Woodwork 1/S

Year 10
Subject Information

Students may choose up to four units from the Technology Learning Area.

Subject Description

This construction technology unit is based on a series of experiences in which students investigate a range of equipment and timber products and how they may be worked together to prepare, join and produce integrated design solutions. They would use a range of communication skills to document design ideas and proposals in order to produce and evaluate systems to meet design criteria.

  • Box type design and construction techniques, eg storage box.

  • Assembling and fitting a sliding drawer, eg paper towel dispenser

  • Safe use and handling of portable power tools such as the router and biscuit cutter.

  • Timber harvesting and conversion, environmental impacts and future developments.

  • Use jigs and assembly aids to improve speed and accuracy of fabrication.

  • Further techniques and applications of woodturning between centres.

Interpretation and production of working drawings/models and an appreciation of ergonomics and aesthetics in design.

Course Fees


Additional Costs

Students may choose to purchase extra materials above the Materials and Services Fee.

Criterion A:

Inquiring & Analysing

Criterion C:

Creating the Solution

Criterion B:

Developing Ideas

Criterion D:


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