Prepare new product designs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AUMAMA003, 'Prepare new product designs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section

1. Establish design requirements

1.1 New product design information is identified from customer needs and workplace requirements

1.2 Product information is gathered and analysed, and work plan is developed

1.3 Constraints on design concepts are identified and documented

1.4 Suitable strategies are developed to address identified design constraints

2. Create design concept

2.1 Initial design concept based on identified requirements is created

2.2 Function, physical requirements and impact of the design concept are reviewed with appropriate personnel

2.3 Modifications to the initial design concept are made according to feedback provided by engineering, marketing and other appropriate personnel

3. Produce concept sketches

3.1 Sketches are prepared to illustrate and explain proposed design concept

3.2 Concept sketches are reviewed and evaluated in consultation with engineering, marketing and other appropriate personnel and suitable changes are made

3.3 Critical dimensions and data of design concept are identified

3.4 Drawings of components and sub-assemblies are prepared with required level of accuracy

3.5 Materials, components and related costs are estimated in consultation with engineering, marketing and other appropriate personnel

4. Determine suitable manufacturing methods, materials and processes

4.1 Suitable manufacturing methods are identified for the production of components and sub-assemblies

4.2 Suitable manufacturing methods and materials are identified for the production of components and sub-assemblies

4.3 Suitable assembly and finishing methods for components and sub-assemblies are identified and evaluated

5. Evaluate feasibility

5.1 Proposed manufacturing processes are evaluated against the design requirements in consultation with design, engineering, marketing and other appropriate personnel

5.2 Suitable trials of the design are devised and conducted, and outcomes are documented

6. Modify design

6.1 Product design is suitably modified, based on the outcomes of the feasibility evaluations and trials

6.2 Further trials and testing is conducted to confirm the suitability of the modified design against requirements

6.3 Outcomes of the modification and trialling of the new design concept are documented according to workplace procedures

7. Complete work processes

7.1 Design of the new product is documented according to workplace procedures

7.2 Design documentation is processed for approval according to workplace procedures

7.3 Design documentation is stored and distributed according to workplace procedures