9 Product Design & Fabrication

Students will be following the Australian Curriculum Content Descriptors to learn more advanced metalworking techniques and revisit, build and extend their knowledge gained in year 8.
Product design students will extend their understanding of reading and creating basic engineering drawings to make a product using a range of new skills not learn in year 8.
Students will learn the Safe Operating Procedures and use of metalworking machines including:

  • MIG welders
  • Metal lathe
  • Horizontal metal bandsaw

Students will make a Sash Clamp as a skills task to initiate them to the new machines and techniques then will Investigate, Plan, Produce and Evaluate a fire pit of their own design and will have an accompanying folio with all relevant research tasks and engineering drawings.