Level 2 Materials Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Andrew

Recommended Prior Learning

14 Level One credits in Materials Technology or by negotiation with HOF .

Year 12 Technology is a continuation of Level One and leads directly into Level Three and Scholarship Technology. Further tertiary opportunities include a wide range of University, diploma level and trade qualifications.
This course will cover a range of activities that require pupils to research, design and manufacture products that meet specified requirements.

Students will work within the context of recreation. Students will have a the opportunity to produce a product that be used in an identified recreational activity.

Sustainability and environmental considerations will be a major consideration for this unit of work.

A wide selection of trade based careers, Diploma and Degree qualifications in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Engineering. Technology is on the list of prefered subjects for University entrance.




Level 3 Materials Technology

Career Pathways

Mining Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Software Developer, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Biotechnologist, Fabrication Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Telecommunications Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Geologist, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Engineering Machinist, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Marine Engineer, Train Driver, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Plastics Technician, Test Analyst, Network Administrator

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 per term.
Stationary List. A3 20 page clearfolder - 30 pages, A3 unlined refill pad, 1 Artline 200 black ink pen, coloured pencils.

Pathway Tags

Textiles and Industry Sales and Service, Retail and Wholesale Hospitality: Chef, Baker, Bar Manager, Bartender, Front of House, Caterer, Cafe Manager, Tourism, Hotel/Motel Receptionist, Barista Automotive Industry: Automotive Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Motor Body Trades: Light and Heavy Fabrication Engineering: Fitter Turner, Composite Engineer, Machinist and Toolmaker, Marine Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Construction: Scaffolder, Roofer, Boat Builder, Plumber/Gasfitter Armed Forces: Navy Weapons, Engineering Officer, Aircraft Engineer, Army Field Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Automotive Mechanic, Bicycle Mechanic, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician (Mechanical and Electronic), Biotechnologist, Boiler Attendant, Brewer, Butcher, Cabinet Maker, Chemical Engineer, Chemical Production Operator, Chemist, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtspers