Year 9 TECHNOLOGY - Product: Designer-Maker

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs T. Tippett.

Do you have a passion for problem solving, designing and making things ?


This is a design and make course. You will use a design process to design and develop a product which you will then go on to make.

You will learn:

·  how to use the design process to create inventive and unique design ideas

·  how to work with wood

·  to make your creation come to life in the Tawa College workshop

Course Overview

Semester A
This is a half year course.

Recommended Prior Learning

You will need a strong interest in design and in being creative. You will also need to be able to be adaptable in your thinking and enjoy problem solving.

You will need to be a responsible student to work in our workshop, and be able to work alongside other students to create a strong learning community, where we support each other to succeed.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is a contribution of $40 towards the materials used for the take home components.
Students will be required to purchase the stationery items on the school stationery list.