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Design and Technology

The Design and Technology Department has a dynamic staff, experienced in a range of  design education, providing students with a diverse selection of creative pursuits. The staff provides strong, innovative direction to students, encouraging them to move from skill development to confident personal expression in their work, through a range of units.

Students start by studying a mandatory course - Technology - working with design projects from a diverse range of context areas and technologies such as:

  • Timber
  • Video Media
  • Textiles
  • Food
  • Metals
  • Model making

In Years 9 and 10 students can elect to undertake study in Design and Technology with a choice of 4 contexts from a range of design areas

  • Architecture
  • Automotive
  • Engineering
  • Fashion
  • Food
  • Furniture
  • Interior
  • Jewellery

In each unit students work to a design brief, learning to work independently conducting research and using appropriate tools, processes and materials to design and construct a quality product.

In Years 11 and 12 students have the choice of Design and Technology, in which their senior year is spent designing and producing their own product for a perceived need, and Hospitality.

Hospitality is a Vocational Education Course in which students are provided with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge related to the Hospitality Industry.

This is a dual accredited course with students working to develop competencies according to ATQF qualifications.