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VCE PRODUCT DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

Students undertaking Design Technology Textiles or Fibreglass will undertake a year of Product Design Technology, which will contribute to the accreditation of VCE Unit 1 or 2 Product Design Technology.

Product Design Technology study encourages students to assume the role of designer/maker and develop knowledge and skills to produce effective and creative responses to design challenges.  Design and technology focuses on developing an understanding of social, economic and environmental consequences of design choices and decision making.

Note: Textiles students will be expected to enter their outfit into the Peninsula Teenage Fashion Expo held annually at Dromana College

Note: Fibreglass students will be expected to produce a Surfboard

Unit 1 Product Re-design and Sustainability

This unit focuses on methods used by the designer to redesign an existing product.  The student will be shown how to use and evaluate materials, tools and equipment to compare the finished product with the original design.

Unit 2 Collaborative Design

This unit focuses on the student working both individually and as a member of a small design team to address a design problem that requires a product. The students will have the opportunity to work with others while taking responsibility for a particular aspect of the design and production process.

Note: Unit 3 /4 Product Design Technology is not offered at Dromana College