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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


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Course Description

All modern economies need industries that are innovative in product design and efficient in manufacturing. In turn, these industries need people who are knowledgeable about the process. ALISON's free online manufacturing course will give you 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.

ALISON's online 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 manufacturing or product design career.

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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

ALISON's manufacturing course will teach you conceptual design. You will gain knowledge of how to conduct product design specifications and learn the four types of manufacturing processes. This course will also help you understand surface engineering.


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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 268 reviews
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 manufacturing. In turn, these industries need people who are knowledgeable about the process. ALISON's free online manufacturing course will give you 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.

ALISON's online 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 manufacturing or product design career.
License: This course is available from OpenLearn through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 11 February 2013
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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:
Validation:
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: No
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Orkun Sevengil
    Orkun Sevengil Turkey Very good opportunity,uniuqe.I would add practical courses like drawing and prototyping so we could share our designs in here and evaluate them. 2015-08-14 12:08:25
  • Sheelnidhi Rajput
    Sheelnidhi Rajput India Good experience with alison. 2015-08-12 17:08:21
  • Christian Simone
    Christian Simone Italy This was an useful Diploma, I improved my skills for the industrial field. Thank you ALISON. 2015-04-14 10:04:25
  • Jeremy Davis
    Jeremy Davis United States of America i think in the future 3-d printing should be added to the manufacturing processes due to the increased use of this process. 2015-03-20 14:03:09
  • Md Mahbubul Alam
    Md Mahbubul Alam Bangladesh Excellent course curriculum. Increasing my knowledge. And I can learn from anywhere of the world. Keep going great work Alison and team! Thanks, Mahbub 2015-01-27 02:01:11
  • Rodrigo Muñoz
    Rodrigo Muñoz Chile Great Course! 2014-12-29 03:12:35
  • Cephas Amesawu
    Cephas Amesawu South Africa This diploma will help you to fit into your organization. 2014-11-26 20:11:36
  • Ulric Bloem
    Ulric Bloem South Africa So far, so good. Thanks! 2014-08-28 08:08:28
  • Eric Dutton
    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
    JULIAN KENE MBAKWE Nigeria A very interesting course, quite resourceful. 2014-07-15 06:07:10
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