Unit 1: The Engineered World

Learning aims

In this unit you will:

  • Know about engineering processes used to produce modern engineered products
  • Know about developments in engineering materials and technologies
  • Understand how engineering contributes to a sustainable future.

Unit 2: Investigating an Engineering Product

Learning aims

In this unit you will:

  • Understand the performance requirements of an engineered product
  • Understand the selection of specific materials for use in the components that make up an engineered product
  • Understand the selection and use of manufacturing processes in an engineered product
  • Understand the quality issues related to an engineered product.

Unit 5: Engineering Materials

Learning aims

In this unit you will:

  • Know about the properties of common engineering materials and selection for engineering applications
  • Know about the supply and sustainable use of engineering materials and selection for an engineering product or activity.

Unit 6: Computer-aided Engineering

Learning aims

In this unit you will:

  1. Use a CAD system to produce engineering drawings
  2. Use a CAM system to manufacture an engineering component.