Product Design – Wood Unit 1

Overview:
This will enable students to explore different uses of wood and the systems and equipment associated with this.

You will:

  • Have an introduction to many of the wood technology tools and materials.
  • Prepare detailed design proposals and make products using a range of equipment.
  • Analyse the products’ effectiveness with reference to specified criteria.
  • Follow safe work practice at ALL TIMES.

Content/Skills:
This unit is an introduction to many of the more complex tools and materials used in the woodwork workshop. Students will work from a design brief to investigate, design, create and evaluate a certain product that will give them the foundations for further studies in this subject.

Links to further study:
This is a useful subject for students interested in the Design and Technology Wood or Metals studies at VCE level.

Selection advice:
This unit of study is available to all students.

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