10 Everyday Do It Yourself

Year 10: 1 Semester / Advanced Technologies

Australian Curriculum Website:  https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/technologies/design-and-technologies/

Pre-Requisite:  Nil


A hands-on subject where students will learn how to do DIY jobs around the home. This course will provide students with the confidence to tackle a range of jobs including fixing leaking taps, establishing a herb garden, installing an irrigation system, paving, bricklaying, hanging picture frames and painting. Students develop project management skills, including the ability to quote up materials and labour costs for projects.

Topics may include

  • correct use of basic hand and power tools
  • identification and proper use of fixings
  • basic plumbing
  • basic carpentry
  • basic horticultural skills
  • bricklaying and paving
  • basic automotive maintenance


Students are assessed against the Technologies Australian Curriculum achievement standards:

  • Investigating and defining
  • Producing and implementing
  • Collaborating and Managing
  • Technologies and society

Additional Information

No additional costs