Approx Cost:
$100.00. Any extra materials will be charged accordingly.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Requirements:

Preferred experience in Year 9 Materials Technology. Students can select 10MTW or 10MTM but not both. Class maximum is 24 students.

Course Outline:

Students examine given contexts that need to be solved. They investigate a range of factors and influences surrounding the context and develop a brief.  This forms the requirements of the students’ work. They design and develop the final product, planning the needed resources.

Practical skills are a very important part of the programme and are taught throughout students’ work.  There is emphasis on high quality hand skills and finish to the products created.

Assessment:

Students will be assessed in the following components:

  • Brief development.
  • Planning for practice.
  • Outcome development.
  • Practical skills.
  • Knowledge.
Where Does It Lead:

NCEA Level 1 Product Design Technology or Materials Technology Wood.

For further information see:
Mr E Wright, Mr S Childs.