Manufacturing Processes and Production

DE6310

This online course will give you the skills to apply engineering knowledge to common manufacturing processes, including quality assurance, inventory control and scheduling and queuing.

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    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $801 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

This course will cover the following: 

  • Principles of hazard identification and safety in the workplace.
  • Metal cutting - machine tools, turning, milling, grinding, EDM.
  • Casting - basic processes, sand, shell, die, and centrifugal.
  • Metal working - hot and cold working, rolling, forging, and presswork.
  • Extrusion - forward, reverse and impact.
  • Fabrication - welding, cutting, soldering and adhesive joining.
  • Surface finishing - painting, polishing and plating.
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Quality control
  • Queuing models

Learners who successfully complete this online course will be able to:

  • Select mechanical engineering manufacturing processes for products
  • Select equipment and tooling to support mech. engineering manufacturing processes
  • Articulate the importance of quality control
  • Apply knowledge of inventory control, scheduling and queuing and simulation of the manufacturing environment.

Course Update

This course replaced DE5303 – Manufacturing Processes; completion of DE5303 – Manufacturing Processes will fulfil the same prerequisite requirements as DE6310 – Manufacturing Processes and Production.

Assessment

100% internally assessed 

 

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $801 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us