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Engineering II - Engineering Applications BSC205

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altIMPROVE YOUR ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE

This course provides an achievable first step towards a career and future you want...an opportunity to test the water without over commiting.
Advance your knowledge in Engineering and take steps to secure a workplace in a field you like.

Course Aim

To apply appropriate, and innovative engineering solutions, to improve efficiency and productivity in agriculture and horticulture.

PRE-REQUISITES

A basic understanding of Engineering function is assumed, equivalent to Engineering I - Machinery & Equipment BSC105.

CONTENTS

There are nine lessons as follows:

  1. Surveying
  2. Earthworks
  3. Water management
  4. Environmental control
  5. Chemical applications
  6. Fencing
  7. Mechanisation
  8. Engineering efficiency
  9. Developing engineering solutions

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Explain surveying, including basic principles and techniques, appropriate for horticulture and agriculture
  • Determine earthworks required for an agricultural or horticultural site
  • Determine appropriate water management for an horticultural/agricultural site.
  • Determine technological solutions for environmental control problems, in rural or horticultural situations.
  • Explain the operation of equipment commonly used to apply pesticides and other chemicals in both horticultural and agricultural workplaces.
  • Determine appropriate fencing to use for different purposes; including security and restricting the movement of animals, pests or traffic, in agricultural and horticultural situations.
  • Explain the operation of machinery commonly used to mechanise manual tasks
  • carried out in horticultural and agricultural workplaces.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of engineering applications in agricultural and horticultural workplaces.
  • Determine procedures for improving work tasks in agricultural and horticultural situations.

This course complements Engineering I, developing skills to apply appropriate and innovative engineering solutions, to improve efficiency and productivity in agriculture and horticulture. It covers: surveying, earthworks, water management, environmental control (eg. heating, cooling, ventilation, etc.), fencing, chemical applications, mechanising manual tasks, improving engineering efficiency/operations and developing engineering solutions to different workplace tasks/problems.





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Business Management
Child Psychology
Agriculture, Horticulture
Pet and Animal Care
Aged Care, Counselling
Event Management
Horse & Equine Care
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Entry Requirements

Anyone can enrol in a short course. However, some prerequisites apply to higher qualifications i.e. Pre-Medical Diploma and Psychology. The ability to be able to read and write in English is a requirement.

Tutor Support

Our tutors are there to encourage, answer questions, explain sticky points and give you support throughout the course. Unlimited contact via email or phone. You never need feel alone.

Assessment

At the end of each lesson there is an assignment. These are marked and graded by the tutor. Tutor feedback is essential to the learning process. All tutors are qualified and have industry experience.

What's Included

All course materials relevant to the module, unlimited tutor support, and qualification award (e.g. certificate/diploma). There are no other hidden costs or extras.

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