This unit of competency covers the application of engineering design techniques to manufactured products. It includes documentation of the design process, calculations, specifications, computer-aided design (CAD) files, risk analysis, sustainability and life cycle assessments.
This unit applies to where engineering and related skills and knowledge are required for the design of manufactured products or components. The unit applies to people working individually or as part of a team. It is suitable for individuals working alone as designers on simpler manufactured product and component design or as part of a design team consisting of other paraprofessional and professional engineering designers. The unit is also suitable for design draftspersons undertaking design tasks.