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Curriculum 2021

Furniture Construction

 

Subject Name Furniture Construction
Year Level 12
Subject Length Full Year
Subject Type Optional
Prerequisite Subjects Successful completion of Year 11 Furniture Construction is recommended
Staff Contact  Scott Clements
scott.clements436@schools.sa.edu.au

Content

Students develop knowledge, skills and understandings in framing and carcase construction through a negotiated project and application tasks. Attention to WH&S requirements in safe operating procedures is required.  

Students will produce a hall table under guided instruction, learning how to use Fusion 360 Software to create joints and parts of products.  

Students undertake a design process, investigating and analysing products that clearly connect to their design brief. They develop and plan concepts that create a variety of solutions for the brief. Students apply skills, processes and procedures to create a product that best meets their brief. They evaluate the design process and product they have created in response to their design brief.

Students investigate and analyse the functional characteristics and properties of two or more materials of their choice. 

Assessment

Specialised Skills Tasks  20%

  • Part 1: 500 words or 3-minute multimodal equivalent
  • Part 2: 500 words or 3-minute multimodal equivalent

Design Process Product  50%

  • Create a Product - 2000 words or equivalent multimodal form

Resources Study  30%

  • Written Report - 2000 words

Additional Information

Students may need to contribute to the cost of extra materials and finishes required to produce their chosen major project.