Industrial Technology

Stage 1 Clothing and Textiles A & B

Students will develop skills with hand stitching and machine sewing. They learn about the different properties of fabrics and produce a variety of items such as a beanie, boxer shorts and pyjama pants. Students have the flexibility to choose the final product they will make and develop appropriate skills to make that product during the folio assignment.

Stage 1 Metal Construction A & B

Students will learn the concepts and skills of sheet metal work, metal fabrication and MIG welding in a practical and theoretical setting. They will use these skills and a range of techniques to develop and create a folio and product of their choice.

Stage 1 Wood Construction

Wood Construction A: Students will complete a range of framing joint skills before designing and constructing a table, stool or similar framed product. They will be instructed in the safe and correct use of a range of manufacturing technologies which includes hand tools, portable power tools, fixed machines, equipment and systems. Students will need to produce a comprehensive folio documenting the design process.

Wood Construction B: Students will complete a range of carcase (box type) joint skills before designing and constructing a small entertainment unit or similar product. They will be instructed in the safe and correct use of a range of manufacturing technologies which includes hand tools, portable power tools, fixed machines, equipment, and systems. Students will need to produce a comprehensive folio documenting the design process.

Stage 2 Furniture Construction

Students will complete a range of practical skills before designing and constructing a major product. They will be instructed in the safe and correct use of a range of manufacturing technologies which includes hand tools, portable power tools, fixed machines, equipment, and systems. Students will need to produce a comprehensive Folio documenting the design process and a reflection of their learning.

Stage 2 Metal Construction

Students will complete a range of practical skills before designing and constructing a major product. They will be instructed in the safe and correct use of a range of manufacturing technologies which includes hand tools, portable power tools, fixed machines, equipment, and systems. Students will need to produce a comprehensive Folio documenting the design process and a reflection of their learning.

Cert II Automotive Vehicle Servicing

Students will complete skill-sets from the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology based on one day per week at TAFE in Whyalla, and 3 x 1 week practical workshop blocks in Port Augusta. Due to time constraints, students may not be in a position to complete a full certificate but do have the benefit of putting the competencies towards their SACE Stage 2 studies.

Cert II Construction Pathways

This qualification provides a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry, with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship. Students complete six core units and six elective units and will work on a variety of projects.

Cert 1 Doorways2Construction

The Doorways2Construction Program provides a construction focus for students interested in a broad range of trades related to domestic housing and civil construction projects. At Stage 1 they complete competencies from Certificate I and Certificate II in General Construction and cover a range of skills from basic site surveying and levelling to the use of hand and power tools. Personal projects are completed with school-based study and community collaboration.