L1 Materials Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Hale

This project-based course allows you to plan, design and develop an outcome to address a brief.

You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of different materials, including wood, metal and textiles.

If you have enjoyed Carpentry, Engineering or Multi-Materials in Year 10 then Materials Technology is for you.

Learning Areas:

2022 Level 1 Courses

Assessment Policy & Procedures

L2 Carpentry, L2 Engineering, L2 Textiles Technology

This course can lead on to any of the Materials Technology pathways such as Carpentry, Engineering, or Textiles Technology.

Career Pathways

Cabinet Maker, Fabrication Engineer, Fashion Designer, Metal Worker, Joiner, Textile Process Operator, Project Manager, Welder, Boat Builder, Patternmaker, Building Contractor, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Building and Construction Labourer, Building and Construction Manager, Carpenter, Industrial Designer, Driller, Product Assembler, Mechanical Engineer, Roofer, Signmaker, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Cutter, Sewing Machinist, Furniture Finisher, User Experience Designer, Garment Technician

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There may be a cost associated with taking projects home. This will be determined on a project-by-project basis.


Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.