10TEC

Technology Year 10 (Option 1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Nyberg

Students will be expected to demonstrate “technological practice” within a wide range of technological areas. The programme of study will essentially cover a range of Materials e.g. Wood, Plastics and Metals and the processes required to manipulate, shape, join / assemble them. 

Students are expected to explore problems, issues and situations and be able to research, design, model and test their solutions towards a final product or prototype. They will be instructed in graphics and practical skills and encouraged to be creative and innovative, all of which will form the foundation blocks for the essential elements of Level 1 NCEA Technology and/or Design and Visual Communications and those wanting to take the Vocational pathways course Materials Engineering. 




Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

This subject:
Leads to Technology, Levels 1-3
or Unit Standard courses in Construction / Furniture Making.
A wide variety of University / Tertiary and Trade Apprenticeships

Pathway

Career Pathways