Otumoetai College Otumoetai College

Year 10 Electronics (Half Year)

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Meyer.

This course investigates the use of a range of electronic components, including micro controllers, motors, ranging sensors, speech modules and remote controls. Students will work within the context of designing and building a Remote controlled vehicle and a Laser show.

This half year course will provide students with a very good foundation for Electronics Technology in Years 11, 12 and 13.

This subject could lead to careers such as: Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics, Bio-electronics and Industrial Design.

The following skills will be developed:
•  Understanding of electronic concepts
•  Understanding of electronic components
•  Basic programming skills
•  Use of the Technology process
•  Design and construction of electronic systems

This half year course will also provide students with a very good foundation for Technology in Years 11, 12 and 13. 

Learning Areas:

Year 10 Technology, Technology Resistant Materials [Design & Visual Communication & Electronics]

Assessment Procedures

L1 Building & Allied Trades, L1 Design & Visual Communication (Graphics), L1 Electronics, L1 Mechanical Engineering, L1 Technology Metal, L1 Technology Wood

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Career Pathways

Mining Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Product Assembler, Software Developer, Retail Manager, Architectural Technician, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Chemical Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Biotechnologist, Metal Worker, Boat Builder, Fabrication Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Surveyor, Science Technician, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Miner/Quarry Worker, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Technical Writer, Electronics Trades Worker, Driller, Geologist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Engineering Machinist, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Importer/Exporter, Welder, Marine Engineer, Food Technologist, Locksmith, Train Driver, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Plastics Technician, Project Manager, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Data Analyst

Subject Costs

Approx. $50