Course Overview

The completion of the bulk of the practical work required by the Year 8-10 Shop A course. The facilitator will give detailed explanations of the processes used, together with demonstrations of appropriate teaching techniques.

All work completed will be assessed and methods of profiling results are discussed in conjunction with assessment techniques.

Practical classroom management advice such as how to overcome potential student behavioural and safety issues will be provided. As well as Basic planning and development of units of work, facility maintenance, workplace Health & Safety requirements and budgeting (where does the money come from (and go), and why can't we get more).

You will be provided with a booklet containing:

  • Drawings of proposed jobs, together with related theory that could be completed prior to the start of the course
  • An example of the job plan which will include objectives, a drawing of the artefact together with a detailed procedure list. This will assist with the successful completion of the assessment tasks.