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Creative Technologies

Assumed Knowledge

Skills and knowledge students are assumed to have basic practical skills.



Focus Capabilities

Personal development, work, and learning.

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Subject Description

This semester unit is aimed at further developing students’ skills in design and construction technologies. The course provides a solid foundation for further studies in Design and Technology, with a strong focus on the Engineering Design Process.

Students will have the opportunity to design and create products using a variety of materials and contemporary technologies.

​Topics could include:

  • Safety procedures

  • Composite materials

  • Impact study – environmental issue and impact on society and individuals

  • Construction techniques

  • CAD/CAM processes include: 3D Rapid Prototyped models, Laser Cut, 3D printing components and CNC machined products.

  • Design & Construction of individual projects

  • Excursion to manufacturing industries

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Assessment Type 1:

Investigations Folio: Designing a utility container/ issues with manufactured board.

Assessment Type 2:

Skills & Application Tasks: Timber joints and surface finishing systems​

Assessment Type 3:

Products: Design and make storage products.

Assessment Type 4:

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