condition of tools and
machinery



name and operate machines for

folding
and shaping metals



use joining and non
-
permanent fixing of
metals



apply correct methods of gas and
electric metal welding including: metal
preparation, set up, welding operations
and testing



correctly prepare a surface for finishing



select and use

the correct type and
grade of abrasive paper



correctly apply a metal finish



apply appropriate workshop clean up
procedures.




inside/outside callipers



vernier

callipers with and without dial
indicators



feeler gauges



slip gauges



manipulate common ferrous and non
-
ferrous metals, working their shape and
section



ensure safety guards and devices are
fitted correctly before operating a
machine



identify, remove and re
port blunt, dull or
damaged abrasive tools, cutting bits and
drill bits



conduct assessment and maintenance
of tools and machinery including
cleaning and care processes



apply skills in using a range of tools and
machinery, including the safe machine
operat
ion of:



cutting, shaping and folding
techniques



adjusting and changing components
of machinery



welding equipment, both gas and
electric



pedestal grinder



metal lathe and basic manual and/or
automatic turning operations



select and use the correct type and
gr
ade of abrasive cloth



prepare metals for surface finishing



apply a metal finish.




scriber



combination squares



inside/outside callipers



vernier callipers dial indicators



feeler gauges



sli
p gauges



demonstrate complex and industrially
compatible manufacturing techniques
including:



adjustment of equipment to suit
purpose



industry
-
relevant specifications



automated control of machine
operations



exhibit manufacturing skills using
industrial stan
dards and tolerances
throughout including:



prototype production



multiple manufacturing processes



use appropriate industry
-
related
workroom terminology



safely apply skills required to operate a
range of tools and machines to produce
the project, these may
include:



cutting, shaping and folding
techniques



welding equipment, both gas and
electric



hand and fixed grinding



metal lathe turning operations



manual, automatic and/or CNC



operation of portable power tools



automated machine operations



identify blunt, br
oken tools, and sharpen
cutting bits, drill bits.




safely apply skills required to operate a
range of tools and machines to produce
the project, these may include:



cutting, shaping a
nd folding
techniques



welding equipment, both gas and
electric



hand and fixed grinding



metal lathe turning operations
-
manual
,
automatic and/or CNC



operation of portable power tools



automated machine operations



select and use the correct type and
grade of
abrasive appropriate to metal
surface



prepare metals for surface finishing



apply test techniques for different metal
finishes and coatings



apply appropriate metal finishes or
coatings.




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sequence

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For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Metal

Safety



correctly use PPE (personal protective
equipment) where
applicable



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply risk management strategies in the
workshop/studio



know

and apply information contained in
MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheets)
with regard to storage and handling of
hazardous substances appropriate to
situation.




correctly use PPE (Personal Protective
Equipment) where applicable



conduct risk assessment for us
ing
specific tools/machinery



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply risk management strategies in the
workshop/studio



know and apply information contained in
MSDS (Materials Safet
y Data Sheets)
with regard to storage and handling of
hazardous substances and hazardous
operations appropriate to situation



examine general OSH legal framework
that regulates the workplace with regard
to:



responsibilities of suppliers to
provide MSDS



resp
onsibilities of workplace
providers



responsibilities of workplace
users/visitors.




correctly use PPE (Personal Protective
Equipment) where applicable



conduct risk assessment for using
specific tools and equipment



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and
Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply proactive measures for risk
management in the workshop/studio



know and apply information contained in
MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheets)
with regard to storage and handling of
haza
rdous substances appropriate to
situation



examine the OSH legal framework that
regulates the workplace with regard to:



responsibilities of industrial
workplace providers



responsibilities of workplace
users/visitors.




correctly use PPE (Personal Protective
Equipment) where applicable



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply proactive measures for risk
management in the workshop/studio



discuss the consequences of hazardous
operations
and identify and manage
risks in and around the workshop/studio



examine OSH legal framework that
regulates the workplace with regard to:



rights of workplace providers



rights of workplace users/visitors



examine OSH issues and legal
implications associated w
ith designing
and producing material products for the
consumer market.


Production
management



manage a production plan:



maintain a detailed production plan



maintain time management while
using tools, equipment and
machinery to complete production



follow
instructions from plans



main
tain safety requirements



record changes to materials lists or
costing



record regular journal/diary entries



use ongoing evaluation techniques:
diary, journal or folio notes and use of
photography to record ongoing
progress/deci
sion changes made to the
project.




manage a production plan:



maintain a detailed production plan



maintain time management while
using tools, equipment and
machinery to complete production



adhere
to sequential
instructions



apply safety

and risk
management



recording changes to materials lists
or costing



record regular journal/diary entries



use ongoing evaluation techniques:
diary, journal or folio notes and use of
photography to record ongoing
progress/decision changes made to the
project.




independently m
anage production
processes:



maintain a production plan in order to
manage processes and meet time
constraints



adhere to planned actions and adapt
equipment and resources to
complete production



apply production techniques that
reduce material wastage



consid
er client feedback, and modify
production processes accordingly



document and record changes to
materials lists and/or changes to
actual cost of materials



modify operations for mass
production when appropriate



use specification sheets for specific
operations



use diary, journal and folio note entries
including:



ongoing evaluation of production
processes and techniques



use of photography and notes to
record ongoing progress/decision
changes made to the project.




independently manage production
process
es:



maintain a production plan in order to
manage processes and meet time
constraints



adhere to planned actions and adapt
equipment and resources to
complete production



apply production techniques that
reduce material wastage



consider client feedback, and

modify
production processes accordingly



document and record changes to
materials lists and/or changes to
actual cost of materials



modify operations for mass
production when appropriate



use specification sheets for specific
operations



use regular journal,

diary and folio
entries including



ongoing evaluation of production
processes and techniques



use of photography and notes to
record ongoing progress/decision
changes made to the project.




34

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Textiles

Materials

Nature and
properties of
materials



identify fibre types and classification:



natural fibres



cellulosic

cotton, linen



protein

wool,
silk



manufactured fibres



regenerated

rayon, acetate



synthetic

polyester, nylon



investigate fibres:



natural fibres

cotton, wool, silk:



classification and origin



microscopic structure



manufacture



environmental impacts of
manufacture



properties



fabrics and
fabric blends



care



fibre morphology and structure:



physical characteristics



microscopic appearance



amorphous, crystalline



fabric structures:



woven

warp, weft, selvedge



knitted

course, wale



non
-
woven

felt, web



fabric types and classifications:



woven

plain, satin, twill, jacquard,
pile



knit

warp, weft



non
-
woven

felt, interfacings



aesthetic properties:



lustre



drape



handle



physical properties:



durability



strength



abrasion resistance



resilience



elasticity



dimensional stability



shrink resistance



chemical properties:



absorbency



thermal properties



flammability



identify fibre types and classification:



natural fibres



cellulosic

cotton, linen



protein

wool, silk



manufactured fibres



regenerated

rayon, acetate



synthetic

polyester, nylon



investigate the performance of fibres:



synthetics fibres

polyester



regenerated fibres

rayon including:



classification and origin



microsco
pic structure



manufacture



environmental impacts of
manufacture



properties



fabrics and fabric blends



care



morphology and structure:



physical characteristics



microscopic appearance



amorphous, crystalline



monomer, polymer



yarn structure and
characteristics:



spun staple yarns



filament yarns



novelty yarns

slub, boucle, core
spun



decorative techniques used to enhance
appearance



dyeing



printing



apply fabric testing techniques to
determine performance and suitability to
end use/purpose:



aesthe
tic properties



physical properties



chemical properties.




analyse fibre types and classification:



natural fibres



cellulosic

cotton, linen



protein

wool, silk



manufactured fibres



regenerated

rayon, acetate,
lyocell



synthetic

polyester, nylon,
acrylic,
elastomeric



synthetics fibres

elastomeric



detailed study of fibre blends



cotton/polyester blend



nylon/elastomeric blend



analyse fibre morphology and structure:



physical characteristics, microscopic
appearance, amorphous, crystalline,
monomer, polymer



how m
olecular and morphological
structure contribute to the properties
of fibres



discuss yarn structures:



spun staple



filament



novelty yarns



discuss fabric structures



woven



knitted



non
-
woven



investigate at least two finishing
techniques applied to enhance
fabrics:



finishes that enhance appearance



finishes that improve dimensional
stability



finishes that protect from the
environment



apply fabric testing techniques to
determine performance and suitability to
end use/purpose:



aesthetic p
roperties



physical properties



chemical properties



examine the relationship between
structure, properties, and end uses of
textiles.




analyse fibre or fabric properties using
fabric testing and available materials
data and specifications to determine
perfor
mance and suitability to end user



review and analyse test data in relation
to design needs for a textile product



discuss information about the
characteristics of at least one textile
innovation and emerging technology:



bamboo



microfibre



washable webs



nanotechnology



computer linked sewing machines



seamless technology.




Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

35


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Textiles



sun resistance



colourfastness



effect of chemicals



explain the relationship between
structure, properties and end uses of
textiles.


Materials in context



investigate specific textiles and their
uses

apparel, furnishings, costumes,
textiles arts, non
-
apparel items



identify at least two factors contributing
to textile
value in society e.g. vintage,
culture, social significance, economic
value, value adding to other industries



investigate environmental impact of the
textile industry:



raw material extraction and
processing, growing and processing



manufacturing, packaging

and
distribution



marketing techniques, consumer
attitudes



end
-
of
-
life of a product

recycling
and safe disposal.



research industrial and/or commercial
examples of sustainable systems
including re
-
cycling methods for
different fabric materials



investigate
at least one use of
sustainable materials in textiles:



organic cotton



bamboo



hemp



PET bottles recycled into Tencel.




investigate and discuss, using historical
case studies of textile materials and
product manufacturing technologies in
society and environme
nts

periods of
fashion history, styles through the years,
and mass market versus niche market
trends



compare the industrial development and
use of synthetics fibres with those of
natural fibres



investigate one factor that has affected
manufacturing process
es over time:



human factors



automation



ethical issues.




research the influence of globalisation
on the local, national and international
textile industries



research and analyse relationships
between product innovation, lifestyle
choices, and consumer deman
d



investigate new technologies and
production processes in the textile
industry.


Textiles

Design

Design
fundamentals and
skills



investigate:



designs for others



needs, values and beliefs of the
designer/developer



needs, values and beliefs of the
client/target audience/market



sources of design inspiration



performance criteria for products



application of design fundamentals
and factors affecting design



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



environmental impact and
c
onsiderations



anthropometric data



ergonomics




investigate:



design for others



needs, values and beliefs of the
designer/developer



needs, values and beliefs of the
client/target
audience/market



performance criteria related to
needs, values and beliefs of the end
user



historical, social and cultural sources
of design inspiration



specific design
characteristics/features of:



products



designers



industries



application of design
fundamentals
and factors effecting design



investigate:



target audience/market, demand,
niche market design needs, values
and trends



performance
criteria related to
needs, values and beliefs of the
developer and end user



historical, social, cultural and political
sources of design inspiration



design fundamentals and factors
affecting design



aesthetics



function



safety



cost



environmental impact
and
considerations



sustainability issues



investigate:



target audience/market, demand
,
niche market design needs, values
and trends



performance criteria related to
needs, values and beliefs of the
developer and end user



historical, social, cultural and political
sources of design inspiration



specific design
characteristics/features of new

products



design fundamentals and factors
affecting design



aesthetics



function



safety



cost


36

Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Textiles



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating



sampling



modelling



applying the principles and elements
of design where applicable in context



line



shape



form



texture



colour



tone



repetition



gradation



rhythm



radiation



harmony



contrast



dominance



proportion



balance



unity



using rapid concept development
techniques



ideas to
generate design concepts



final design concept, using design
brief and performance
criteria



review and justification of best idea
using design brief and performance
criteria



design solution



developing best concept using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard





aesthetics



function



safety



cost



environmental impact and
considerations



anthropometric data



ergonomics



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating



sampl
ing



modelling



applying of principles and elements
of design where applicable in context



using rapid concept development
techniques, images and annotation



design development



review and justification of best
ideas using design brief and
performance
criteria



best ideas developed using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard
d
evelopment and presentation



production plan



materials list



estimated and actual costing
for all materials and
components



production plan including time
line



evaluate:



using a production plan/journal/
diary/photography to record ongoing
evaluation



ergonomics



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating drawings



sampling



modelling



applying principles and elements of
design where applicable in context



line



shape



form



texture



colour



tone



repetition



gradation



rhythm



radiation



harmony



contrast



dominance



proportion



balance



unity



apply rapid concept development
techniques to generate a variety of
design ideas



design development



collate best ideas
that have

been developed using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



review and justify best ideas
using design brief and
performance criteria



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawings)



