Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

12 Technology Product Design 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Shaun Bailey.


At least 14 credits in Level 1 Technology Product Design (11TP1) 

OR HoD approval.


This course is designed for those students who want to broaden their understanding about Product Design. In Yr 12 students will design and make a light that will solve a problem in their own situation.

Students will: • Go through the design process to design a light. Some of the skills that will be developed are: researching, freehand drawing, presentation drawing, technical drawing, using hand tools and machinery tools, workshop skills, advanced crafting 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:




13 Technology Product Design 1

Career Pathways

Mining Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Patternmaker, Architect, Architectural Technician, Electronics Engineer, Glazier, Metal Worker, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Cabinet Maker, Textile Process Operator, Carpenter, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Interior Designer, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Engineer, Industrial Designer, Jeweller, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Electrical Engineering Technician, Engineering Machinist, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Upholsterer, Landscape Architect, Glass Processor, Health Services Manager, Plastics Technician, User Experience Designer, Facilities Manager

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*12TP1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $80