Design & Technology

2 unit course

Course Summary

Design and Technology has a unique focus on creativity, innovation and the successful implementation of innovative ideas. Students will investigate the importance of evaluation, the role of computer-based technologies, management, communication and collaborative design, and exploring current and emerging technologies. By completing quality design projects, students are provided with the opportunity to develop specific production and manufacturing skills.

Large practical component with some theory and an exam.

What, if any, skills are needed?

There are no prerequisites for this subject, although an interest in problem solving and design is beneficial.

Course Units
Year 11 Units Year 12 Units
Designer Research
A Major Design Project and Folio
Two Design Projects ("Game" and "Illuminate")
Unit 1 - MDP Project Proposal
Unit 2 - MDP Folio Development, MDP Construction, Case Study
Unit 3 - MDP Construction and Project Management
Learning Experiences
  • Powerhouse Excursion
Career Options

This subject encourages creative problem solving and designing, which opens up many industry opportunities in, but not limited to, the design, engineering and manufacturing careers. 


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