Year 11 Product and Design - 3D Digital Manufacturing

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Beazley

Students will learn how to use a range of programmes that will aid in the design of a product that can be mass produced. The course will be both computer based and hands on, with the emphasis on the end product being a high quality finished item that has the potential to be mass produced.

Students will be taught how to use illustrator and Vcarve. These two programmes will be the main digital drawing tools. Other programmes that will be on offer to the students will be Google Sketchup and Tinkercad .
The machines that the students will be taught to set up and run will be the CNC, 3D printer and laser cutter. As well, the students will be taught various other machines in the workshop.

Students will gain an understanding of angles, tolerances, measurement, grouping, wastage, costing, machine setup, xyz axis, scale, ergonomics, workshop safety, presentation skills.

Practical construction.
Design thinking.
Visual communication.
Modelling & prototyping.
Digital and physical construction.
Problem solving.
This is a course for students who enjoy:
Being creative.
Problem solving.
Learning new technology.
Working with digital and physical sense.
Product & Design 
Design Visual Communication
Textile Fashion Technology


Year 12 Design and Visual Communication, Year 12 Product and Design

Contributions and Equipment

All students need: pens, pencils, ruler, eraser

Specific requirements for this class are:
A4 Visual Diary
Final product :$40.00 (optional)

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry

Pathway Tags

Engineering, Architecture, Product & Design, Manufacture Design, Spatial Design, Industrial Design, Furniture Designer, Builder, Boat Builder

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