11 Materials Solutions A

SACE Stage 1: 10 Credits / 1 Semester / Advanced Technologies

SACE Website:  https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/design-and-technology-material-products/stage-1

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.

Topics may include

  • safe use of portable power tools
  • safe use of static machines
  • joint and frame construction
  • assembly and finishing techniques
  • 3D design and modelling


Students are assessed against the design, technology and engineering SACE performance standards:

  • investigation and analysis
  • design, development and planning
  • production
  • evaluation

Additional Information

No additional costs