11 Technology Product Design 1

Course Description

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Completion of Year 10 Technology (10TP1), gained at least 40 Academic Graduation Points in Year 10 English (10EN1) including an ‘Achieved’ in the 10EN1 end of year exam 

OR HoD approval. 


This course is designed for those students who want to broaden their understanding about Product Design. Students will identify an item of furniture that will solve a problem in their own situation and then design and make that item of flatpack furniture. 

Students will:
• Go through the design process to design an item of flatpack furniture. Some of the skills that will be developed are: researching, brief writing, essay writing, freehand drawing, presentation drawing, technical drawing, using hand tools and machinery tools, workshop skills.  

The course has a high literacy expectation/demand and requires good time management skills.
•Need skills in design and evaluation as well as being able to research and document evidence relating to their design.
•Drawing and presentation skills of students needs to be of a good standard as well as workshop skills and safety knowledge.

This course leads to UE approval in year 13.

Please see the links below for examples of past students work:










12 Building Carpentry 4, 12 Technology Product Design 1

Career Pathways

Survey Technician, Building Surveyor, Building Insulator, Property Manager, Fabrication Engineer, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Mine/Quarry Manager, Concrete Worker, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Welder, Furniture Finisher, Health and Safety Inspector, Joiner, Project Manager, Recycler/Dismantler, Roading Construction Worker, Scaffolder, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Mining Engineer, Advertising Specialist, Sales and Marketing Manager, Aeronautical Engineer, Business Analyst, Patternmaker, Statistician, Architect, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Film and Video Editor, Electronics Engineer, Glazier, Tailor/Dressmaker, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Metal Worker, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Print Finisher, Mechanical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Cabinet Maker, Textile Process Operator, Carpenter, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Fashion Designer, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Painter and Decorator, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Engineer, Industrial Designer, Jeweller, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Engineering Machinist, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Florist, Upholsterer, Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Landscape Architect, Glass Processor, Hairdresser/Barber, Locksmith, Photographer, Signmaker, User Experience Designer, Test Analyst, Marketing Specialist, Geospatial Specialist, Security Consultant, Garment Technician, Fire Engineer, Facilities Manager

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

11TP1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $80