10 Material Solutions B

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 ‘contemporary’ materials focus. Students design, produce and assemble a product that employs contemporary design principles, production and assembly techniques, while exploring a range of materials. Students use CAD to plan, design and make their product. Students develop a design folio that includes their investigation, planning, designs and costing. Students will be instructed in the safe use of selected portable tools and fixed machines.

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
  • traditional joints 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
  • evaluation

Additional Information

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