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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW FIELD 0301 MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY is the study of the planning, organisation and operation of manufacturing methods, processes, facilities and systems.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the design, selection, development and operation of manufacturing processes and systems, and the planning, control and management of production functions.

Courses in Narrow Field 0301 Manufacturing Engineering and Technology develop skills in:
. assembly and joining
. operating manufacturing systems to produce a product
. printing technology and production
. textile technology and production
. wood product technology and production

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

030101  Manufacturing Engineering
030103  Printing
030105  Textile Making
030107  Garment Making
030109  Footwear Making
030111  Wood Machining and Turning
030113  Cabinet Making
030115  Furniture Upholstery and Renovation
030117  Furniture Polishing
030199  Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, n.e.c.


Exclusions:

Textile design. This is included in Detailed Field 100503 Textile Design.
Fashion design. This is included in Detailed Field 100505 Fashion Design.



030101 Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering is the study of designing, developing and organising safe and flexible manufacturing processes, systems and facilities.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. automation
. computer-aided manufacture
. flexible manufacturing systems
. general and specialised machinery
. mechanised assembly and specialised joining processes
. mechatronics


030103 Printing

Printing is the study of reproducing texts and pictorial works onto any media from original plates and masters, and producing finished publications. It includes electronic (desktop) publishing.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. binding and finishing techniques
. design, composition and layout
. operating printing machinery
. printing techniques


030105 Textile Making

Textile Making is the study of the commercial production of textiles, yarns and fabrics.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. dye and colouration techniques
. fibre technology
. textile technology
. weaving and tufting
. yarn manufacture


030107 Garment Making

Garment Making is the study of the commercial production of clothing and other apparel.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. fabric spreading
. garment assembly
. marking and cutting
. pattern construction and apparel fitting principles


030109 Footwear Making

Footwear Making is the study of designing, making and repairing shoes, boots and other footwear.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. clicking
. measurement and fitting
. footwear pattern design and cutting
. shoe repairing

Exclusions:

Footwear design. This is included in Detailed Field 100599 Graphic and Design, n.e.c.


030111 Wood Machining and Turning

Wood Machining and Turning is the study of shaping wood using various machines.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. lathe, saw, plane and router maintenance and operation
. template and jig design and construction
. sawing, planing, shaping, carving and machining wood


030113 Cabinet Making

Cabinet Making is the study of making and repairing furniture and interior fittings for buildings.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. custom-built furniture, interior fittings and fixtures
. furniture, interior fittings and cabinet reparation
. furniture and interior fittings material selection


030115 Furniture Upholstery and Renovation

Furniture Upholstery and Renovation is the study of designing, making and repairing the soft furnishings of chairs, beds and other furniture.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. padding and furniture coverings
. upholstery machining
. decorative upholstery accessories

Exclusions:

Vehicle upholstery and trimming. This is included in Detailed Field 030513 Upholstery and Vehicle Trimming.


030117 Furniture Polishing

Furniture Polishing is the study of preparing and polishing different timber furniture surfaces.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. French polishing
. furniture stripping and mechanical buffing
. wood staining, lacquering and bleaching


030199 Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Manufacturing Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. coopering
. leatherwork
. furriery
. picture framing
. curtain and blind making

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