K071 - engineering and engineering trades

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K0711 - chemical engineering and processes

Chemical engineering and processes is the study of planning, designing, and developing products and processes where chemical and physical changes occur. It includes designing chemical plants and control systems. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Chemical engineering Chemical process engineering Laboratory technology Oil/gas/petrochemicals processing Plant and machine operation (processing) Process technology === Inclusions Laboratory technology is included here if emphasis is not given to a specific application. === Exclusions Laboratory technology is excluded from this detailed field if emphasis is given to a specific application (biological, medical, etc.) and is included under the appropriate detailed field (0914 etc.). Biotechnology is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0512 ‘Biochemistry’. Programmes and qualifications with emphasis on the production of a specific material are excluded from this detailed field (e.g. studies with emphasis on paper processing should be included in detailed field 0722 ‘Materials (glass, paper, plastic, wood)’.
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    K0712 - environmental protection technology

    Description Environmental protection technology is the study of processes in order to minimise discharge and waste and avoid pollution. It includes programmes dealing with control of water, air, soil etc. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Air pollution control Ecological technology Energy efficiency Environmental engineering Industrial discharge control Noise pollution control Recycling Water pollution control === Exclusions Programmes and qualifications dealing with hygienic standards in food, water etc. are excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 1021 ‘Community sanitation’. Construction related to waste and water management is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0732 ‘Building and civil engineering’.
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      K0713 - electricity and energy

      Electricity and energy is the study of installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing faults in electrical wiring and related equipment in domestic, commercial and industrial establishments. Installation and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical power distribution networks is included. Energy is the study of energy generation. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Air-conditioning trades Climate engineering Electrical appliances repairing Electrical engineering Electrical fitting Electrical power generation Electrical trades Energy studies Gas distribution Heating trades Nuclear, hydraulic and thermal energy Power line installation and maintenance Power production Refrigeration Solar power Wind turbines === Inclusions The study of installing, diagnosing faults in and repairing heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment is included here. === Exclusions Study of vehicle electrical systems is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0716 ‘Motor vehicles, ships and aircraft’.
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        K0714 - electronics and automation

        Description Electronics and automation is the study of planning, designing, developing maintaining and monitoring electronic equipment, machinery and systems. It includes designing computers and equipment for communication. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Broadcasting electronics Communication systems Communications equipment installation Communications equipment maintenance Computer engineering Computer repairing Control engineering Data processing technology Digital technology Electronic engineering Electronic equipment servicing Network technology Robotics Telecommunications technology Television and radio repairing === Exclusions Computer science (Software and applications development) is excluded from this detailed field and included under 0613 ‘Software and applications development and analysis’.
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          K0715 - mechanics and metal trades

          Mechanics and metal trades is the study of planning, designing, developing, producing, maintaining and monitoring machines, mechanical plants and systems and metal products. It includes designing and maintaining machines which produce goods and services. The focus of study in this detailed field is machines, mechanical systems and metal products. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Gunsmithing Hydraulics Locksmithing and safe repairing Mechanical engineering Mechanical trades Metal casting and patternmaking Metal fitting, turning and machining Metallurgical engineering Precision mechanics Sheet metal working Steel production Tool and die making Welding === Exclusions The study of motor vehicle mechanics and engineering is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0716 ‘Motor vehicles, ships and aircraft’.
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            K0716 - motor vehicles, ships and aircraft

            Description Motor vehicles, ships and aircraft is the study of designing, developing, producing, maintaining, diagnosing faults in, repairing and servicing motor vehicles, including earth moving equipment and agriculture machines, ships, trains and aircraft. Typical is the combination of studies in both metal structures and motors. Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here: Aerospace engineering Aircraft engineering Aircraft maintenance Automotive electrical systems Automotive engineering Avionics Coachwork Marine engineering Motorcycle engineering Panel beating Shipbuilding Train repair and maintenance Vehicle building and repairing Vehicle varnishing/spraying === Inclusions Study of vehicle electrical systems is included here. === Exclusions Study of producing and repairing non-motorised vehicles is excluded from this detailed field and included in 0715 ‘Mechanics and metal work’ (e.g. bicycles) or 0722 ‘Materials (glass, paper, plastic, wood)’ (e.g. non-motor boats).
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              K0719 - engineering and engineering trades not elsewhere classified

              Engineering studies not covered by other detailed fields are classified here: Nanotechnology
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