Select and justify choices of materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to effectively and safely make designed solutions

Elaborations

  • developing technical production skills and safe working practices with independence to produce quality solutions designed for sustainability (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)
  • practising techniques to improve expertise, for example handling animals, cutting and joining materials (Skills: Personal and Social Capability)
  • identifying and managing risks in the development of various projects, for example working safely, responsibly, cooperatively and ethically on design projects, assessing uncertainty and risk in relation to long-term health and environmental impacts (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)
  • developing innovative ways of manipulating technologies using traditional and contemporary materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques and considering alternatives including emerging technologies that could be substituted to reduce waste or time (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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