Year 10 Technology Wood (Half Year)
Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Meyer
This half year course investigates the use of a range of hard materials in the context of designing several personal projects. Students multi material design projects will be primarily based around the use of wood and acrylic.
The following tools will be used: hand tools for measuring, marking out & cutting, band saws and scroll saws, wood lathes, flatbed sander, thicknesser, portable electric drills, routers and biscuit cutters.
This subject could lead to careers in Industrial/Product design, Engineering, Wood based careers and applicable trades, Interior Design & Stage and set production.
Materials used may include modified pine, macrocarpa, plywood, MDF customwood, acrylic, finishing products & consumables.
This half year course will also provide students with a very good foundation for Technology in Years 11, 12 and 13.
Students wishing to experience both Wood and Metal based half year courses may select to do so. A combination of a full year in one and a half year in another is also possible.
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Boat builder, Building and construction Engineer, Cabinet maker, Carpenter, Civil Engineer, CNC programmer, Coachbuilder, Computer Aided Design worker, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Engineering Technician, Electrical trades worker, Engineering machinist, Fabrication Engineer, Industrial designer, Interior designer, Joiner, Landscape Architect, Mechanical Engineer, Metal worker, Naval Architect, Plumber, Product designer, Quantity surveyor, Sign maker, Spatial designer, Telecommunications technician, Weapons Engineer officer, Welder, etc.,