Otumoetai College Otumoetai College

Year 10 Technology Metal (Full Year)

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Meyer.

This course will use the Technology Process and a range of hard materials. Students will work within the contexts of an electronics project and a major design project.

The following tools will be used: Hand tools for measuring, marking out & cutting, Metal lathes, MIG welding, Mill, Cut-off saw, Grinders & Forge.

This subject could lead to careers in Industrial/Product design, Engineering & Metal based careers and applicable trades. Materials used will include steel, acrylic, sheet metal, electronic components, and aluminium. 

The full year course will provide students with an excellent 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, Software Developer, 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, Driller, Geologist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Engineering Machinist, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Welder, Marine Engineer, Food Technologist, Locksmith, Train Driver, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Plastics Technician, Project Manager, Scaffolder, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Data Analyst

Subject Costs

Approx. $70