3D illustrati
on (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard
development and presentation



environmental impact and
considerations



sustainability issues



anthropometric data



ergonomics



devise:



using communication and
documentation techniques:



sketching and drawing



rendering



annotating drawings



sampling



modelling



applying principles and elements of
design where applicable in context



apply rapid concept development
techniques to generate a variety of
design ideas



design development



collate be
st ideas that have
been developed using
annotated hand or computer
generated graphics (front, back
views and detailed sketches as
necessary)



review and justify best ideas
using design brief and
performance criteria



2D illustrations
(working/technical drawi
ngs)



3D illustration (presentation
drawings)



inspiration/concept/storyboard
development and presentation



industry standard specification
sheets



production plan



materials list



estimated and actual costing
for all materials/components



production plan
including time
line



justify selection of materials against
comprehensive design needs as well as
the functional and aesthetic properties
of materials



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sequence

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For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Textiles



production plans



materials list



costing for all materials
components



time line



evaluate:



final

product against design brief,
initial design and performance
criteria related to needs, values and
beliefs of the end user.




product
against design brief, initial
design and performance criteria
related to needs, values and beliefs
of the end user



design and production processes.




production plan



materials list



estimated and actual costing
for all materials and
components



production plan including time
line



evaluate:



product against design brief , initial
design and performance criteria
related to needs, values and beliefs
of the developer and end user



design and production processes,
making recommendations for
improvement.




evaluate:



product against design brief , initial
design and performance criteria
related to needs, values

and beliefs
of the developer and end user



design and production processes
making recommendations for
improvement.


Textiles

Use of technology

Skills and
techniques



use ICT skills related to design
development and presentation
including:



internet
research skills



word processing



electronic capture of images



presentation skills



demonstrate drawing skills:



sketching

rapid concept
development



3D presentation drawings

using
templates



multi colour rendering techniques



2D working drawings

using
template
s



inspiration/concept and storyboard



apply pattern skills:



use a commercial pattern




take basic body measurements



design and wearing ease



select pattern using body
measurements



pattern parts



pattern layout



cutting out



demonstrate ICT, folio and
communication skills:



skills for r
esearch, communication
and presentation



photograph ongoing processes, final
product



skills for folio presentation



related terminology and conventions



apply drawing skills:



sketching

rapid concept
development



3D presentation drawings

using
templates



multi

colour rendering techniques



2D working drawings

using
templates



inspiration/concept and storyboard
development and presentation



apply pattern skills:



select, use and adapt commercial
patterns and instructions



operate sewing machine and overlocker



investigate, select and apply
construction and pressing techniques
for manufacturing products:



demonstrate ICT, folio development and
communication skills:



documenting presentations

and
evaluations



client and market research
techniques



client presentation techniques



photography
––
ongoing record of
progress and processes used and
final product



use related industry terminology and
conventions



demonstrate drawing skills with:



sketching
rapid concept
developments



3D presentation drawings using
templates



rendering techniques



2D working drawings using
templates



inspiration/concept and storyboard
development and presentation

approaching industry standards



design and make specification
sheet
s

approaching industry
standards



demonstrate ICT, folio and
communication skills in:



client and market research
techniques



client
presentation techniques



photography, for ongoing record of
progress and processes used, in
creating final product



use related industry terminology and
conventions



apply graphics skills in:



sketching, including rapid concept
development



3D presentation dra
wings or using
templates



rendering techniques



2D working drawings or using
templates



inspiration/concept and storyboard
development and presentation



using design and make specification
sheets that approach industry
standards



apply methods of testing materi
als and
techniques as required


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Materials Design and Technology: Scope and sequence


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Textiles



transfer pattern markings



pattern ad
aptations as required



operate sewing machine and overlocker



demonstrate machine skills:



threading



straight stitch



zig zag



changing machine feet



changing machine needle



use overlocker for neatening



select and apply appropriate
construction and pressing techniques:



joining



shaping



closures



finishing



select and apply fabric decoration,
embellishment and manipulation
techniques as required.




joining



shaping



closures



finishing



investigate at least two of the following
fabric decoration, embellishment and
manipulation techniques, and apply to
the proj
ect as required:



appliqué




shirring



gathering, pleating, tucking



beading




lace application



dyeing




hand and machine embroidery



patchwork




printing



quilting




felting.




demonstrate pattern skills:



select, adapt and interpret
commercial patterns and instructions



pattern adaptations as required



independently operate a sewing
machine and overlocker



investigate, test, select and apply
appropriate construction and pressing
techniques for manufacturing products:
joining, shaping, closures, finishing



investigate, test, select and apply
appropriate fabric decoration,
embellishment and manipulation
techniques as required

from the following:



appliqué




beading




lace application



dyeing




felting



hand and machine embroidery



patchwork



printing



quilting



shirring, gathering, pleating, tucking.




demonstrate use of pattern skills:



select, adapt and interpret
commercial patterns and instructions



use basic pattern blocks as
appropriate for bodice, skirt, sleeve



complete pattern adaptations as
required



demonstrate inde
pendent operation of
sewing machine and overlocker



investigate, test, select and apply
appropriate construction and pressing
techniques for manufacturing products:
joining, shaping, closures, finishing



investigate, test, select and apply
appropriate fabric

decoration,
embellishment and manipulation
techniques as required.


