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Performance Band Descriptors — 2016 Higher School Certificate

2016 Metal and Engineering Examination Performance Band Descriptors and State Performance (Acrobat PDF)

2 unit Metal and Engineering Examination

2016 Candidature - 492

Band 6
(0%)

Consistently and correctly communicates using precise industry and enterprise terminology, in a manner appropriate to the audience and situation. Demonstrates a thorough understanding and application of the performance required in the use of a range of tools and theoretical applications. Applies an in-depth knowledge and understanding relevant to specific competencies. Evaluates all stages of specific tasks within the metal industry. Demonstrates an extensive understanding of legislation as it applies to the metal industry. Exhibits a comprehensive understanding of drawing interpretation and its importance in industry practice. Demonstrates critical judgment and sound reasoning to select, organise, synthesise and evaluate relevant information from a variety of sources.
Band 5
(12.8%)

Communicates, using specific industry and enterprise terminology, in a manner appropriate to the audience and situation. Demonstrates a detailed understanding and application of the performance required in the use of a range of tools and theoretical applications. Demonstrates a detailed knowledge and understanding relevant to specific competencies. Analyses all elements of specific tasks within the metal industry. Demonstrates an understanding of legislation as it applies to the metal industry. Exhibits a thorough understanding of drawing interpretation and its importance in industry practice. Demonstrates accomplished judgement and reasoning to select, organise and evaluate relevant information from a variety of sources.
Band 4
(35.77%)

Communicates using appropriate industry and enterprise terminology. Demonstrates a sound understanding and application of the performance required in the use of a range of tools and theoretical applications. Demonstrates a sound knowledge and understanding relevant to specific competencies. Analyses elements of specific tasks in the metal industry. Demonstrates a basic understanding of legislation as it applies to the metal industry. Exhibits a general understanding of drawing interpretation and its relationship to industry practice. Frames written responses in a descriptive manner.
Band 3
(36.58%)

Communicates using basic industry and enterprise terminology. Demonstrates an understanding of the performance required in the use of a limited range of tools and theoretical applications. Demonstrates a basic knowledge and understanding relevant to specific competencies. Comprehends basic elements of specific tasks in the metal industry. Displays a limited understanding of legislation that applies to the metal industry. Exhibits a general understanding of drawing interpretation. Frames written responses using unsupported generalisations.
Band 2
(11.58%)

Communicates using non-industry specific terms. Demonstrates a superficial understanding of the performance required in the use of a limited range of tools and theoretical applications. Demonstrates a limited knowledge and understanding relevant to specific competencies. Recounts elements of specific tasks in the metal industry. Displays an elementary understanding of legislation that applies to the metal industry. Exhibits some understanding of drawing interpretation. Frames written responses using unsupported generalisations and irrelevant material.
Band 1
(3.25%)

A mark in this band indicates that the student has achieved below the minimum standard expected.
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