- demonstrate the use of the design process and apply it in the design and construction of a prototype or model
- demonstrate project management skills
- research and analyze pertinent information from appropriate resources to help in the design of a model or prototype
- demonstrate the safe and appropriate use of tools and equipment used in the construction of a prototype or model
- identify and use established criteria to test and evaluate the prototype or model
- provide a portfolio that provides evidence of their skills and achievements
- use drafting standards, conventions and guidelines to create 2-D and 3-D hand-drafted and computer-based technical drawings of appropriate design ideas of prototypes or models
- create freehand sketches to help brainstorm initial design concepts for curriculum
- create presentation-quality drawing using a variety of principles and elements of graphic design
- create a technical report and an oral presentation substantiating the decisions made in each of the stages of the design process.
Textbooks and Software
There are no textbooks required for this course. Students must have access to AutoCAD software.
OSAP Funding for AQ Courses
The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) now includes funding for hundreds of micro-credential programs. The micro-credentials plan ensures loans and grants will be available to more learners to rapidly upskill and reskill for in-demand jobs. Please be advised that this AQ course is on the list of eligible courses for OSAP funding. Please view the Micro-credential website for details and eligibility. https://www.ontario.ca/page/micro-credentials-ontarios-postsecondary-schools.
Who can get OSAP?
OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are:
- Canadian citizens
- permanent residents, or
- protected persons
If you have questions regarding Micro-credential funding, please contact Student Awards and Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 5 years of related full-time wage-earning work experience, OR;
- See below for the combination of post-secondary education and related work experience that would be considered equivalent.
- Work-related experience must be wage-earning, full time, in the related field, documented on company letterhead outlining the duties performed, OR;
- 2 years of wage-earning work experience, at least 4 months of which were continuous, AND;
- post-secondary education consisting of a program leading to an acceptable post-secondary degree in the related field OR an apprenticeship program in a related field acceptable to the University of Windsor
Teachers who DO NOT have the Technological Studies 9/10 and 11/12 in one subject area listed on the Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification and therefore required to meet the 9/10 prerequisites for the same course are eligible to take the 11/12 level course with no further prerequisites after successfully completing the 9/10 level in the same area.
Important Notice: While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers. It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites