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Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design


Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design

Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design

Gain a good knowledge of manufacturing and product design processes


Students: 11,861
Course Description

All modern economies need industries that are innovative in product design and efficient in the manufacture of these products. In turn, these industries need people who are knowledgeable about product design and manufacturing processes.
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This free online course will give learners a detailed understanding of manufacturing and product design by covering topics such as what design is, how to use models in product design, bringing ideas from concept to prototype to production, using the product design specification, manufacturing processes such as casting, forming, cutting and joining, surface engineering and optical materials engineering. There are also a number of case studies to review. This course is ideal for employees or professionals who want to learn more about product design and manufacturing processes, and for learners who would like a career in the areas of manufacturing or product design.

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Certification

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

This course will teach you conceptual design. You will gain a good knowledge of how to conduct product design specifications and learn of four types of manufacturing processes.
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This course will help you to understand surface engineering.
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Module Title
Module 1: Design and Designing
Module 2: Models of the Design Process
Module 3: Conceptual Design
Module 4: Case Study in Design and Innovation
Module 5: Product Design Specification
Module 6: Product Design
Product Design Assessment
Module 7: Introduction to Manfacturing Processes
Module 8: Manufacturing Processes
Module 9: Manufacturing Process - Casting
Module 10: Manufacturing Process - Forming
Module 11: Manufacturing Process - Cutting
Module 12: Manufacturing Process - Joining
Module 13: Surface Engineering
Module 14: Optical Materials Engineering
Manufacturing Assessment
End of Course Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design
Course # 349
Course Publisher OpenLearn
Course Category 25
Content Origin
Course Description  All modern economies need industries that are innovative in product design and efficient in the manufacture of these products. In turn, these industries need people who are knowledgeable about product design and manufacturing processes. This free online course will give learners a detailed understanding of manufacturing and product design by covering topics such as what design is, how to use models in product design, bringing ideas from concept to prototype to production, using the product design specification, manufacturing processes such as casting, forming, cutting and joining, surface engineering and optical materials engineering. There are also a number of case studies to review. This course is ideal for employees or professionals who want to learn more about product design and manufacturing processes, and for learners who would like a career in the areas of manufacturing or product design.
License  This course is available from OpenLearn through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date 11 February 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 10-15 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download No
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Cephas Amesawu South Africa This diploma will help you to fit into your organization. 2014-11-26 20:11:36
  • Ulric Bloem South Africa So far, so good. Thanks! 2014-08-28 08:08:28
  • Eric Dutton United States of America Quite a thorough overview. Of course, it is impossible to provide details of all manufacturing processes, but those covered were most interesting. 2014-07-29 04:07:19
  • JULIAN KENE MBAKWE Nigeria A very interesting course, quite resourceful. 2014-07-15 06:07:10
  • Adeyemi Adenipekun Nigeria this is a very excellent course especially for student of mechanical engineering 2014-06-30 10:06:42
  • Eric Kang Singapore Great course 2014-06-26 17:06:10
  • Jonas Mpiri South Africa that was a wonderful course .thanks to ALISON 2014-06-16 13:06:13
  • Vaijanath Birajdar India Very good information, nicely designed modules. 2014-06-11 12:06:41
  • Vinay Sharma India Nice e_learning stuff use full for every individual or profession related to Mechanical Engg. 2014-06-04 15:06:21
  • Alecia Joseph Virgin Islands (British) Its a great programme which we help myself and others developed our skills and knowledge in the industry. Looking forward to putting my knowledge in action. 2014-05-26 22:05:07
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