Safety



correctly use PPE (personal protective
equipment) where applicable



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply risk management strategies in the
workshop/studio



know and apply information contained in
MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheets)
with regard to storage and handling of
hazardous substances appropriate to
situation.




correctly use PPE (Personal
Protective
Equipment) where applicable



conduct risk assessment for using
specific tools/machinery



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply risk management strategies in the
workshop
/studio



know and apply information contained in
MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheets)
with regard to storage and handling of
hazardous substances and hazardous
operations appropriate to situation



examine general OSH legal framework
that regulates the workpla
ce with regard
to:



responsibilities of suppliers to
provide MSDS



correctly use PPE (Personal Protective
Equipment) where applicable



conduct risk assessment for using
spe
cific tools and equipment



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply proactive measures for risk
management in the workshop/studio



know and apply information contained in
MSDS
(Materials Safety Data Sheets)
with regard to storage and handling of
hazardous substances appropriate to
situation



examine the OSH legal framework that
regulates the workplace with regard to:



responsibilities of industrial
workplace providers



responsibili
ties of workplace
users/visitors.



correctly use PPE (Personal Protective
Equipment) where applicable



demonstrate OSH (Occupational Safety
and Health) practices appropriate to
tasks being undertaken in workshops



apply proactive measures for risk
management

in the workshop/studio



discuss the consequences of hazardous
operations and identify and manage
risks in and around the workshop/studio



examine OSH legal framework that
regulates the workplace with regard to:



rights of workplace providers



rights of workp
lace users/visitors



examine OSH issues and legal
implications associated with designing
and producing material products for the
consumer market.




Materials Design and Technology: Scope and
sequence

39


For teaching and examination in 2012


UNIT 2A

Processes in design

and manufacturing

UNIT 2B

Working towards

industry standards

UNIT 3A

Production for industry

UNIT 3B

Innovation and the future

Textiles



responsibilities of workplace
providers



responsibilities of workplace
users/visitors.



Production
management



manage a production plan:



maintain a detailed production plan



maintain time management
while
using tools, equipment and
machinery to complete production



follow
instructions from plans



maintain safe
ty requirements



record changes to materials lists or
costing



record regular journal/diary entries



use

ongoing evaluation techniques:
diary, journal or folio notes and use of
photography to record ongoing
progress/decision changes made to the
project.




manage a production plan:



maintain a detailed production plan



maintain time management while
using tools,

equipment and
machinery to complete production



adhere to
sequential
instructions



apply safety

and risk
management



record changes to materials lists or
costing



record regular journal/diary entries



use

ongoing evaluation techniques:
diary, journal or folio notes and use of
photography to record ongoing
progress/decision changes made to the
project.




independently manage production
processes:



maintain a production plan in order to
manage processes and
meet time
constraints



adhere to planned actions and adapt
equipment and resources to
complete production



apply production techniques that
reduce material wastage



consider client feedback, and modify
production processes accordingly



document and record chan
ges to
materials lists and/or changes to
actual cost of materials



mass production operations as
appropriate



use specification sheets for specific
operations



use diary, journal and folio note entries
including:



ongoing evaluation of production
processes an
d techniques



use of photography and notes to
record ongoing progress/decisions
made/design changes to project.




independently manage production
processes:



maintain a production plan in order
to manage processes and meet
time constraints



adhere to planned
actions and
adapt equipment and resources to
complete production



apply
produc
tion techniques that
reduce material wastage



consider client feedback, and
modify production processes
accordingly



document and record changes to
materials lists and/or changes to

actual cost of materials



modify operations for mass
production when appropriate



use specification sheets for specific
operations



use regular journal, diary and folio
entries including



ongoing evaluation of production
processes and techniques



use of photo
graphy and notes to
record ongoing progress/decision
changes made to the project.