Industrial Technology – Timber

A NESA Elective

Industrial Technology - Timber

This course develops students’ knowledge and understanding of timber and it’s related processes and technologies. Students develop knowledge and skills relating to the selection, use and application of timber, tools, machines and processes through the planning and production of quality practical projects.

Students will learn to select and use a range of timbers for individual projects. They will learn to competently and safely use a range of hand tools, power tools and machines to assist in the construction of projects. They will also learn to produce drawings and written reports to develop and communicate ideas and information relating to projects.

Core modules in Year 9 develop knowledge and skills in the use of materials, tools and techniques related to timber. These are enhanced and further developed through the study of specialist modules in Cabinetwork and Wood Machining in Year 10.

Practical Projects

  • Furniture items, including an occasional table and a beach chair
  • Decorative timber products
  • Wood-turned items
  • Storage and display units