Domain - Materials Technology

Domain - Materials Technology

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Level 1

Select and use materials to make products or prototypes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 7524 have been replaced by AS91057 and AS91059.

7522 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and investigate materials for manufacture of products; select the materials, and determine manufacturing processes; and use the materials in making the products.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use, and care for, standard hand tools in materials technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by AS91057.

7523 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, under supervision, to: select hand tools for a process or operation; demonstrate correct and safe operation of hand tools; and attend to safety and maintenance aspects of hand tools.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use cutting, shaping, assembly, and finishing processes in materials technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 7522 have been replaced by AS91057 and AS91059.

7524 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: mark out materials for further processing; cut materials to size; shape materials, and assemble product components; and apply finishing processes. In performing these processes the requirements of the design and manufacturing specifications are met.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 2

Select materials and establish processes for a manufacturing task
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7525 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to select materials for a task, and establish manufacturing processes for the selected materials.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use, and care for, portable machine tools in materials technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7526 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of operational hazards and safety requirements in relation to portable tools; demonstrate safe and appropriate use of portable tools; and care for and maintain portable tools.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply fabrication, assembly, and finishing methods in materials technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7527 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select material, measure, and mark out to product requirements; form material according to design and drawing requirements; fit, assemble, and finish components, and complete product; and evaluate construction.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Work to design tolerances using marking out and measuring tools safely in materials technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7528 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: interpret design information and working drawings for dimensional tolerances; select appropriate marking out and measuring tools for tasks; and demonstrate safe and accurate use of measuring and marking out tools.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 3

Test and select materials for a design task
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7529 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to determine material specifications for the design task in relation to natural and artificial materials, and test and select materials for the task.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use, and care for, fixed machine tools in materials technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7530 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, under supervision, to: select fixed machine tools appropriate for the task; demonstrate safe use of fixed machine tools; and care for and maintain fixed machine tools.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Select, apply, and test joining processes for materials technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by AS91620.

7531 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select suitable joining systems, processes, and techniques for the design; prepare for joining of materials and/or components; apply and complete joining process and techniques; and test and evaluate joining process used, and make any necessary modifications.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Produce product components using computer-aided machining (CAM) in materials technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by AS91622.

7534 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare computer-aided machine (CAM) environment; complete the working drawing; test CAM specification; and manufacture components using CAM process.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 4

Process materials for alternative or new uses
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

7533 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: produce a design brief for the task of processing material for alternative or new uses based on environmental considerations; research recycling possibilities for the identified materials; process materials and produce a product for alternative or new uses; and evaluate the use of recycled material for the product. Credit for this standard does not indicate workplace role holder competence, but is a foundation standard contributing to the development of materials technology expertise.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Data as at 17 August 2022