Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

11 Technology Product Design 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Shaun Bailey.


Completion of Year 10 Technology (10TP1), at Achieved level or higher.  

OR Year 10 English (10EN1) at Achieved level or higher. 

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, 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

Industrial Designer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Project Manager, Architect, Building Surveyor, Aeronautical Engineer, Fabrication Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Mining Engineer, Building Contractor, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Labourer, Electrician, Biomedical Engineer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Electrical Engineering Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Mine/Quarry Manager, Environmental Engineer, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Engineering Machinist, Joiner, Metal Worker, Interior Designer, Boat Builder, Building and Construction Manager, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter, Urban/Regional Planner, Jeweller

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11TP1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $120