10 Materials Technology


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

You will build on skills and knowledge gained in the junior Materials Technology courses and gain greater confidence in working with tools and materials.  You will investigate various materials including wood and metal. You will learn new techniques to construct and join materials and you will learn the skills to use the appropriate machinery.

There are two projects in the 2019 course. You will create an ergonomic and functional stool. The second project is a metal weather vane which will require design, tools and appropriate materials to make it function as it should.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • investigate different materials including wood, metal and concrete. 
  • work with appropriate machinery eg lathes to design and construct cool and interesting projects

WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

This course leads onto Level 1 and 2 Woodwork and also Level 1 and 2 Mechanical Engineering.

INDICATIVE COSTS:

Materials cost $25.00