Making Skills

Candidates should be taught to: 

  • select and use tools/equipment and processes to produce quality products; 
  • consider the solution to technical problems in the design and manufacture process;
  • use tools and equipment safely with regard to themselves and others; 
  • work accurately and efficiently in terms of time, materials and components; 
  • manufacture products applying quality control procedures;
  • have knowledge of Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM) and to use as appropriate; 
  • ensure, through testing, modification and evaluation, that the quality of their products is suitable for intended users and devise modifications where necessary that would improve the outcome(s);
  • the advantages of working as part of a team when designing and making products.