10 Material Solutions A

Year 10: 1 Semester / Advanced Technologies

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

Pre-Requisite:  Nil


This course has a ‘traditional’ materials focus. Students design, produce and assemble a product that employs traditional design principles, production and assembly techniques. Students may explore a range of materials while further developing their skills in the safe use of selected portable tools and fixed machines. Students develop a design folio that includes their investigation, planning, designs and costing. Students will incorporate various materials and methods when fabricating their projects to help them develop important skills such as project management, understanding materials and process, communication and problem solving.

Topics may include

  • safe use of static machines
  • joint and frame construction
  • assembly and finishing techniques
  • 3D design and modelling
  • safe use of portable power tools
  • contempory construction may also be used throughout the semester


Students are assessed against the technologies Australian Curriculum achievement standards:

  • investigating and defining
  • generating and designing
  • producing and implementing
  • evaluating
  • collaborating and managing

Additional Information

All subject costs are subject to approval, are approximate and subject to change in 2022.