Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 10 Materials Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960510

Recommended Prior Learning

Advantageous to have completed the year 9MTDV course

This course explores the use and variety of materials and tools within Materials Technology. Students will undertake two projects during the course. Project 1, will follow the Technology process to create a Prototype Mechanical Toy. Project 2, is a skills based Construction Project. 

Projects are interchangeable (a group may begin with project 1 or 2) Lots of safe fun, creating in the workshop. This course can be a springboard to Senior Materials Technology & Bcon.

Learning Areas:



Level 1 Materials Technology Half Course, Level 1 Materials Technology Full Course

Career Pathways

Chemist, Chemical Engineer, Metal Worker, Mechanical Engineer, Textile Process Operator, Crane Operator, Medical Imaging Technologist, Plasterer, Fencer, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Recycler/Dismantler, Roofer

Course Costs and Equipment

$60 material costs


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.