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Design, Technology and Engineering Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0
For teaching in 2024. Accredited in November 2018 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2020. 

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Capabilities | ICT capability

Information and communication technology (ICT) capability

In this subject students extend and apply their ICT capability by, for example:

  • using relevant digital technologies to communicate design intent
  • locating and accessing information using digital technologies
  • presenting findings or solutions using multimodal approaches (e.g. a multimodal design brief)
  • using specialised programs and tools such as computer-aided design (CAD) and
    computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) to develop solutions 
  • understanding the impact of ICT on design solutions.