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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW FIELD 0399 OTHER ENGINEERING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES

This narrow field includes all Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified.

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

039901  Environmental Engineering
039903  Biomedical Engineering
039905  Fire Technology
039907  Rail Operations
039909  Cleaning
039999  Engineering and Related Technologies, n.e.c.



039901 Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering is the study of technology concerned with the mitigation of pollution, contamination and deterioration of the environment.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. cleaner production
. erosion control and land rehabilitation technology
. noise control mechanisms in engineering projects
. waste minimisation
. waste management

Exclusions:

Environmental impact assessment. This is included in Detailed Field 050999 Environmental Studies, n.e.c.
Environmental management. This is included in Detailed Field 050901 Lands, Parks and Wildlife Management.


039903 Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering is the study of designing and manufacturing medical devices and equipment to assist in overcoming physical disabilities.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. biocompatibility of intracorporeal and extracorporeal systems
. biomaterials
. designing imaging systems
. human rehabilitation engineering

Exclusions:

Dental prosthetics. This is included in Detailed Field 060705 Dental Technology.
Orthotic and prosthetic patient assessment and prescription of orthoses and prostheses. These are included in Detailed
Field 061799 Rehabilitation Therapies, n.e.c.


039905 Fire Technology

Fire Technology is the study of fire detection, suppression and prevention methods and equipment.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. fire detection, suppression and prevention
. fire fighting equipment and techniques
. fire hazards
. fire behaviour


039907 Rail Operations

Rail Operations is the study of driving, shunting and marshalling trains.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. train station operation
. track safety
. train examination
. principles of train management
. railway yard operation


039909 Cleaning

Cleaning is the study of removing dirt and stains from, and maintaining and restoring clothing and fabrics, and domestic, industrial and commercial assets.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. dry-cleaning
. dust reduction
. domestic cleaning
. laundry machine operation
. stains, spillages and grime removal techniques
. floor, glass and ceiling wet and dry cleaning

Exclusions:

Education primarily related to occupational health and safety.  This is included in Detailed Field 061301 Occupational Health and Safety.


039999 Engineering and Related Technologies, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. nuclear engineering
. railway engineering

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