Approx Cost:
$100.00. Any extra materials will be charged accordingly.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit 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.


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 G Hammer