Technology Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Nyberg

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry, however, it is recommended that you would have demonstrated an aptitude for Technology at Years 9 and 10

Helpful Accompanying Subjects:
• DVC (Graphics)
• Mathematics
• Science
• Physics


Offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in problem-solving activities through utilizing a range of resistant materials, such as metal, wood and plastics. The subject embeds sound workshop skills and practices and also prepares students to solve design problems.

 What will I learn? 

  • Develop basic skills when using tools and equipment 
  • Acquire construction and joinery techniques 
  • Problem solving by providing a solution to fulfil the requirements of a brief 
  • Further develop freehand and technical drawing skills 
  • Design and planning skills 
  • Project management
  • Safe practices in a workshop environment

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Plastics Technician, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Project Manager, Fabrication Engineer, Building Contractor, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Cabinet Maker, Line Mechanic, Surveyor, Carpenter, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Mine/Quarry Manager, Telecommunications Technician, Industrial Designer, Mining Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Building Surveyor, Environmental Engineer, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Architect, Architectural Technician, Marine Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Furniture Finisher, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Landscape Architect, Health and Safety Adviser, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Biotechnologist, Fire Engineer, Joiner