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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 | Numeracy


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

  • selecting and using appropriate measurement tools and programs
  • applying numerical calculations appropriate to the context and task
  • displaying numerical information in accordance with correct technical standards and procedures
  • interpreting numerical data for relevance 
  • understanding and using graphs, spreadsheets, diagrams, codes, and statistics to communicate technical data, properties of materials, or systems information
  • creating tables, charts, or diagrams to define product specifications 
  • applying the scientific method to the design and construction processes of the solution
    (e.g. testing material characteristics or suitability).