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Respect and Responsibility

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Curriculum Mapping

Industrial Technology Stage 5
Syllabus links Opportunities for learning

Objective

Students will develop:

1. knowledge of and competence in applying Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) risk management procedures and practices

Outcome

A student:

5.1.1 identifies, assesses and manages the risks and OHS issues associated with the use of a range of materials, hand tools, machine tools and processes

Students learn about:

OHS and risk management

  • the safe use and handling of hand, power and machine tools
  • the use of personal protective equipment in the workshop
  • elementary first aid procedures

Students learn to:

  • safely use tools, materials and equipment
  • use personal protective equipment when working with materials, tools and machines
  • respond to OHS signage

Students become proficient in the use of a range of tools and processes while accepting responsibility for their safety and the safety of those around them. Safety training is undertaken before starting a project, allowing students to work with confidence.

Students develop an awareness of risk assessment procedures and the importance of this in determining the level of risk related to use of a particular tool or process. A sense of responsibility for the reporting of unsafe practices and processes is encouraged and students are able to realise that their continued use of materials and tools is reliant upon their ongoing demonstration of safe work practices.

Dimensions of respect and responsibility:

Objective

Students will develop:

4. skills in communicating ideas, processes and technical information with a range of audiences

Outcome

A student:

5.4.1 works cooperatively with others in the achievement of common goals

Students will be provided the opportunity to work in groups to develop design concepts. Communication will be ongoing throughout the development of the design as the students work as a design team. Students determine team member roles and responsibilities and work cooperatively to achieve a quality end result. Students are encouraged to contribute ideas and to positively support others. Students learn to respect the views of team members and develop a sense of responsibility toward supporting others through the communication process.

Dimensions of respect and responsibility:

Objective

Students will develop:

7. knowledge and understanding of the role of traditional, current, new and emerging technologies in industry and their impact on society and the environment

Outcome

A student:

5.7.2 describes, analyses and evaluates the impact of technology on society, the environment and cultural issues locally and globally

Students learn about:

Societal and environmental impact

  • issues relating to the sustainability of resources in the timber industry

Students learn to:

  • identify and distinguish between renewable and non-renewable resources in the timber industry
  • appreciate the importance of sustainability to the timber industry

Students are provided with a range of materials and examine their properties and resulting uses. In this examination students determine the long-term availability of such resources and the prospects for their use by future generations. Students are encouraged to make responsible decisions regarding the selection of materials for future projects. Environmental concerns relating to dwindling natural resources and the impact of technology are explored and debate is provided among students regarding the responsibility of designers and manufacturers.

Dimensions of respect and responsibility:

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