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Industrial Technology

Industrial Technology (timber)  Stage 6

Industrial Technology timber is offered as a stage 6 course. It is a practical based subject which is centred on the timber industry and associated products. It is suited to those students who are interested in a trade based career in the timber-related industries or to those students who have a genuine interest in gaining practical skills in working with timber. It is a category A subject.

Students undertaking this course will learn a broad range of skills and knowledge relating to the timber industry by

  • developing knowledge and understanding of safe and co-operative work practices
  • gaining competence in designing, managing and communicating within the timber industry
  • developing knowledge and skills in producing quality products.

Main topics covered in course include

Year 11 preliminary

  • Industry study
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Design and Management - including designing, drawing and computer applications
  • Workplace communication
  • Industry-specific content
  • Workshop activities.

Year 12 HSC

  • Major Project
  • Study of the Timber Industry
  • Materials
  • Processes, tools, and machinery
  • Fittings
  • Finishes
  • Workplace communication


  • for Year 11 is $30
  • for Year 12 is $30 plus cost of major project. 

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